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Jean-Baptiste Germain (French 1841-1910)
Known as a sculptor of classical and allegorical figures, Germain was a student of Dumont and Gumery. He worked with his brother Gustave in producing classical and historical statues and groups. Germain exhibited at the Paris Salon from 1866 to 1879 and later at the Salon des Artistes Français where he became an Associate in 1889...
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Wilhelm Engelhard (German, 1813-1902)
"Lorelei" a Bronzed Spelter Sculpture
Signed and Dated in the Cast: "1852"
Wilhelm Englehard trained as a sculptor first in Paris and then in London, In 1839 he became a pupil of Thorwaldsen in Copenhagen and in 1841 a pupil of Schwanthaler in Munich.
Englehard is known for his sculptures of mythological groups, single figures and genre pieces, most often in limestone...
Antique Carved Oak Statue of a Monk holding a book and seated on a curved bench. Probably American, circa 1880.
9" x 9" x 14" tall
Aristide Onesime Croisy (Fr. 1840-1899)
Zouave Soldier of the Franco-Prussian War (the War of 1870)
Bronze, signed rear of base,
Zouave soldiers were known for their flamboyant uniforms which included short open front jackets with a waistcoat, baggy trousers and braiding embroidered on pantaloons and jackets. Often worn with a fez although this soldier is wearing a forage cap.
Croisy studied at the École des Beaux Arts with Toussaint, Dumont and Gumery...
Atelier of Antoine Louis Barye (French,1796-1875)
Biche Couchée (Recumbent Doe)
Bronze mounted on a marble base
Signed "Barye" and stamped: "France" (after 1890)
Bronze 6" x 2.25" (not including the base)
Barye began at an early age as an engraver of military equipment, later learning how to mold reliefs from his master Biennais. He turned to sculpture in 1817 an worked in the studios of Bosio and Gros and was influenced by the paintings of Géricault...
Prosper Lecourtier (French, 1855-1924)
A French artist specializing in Animalier sculpture, Lecourtier studied with Frémiet and Coutan in Paris and exhibited at the Salons. While exhibiting in 1879, 1880 and 1902 he won second, third, and first place medals respectively. In addition, his work at the 1900 Exposition Universelle was awarded a bronze medal...
CONSTANTIN CRISTESCO (French, 1872-1928). "Deux chevaux sautant la barrière",
Bronze with mid brown patina - Signed «Cristesco» Stamped «Susse Fes Edts Paris»
Height: 14 1/2 in. x 13.75 in.
Cartouche-shaped black marble plaque inset with oval micromosaic panels depicting Roman archaeological scenes (clockwise from upper left): the Coliseum, the Temple of Hercules, the Roman Forum and the Pantheon. Those four panels surround the Doves of Pliny, an image often used in micromosaics, which comes from a Roman floor mosaic at Hadrian’s villa in Tivoli and is believed to be a copy of a lost ancient Greek mosaic at Pergamon described by Pliny the elder...
Jules Moigniez (French, 1835-1894)
Pheasant with Chicks
Bronze, with mid brown patina, 6 ½” x 3 ¾” x 3 ¾”H
Well known for his animalier sculptures, his bronzes were always immaculately chased and patinated, and were especially popular in England and Scotland.. By the end of the 19th century, his sculptures had become popular in the United States as well...
Best Quality Black Forest Dog-form Humidor and Pipe Rack; carved wood dog with glass eyes standing on his hind legs and holding a tray for pipes. His head is hinged and opens to a tobacco well. Swiss or German circa 1870.
7" x 5.5" x 13.5" tall
Decorative cast iron stove plate, approx 12" x 24"
This wonderful carved oak panel originally hung behind the bar in "The Jockey Club" in Washington, DC, and depicts not only a fox hunt but numerous other vignettes typical of English country life of the late 18th and early 19th century. It was probably an overmantle - part of the wall paneling of a room. Circa 1800
Frame: 27" x 40" (Frame is early, but not original)
Antique Continental Carved Wood Figure of a Cherub or Puto, probably Italian, 18th-early 19th Century.
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11 3/4" x 7.5" x 4" deep. Virgina and Child carving. Italian carving, possibly German.