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72038: Exquisite Nude Bronze Lady W/ Heart & Arrows E. Peynot - 6,500.00

Superb antique bronze sculpture depicting a beautiful nude maiden holding a heart in her right hand and a floral wreath and arrows in her left hand. She has a very beautiful and peaceful face. There is a golden glow of warmth and love emanating from this sculpture. It is inscribed E. Peynot in the bronze. The artist, Emile Edmond Peynot (1850-1932) was born in France on November 22, 1850 and died there on December 12, 1932. He studied with Jouffroy and Robinet and exhibited at the Salon from 1873 onwards, winning the Prix de Rome in 1880 and numerous medals between 1883-1886, as well as gold medals at the Exposition Universelles of 1889 and 1900. He became Chevalier of the Legion d'Honneur in 1891 and an officer in 1903. He sculptured many monuments and statues all over France. His minor works include projects from monuments, notably those honoering Claude Gellie and Paul Bert. This sculptor has auction records of more than $50,000. for some of his sculptures. The example we are offering is in excellent condition. She measures 17-1/2 inches high with a diameter at the marble base of 5 inches. Weight: 18-1/2 lbs. Guaranteed to please as are all our items.

72767: Exquisite Nude Lady Drawing Water Signed Besserdich - 3,850.00

Exquisite antique nude bronze lady drawing water. She is sculptured bending slightly over holding onto a rope that is attached to a bucket. She is pulling up a water bucket. She is mounted on her original rouge marble base. She has a beautiful honey chocolate brown patina. She is in mint condition and exquisitely sculptured. She is very lifelike and very animated. Hard to find bronzes of this quality today at any price. She measures 9 inches from the bottom base to the top of her head. No including original base the bronze sculpture stands 8-1/2 inches tall. Weight 2.5 lbs. Besserdich is a listed German/Austrian sculptor who worked in the late 18 and early 1900s. Any sculptures we have seen in the past from this artist have had extraordinary quality and detail. The sculptures all look alive. At a glance one can tell that the artist who sculptured this lady was a true master. This is a magnificent piece guaranteed to please the most particular sculpture collector or connoisseur.

75256: Exquisite Pair Antique French Chinoiserie Bronze Dragons - 700.00

Exquisite Pair Antique French Chinoiserie Bronze Dragons. The dragons may have been intended to use at the top of a piece of furniture as they have 2 small holes on the underside that could be used to attach them to a piece of furniture. They could also be used as very decorative bookends or paper weights. The quality of these chinoiserie dragons is exceptional. They have their original bronze patina with gold highlights. They date from the mid to late 1800s. We have never seen a nicer pair. The sculpture and composition are amazing. The condition is excellent. These are guaranteed to please the most particular antique bronze collector or connoisseur. They measures 5-1/2 inches high, 3-3/4 inches long from front foot to back of tail, and 2-1/4 inches widest width. They are unmarked and unsigned.

72766: Exquiste Nude Bronze Dancer Prof Poertzel - 3,400.00

Exquisite antique nude bronze ballerina inscribed Prof Poertzel. She is beautifully sculptured with perfect proportions, gorgeous face, and wonderful animation as she stands on one toe dancing. She measures 11 inches high including her original marble base. Excluding the base she measures 8 inches high. Her hands are extended away from her body and they measures 4-1/4 inches from hand to hand. Weight 3 lbs. The bronze has a lovely light golden brown patina and is in excellent condition. Guaranteed to please the most particular collector or connoisseur. Bronzes of this quality rarely come to the market. I have decided its time to share my collection with the rest of the world. We are only caretakers for our precious art objects, paintings, bronzes and antiques. I feel I have done my best to preserve the beauty and enjoyment that collecting antique bronze sculptures has given me. Bronzes you will be seeing listed here on Ebay and my website are the result of 45 years of searching the world for the finest quality antique bronze sculptures available. To say that building my collection was a labor of love is an understatement. It is my passion. Now on my next journey through life I will have the opportunity through the internet to share the wonders of 45 years collecting and searching the world to obtain the finest art objects I could find that appealed to me to add to the collection.

75003: Extraordinary Antique Winged Nude Fairy & Satyr Gilt & Silvered Bronze Suan - 11,500.00

Extraordinary gilt and silvered bronze fantasy sculpture depicting a nude winged gilt bronze fairy pulling the hair of a gilt bronze satyr who has the body of a snail coming out of a snail shell. In her other hand she holds a silvered bronze grape vine. The snail shell is very naturalistic. Her expression and the composition of this extraordinary sculpture are beyond belief. It is signed Ferville-Suan (Charles Georges Ferville-Suan 1847-1925). This amazing French sculptor created one of the most unusual and beautiful mythological fantasy sculptures that I have seen in my more than 45 years as a collector, a dealer, buyer, seller, and appraiser of rare antique bronze sculpture. This extraordinary sculpture is from my own collection and has never been for sale on the internet before. The base is terracotta. The quality and composition far surpass any mythological or fantasy bronzes we have ever had the pleasure to offer for sale. This extraordinary sculpture measures 12 inches high. From the fairy's toe tip to the satyr's finger tip it measures 9 inches across. The fairy measures 9-1/2 inches from toe tip to wing tip. This is a unique sculpture certain to be one of the most important pieces of any collection that is lucky enough to have this bronze added to it. The condition is superb. This museum quality sculpture will surely delight and give much pleasure to its new owner. Guaranteed to please the most particular connoisseur or collector.

71657: Extraordinary Circa 1800 French Angel Clock - 11,500.00

Circa 1800 magnificent Mercury gilt dore bronze angel clock. This is the most beautifully detailed French Empire silk suspension movement clock we have ever seen. The angel is plucking his harp, to his left is a trumpet and a stack of books, to his right are some scrolls. The face of the clock is beautifully engraved. The numbers are porcelain and hand painted and inset on the clock face. Below the clock and the angel is a bearded figure in full relief encircled by a floral wreath. To the sides of the wreath are flaming torches. To either side of the bearded figure are two scrolls. The first scroll is engraved Voltaire. The second scroll is engraved Oride. The third scroll is engraved Virgile. The fourth scroll is engraved Arioste. Height 20-1/2 inches, length of base 15 inches, width of base 4-3/4 inches. The quality of the casting and the detail of this clock indicates it may have been made for French Royalty between the 1790's and 1800. When one observes the sweet expression on the angels face and the phenomenal attention paid to the detailing of this clock, one will realize that this is a museum quality treasure. This clock has its original pendulum, keys and bell and is in superb condition. If only the finest will do you found it here. Guaranteed to please as are all our items.

74980: Extraordinary Lifesize French Gilt Bronze Bust Armide Zacharie Rimbez - 8,800.00

Extraordinary Lifesize French Gilt Bronze Bust Armide by Zacharie Rimbez. This extremely well sculptured bust of Armide was sculptured by Zacharie Rimbez (French 19th century). Smaller busts by this artist of similar quality have sold for more than $12,000.00 at auctions in New York. The young woman is beautifully sculptured wearing a headdress and necklace. The necklace has high relief sculptured pendants of fish and other decorative designs. She also wears a pentacle in the center of her chest within a crescent moon. She has an attached name plate with the title ARMIDE. She rests on a square plinth base. RIMBEZ is inscribed on her left shoulder, PARIS is inscribed on her right shoulder. This is an exquisite Art Nouveau French orientalist bust the most beautiful one we have had the pleasure to purchase and offer for sale. Weight 42 lbs. The bust measures 25 inches high, 13-3/4 inches wide from shoulder to shoulder and 8-1/2 inches deep. Her vest has ornate hand chased designs. She has long flowing hair underneath her oriental headdress. Beneath her pentacle pendant is a medallic high relief sculptured bird. She gazes slightly to the right, her face is exquisite as is the entire sculpture. The detail and quality are the best anyone might ever hope to find in a French circa 1900 Art Nouveau Orientalist sculpture. This bronze has appeared at auctions with estimates of $15,000 to $25,000. This beautiful bronze is in excellent condition guaranteed to please as are all our items.

72050: Gilt Bronze & Alabaster Nude Lorallie By The Sea Angles - 6,500.00

Rare gilt bronze and alabaster sculpture of a nude Lorallie By The Sea. Here Lorallie is depicted nude seated on a large stone. Her musical instrument in has a turtle shell shaped design. A bird rests in her right hand. This is a beautiful composition inscribed Angles. Joaquin Angles was born in Toulouse in the 2nd half of the 19th century. He exhibited at the Salons from 1890 to 1899, winning an honorable mention in the latter year. His works include Idyll (1890), and Gavroche (street urchin) in 1892. The sculpture measures 9-1/2 inches high. Widest width at base 5 inches. Depth 4-1/2 inches. Weight: 7-1/2 lbs. This sculpture is in excellent condition guaranteed to please as are all our items.

72066: Gilt Bronze Nude Lady On Horseshoe Signed Recipon - 4,300.00

Beautiful gilt bronze nude lady on a horseshoe signed Recipon, and stamped with the Susse Fres Editeurs Paris Foundry seal. The title of this sculpture by George Recipon is Le prote-bonheur ou La Chance. George Recipon was an important French sculptor 1860-1920. He studied with Dumont and Francais, and exhibited at the Paris Salon from 1879. In 1888 he became an Associate of Artistes de Francais an thereafter exhibited at the salon winning a medal in 1890 and a first class medal in 1901. Also had honorable mentions and silver medal at the Expositions of 1889 and 1900 respectively, and received Legion d'Honneur in the latter year. He was not only a sculptor but also a painter. He sculptured classical subjects notably the 2 bronze Quadrigae on the Palace of fine arts and the Nymphs representing the Seine and the Neva on the Pont Alexandria III in Paris. This exact model, only without a silvered horseshoe just the gilt bronze nude on a bronze horseshoe, sold at Sotheby's Paris February 23, 2005 lot #197 realized $6,023.00. Our model is the deluxe version with a gilt bronze nude and a silvered bronze horseshoe. The composition depicts a beautiful nude gilt bronze lady with a hammer in her right hand and horsehoe nail in the left. She's getting ready to hammer in the nail. Recipon made this is two sizes. This model is the largest size known of this edition. The model we are offering is in excellent condition with no loss or rubbing to the gilt. Height: 5 inches, widest width: 8 inches. The bronze nude measures 7-1/2 inches from her left hand to her left toe. Weight 4-1/2 lbs. She has a beautiful face and body. This is a wonderful composition of a very desirable French bronze nude. Excellent condition guaranteed to please as are all our items.

74340: Gilt Bronze Nude Lady On Horseshoe Signed Recipon - 4,300.00

Beautiful gilt bronze nude lady on a horseshoe signed Recipon, and stamped with the Susse Fres Editeurs Paris Foundry seal. The title of this sculpture by George Recipon is Le prote-bonheur ou La Chance. George Recipon was an important French sculptor 1860-1920. He studied with Dumont and Francais, and exhibited at the Paris Salon from 1879. In 1888 he became an Associate of Artistes de Francais an thereafter exhibited at the salon winning a medal in 1890 and a first class medal in 1901. Also had honorable mentions and silver medal at the Expositions of 1889 and 1900 respectively, and received Legion d'Honneur in the latter year. He was not only a sculptor but also a painter. He sculptured classical subjects notably the 2 bronze Quadrigae on the Palace of fine arts and the Nymphs representing the Seine and the Neva on the Pont Alexandria III in Paris. This exact model, only without a silvered horseshoe just the gilt bronze nude on a bronze horseshoe, sold at Sotheby's Paris February 23, 2005 lot #197 realized $6,023.00. Our model is the deluxe version with a gilt bronze nude and a silvered bronze horseshoe. The composition depicts a beautiful nude gilt bronze lady with a hammer in her right hand and horsehoe nail in the left. She's getting ready to hammer in the nail. Recipon made this is two sizes. This model is the largest size known of this edition. The model we are offering is in excellent condition with no loss or rubbing to the gilt. Height: 5 inches, widest width: 8 inches. The bronze nude measures 7-1/2 inches from her left hand to her left toe. Weight 4-1/2 lbs. She has a beautiful face and body. This is a wonderful composition of a very desirable French bronze nude. Excellent condition guaranteed to please as are all our items.

72800: Gilt Bronze Polychrome Nude Lady Knife Juggler Marquet - 11,500.00

Superb antique gilt and polychrome bronze nude dancing lady knife juggler wearing only a belt of bells. He has reddish polychrome hair. She stands on one foot juggling 3 knives with both hands and one foot. She has a bracelet with a bell and a belt with bells. This is a very animated sculpture, she looks alive as she dances and juggles the knives. Her head is bent to one side focusing carefully on the knife in her right hand. This is an extremely rare sculpture the only one we have seen in our more than 45 years specializing in antique bronze sculptures, antiques, paintings, decorative arts and jewelry. She is dancing on a gorgeous polished base that looks like ribbon agate or onyx. She measures 19 inches high from the bottom of the base to the top of her hand. Not including the original base, the juggler measures 15-3/8 inches to the top of her hand. The base measure 4-1/4 inches wide by 4-1/4 inches deep, and 3-3/4 inches high. From her back to the tip of her toe balancing the knife she measures 8 inches. From her right to left hand she measures 10 inches. The sculpture is signed and numbered on the knife blade she holds in her left hand. Please click enlargements to show greater details. She is signed Marquet and is also numbered and marked bronze. This is an Art Deco sculpture dating circa 1915. if you have been looking for a unique sculpture to add to your collection you have found it here. She is an exquisite example of the finest quality nude bronze dancers ever to come on the market for sale. Guaranteed to please the most discerning collector or connoisseur.

76806: Hagenauer Art Deco Austrian Vienna Bronze African Warrior - 223.00

Hagenauer Art Deco Austrian Bronze African Warriors. These are beautiful and rare original Hagenaur African tribesman bronzes holding a spear and shield. These are early pieces from the 1930s with the WHW Hagenaur mark. We have 3 of these figures available all from one collection. The African style bronzes measure 5-3/4 inches high by 3-3/4 inches wide. They are in good condition. Commensurate with age and use. The spears can be adjusted for balance. Three available. $223. each (MD)

76808: Hagenauer Austrian Art Deco Bronze Of An African Warrior - 250.00

Hagenauer Austrian Art Deco Bronze Of An African Warrior. This is a beautiful and rare original Art Deco Hageauer Austrian bronze of an African warrior holding a spear. It is marked HANDMADE MADE IN AUSTRIA HAGENAUER WIEN WHW. The African figure has a dark brown patina with a light colored spear and shield. The bronze is in good condition commensurate with age and use. It measures 5-1/4 inches high. Diameter of base 2 inches. (MD)

76809: Hagenauer Austrian Art Deco Bronze Of An African Warrior - 250.00

Hagenauer Austrian Art Deco Bronze Of An African Warrior. This is a beautiful and rare original Art Deco Hageauer Austrian bronze of an African warrior holding a spear. It is marked HANDMADE MADE IN AUSTRIA HAGENAUER WIEN WHW. The African figure has a dark brown patina with a light colored spear and shield. The bronze is in good condition commensurate with age and use. The figure measures 4 inches wide without the spear and 3-3/4 inches high. ( MD)

76818: Hagenauer Austrian Art Deco Vienna Bronze Man Carrying Baskets R.R. Vienna - 250.00

Hagenauer Austrian Art Deco Vienna Bronze Man Carrying Baskets inscribed on the underside of the base R.R. Vienna and Made in Austria. This is a rare model I have not seen before. It measures 4-1/2 inches to the top of his hat. Basket to basket it measures 5 inches wide. Excellent condition. All of these Hagenauer Art Deco Vienna Bronzes came from the same collection.

76785: Large Antique Cold Painted Vienna Bronze English Bulldog - 880.00

Large Antique Cold Painted Vienna Bronze English Bulldog. This is a rare model, very lifelike and beautifully sculptured. It's large and heavy enough to be used as a great paper weight. There are no markings or signature. It measures from the front of its mouth to the back of its tail 7-1/2 inches. Widest width 3-1/4 inches. Height to the top of its ears 4 inches. Weight 3.2 pounds. In my more than 50 years collecting antique bronzes I have never seen this model for sale before. It is in excellent condition guaranteed to please the new owner.

75288: Large Antique Tiffany Studios New York 1746 Gold Patenated Bronze Tray - 385.00

Large Antique Tiffany Studios New York 1746 Gold Patenated Bronze Tray. The tray has a 12 inch diameter. Height 5/8 inch. It is signed on the udnerside Tiffany Studios New York 1746. It has an unusual textured surface, it is brighter gold on the underside and a more mottled bronze and gold on top. It is in very good pre owned condition with no dents, dings or scratches. This is a big very attractive Tiffany tray it weighs 939.6 grams.

76231: Large Antique Vienna Bronze 2 Figure Sculpture Carpet Seller & Man Smoking Pipe - 2,500.00

Large Antique Vienna Bronze 2 Figure Sculpture Carpet Seller & Man Smoking Pipe. The carpet seller stands 6 3/4 inches high. The kneeling man smoking a pipe measures 4 1/2 inches high. The carpet seller is displaying a carpet in two hands. His assistant is kneeling smoking a pipe in front of a stand with a teapot and two cups. It measures from the front of the carpet to the back of the carpet sellers hand 7 1/2 inches . Widest width 7 inches. The underside is inscribed Made In Austria and is also inscribed BK. This bronze sculpture is in excellent condition with most of its original hand painted vibrant colors intact. This is a very rare model.

76685: Large Antique Vienna Bronze Hookbeaked Exotic Bird On A Metal Perch - 358.00

Large Antique Vienna Bronze Hookbeaked exoticb bird on a metal perch. The bird has much of its original cold paint patina in tact. It is not signed or marked anywhere we can see. The bird measures from the bottom of its tail to the top of its head 6-1/2 inches. From the bottom of the stand to the top of its head it measures 7-3/4 inches. This is a nice one from an old collection have never seen this model before.

76016: Large Antique Vienna Bronze Vide Poche Deer & Fawn Otto Jarl Austrian 1856-1915 - 1,600.00

Large Antique Vienna Bronze Vide Poche Deer & Fawn Otto Jarl Austrian Sculptor 1856-1915. This is a beautiful and very rare Vienna Bronze Vide poche depicting a very life like and beautifully sculptured deer and fawn. I is artist signed and inscribed Wien for Vienna bronze. The vide poche is a nice sized one measuring 11-1/2 inches wide 11 inches deep, height 6 inches. Weight 13.2 pounds.The deer and fawn are standing on a wooded area just above a lake or pond. The mother deer has her right front hoof in the water. They both seem very lifelike and aware of their surroundings. This will make a wonderful addition to any antique Vienna Bronze or 19th to early 20th century bronze collection. It is in excellent condition.

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