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75510: Beautiful Antique Bronze & Ivory Sculpture CARMEN Signed Bailly - $3,850.00

Beautiful Antique Bronze & Ivory Sculpture CARMEN Signed Bailly. This is an exquisite bronze and ivory in excellent condition. The sculpture depicts a dancing lady Carmen with castanets in her hands. The sculpture shows great animation, it was sculptured by English sculptor Bailly. Bailly is one of the few English sculptors that sculptured bronze with ivory. She has a beautiful face, this is a wonderful composition. She measures 8-1/4 inches high to the top of her wrist. The base measures 2-1/8 inches wide by 2-1/8 inches deep. From the tip of her shawl covering her right arm to the tip of her baby finger it measures 5 inches across. Weight 3.2 lbs. This is a very rare and wonderful antique English signed bronze and ivory worthy of the finest collection.

75472: Beautiful Antique Bronze & Ivory Sculpture Lady with Flowers Joe Descomps - $4,300.00

Beautiful Antique very high quality French bronze and ivory sculpture depicting a beautifully carved ivory lady holding freshly picked flowers in her apron. The bronze is signed Joe. Descomps (Joseph Jules Emmanuel Comier French 1869-1950) . It also has incised number 5972 and is marked France. The bronze has a lovely gold bronze patina and is mounted on its original rouge burgundy circular marble base. She measures 10 inches to the top of her head. The base measures 3/4 inch high by 3-1/4 inches wide. The lady has a very peaceful expression on her face. She is proud of all the beautiful flowers she has gathered and is holding. From side to side her dress measures 3-1/4 inches wide. She measures 9-1/4 inches high not including the base. Weight 3.4 lbs. The bronze and ivory are both in excellent condition. The lady's arms have minor hairlines in the ivory, commensurate with age. Works by Joe Descomps are seldom found in the United States. This was purchased in Europe more than 50 years ago. It dates circa 1900 and is more than 100 years old. Joseph Jules Emmanuel Comier (Joe. Descomps French 1869-1950) was a famous French sculptor who specialized in sculpting beautiful women in bronze and ivory as well as all bronze, all ivory and marble. His highest auction record is for a pair of Egyptian marble beauties depicting 2 nude Egyptian women. Including the base they measures 82.1 inches high. They were sold at Sotheby's New York April 19, 2013 lot # 00208 for $137,000.00. A bronze and ivory measuring 15.2 inches high, sold at Sotheby's New York March 28, 2008 for $40,000.00. This was a bronze and ivory female archer. Another bronze and ivory 11.8 inches by this sculptor depicting an Art Deco lady on a marble base holding a fan in her hand sold for $19,378.00. There are more than 100 items sculptured by Joe Descomps listed on Artnet. Some are all ivories some are bronze and ivories some are marbles. There is also a listing for a terra cotta sculpture that sold for more than $7,500.00. This artist is very sought after. His bronze and ivories as well as bronzes bring very good prices at worldwide auctions. After viewing all of the examples in the Artnet database, I could not find another bronze and ivory of the model we are offering. This sculpture will make a wonderful addition to any advanced antique bronze and ivory collection.

72954: Beautiful Antique Bronze Angel IL BAT Signed H. Giraud - $3,940.00

Beautiful antique bronze sculpture artist signed H. Giraud (Henri Giraud 19th Century Listed French Sculptor). The bronze angel is in excellent condition. The angel holds an arrow in one hand and listens to a beating heart held in his other hand. The model we are offering has its original titled plaque IL BAT. The bronze is in superb condition with a beautiful rich chocolate brown patina. Cupid's wingspan is 9 inches. From his elbow to his finger tip he measures 9 inches wide. Height 20-3/4 inches. Weight 13.5 lbs. This is one of the most beautiful Cupid or angel bronzes you might ever hope to find. Certainly the finest example of this sculpture we have had the pleasure to see, purchase, and offer for sale. Guaranteed to please the most particular collector or connoisseur.

75383: Beautiful Antique Bronze Bust Diana Inscribed Houdon 1767 Susse Fres Foundry - $2,950.00

Beautiful Antique Bronze Bust Diana Inscribed Houdon Sculp'd 1767 and also inscribed on the base with Susse Fres Foundry. This is a 19th century Susse Fres foundry marked bronze sculpture of Diana after Houdon. Jean Antoine Houdon 1741-1828. this artist was one of the most important French sculptors who did bronze portrait busts of famous people including Benjamin Franklin, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and mythological subjects like Diana. The bronze that we are offering is in superb condition. The bust is set on a bronze base that allows the bust to be turned without moving the base. It is on a revolving socle. This is a wonderful superb quality gorgeous bust of Diana with her hair tied back and a large crescent moon as her head piece. She wears a robe slung low off her shoulders with a strap across one shoulder. The bronze is in superb condition, perhaps one of the finest quality bronze busts of Diana ever created by a French sculptor. This is the classical version depicting a beautiful portrait bust of Diana. The bust measures 18-1/2 inches from bottom of the base to the top of her crescent moon head piece. From shoulder to shoulder she measures 1 foot wide. Weight 20 lbs. The base has a diameter of 5-7/8 inches. This gorgeous bronze will make a wonderful addition to any collection. The original bronze was sculptured by Houdon in 1767, the one we are offering is a Susse Fres foundry after the original 18th century bronze by Houdon. Guaranteed to please the most particular bronze collector.

75271: Beautiful Antique Bronze Nude Lady Sculpture Kowalczewski - $1,420.00

Beautiful Antique Bronze Nude Lady Sculpture Kowalczewski (Paul Ludwig Kowalczewski 1865-1910). The sculpture depicts a standing nude lady walking forward with her arms extended. It is on its original specimen high quality carved marble base. The base has a couple of miniscule chips mentioned for the sake of accuracy. The bronze has a medium chocolate brown patina with some darker areas of color patination on the bronze. Kowalczewski's works are considered to be amongst the finest produced by any 19th or early 20th century European sculptor. This is a lovely example of his work. It measures 14-1/2 inches high to the top of the lady's hand. The bronze itself is 10-3/4 inches tall excluding the marble base it is attached to. Weight 5.6 lbs. This bronze will make a wonderful addition to any antique bronze collection.

75384: Beautiful Antique Bronze Sculpture Louis XIII Equestrian Theme signed E. Fremiet - $4,250.00

Beautiful Antique Bronze Sculpture Louis XIII depicting Louis XIII as a young man riding his horse that is rearing up. Louis is depicted in his royal clothing, wearing a plumed hat, ruffled collar and a sword at his side. On the base under the horse, is a plumed armor helmet, some foliate decoration and the royal seal of 3 fleur de lis. The bronze is inscribed E. FREMIET. Emmanuel Fremiet 1824-1911. Emmanuel Fremiet is most famous for his French royalty sculptures of knights, soldiers, horses, and animals. He also did a beautiful sculpture of Joan D' Arc in full armor on horseback holding a large flag. The detail and quality of Fremiet's sculptures are among the finest French Bronze sculptures ever created. This bronze was made in 2 editions, a gilt bronze and a brown bronze. The example we are offering is the gilt bronze version. It is set on a beautiful antique marble base that has a 10 inch diameter at the bottom and is reduced in size by polishing at various levels to have a diameter of a little more than 8 inches where it meets the bronze base. It measures 21 inches high from the bottom of the base to the top of the horse's ears. Widest width from the horses knee to the back of its tail 14-1/4 inches. The base has a diameter of 10-1/2 inches. The bronze measures 18 inches from the bottom of the bronze base, not including the marble base, to the top of the horse's ear. Weight 40.2 lbs. This is the deluxe version of this unusual and high quality sculpture, sculptured by Emmanuel Fremiet. A brown version of this bronze sold at Sotheby's London July 11, 2001 lot #138 for $6,082.00. Another brown patina example sold at Christie's New York May 24, 1989 lot #191 for $3520.00 from the collection of Joseph H Lang Toronto. We were unable to find this exact model in a gilt bronze example sold at auction. The gilt bronze version is much more rare and desirable than the brown patina bronze edition. This is a beautiful extremely well detailed sculpture of a young Louis XIII on horseback offered at a great price. Guaranteed to please as are all our items.

72845: Beautiful Antique Bronze Seated Cherub Encrier - $790.00

Beautiful antique bronze seated cherub ink stand encrier. The cherub sculpture is beautiful measuring 6-1/4 inches high. On either side of the cherub are 2 bronze inkwells with gilt decoration on the insides. It measures 8 inches high from the bottom of the stand to the top of the cherubs head. Widest width of the marble and bronze stand 11 inches, depth 7-1/2 inches. Weight 8.5 lbs. Excellent condition guaranteed to please as are all our items.

73133: Beautiful Antique Cherub Two Color Bronze Tazza - $700.00

Beautiful antique two color bronze tazza depicting a winged cherub trying to grasp his bow from a beautiful lady wearing a classical gown with her hair tied back. The detail and relief of this sculptured center is unsurpassable. Surrounding the medalic lady and cherub is a beautiful bronze designed tazza. The tazza has great detail along the sides, base and central portion. This piece is not signed but whoever designed it was an exceptional artisan. Height 6-1/2 inches, diameter 8-3/4 inches, diameter at base 4 inches.

75140: Beautiful Antique Circa 1900 Semi Nude Lady Bronze Signed Eichberg - $1,600.00

Beautiful Antique Circa 1900 Semi Nude Lady Bronze Signed Eichberg 90. The sculpture depicts Blind Justice in the form of a semi nude lady blindfolded, she may have been holding a scale in her hand at one time. She is semi nude with just traces of a bow between her legs. She is beautifully sculptured and looks very much alive. She is signed Eichberg and dated 1890 on the back. She sits on a polished variegated onyx pedestal base. This is a beautiful sculpture in excellent condition measuring 11-1/2 inches to the top of her hand. Not including the base, she measures 7-5/8 inches high to the top of her hand. The base has a 2-1/2 inch diameter and height of 3-3/4 inches. Weight 2.8 lbs. This is a beautifully sculptured German bronze equal to the finest quality Vienna bronzes. This is a great 19th century nude female bronze that will be a wonderful addition to any collection. The condition is superb and the quality of the sculpture is extraordinary. Guaranteed to please as are all our items.

72079: Beautiful Antique Classical Gilt Bronze Lady w/ Flowers - $1,500.00

Beautiful antique classical gilt bronze lady looking at the flowers she is holding in her right hand while also holding a bouquet of flowers in her left hand down at her side. The top of her classical dress slides down her left shoulder displaying her breast. She has a very peaceful and happy look on her face. This lovely bronze in excellent condition measures 13-1/2 inches high on a beautifully detailed pedestal base measuring 3-1/2 inches wide by 3-1/2 inches deep. Weight 4-1/2 lbs. The bronze is unsigned as were many pieces in the 19th century. Bronzes like these were usually miniaturizations of larger than life size monumental sculptures. Smaller versions were made for collectors in the 19th century called Grand Tour pieces. They were sold to Americans visiting Europe for the first time on the Grand Tour. She has very long hair, beautifully arranged and flowing down her back. This is a lovely bronze that will be a welcomed addition to any collection. Guaranteed to please as are all our items.

55336: Beautiful Antique French Enamel Bronze Bowl - $691.00

Beautiful antique French enamel and bronze bowl. Length 4-1/2 inches, width 3-1/4 inches, height 1-1/2 inches. Excellent original condition.

72742: Beautiful Antique French Gilt Bronze 3 Piece Clock Set - $15,000.00

Superb antique 3 piece French gilt bronze and porcelain clock set. The face of the clock is signed Roy & Fill 15 Palais Royal Paris. There is additional writing on the bottom of the clock face. Other than a miniscule hairline near the Roman Numeral V, the beautiful hand painted porcelain clock face is in excellent condition. It has inset hand painted porcelain plaques with cherubs and flowers further decorating its magnificent composition. The clock set has two gilt bronze and porcelain signed urns. The urns have gilt bronze mask faces on the sides and an ornate decorative top and bottom. The porcelain paintings depict two courting couples in pastel colors with a landscape background. The urns are in excellent condition commensurate with age and use. The urns are signed in the bronze PH. MOUREY. The urns measure 13-1/4 inches high, 5-1/4 inches widest width, and 4-1/4 inches deep. The clock measures 13-1/4 inches high, 12-3/4 inches widest width, and 5 inches deep. Clock sets like these are very rare they hardly ever come to the market. This is an exquisite set rare and beautiful, guaranteed to please the most discriminating and particular connoisseur or collector.

74982: Beautiful Antique French Patinated Bust of Diana by Paul Gasq - $2,950.00

Beautiful Antique French Patinated Bust of Diana by Paul Gasq (French 1860-1944). The bronze depicts Diana gazing slightly to the right. It is inscribed P. Gasq behind her left shoulder on her robe. The bronze bust is beautifully sculptured and has a lovely chocolate brown patina. The bust depicts a beautiful Diana with long flowing hair and her crescent moon above her forehead. She is set in a circular and square variegated burgundy marble base. Height 17-3/4 inches. She measures 11-1/2 inches wide at her shoulders. The base measures 5-1/4 inches wide by 5-1/4 inches deep. Weight 20 lbs. Her left breast is bare, her right is partially covered by her robe. This a superb sculpture of Diana. Guaranteed to please as are all our items. The bronze can be turned to your pleasure for viewing with out having to lift her up. The marble base is round in the top section and square in the bottom.

74823: Beautiful Antique Gilt Bronze & Marble Lamp Putto Playing Pipes S. Kinsburger - $2,230.00

Beautiful Antique Gilt Bronze & Marble Lamp Putto Playing Pipes signed S. Kinsburger. Sylvain Kinsburger (French, 1855-1935) was a French sculptor well known for his high quality bronze sculptures that were made in the 19th and early 20th centuries. The lamp we are offering is an exquisite example of this artist's talent. The lamp dates circa 1900, it has a gilt bronze under plate and gilt bronze button feet. the gilt bronze under plate is marked Made in France. It has a beautiful polished cream color marble base decorated with a gilt bronze under plate and a border of gold bronze beads. The sculpture is signed S. Kinsburger on the back. It is a beautiful French lamp with the light pole going behind the putto so it does not damage the sculpture. The putto has a very sweet face and looks down as he plays his pipes. We had this lamp rewired for American use and it works fine, all you need is a shade and a place to display this beautiful lamp. It makes a wonderful bedside lamp on a night table. From the bottom to the top of the finial the lamp measures 20-5/8 inches. The bronze putto sculpture measures 8 inches high. Widest width near his back 2-1/2 inches. This is a wonderful lamp that will surely please any collector of Antique French 19th century decorative arts or bronze sculptures.

72785: Beautiful Antique Gilt Bronze Nude Diana Scysse - $8,800.00

Beautiful antique gilt bronze nude Diana artist inscribed A. Scysse and also marked Susse Fres Edt. Paris. We have seen a lot of beautiful renditions of Diana in varying hunting scenes. This one displays the beautiful gilt bronze nude Diana after a successful hunt. In her right had she holds the hunt horn in her left hand the leg of a slain deer. Looks like she'll be eating venison for quite a while. Diana is beautifully sculptured she is anatomically perfect and dates circa 1880-1900. Height 19-1/8 inches. Widest width at base 8-1/2 inches. Weight 14 lbs. guaranteed to please as are all our items.

72799: Beautiful Antique Gilt Bronze Nude Lady Charpentier - $3,940.00

Beautiful antique gilt bronze dancing nude lady signed Felix Charpentier, also inscribed E. Colin & Cie. She is dancing on some sheets of music, under the sheets is a tambourine and a puppet jester. This is an important bronze that the artist made in 3 sizes. This is the smallest version. There are two larger sizes. She wears an armband of bells and a shawl over her left shoulder that is blowing off her body just barely covering her. The bronze is an exquisite sculpture by a very important artist French 18th century sculptor Felix Charpentier. She measures 15-1/2 inches high. From her right to left hand she measures 8-1/2 inches. Weight 7.5 lbs. This is an exquisite sculpture in superb condition guaranteed to please the most particular collector or connoisseur.

72078: Beautiful Antique Gilt Bronze Nude With Dove R. Cajani - $2,950.00

Beautiful antique gilt bronze nude lady giving her pet dove a kiss. She's not quite nude she wears a belt and a sash. This is an exceptionally well sculptured example, very lifelike and beautifully proportioned. This is a wonderful composition in excellent condition. On her rouge marble base, she measures 14-1/4 inches high. Diameter of base 5-3/4 inches. Not including the marble base, she measures 12-1/2 inches. Weight 14-1/2 lbs. This is a gorgeous bronze sculpture guaranteed to please as are all our items.

75185: Beautiful Antique Large Vienna Bronze Bird - $520.00

Beautiful antique Large Vienna Bronze bird, it looks like it may be a finch. The bird has most of its original cold paint patina intact. It dates circa 1900. It is 100 or more years old. It is extremely well sculptured and very lifelike. Vienna bronzes of this quality do not show up on the market very often. This one has been in the same collection for many years. It is a beautiful sculpture extremely lifelike and beautifully designed. It measures 5-1/4 inches from the back of its tail to the tip of its beak. Height to the top of its head 3 inches. It's body is 2-5/8 inches wide. This is beautiful example guaranteed to please the most advanced Vienna bronze bird or animal collector.

72768: Beautiful Antique Nude Lady Bronze Signed Poertzel - $2,950.00

Exquisite antique nude bronze lady signed Poertzel. She is mounted on her original green shaped marble base. She is holding one hand in the air near the side of her head as if anticipating a sound. It is an unusual posture but very beautiful and extremely lifelike. She measures 7-5/8 inches from the bottom of the base to the top of her head. From the bottom of the bronze not including the base she measures 6-1/2 inches. From elbow to elbow she measures 2-1/2 inches. Weight 1.5 lbs. This is an absolutely beautiful bronze nude lady in mint condition with a lovely light golden honey colored patina. Guaranteed to please as are all our items.

73254: Beautiful Antique Putto Bronze Carrying Fruit - $700.00

Beautiful antique circa 1800 putto bronze carrying a basket of fruit on his head. The detail and composition are exceptional for an early bronze like this. It measures 6-3/4 inches including the Sienna marble base it stands on. The putto itself is 6 inches high. The Sienna marble base measures 3-3/4 inches long by 1-3/4 inches wide. The putto's right arm shows the separation in casting where the arm is applied to the shoulder, it is very secure and tight but you can see the line where it is attached. This is a sweet early European bronze sculpture unsigned. Guaranteed to be a welcome addition to any collector of bronzes or putto.

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