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All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1298656
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $250
Neo Gothic German carved bas relief wood panel of a dragon in rocky landscape-ca 1860 --probably a decorative element from furniture-13 inches by 9 inches-minor insect damage-dead dead-tip of one wing missing-as well as some paint--perfect for dragon lovers
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Clay : Pre 1800 item #807639
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $3,950
Large life size terra cotta bust of Alexander the Great-from the French city of Arles where it stood as an architectural sculpture in a niche of a chateau--was used outdoors albeit covered-piece was never finished in the back, but beautifully sculptured from front-solid piece-weights over 200 pounds-wear to surface- 24 inches wide-28 inches high and 12 inches deep--impressive, handsome classic sculpture-possibly older than 18th century.
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Stone : Pre 1900 item #1268492
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $4,500
19thc large carved marble female bust of wood nymph by listed Italian American sculptor Vittorio Ciani{1858-1908} He worked out of Perth Amboy New Jersey-has 1985 Christies paper auction label-piece is signed by artist and dated 1885 on back of sculpture-no condition problems or repairs-21.50 inches high-15 inches wide and 11 inches deep--there are fine details on figures bodice not evident in my superb photography
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Stone : Pre 1900 item #1184705
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1395.00
Rare 19thc Italian Carerra bas relief marble plaque of St Anthony and Christ Child-finely carved-mounted with brass mat and electrified sconces--wiring is old on sconces and should be replaced-no condition problems or repairs on marble-23 inches by 18.5 inches framed--when lighted this is an especially dramatic piece--brass mat can be polished if you prefer the glitz.
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #1319974
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $595
Grand Tour Bronze of the Chimera of Arezzo-from Etruscan artifact found buried in Arezzo Italy in the 17thc-is on display in Florence museum-was reproduced in the 1860 using French menseration size reduction-detailed lost bronze casting-fine patina-10 inches wide -4 inches deep-7 inches high-mount on yellow antique marble base--piece will keep your home safe from tigers-it is a lion serpent goat combination of a beast
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #1244477
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$375.00
Fine 19thc Chinese bronze censor-elephant form with detailed raised designs-in two pieces-top of censor has three of the tiny balls at corner tips missing-one remains-brown patina shows wear-no marks-7 incheswide-9.5 inches high-3 inches wide-handsome piece
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Clay : Pre 1910 item #1297820
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $890
Signed Pigalle Italian terracotta sculpture of cupid or putti with bird-13.5 inches by 9 inches by 16 inches high-hand carved before fired-ca 1900-wing of bird repaired-high quality sculpture
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Iron : Pre 1940 item #437753
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$7875.00
This iron sculpture belongs in the Guggenhiem Museum--believed to be inspired by a WWII naval anti aircraft deck gun-was made in the 1940s--composed of welded iron parts from assorted objects, all of which appear vintage--big piece--55 inches wide 33 inches deep and 58 inches high-on casters and gun tilts-very special piece-if you are bold, place in center of the living room-not for hen pecked husband--one of a kind-composed by skilled craftsman--had to take close to year to create--no condition...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1700 item #517692
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$850.00
Unusual carved polychrome Spanish kneeling creche figure--8.5 inches high--excellent condition -good ptina-has a forged nail in back-wood is pine--over 300 years old--certainly baroque period
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1164543
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$360.00
19thc carved tropical hardwood santo of Jesus Christ-probably Columbian-missing halo and one hand-wear to suface paint-11 inches tall
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1910 item #1200626
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
Price on Request
10 inches wide-4 inches deep-6.5 inches wide-signed lost wax casting bronze sculpture by French anamilist Mene who is listed-in museums and has sales records-piece is lost wax casting with brown patina
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1072654
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
Price on Request
Black Forest Carved hardwood deer head with real antlers --German or Austrian-mounted on carved wood plaque that has partial polychrome gilt Edelweiss flowers-deer head has carved acorns on each side of it mouth-no condition problems-20 inches high-11 inches wide-6.5 inches deep-
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1930 item #864755
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $2,400
Magnificent leather covered sculpture of elephant with trunk up-considered to be young elephant with short tusks-tusks made of wood-glass eyes-61 inches high to top of trunk-48 inches wide-25 inches deep-minor abrasions to leather- piece is sturdy and free standing-rare piece-overall condition is good-ca 1930s-great size-probably made to order
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #1288103
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $6,800
This large, bronze sculpture is after the antique, Hellenistic sculpture formerly in the Farnese collection, the state represents the myth of Dircem first wife of Lykos, King of Thebes...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1183158
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $1,950
19thc carved tropical hardwood sculpture of the last supper-it was carved in French Indochina at missionary mission and evetually brought to the US-all carved from one piece of wood-bottom carved out to prevent splitting-no condition problems-although probably inspired by Devinci's last supper, there are marked differences-unique piece-24 inches wide-6 inches deep-10 inches high-
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1837 VR item #1210736
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$995.00
Large carved wood polychrome Crucifix Corpus-ca 1800 or earlier-probably Germanic based on hollowed out back to prevent splitting-piece has been repainted-there is hairline on left arm-high quality carving by master-piece is complete and all original-29 inches by 25 inches
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1970 item #87445
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$695.00
This is a beautiful cast bronze sculpture of an elephant by American sculptor W.Hicksons-it is signed with artists monogram WH-also the foundry-the famous Roman Bronze Works Inc-this number 4 of an edition of 12-this is also indicated on the bronze--casting and modeling are superb-surface is textured to indicate the rough elephants hide-only one ear and three legs-this minimalist art at its best--solid casting-no condition problems-9.5 inches high--heavy with nice patina
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #889102
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $225
Antique German gilt bronze desk accessory- page turner or letter opener: in the form of a dagger, the blade decorated in relief with classical figures and designs. The handle is cast in a shape of a phoenix head holding the blade in its claw. Approx. 9-1/4"L. -no condition problems-neo classical-possibly Italian-ca 1860s-fine lost wax casting-no condition problems