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All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Stone : Pre 1900 item #1184525
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1295.00
Mounted carved Carerra marble bas relief of Dante No condition problems or repairs to marble-minor losses to frame and there is wear to red velvet mat. Unusual full length carving of Dante-22 inches by 14 inches framed
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 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
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1800 item #1232659
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1450.00
Italian 18thc Baroque carved wood putto-26 inches tall on 11 inch diameter base--suspect base is later-piece was probably an architectural element-minor loss to one hand and flowing robe in back-well carved in full round with cascading hair and robe-sculpture possibly 17thc
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Clay : Pre 1900 item #1181348
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $4,125
Large rare Goldscheider clay sculpture of maiden from the vineyards-Austrian-signed Frederick Goldscheider with numbers 1478. H/48, W/19, D14 inches. WIEN-minor nicks-no repairs-impressive--famous firm-ca 1900
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 : 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 : Bronze : Pre 1950 item #191750
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1450.00
Bronze life-sized bust of famous Spanish author and philosopher Jose Ortega Y Gasset-1888-1955-set on polished granite base 18 inches by 18 inches and that is two inches thick-bust is 17.75 inches by 14 inches wide and 7 inches deep--is signed JEAN and has Spanish text OJO which means LOOK--Gasset wrote REVOLT OF THE MASSES and is widely quoted--he enjoyed almost cult like following-believed intellectuals should be political leaders-no condition problem -bust was sculptured toward the end of his...
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 #1110789
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$650.00
Bronze rondel celebrating the 500th year of Columbus 's discovery of Amwrica-signed Tonelli and dated 1892-from the Chicago Columbian Exhibition 1893-has American shield and flag-scenes from the Columbus epic-fair exhbit halls with large bust bas relief of Columbus in the center-16.5 inches in diameter-fine brown patina-no condition problems
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1274236
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $1,395
Rare carved wood articulated Spanish dress-up saint---glass eyes-carving on head and hands exquisite- carving on feet not same quality, because feet were covered by garments-carving pegged ball and socket on limbs--minor scrapes through wear--these sculptures were dressed and carried in processions--32 inches by 12 inches--probably St Joseph
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1800 item #1262865
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $625
Exquisite 18thc German fruit wood carving of Joseph and Young Jesus-carved from single block of wood--fine patina-appears Joseph's staff is missing-9 inches tall-4.5 inches wide-probably from Hanau area
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 : Bronze : Pre 1920 item #152968
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1850.00
striking Art Deco bronze of a lady and a panther on the hunt-lost wax process-fine details-subject could represent Diana but Diana seldom carries a spear and usually does not hunt with a panther-could be Cybel who was raised by panthers when abandoned on a mountain side by a father who preferred a male child or it could simply be an Amazon on the hunt--signed on base by M.Oliverio-probably Portuguese or even Brazilean--style is pure Art Deco-no condition problems-16.75 inches high-7 inch by 3.75...
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Clay : Pre 1900 item #375993
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$895.00
Charming pair of German terracota hand sculpted figures-polychrome-depict male and female figures preparing for feast-marked-probably Mettlach-ideal pieces for center piece on table-no condition problems-ca 1900--one 14 inches high -the other 13.5 inches-very nice pair
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1304378
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $2,850
Superb 19thc French wall carved walnut crucifix-corpus and cross in perfect condition-wear to surface of mounting-carving is by master and piece is museum quality-ca 1870s-impressive size and can work as altar crucifix-40 inches tall by 19 inches wide
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #23608 (stock #1430pr)
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$245.00
Carved, terra cotta, French, 18th cetury. Wear to paint, otherwise in good condition. 5.5" wide, 6" high. Well carved. $245.