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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 : 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 : 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.
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 1990 item #1228345
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$950.00
20thc neo classic bronze Italian bas relief and incised plaque--by listed artist Nicola Lazzari-dated 1984--beautifully cast with gamboling puttis and neo classical motifs-titled IN VIGNAL FESTINA LENTE--founder appears to be G Martino-15.5 inches by 16.5 inches-use inside or outside-designed with cast frame
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 : 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 : 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 : Bronze : Pre 1920 item #653418
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$2350.00
Striking bronze Der Schmelzarbeiter Smelterer--Swiss- R.Wang-1895-1970- dated 1918 on reverse side of base-listed-16.25 high- Strong image of powerful worker made on the eve of proletarian revolutions in Europe-no condition problems--antico verde marble base-and patina is greenish brown
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Clay : Pre 1837 VR item #1317151
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $495
Handsome early 19thc Italian terracotta bust of medieval scholar-hand sculpted-wear to patina-you can leave surface as is to demonstrate age or easily touched up-unsigned-large 18 inches wide-18.5 high 7 inches deep-almost life sized-no cracks or repairs
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Pre 1940 item #907104
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $1,075
Spectacular Spanish bas relief of harlequin clown-made in 1940s-signed-well cast with sharp details-in resin or fibreglass-artistically painted-overall condition excellent with minor paint loss-52 inches high-24 inches wide and 5 inches deep-no repairs-sturdy-impressive-very decorative
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 #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 1492 item #1133691
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$890.00
This wood sculpture is what remains of a 15thc or earlier Gothic male saint-never has been restored-has extensive insect surface damage and missing parts-the fact that it remains at all is a miracle--it is a haunting piece that shows the ravages of time--here is an example of an item that survived without the tender care of musuems or of savvy collectors-28 inches high--the bugs are dead, dead ,dead
All Items : Fine Art : Sculpture : Wood : Pre 1800 item #1132729
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $1,250
Rare carved gilt wood 18thc Byzantine or Coptic sculpture of St Peter--has book and keys attributes-back is hollowed out to prevent splitting-some of gilt is missing otherwise no other condition problems-27 inches high-18 inches wide and 6 inches deep at the base-unusual religious figure
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 : Bronze : Pre 1900 item #1209672
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$1795.00
rare gilt bronze by listed French sculpture G. Gardet (1863-1939]--Gardet has extensive sales records and is in museums-this sculpture is signed and beautifully mounted on antico rosa marble base that has a bronze plate on bottom-lost wax casting-piece was cast during sculptors life time-small nick on one corner corner of marble base'--no repairs-12 inches by 3 inches-4 inches high--mice working on a snail shell is indeed a rare representation-only in France
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-