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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 : Clay : Pre 1950 item #1231367
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$995.00
terracotta sculpture by Italian American sculptor Leo Lentelli {1879-1961} born in Italy Lentelli's major works were produced in the US-he is well listed and has sales records-piece is signed on edge of base-he executed sculpture with American West subjects--this one may be called a kiss on horseback-he is famous for his adornment of the Palace of fine Arts in San Francisco-is in museums and has sales records-his sculptures can be found in most mediums-this one is 8.5 inches by 5.5 inches-no con...
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 : Ivory : Pre 1980 item #750421
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$695.00
Unusual piece made from dried bone that is varnished--Skeleton sculpture that carries a rake-no condition problems with figure--rake has has three broken teeth--rake is detachable-figure 12 inches tall--20thc-made in Europe
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 : 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 : 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 : Wood : Pre 1900 item #1319303
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $195
Unusual hand carved sculpture of pair of dancing damsels-ladies are barefoot wearing classical garb, but hairdos do not appear classical--the women certainly not beauties--probably French or possibly a momento from a visit to Lesbos--needs cleaning and a small chip at the end of the base-10 inches tall
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-
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 1930 item #1163486
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
$875.00
Italian Marble bust of infant-dated 1932 on piece-beautifully carved sculpture to include fine details in eyes and hair. Marble is off white and has brownish turned base that comes off.--16 inches high-7 inches wide-no condition problems 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 : Wood : Pre 1700 item #870574
Forteleza Antiques Inc.
USD $1,650
Rare East Indian tropical hardwood carved architectural figural temple panel-about 300 years old-main subject is 4-arm Lakashmi goddess- other deities also portrayed-losses to carving-traces of polychrome on panel-piece has good solid weight and is stable-14 inches wide-39 inches high-4 inches deep-strikingly powerful piece
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 : 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 : 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...