Antique Statuary

The three-dimensional artistry of antique sculpture has been expressed from monumental scale down to tiny miniature figurines. We have collected a grouping of select antique statues and antique figurines from a variety of sources in Europe rendered in a wide variety of media for your pleasure. Perfect for providing just the right accent, or perhaps even becoming the focal point of a vignette, antique statues and antique figurines each tell a particular story and are an excellent source of pride for collectors across the globe!  Inessa Stewart’s Antiques Wholesale Antique Furniture Stores!  OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!

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19th Century Hand-Painted Porcelain Soldier Figurine

19th Century Hand-Painted Porcelain Soldier FigurineCirca 1890sMeasures 13.5H x 4.5W x 4.5D
$209   $298
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19th Century Hand-Painted Porcelain Soldier Figurine...

19th Century Hand-Painted Porcelain Soldier Figurine (2 available sold EACH)Circa 1890sMeasures 12H x 3W x 3D
$188   $268
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19th Century Hand-Painted Porcelain Soldier Figurine...

19th Century Hand-Painted Porcelain Soldier Figurine (6 available sold EACH)Circa 1890sMeasures 8H x 2.5W x 2.5D
$167   $238
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Pair Antique Bisque (Unglazed Porcelain) Figurines

Pair Antique Bisque (Unglazed Porcelain) Figurines Circa early 1900s Each measures 7H x 4 in diameter
$99   $198
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19th Century French Louis XVI Painted & Gilded Pedestal

19th Century French Louis XVI Painted & Gilded Pedestal makes the perfect platform for your favorite statue, vase or objet d'art!  Painted finish has achieved a lovely patina over the decades, with carved embellishments highlighted in gold for a touch of opulence.  Lower shelf allows additional display as well as counter balancing.  Four splayed legs...
$2,083   $2,975
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Small Carved Wood Statue

Antique Small Carved Wood Statue Measures 6H x 2W x 2D Circa 1890
$87   $145
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Antique French Spelter Angel Statue

Antique French Spelter Angel Statue  Measures 23H x 11W x 7D Circa 1890
$1,134   $1,890
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19th Century French Statue Of Warrior

19th Century French Statue Of Warrior was inspired by late Roman Empire foot soldiers, who wore particularly fine armor and helmets, and utilized the gladius, which was a sword roughly halfway between a Bowie knife and a cavalry sword in length, specifically designed for quick deployment during the heat of close combat.  This fearsome warrior wears armor...
$985   $1,895
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19th Century Bronze Hunting Trophy

19th Century Bronze Hunting Trophy makes a perfect masculine accent for any room, with intricately cast and hand-crafted four-footed stand holding a bone trophy that will make a proud addition to any home or executive office. Circa 1870s Measures 26.5H x 30W x 6D
$1,788   $2,980
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Pair 19th Century Spelter Statues of Cavaliers

Pair 19th Century Spelter Statues of Cavaliers have been given a patinaed bronze finish that accentuates the fine detail in each work, designed to be a pair although not mirror images.  Note the incredible lengths to which the sculptor labored to produce accuracy and realism. Circa 1890s Each measures 25H x 8 in diameter
$1,950   $3,250
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19th Century Hand-Painted Terra Cotta Statue of Madonna

19th Century Hand-Painted Terra Cotta Statue of Madonna features beautiful sculpting, elegant proportions, and its original hand-painted finish, perfect for your devotional area. Circa 1880s Measures 33H x 11W x 9D
$1,788   $2,980
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Antique Bronze Dog Statue

Antique Bronze Dog Statue features a setter in the field.  Perfect for the bookcase or desktop! Circa early 1900s Measures 5H x 8.5W x 4D
$349   $498
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Antique Bronze Dog Statue on Onyx Base

Antique Bronze Dog Statue features a handsome canine on an onyx base.  Perfect for the bookcase or desktop! Circa early 1900s Measures 6.5H x 6.5W x 3D
$349   $498
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19th Century Venetian Giltwood Monstrance

19th Century Venetian Giltwood Monstrance is a work of the sculptor's art that was truly inspired by the Divine!  Angles appear on each side, and the entire piece is shaped like a Sacred Heart, with a carved Sacred Heart actually appearing under glass at it's center.  Tripod base provides support, and interestingly, a candle holder has been carved into...
$1,645   $2,350
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Pair 19th Century Hand-Painted Blackamoors with Pedestals

Pair 19th Century Hand-Painted Blackamoors with Pedestals are an extraordinary example of master Italian artistry!  Hand-painted with a polychrome finish to a degree of excellence, they were hand-carved with exceptional detail depicting holding torcheres.  Set upon pedestals that were added at a later date, they're finished on all sides and represent a...
$8,750   $12,500
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19th Century Giltwood Polychrome Statue of Madonna

19th Century Giltwood Polychrome Statue of Madonna is a superbly artistic rendition of the Mother of Jesus, uncharacteristically holding our both hands in a warm inviting gesture welcoming the devoted to the flock.  Original polychrome finish retains coloration after over a century, with the gold achieving a very special patina.  The flowing robes and...
$1,749   $2,498
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19th Century Framed Embossed Tin Dragon - Salamander

19th Century Framed Embossed Tin Dragon - Salamander makes a wonderful decorative item, and was the symbol of Francois the First, King of France for most of the first half of the 16th century, and is responsible for the construction of Chenonceau, which was visited by none other than Leonardo da Vinci and Louis XIV. Circa 1880s Measures 26H x 33.5W
$588   $980
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19th Century Carved Wood Statue

19th Century Carved Wood Statue is believed to be that of Joan of Arc, and was sculpted from a solid block of fruitwood by a talented artist. Circa 1890s Measures 28.5H x 13W x 14D
$1,490   $2,980
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Pair 18th Century Painted Statues of Cherubs

Pair 18th Century Painted Statues of Cherubs feature their original painted finish which has achieved a lovely patina over the centuries, and being of Italian origin, were sculpted from solid wood.  Acquired from a quaint little country cathedral in Tuscany, they originally flanked the area behind the lecturn opposite the pulpit.  They are the perfect...
$4,865   $6,950
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Antique Marble Bust of Madonna ca. 1920

Exquisitely sculpted Antique Marble Bust of Madonna by D. Grachetti, ca. 1920Measures 16H x 9W x 6.5D
$1,490   $2,980
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Pair 19th Century French Neoclassical Bronze...

Designed purely for enjoyment and decoration, Pairs of 19th Century French Neoclassical Bronze Cassolettes such as this exceptional pair were artistically hand-crafted by artisans interested in contributing to the movement known today as the Belle Epoque.  Patinaed bronze on the urn has an embossed pattern depicting shell and foliate motifs, with polished...
$1,188   $1,980
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Antique Spelter Statue of Jesus and St. John the Baptist

Antique Spelter Statue of Jesus and St. John the Baptist Measures 10H x 10W x 4.5D
$479   $798
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19th Century Hand-Painted Venetian Blackamore Pedestal

19th Century Hand-Painted Venetian Blackamore Pedestal is a wonderful example of the works coming out of Venice during the latter half of the 19th century, identified by their extraordinary artistry and craftsmanship, plus the gondola represented at the bottom of the figure just above the elaborately adorned pedestal.  Each sculpture is hand-painted to...
$3,468   $5,780
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19th Century Bronze Napoleon Statue on Marble Base

19th Century Bronze Napoleon Statue on Footed Marble Base Circa 1890s 14.5H x 13.5W x 13.5D
$1,386   $1,980
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19th Century Bronze D'Ore Statuary Candlestick on Onyx...

19th Century Bronze D'Ore Statuary Candlestick on Onyx Base is an exquisite example of the sculptor's art ~ depicting a cherub holding aloft the shaft and chandelle for the candleholder somewhat in the vein of the ancient Caryatid sculptures of Greek fame.  The gold plating on the bronze gives it a timeless finish that exudes opulence, magnified by the...
$990   $1,650
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18th Century Italian Hand Carved and Painted Madonna

18th Century Italian Hand Carved and Painted Madonna Circa 1750s Measures 18H x 7W x 3D
$975   $1,625
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Pair 19th Century Italian Painted Statues of Cherubs

Pair 19th Century Italian Painted Statues of Cherubs feature a mirrored image effect, with the cherubs depicted in a kneeling stance holding up a golden bowl.  The painted finish on carved wood has achieved a lovely distressed patina over the decades that will add an Old World charm to any room, as well as an attractive symmetrical accent! Circa 1880s...
$1,995   $2,850
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Pair 19th Century Brass Statues - Bookends

Pair 19th Century Brass Statues - Bookends were cast in the classic Greek Revival style with warriors on horseback presenting an imposing site those facing them on the battlefield.  Perfect for the masculine decor on any surface, in a bookcase, or on the desktop! Circa 1880s Each measures 11H x 7W x 4D
$479   $798
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18th Century Carved Wood Madonna Statue

At once capturing the devotion and beauty of the Mother of Christ, this eloquent 18th Century Hand-Carved Statue of The Madonna features her perched on a pedestal of a cloud, standing upon the sickle, which was a symbol of the Islamic faith with which Christianity has endured acrimonious relations over the centuries, as well as a serpent, which represents...
$1,950   $3,250
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19th Century French Bronze Pan & Goat Bookends

Cast in solid bronze in Paris and stamped guaranteed as such by the Parisienne Registry, this charming Pair of 19th Century Bronze Bookends depict a young Pan and Goat appearing to be pushing against each other, succeeding in holding up the books in the process.  Such collectibles only come available on very rare occasions, and are destined to delight the...
$1,188   $1,980
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19th Century Country French Bronze Statue of Man and...

This splendid 19th Century Bronze Statue of a Man & his Horse features a dapper young country gentleman pausing for the view or perhaps contemplation, while his faithful steed anxiously awaits his remount for a dash through the forest.  The bronze has achieved a beautiful patina over the past century, and is mounted on a piece of unpolished marble for...
$990   $1,650
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19th Century Carved Jade Stone Statue

A beautiful sculpture of fully laden grapevines, this impressive 19th Century Jade Stone Statue was Hand-Carved to perfection, and survives with its original carved stone base.  With the pierce-carved structure, light will permeate and penetrate the translucent stone if it is properly placed in the room.  This beautiful item was hand-carved in China, and...
$692   $988
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Pair 19th Century French Neoclassical Caryatid Bronze...

This lovely Pair of 19th Century Bronze Statues depict Caryatids, which first appeared in the classical form in ancient Greek architecture.  Styled to imaginatively reflect young maidens carrying water jugs, the motif has been used for columns and adornment for thousands of years!Circa 1890sEach measures 14.5H x 5W x 3.5D
$1,470   $2,450
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19th Century French Bronze Statue of Young Henri IV

This 19th Century French Renaissance Bronze Statue of a Young Henri IV is after Baron F. J. Bosio (French, 1768-1845) indicates a representation of the 16th time period.  It is an excellent work that clearly displays the talents of the sculptor, handsomely displaying a young man who was on his way to becoming a renowned swordsman and King.  Set on a...
$2,940   $4,900
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19th Century Life Size Carved Solid Wood Statue of the...

This breathtaking 19th Century Life Size Carved Solid Wood Statue of the Madonna features most of its most wonderful hand painted original finish, depicts the Mother of Jesus in an exquisite pose, with the Immaculate Heart blazing forth upon her breast as an inspiration to all of the devoted!  Sculpted and finished on all sides, it is truly a remarkable...
$8,940   $14,900
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19th Century French Painted Hand Carved Wood Statue of...

19th Century French Painted Hand Carved Wood Statue of St. George & Dragon this hand carved out of solid wood, statue features a distressed painted finish grey tone, giving it an intriguing visual presence that is quite rare!  Spear in hand, his resoluteness has been given life by the sculptor, with wonderful details in his raiment and armor. Circa...
$648   $1,295
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19th Century Romantic Spelter Statue

19th Century Romantic Spelter Statue in the traditions of the Belle Epoque, depicting a young maiden with romance obviously on her mind, as she's collecting flowers for a garland, being beseeched by Cupid. Circa 1890s Measures 19H x 6.5 in Diameter
$909   $1,298
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Antique French Bronze & Brass Cherub Wall Jardinere...

Antique French Bronze & Brass Cherub Wall Jardinere With Fan Statue is the perfect choice to add a little whimsical design, some bright colors, all with divine inspiration! Measures 18H x 16.5W x 5D Circa 1890
$990   $1,980
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Pair Antique Renaissance Spelter Statues

Pair Antique Renaissance Spelter Statues Measures 13H x 4.5 in diameter Circa 1890.
$839   $1,198
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Pair Statues

Antique Pair Statues Measures 15.5H x 6W x 6D Circa 1890
$1,386   $1,980
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Spelter Statue Of Angel by Debut

This Antique Spelter Statue Of Angel was sculpted by Marcel Debut (1865-1933) and is entitled "Science".   The son of the famous French 19th century sculptor Didier Debut. Marcel studied under Henri Chapu at the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris. He exhibited at the Paris Salon from 1883 until the outbreak of the First World War. He is best known for his...
$1,295   $1,850
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Antique French Spelter Statue, Dated 1907

This beautiful Antique Spelter Statue, finished in a patinaed bronze, was presented as an award.  The inscription reads: "In grateful tribute to the excellent gym teacher Mr. Christiaan Krijger"   Dated March 18 1907 Measures 22.5H x 13.5W x 7D
$763   $1,695
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19th Century Spelter Statue of Horse & Rider

This charming 19th Century Spelter Statue has been given a patinaed bronze finish, and depicts a country lad with his faithful steed.Circa 1880sMeasures  
$399   $798
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Carved Wood Statue of Musician with a Dog

Sculpted in the Black Forest from a single piece of wood, this Antique Carved Wood Statue depicts a musician playing a stringed instrument similar to today's mandolin.  Note the bag and dog next to his feet, and the thatch roof over his head.  Very interesting!   Circa 1900-1910 Measures 11.5H x 5.5W x 4.5D.
$393   $689
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Antique French 19th Century Renaissance Spelter Statue

Antique French 19th Century Renaissance Spelter Statue Measures 18H x 6.5W x 7D Circa 1880.
$479   $798
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Antique Carved Wood Statue of Becassine

Hand-carved in the abstract method inspired by Rodin, this charming Antique Carved Wood Statue of famed French Cartoon Heroine Becassine will make an interesting conversation piece indeed!  The character first appeared in the French press around 1905 and grew in popularity, so much so that an independent movie was released in 2014.  Described as a cross...
$875   $1,250
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Pair 19th Century Game Carvings

Sculpted from solid blocks of fruitwood, this Pair of 19th Century Game Carvings exhibit remarkable detail in the plumeage of the doves, the ribbon, and oak leaves surrounding the work.Circa 1860sEach measures 20H x 7.5W 
$1,134   $1,890
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19th Century Oriental Jade Stone Statue

This charming 19th Century Oriental Jade Stone Statue celebrates a favorite theme of sculptors from that region of monkeys, in this case taunting a rooster much to the latter's chagrin.  Charmingly hand-sculpted from one block of jade stone, its two bowls will support a flower blossom for extra visual appeal.Circa 1880sMeasures 7H x 10W x 3D
$943   $1,450
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Antique Terracotta Statue, Signed

This charming Antique Terracotta Statue after the sculptor Etienne Maurice Falconet (1716-1791) was likely made in the late 19th Century and retains a signature "Falconet". The original sculpture is titled "Amours se disputant un couer" and depicts two cupids wrestling over a heart.Measures 17H x 10W x 9D
$1,386   $1,980
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Antique Black Forest Compote

Some things simply defy categorization, and this specimen is a prime example! Hand-carved by the master sculptors of the Black Forest region, it depicts a mountain goat family nestled in for the night, rendered in stunning realism and detail out of a solid block of dense, old-growth Alpine white oak. The trunk grows upward to flare into oak leaves on the...
$1,788   $2,980
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18th Century Antique Carved Wood Statue

This exquisite rendering of a saint was hand carved from a single block of old-growth European white oak. Circa 1770s. Measures 26H x 11W x 8D.
$749   $2,495
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Antique French Hand Scalpted Terracotta Bust

Antique Terracotta Bust depicts a fair maiden luxuriously dressed with an expression of wonder.  A classic Beaux Artes pose! Stamped with original seal of the arist.Circa 1890s. Measures 16.5H x 9.5W x 7D
$439   $798
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19th Century French Spelter Statue

19th Century French Spelter Statue ~ singed "La Fortune" by Kossovski. Measures 27H x 15 in diameter Circa 1890.
$1,386   $1,980
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Antique Italian Hand Carved Wood Venetian Carnaval...

Antique Italian Hand Carved Wood Venetian Carnaval Clown Statue signed ~ Woussente~. Measures 18H x 8W x 5D Circa 1890
$322   $495
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PAIR 19th Century Petite Statues - Bookends

This PAIR of 19th Century Petite Statues will make perfect Antique Bookends as well!  Cast in spelter and given a patinaed bronze finish, then set on polished wooden bases, each depicts a courtier and fair maiden in romantic poses dressed in fine raiment ~ the epitome of Beaux Artes magnificence!Circa 1890sEach measures  6H x 5.5W x 3.5D
$798   $998
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19th Century Staffordshire Statue

19th Century Staffordshire StatueCirca 1880sMeasures 11.5H x 6W x 2.5D
$279   $398
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PAIR 19th Century Painted Spelter Statues

PAIR 19th Century Painted Spelter Statues make great bookends, too!Circa 1890sEach measures 11H x 5W x 5D
$349   $498
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19th Century Spelter Statue of French Lancer

19th Century Spelter Statue of French Lancer is ideal for the masculine decor!Circa 1890sMeasures 17H x 6 in Diameter
$279   $399
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PAIR 19th Century Romantic Spelter Statues by Moreau

PAIR 19th Century Romantic Spelter Statues by Auguste Moreau were modeled after the orginal by Auguste Moreau, considered one of the three pre-eminent sculptors of the Belle Epoque in late 19th Century France.  Depicting a young lad and maiden attempting to protect a young bird from the attentions of a cat, it is a charming exhibition of the famed...
$998   $1,490
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18th Century Carved Wood Statue

Hand-carved during the latter years of the 18th century, this charming sculpture depicts a young lad just finishing his morning swim.  The sculptor exhibits here his mastery of human anatomy, at the same time capturing the innocence of the boy, who appears to be showing off a find to a companion nearby.  Sculpted from select French walnut.Circa 1790s, it...
$1,187   $1,695
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19th Century French Hand-Painted Porcelain Soldier Statue

Popular during the late 19th Century, this hand-painted porcelain military figure was designed for collecting!Circa 1890sMeasures 14H x 4.5W x 4.5D
$194   $298
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19th Century French Hand-Painted Porcelain Soldier Statue

Popular during the late 19th Century, this hand-painted porcelain military figure was designed for collecting!Circa 1890sMeasures 14H x 4.5W x 4.5D
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Hand Carved Wood Statue

Depicting a nun from a convent, this Antique Carved Wood Statue still shows vestiges of its original painted finish.  Depicted holding a bible, the nun's garments are of particular interest to students of sculpture. Measures 24.5H x 12W x 6D Circa 1840s
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Antique Hand-Carved Statue

Depicting a fair young maiden returning from market, this woodcarving was created from a solid block of olivewood, and features fine detail yet retains a rustic charm. Circa early 1900s. Measures 21.5 x 9 x 8.

Antique Terra Cotta Bust of Maiden

This beautiful young maiden with a laurel crown in her hair has obviously captivated the sculptor, who has done a magnificent work with remarkable realism. Set upon what appears to be a chiseled marble base but which is also terra cotta, it boasts its original finish which has achieved a delightful patina over the decades. Circa 1890s. Measures 14.5 x 13...

PAIR 18th Century Carved Wood Statues

With all the charm of a bygone era, this Pair of 18th Century Carved Wood Statues depict a young maiden and a young officer in dance poses. Sculpted by an obviously talented artist, each reveals a little about the garments worn during the period. Circa 1750sEach measures 37H x 14W x 10D

French 19th Century Pair Neoclassical Statues of...

This spectacular pair of antique French neoclassical statues were created in spelter then given a superb patinaed bronze finish.  The work represents Eurydice and Orpheus, the romantic couple from the legendary and beloved ancient Greek myth.  An allegory about love and passion, and also about the weaknesses of the human spirit, it has inspired many...

19th Century Romantic Angel Spelter Statue Signed by...

19th Century Spelter Romantic Angel Statue of the "Fairy of Flowers" is exquisite Romantic work by French sculptor Guillemin (1841-1907) in the spirit of the Belle Epoque. Cast in spelter and given a patinaed bronze finish, it rests on a stained wooden base and depicts astonishing detail and realism.Émile Coriolan Hippolyte Guillemin studied under his...

19th Century Spelter Statue by Picault

19th Century Spelter Statue by Emile Picault with patinaed bronze finish.  Picault (1833 - 1915) was a reknowned French sculptor during the Napoleon III and Belle Epoch Periods, best known for works depicting allegorical and patriotic subjects, and mythological heroes. Picault was a very prolific artist, producing sculptures in abundance—over 500 models...

Antique Hand-Carved Wood Statue of Troubadour

Antique Hand-Carved Wood Statue of Troubadour is a charming representation of a Renaissance-era travelling musician, but this example appears to have a more intriguing story.  Due to the fact that the man is very well dressed and playing an obviously well-made and expensive lute, he is most likely serenading the object of his affection in a second floor...

Antique Bronze Statue of Nesting Doves by Carvin

Antique Bronze Statue of Nesting Doves by L. Carvin is a marvelous work filled with intricate detail, with the two lovebirds about to feast on a cluster of ripe grapes below, tinted in a different tone than the rest of the work for emphasis.    Finished all around, the work is mounted on a luxuriously veined green marble base, and is signed by the...

Pair 19th Century Hand-Carved & Painted Blackamoors

Pair 19th Century Hand-Carved & Painted Blackamoors feature candleholders, making them ideal for illuminating an entryway or a passageway.  Hand-carved in a male and female figure, each features its original painted finish which has achieved a lovely patina over the past century, and stand on baroque-inspired pediments, all carved and painted to...

Antique Terra Cotta Cherubs

Depicting Cupid entreating a fellow cherub to refrain from breaking someone's heart, this pair of timeless figures have been immortalized in many media, and in this case terra cotta which has achieved a stunning patina over the past century. St. Valentine would be proud! Circa 1890s. Measures 17.5 x 13 x 12

Antique French Bronze Statue

Cast from bronze and given a lovely finish that has achieved a superb patina over the decades, this statue of a warrior serving as a scout, ready to sound the alarm if need be, has been placed on a footed, polished slate and wood base. The detail continues on all sides, showing an intricate portrait of this ancient warrior performing his duty. Circa...

Pair Vintage Cast Bronze Pheasants

Pair Vintage Cast Bronze Pheasants are a hen and cock in remarkably lifelike detail. Circa early-mid 1900s. Each measures 5H x 11.5W x 2D

Antique French Bronze Statue on Marble Base

Depicting a wild horse in splendid detail, this Antique French  Statue on original Marble Base makes a great decorative accent for home or office! Circa early 1900s. Measures 9.5H x 10.5W x 5D

"Patria" by Hypolite Moreau

One of the storied Moreau family, Hypolyte created this work simply entitled "Patria" during the heyday of patriotic messages being promulgated during the rebirth of the Republic.  The subtitle in front translates to the old dictum~ hope for peace but prepare for war, it has been lavishly signed by the sculptor on the side.  Spelter with a two-toned...

"Le Voila" by Mathurin Moreau

"Le Voila", or the discovery, is one of Mathurin Moreau's most famous works, and it's easy to see why.  The lovely young maiden has retrieived a wayward lamb, and appears to have notice something of interest off in the distance.  Cast in spelter with a two-toned patined bronze finish. Measures 31H x 11 in Diameter Circa 1900s

Antique French Spelter Statue by Charles Vely

A spelter rendition of the bronze statue that won sculptor Charles Vely a gold medal at the Paris Exposition, this work glorifies the work of the farmer or artisan tool maker in their roles of supporting the patriotic goals of the French Republic. Measures 24H x 9.5W x 8D Circa 1880-1900.

Spelter Statue By Picault

Inscribed in French with the admonition "count on strength", then in latin, the reason for man's supremacy over the beast with our minds and hands, this Antique Spelter Statue By Picault is perhaps one of his most famous works, and has been rendered in spelter with a patinaed bronze finish. Measures 32.5H x 12.5W x 11H Circa 1890s

Antique Statue by A. Moreau

Entitled "Faneuse" by master sculptor August Moreau (1834-1917) depicts an idyllic maiden harvesting wheat.  The original bronzes were almost always larger, and smaller versions were made to be easily produced in spelter, or ragule in French, then given a patinaed bronze finish, most often multi-hued, to resemble the real bronze. Measures 20H x 7 in...

"La Danse" By Mathurin Moreau

One of France's most celebrated sculptors, Mathurin Moreau captivated the spirit of the Belle Epoch with his depictions of romantic and mythological subjects.  This work is no different, depicting a lovely young maiden dancing to the tunes of a cherub playing a double horn.  Cast in spelter, it has been given a patinaed bronze finish, and was then set on...

Pair French Renaissance Spelter Statues

Pair French Renaissance Spelter Statues ~ perfect as bookends. Measures 11H x 5 in diameter Circa 1890.

Spelter Statue

Antique Spelter Statue Measures 24.5H x 11W x 9D Circa 1880

Antique Statue by Hippolyte Moreau

A classic work by Hippolyte Moreau (1863-1914) depicts a rural lad beginning the wheat harvest, and enticing his pal, the goat with a nibble.  Together with Mathurin and Auguste, they created a dynasty of sculptors during the Belle Epoch that were emulated and copied the world over. Circa 1890 Measures 22H x 10 in diameter

PAIR 19th Century Terra Cotta Statues

Depicting a duo of young men harvesting grapes and wheat, this charming Pair of Antique Terra Cotta Statues have been painted white and have achieved a nice patina. Representing symbolically bread and wine, their theme is a common one in French art of several types.Circa 1880sEach measures 39H x 16W x 11D

19th Century French Spelter Statue

The title of this charming 19th Century Spelter Statue has the young girl complaining about the weight of the bucket of water. Such rural scenes were popular subjects during the Beaux Artes period in France, and remain so today!Circa 1890sMeasures 25H x 11 in diameter

Antique Porcelain Figurines

Antique Porcelain FigurinesCirca early 1900sMeasures 7.5H x 6.5W x 4D

19th Century Spelter Statue of Farmer

19th Century Spelter Statue of FarmerCirca 1890sMeasures 8H x 7W x 4.5D

Spelter Statue "Le Triomphe" by Louis Moreau

Spelter Statue "Le Triomphe" by Louis MoreauCirca 1890sMeasures 29H x 16W x 11D

19th Century Spelter Statue by Rancoulet

19th Century Spelter Statue by Ernest Rancoulet (1870 - 1915) is a typical example of the artist's efforts, depicting a young couple contemplating the fresh, just-picked peach.  The lad has a bow across his shoulder, obviously looking for marauding rabbits or squirrels in the orchard, while the maiden offers a taste of the peach in her hand.  Many...

Antique Spelter Statue

Antique Spelter StatueCirca 1890s

19th Century Jade Stone Statue

Holding a branch and a peach from the tree of eternal life, and apparently very pleased with himself, this 19th Century Jade Stone Statue depicts a very happy man in fine robes, all carved from solid jade stone and situated on its original base.Circa 1880sMeasures 8H x 4W x 2.5D

19th Century French Bronze Statue of a Adolphe Nourrit

This incredibly lifelike 19th Century French Neoclassical Bronze Statue of French Opera Star Adolphe Nourrit (1802-1839) commemorates the famous tenor who almost literally put French Opera on the map during the early years of the 19th century.His father, Louis Nourrit, was both a leading tenor at the Paris Opéra and a diamond merchant. Adolphe studied...

19th Century Italian Majolica Shrine in Cast Iron Frame

Designed to be inset into the wall, the amazing craftsmanship of this 19th Century Italian Majolica Shrine in Cast Iron Frame is truly a wonder to behold!  Not only has the earthenware been given a lifelike hand-colored and glazed treatment that is as inspiring as it is beautiful, the framework around the majolica artwork is also just as astounding in...

19th Century Statue by Hypolite Moreau "Les Vendanges"

19th Century Statue by Hypolite Moreau "Les Vendanges" is a splendid example of the works of one of our favorite sculptors, who with Mathurin and Auguste created a Moreau family dynasty of sculptors that enthralled Europe during the Belle Epoque!  This example, translated as "the harvesters" is typical of his works glorifying the everyday man and woman...