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 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...
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Antique Spelter Statue of School Children

Antique Spelter Statue of School ChildrenMeasures 10H x 10W x 4.5D
$479   $798
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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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Statue Of Warrior

Statue Of Warrior Measures 27.5H x 12W x 9D Circa 1890.
$1,327   $1,895
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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...
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PAIR Antique Porcelain Figurines

PAIR Antique Porcelain FigurinesCirca early 1900sEach measures 7H x 4 in diameter
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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.
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PAIR 19th Century Romantic Spelter Statues

PAIR 19th Century Romantic Spelter StatuesCirca 1890sEach measures 13H x 5.5 in diameter
$1,043   $1,490
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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 Farmer

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

19th Century Romantic Spelter StatueCirca 1890s
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19th Century Polychrome Statue of Saint Anne

This stunning 19th Century Polychrome Statue of Saint Anne, the mother of Madonna, was first hand-carved to a remarkable degree of artistry, then exquisitely hand-painted and finally finished in polychrome to preserve the colors and sheer beauty of the work. She is always depicted wearing red and olive green garments, and holding a book. Sometimes she is...
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Antique Spelter Statue

Antique Spelter StatueCirca 1890s
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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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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 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
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Antique Terra Cotta Statue of Shakespeare

Antique Terra Cotta Statue of Shakespeare on base with bronze finish makes a great decorative accent in the classical theme!Circa early 1900sMeasures 20H x 7 in Diameter
$88   $125
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Antique French 19th Century Spelter Statue

Antique French 19th Century Spelter Statue Measures 18H x 6.5W x 7D Circa 1880.
$559   $798
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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...
$1,119   $1,598
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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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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...
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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
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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 Spelter Statue of Young School Children

Depicting a pair of friends at school, this charming 19th Century Spelter Statue of Young School Children exhibits remarkable detail and patinaed bronze finish for a delightful objet d'art or bookshelf adornment.Circa 1890sMeasures 10H x 10W x 4.5D
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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
$194   $298
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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 transluscent stone if it is properly placed in the room.Circa 1880sMeasures 6H x 4W x 1D
$692   $988
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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
$770   $1,283
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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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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
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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...
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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  
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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...
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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.
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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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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.Circa 1880Each measures 18H x 6W x 5.5D
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Antique Marble Bust of Madonna ca. 1920

Exquisitely sculpted Antique Marble Bust of Madonna ca. 1920Measures 16H x 9W x 6.5D
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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
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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
$7,740   $12,900
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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 
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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.
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Antique French Spelter Cherub Wall Jardiner With Fan...

Antique French Spelter Cherub Wall Jardiner With Fan Statue Measures 18H x 16.5W x 5D Circa 1890
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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
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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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Small Carved Wood Statue

Antique Small Carved Wood Statue Measures 6H x 2W x 2D Circa 1890
$87   $145
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19th Century French Painted Hand Carved Wood Statue Of...

Depicting St. George slaying the dragon, this hand carved wood statue features a distressed painted finish 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 1880s. Measures 39H x 13W x 12D  
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Antique French Polychrome Terracotta Bust

Antique Terracotta Bust depicts a fair maiden luxuriously dressed with an expression of wonder.  A classic Beaux Artes pose!Circa 1900-1910. Measures 16.5H x 9.5W x 7D
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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...
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Antique Hand-Carved Statue of St. Joseph and Jesus

Carved from solid basswood by a devotee, this statue depicts the realism and styling popular during the first half of hte 19th century, with Jesus perched over a Bible to add intrigue. Circa 1830. Measures 24.5 x 8 x 7.

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 Spelter Figurine

Depicting a young shepherdess with her playful lamb companion, this statue was cast in spelter and given a patinaed bronze finish, then mounted on rouge marble for a delightful effect. Circa 1890s. Measures 12.5 x 11.5 x 6.

Antique Statue by Auguste Moreau

Auguste Moreau (1834-1917) was one of France's most famous and prolific sculptors, and this spelter statue is a wonderful representation of his body of work. Here a young maiden who is searching for signs of the ship bringing her loved one home. She awaits next to a capstan, used to haul in anchors with 18th & 19th century ships. Patinaed bronze finish...

Antique French Spelter Statue

\"Les Roses\" ~ Classic Beaux Artes sculpture! Circa 1890s. Measures 26 x 9 x 8.

Antique French Spelter Statue

Timeless Beaux Artes period French statuary~ by Rousseau. Circa 1890s. Measures 19 x 7 x 6.

Antique Moreau Statue

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Antique Spelter Statue

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Antique Carved Statue

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Antique French Moreau Statue

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Pair Vintage Spelter Statues

This highly detailed pair of statues will make great bookends or ornamentation, and are designed to represent two abstract concepts~ duty and success. Cast from spelter and given a patinaed bronze finish. Circa early 1900s. Each measures 16 x 4.5 x 4.5.

Antique French Statue

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Pair Beaux Artes Figurine Candlesticks

Cast from spelter in a delightful representation of the beauty that abounded during the Beaux Artes period in France, these Parisian gems feature classically posed maidens and serve as candlesticks for a functional purpose as well as a decorative one. Circa 1895. Sold only as a pair. Measurements available upon arrival.

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...

Antique French Spelter Statue

Classical interpretation of Bacchus rendered in spelter with a patinaed bronze finish. Circa 1890s. Measures 28 x 9 in diameter.

Antique Spelter Statue

Perhaps a depiction of Shakespeare? Circa 1890s. Measures 14.5 x 12 x 5.5.

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 Porcelain Soldier

With a popularity that began in the early 19th century, Antique French Porcelain Soldier statues such as this are still highly collectible! This example depicts Napoleon Bonaparte himself. Circa 1880s. Measures 12.5H x 4W x 4D.

Antique French Porcelain Soldier

With a popularity that began in the early 19th century, Antique French Porcelain Soldier statues such as this are still highly collectible! Circa 1880s. Measures 12.5H x 4W x 4D.

Antique French Porcelain Soldier

With a popularity that began in the early 19th century, Antique French Porcelain Soldier statues such as this are still highly collectible! Circa 1880s. Measures 12.5H x 4W x 4D.

Antique French Porcelain Soldier

With a popularity that began in the early 19th century, Antique French Porcelain Soldier statues such as this are still highly collectible! Circa 1880s. Measures 12.5H x 4W x 4D.

Antique French Bronze Statue on Marble Base

Perfect for the animal lover or hunter this Antique French Bronze Statue on Marble Base depicts an elephant defending against a lion. Circa early 1900s. Measures 9.5H x 15W x 7D.

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

Grand Spelter Statue "For Country" by Picault

Sculpted by Emile Louis Picault (1833–1915), this work symbolizes patriotism, and evokes both the desire for peace symbolized by the branch below, yet being prepared to defend the country with arms if necessary.  The figure is carrying a banner and entreating to his fellow countrymen to follow suit.  The metal has achieved a lovely patina over the past...

Antique Moreau Bronze Statue with Base

The four famous members of the Moreau family who dominated the Napoleon III through the end of the Belle Epoch periods in the arena of fine sculpture are responsible for works that transcend time itself.  The spelter copies of their bronzes are somewhat common, but the actual bronzes themselves reside only in collector's hands or in those fortunate enough...

Antique Spelter Statue

Reigning in his impatient steed, this statue depicts a cavallier about to mount up.  Faithfully cast in speter, this  Antique Statue has been given a patinaed bronze finish. Measures 16H x 9W Circa 

Antique Oak Wood Statue

Antique Oak Wood Statue Measures 26.5H x 11W x 6D Circa 1780

Pair Wood Carvings

Antique Pair Wood Carvings Measures 35H x 4W x 2.5D Circa 1870

Pair Bronze Cranes With Turtles

Antique Pair Bronze Cranes With Turtles Measures 7.5H x 4W x 3D Circa 1890

Pair Statues

Antique Pair Statues Measures 21.5H x 6.5W x 5.5D Circa 1890

Pair Horseman Statues

Antique Pair Horseman Statues Measures 17H x 12W x 6D Circa 1890

Porcelain Madonna and Child

Antique Porcelain Madonna & Child Measures 10H x 2.5W X 2D Circa 1870

Statue

Antique spelter statue of grape harvester on original marble base with a title “Retour des Vegnes”. Perfect accent for Country French décor. Measures 20H x 8W x 6D Circa 1870

Antique Family Statue

Antique Family Statue Measures 20H x 11W x 6D Circa 1890

Spelter Statue

Antique Spelter Statue Measures 17H x 7W x 9D Circa 1890

Spelter Boy

Antique Spelter Boy Measures 18H x 7 in diameter Circa 1890

Spelter Girl

Antique Spelter Girl Measures 19H x 7 in diameter Circa 1890

Beaux Artes Period Statue

A classic example of Beaux Artes Period French sculpture, this Antique Spelter Statue depicts a young maiden with her little sister tending to a lamb, with fresh berries in a basket for the daily repast.  Set upon a faux-marble painted wood base, it features a two-toned patinaed bronze finish. Measures 22.5H x 12W x 9D Circa 1890s

Antique Spelter Statue of Grape Harvester ~ “Femme au...

Antique French Spelter Statue of Grape Harvester ~ “Femme au Raisin” ~ Celebrating the harvest, this classic statue depicts a young maiden bringing two ripe grape clusters in for sampling.  Beautiful detail abounds in her raiment, and the romanticism of her grace and gaze add even more allure.  Cast in spelter with patinaed bronze finish.  Measures 25H x...

Pair of Renaissance Musician Statues

This charming pair of Antique Carved Wood Musicians depicts a bagpiper and lutist dressed in Renaissance era garments, long before the advent of electronically assisted musical instruments. Each measures 12H x 3W x 3D Circa 1900

"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

Beaux Artes Period Statue

A classic example of Beaux Artes Period French sculpture, this Antique Spelter Statue depicts a young bard in a pensive mood while writing a bit of verse, or perhaps prose.  Note the details in his raiment.  Such examples are invaluable to historians interested in the various styles and clothing worn during certain periods of the past.  Two-toned...

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...

Antique Spelter Statue

Depicting a hunter sounding the horn to call his fellows, this spelter statue has been given a patinaed bronze finish for a timeless look. Measures 13H x 5.5W x 5D. Circa 1890s

"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...

Antique French Pair Spelter Statues / Bookends

Antique French Pair Spelter Statues ~ "Men with Horses". Measures 13H x 6W x 5D Circa 1890

"Tricoteuse" Spelter Statue By August Moreau (Knitter)

"Tricoteuse" Spelter Statue By August Moreau (Knitter) Measures 24H x 9 in diameter

Terracotta Statue of Madonna and Child

In this classic iteration of the Madonna & Child, the artist has chosen Terra Cotta as the medium, and finished it with a polychrome glaze.  Superlative realism and a Baroque pediment add timeless charm. Circa 1890s. Measures 20.5H x 13W x 8D.

Pair Carved Wood Lions

Add an Old World touch to your decor with this Pair of Antique, Hand-Carved Wood Lions!  Perfect as bookends~ Each masures 12.5H x 10W x 7D Circa 1880s.

Pair French Renaissance Spelter Statues

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

Carved Wood Statue

Carved Wood Statue Measures 16.5H x 5 in diameter Circa 1880.

Spelter Statue

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

Pair of Renaissance Musician Statues

This charming pair of Antique Carved Wood Musicians depicts a bagpiper and lutist dressed in Renaissance era garments, long before the advent of electronically assisted musical instruments. Each measures 12H x 3W x 3D Circa 1900

Terracotta Madonna Statue

Terracotta Madonna Statue Measures 38H x 12W x 10D Circa 1850.

Pair Carved Wood Lions

Pair Carved Wood Lions Measures 20H x 6W x 5.5D Circa 1840.

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

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...

19th Century Belle Epoque Period Bronze Finish Statue...

19th Century Belle Epoque Period Bronze Finish Statue “Reveil de la Nature” by Rousseau."Reveil de la Nature” by Victor Rousseau (Belgian, 1865-1954). A common theme in Rousseau's work of Belle Epoque Period, this sculpture titled "Nature's Reawakening", depicts a central winged maiden carrying a flower basket. At her feet, doves and a single cherub...

19th Century French Statue by Bouret

19th Century Statue by Eutrope Bouret [1833-1906] was an inspirational sculptor during the Beaux Artes Period in France when an amazing resurgence of the celebration and natural beauty of rural and court life were explored by an entirely new generation of artists in the medium.  The original in bronze was recast in spelter and given a patinaed bronze...

19th Century Bronze Statue

19th Century Bronze StatueCirca 1890s

Antique Carved Jade Statue

Carrying on a tradition that spans well over a thousand years, this solid piece of jade was hand-carved a hundred years ago into the delightful sculpture you see before you, accentuated by the irridescent and translucent qualities of the prized semi-precious jewelry-like stone.Circa 1910Measures 7.5H x 10W x 2.5D