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 French Louis XVI Giltwood Marble Top...

19th Century French Louis XVI Giltwood Marble Top Pedestal is a beautiful work of the furniture crafter's art all unto itself, yet designed to elevate and display your prized sculpture, faience, delft vase, or any keepsake and objet d'art you deem worthy of attention!  Exquisite foliate detail abounds in the apron surrounding the marble top framed with...
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Mid-19th Century Bronze & Slate Mantel Clock Set by...

Mid-19th Century Bronze & Slate Mantel Clock Set by Feuchere is an astonishing work of art, and remains intact as its original garniture some 175 years after its creation!  The primary piece of course is the clock, crafted from polished slate and fitted with acanthus-figured bronze feet, bronze base trim, and bronze top trim, complementing the bronze...
$6,800
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Pair 19th Century Italian Hand-Painted Blackamoors...

Pair 19th Century Italian 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...
$8,750   $12,500
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19th Century Painted Porcelain Madonna in Original...

19th Century Painted Porcelain Madonna in Original Hand-Crafted Oak Shrine is the perfect choice for your private devotional area.  Designed to mount on the wall or to sit on a surface, the hand-sculpted shrine features multi-tiered molded detail with columns flanking the main arched opening.  The beautiful detail of The Madonna in pure white porcelain...
$799   $1,598
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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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Pair Antique Italian Hand-Carved Walnut Pedestals

Pair Antique Italian Hand-Carved Walnut Pedestals make great decorative accents, or can be used to display small objets d'art.  The neoclassical architecture is enhanced by the framed Greek coin motif on one facade, with boldly molded crown and base.  The carved detail makes them especially attractive and versatile!Circa early 1900sEach measures 12H x 6W...

Neoclassical Pedestal ~ Column in Distressed Painted...

Neoclassical Pedestal ~ Column in Distressed Painted Finish is the perfect choice to display statuary, vases or objets d'art in timeless style!  Rendered from modern resin materials and given a distressed painted finish to look like a real stone column base from antiquity, it was designed for interior use and is surprisingly lightweight since it's hollow,...

19th Century French Bronze Statue of Maiden with Lyre

19th Century French Bronze Statue of Maiden with Lyre depicts a beautiful woman in a classical pose, reflecting on the day's events, or life in general, with a faraway gaze in her eyes.  Alongside is her lyre, ready when inspiration calls.  Note the exquisite detail in her gown, and the flowers in her hair!  Created in bronze with a polished finish for...
$1,590
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19th Century Chinese Jadestone Statue

19th Century Chinese Jadestone Statue is a charming hand-carved artifact from talented artisans depicting two monkeys with a larger-than-life peach from the tree of eternal life.  Note the special attention to detail in the surroundings which include a bird attempting to take a sample.  Carved from a single block of stone, it is a charming artifact that...
$697   $995
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19th Century French Louis XVI Faux Marble Pedestal

19th Century French Louis XVI Faux Marble Pedestal is a gem of the classical style!  Designed in a style that has existed for over 3,000 years!  Solid wood painted to look exactly like richly veined marble comprises the pediment base, the subtly tapered central shaft, and the top which is removable and able to swivel.  Gold highlighted laurel wreath...
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Pair 19th Century Petite Spelter Statues - Bookends

Pair 19th Century Petite Spelter 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 celebrating the grape harvest.  Each is dressed in fine raiment ~ the epitome of Belle Epoque magnificence!  The classical...

19th Century Black Forest Wall Shrine with Porcelain...

19th Century Black Forest Wall Shrine with Porcelain St. Anthony of Padua & Jesus will make a splendid devotional for any room, and features sculpted wood combining the Renaissance and Classical styles in a lovely oval form upon which has been placed burgundy velvet, making the painted porcelain figurine of St. Anthony cradling the infant Jesus in his...
$588   $980
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19th Century Painted Cast Iron Marble Top Lamp Table ~...

19th Century Painted Cast Iron Marble Top Lamp Table ~ Pedestal is an intriguing combination of styles rolled into a diminutive example of fine craftsmanship!  The beautiful veining of the black marble top provides an elegant yet carefree surface for anything from statuary to vases to lamps.  The marble is supported by a structure underneath adorned with...
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18th Century French Hand Carved and Painted Wood Statue

18th Century French Hand Carved and Painted Wood Statue still shows vestiges of its original painted finish.  Depicting a nun reading a bible, the nun's garments are of particular interest to students of sculpture.  The simple garments are augmented by other accouterments of her chosen life, all rendered from a single block of old-growth oak.  Such works...
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Antique Italian Giltwood Baroque Pedestal

This stunning Antique Italian Giltwood Baroque Pedestal remains in exceptional condition, and was hand-sculpted from solid wood to depict a cherub amongst fully laden grapevines before being given a luxurious gold finish.  Perfect for displaying a special objet d'art or just as a decoration unto itself!  The gold finish has achieved a nice patina over the...
$1,750
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Rustic Antique Neoclassical Marble Top Nightstand ~...

Rustic Antique Neoclassical Marble Top Nightstand ~ Pedestal is an intriguing piece, being just shy of three feet tall yet only sixteen inches square.  Featuring a drawer and a cabinet, it could easily serve in a cozy bedroom by the side of the bed, or more likely, anywhere in the home where a relatively tall surface is needed to display a lamp, sculpture...
$1,180
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19th Century French Hand-Carved Wall Panel

19th Century French Hand-Carved Wall Panel will make a splendid addition to your fireplace mantel, atop a buffet or console, or just as a free hanging decoration!  The three dimensionality of the work creates impressive visual appeal.  One notices a gothic architecture yet with Renaissance influence in the center subject depicting a pair of storks holding...
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19th Century Statue of Lovers in Spelter on Faux Marble

19th Century Statue of Lovers in Spelter on Faux Marble depicts two young lovers in classical raiment enjoying their vitality and company.  This idyllic notion rose to incredible popularity during the Belle Epoque, culminating in a variety of sculptors depicting such scenarios in bronze.  Then copies would be made of the original bronzes which were cast...
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Antique French Spelter Statue of Maiden by Rullony

Antique French Spelter Statue of Maiden by Rullony was created during the early years of the Art Deco Period, with the beautiful subject in a classical pose holding tobacco leaves above her head.  Attractive young women frequently appeared in markets and auction houses to enhance the buying experience.  This particular maiden is dressed in flowing robes...
$638   $798
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Antique Bronze Statue of Dog on Black Marble Base

Antique Bronze Statue of Dog on Black Marble Base depicts man's best friend in a classic pointer pose, complete with a just-retrieved bird.  An excellent paperweight, bookend, or decorative item, it has been rendered in lifelike detail in solid bronze, set on an oval platform with an oval black marble base which adds elegance and lowers the center of...

Antique Bronze Statue of Dog on Black Marble Base

Antique Bronze Statue of Dog on Black Marble Base depicts man's best friend in a seated but alert pose, ready to accommodate his master's bidding.  An excellent paperweight, bookend, or decorative item, it has been rendered in lifelike detail in solid bronze, set on an oval platform with an oval black marble base which adds elegance and lowers the center...

19th Century Staffordshire Statue

NOW 40% OFF! 19th Century Staffordshire Statue depicts a handsomely dressed young man with his faithful dog, resplendent in vivid hand-painted coloration that is a hallmark of the genre.  Perfect for the collector or decorator! Circa 1880s Measures 11.5H x 6W x 2.5D
$239   $398
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Antique Italian Hand-Carved Walnut Sculptural Table Lamp

Antique Italian Hand-Carved Walnut Sculptural Table Lamp is a stunning work of art, rendered from sumptuous solid walnut by an obvious master of the art!  The work depicts a fair young maiden, dressed in fine robes typical of a northern Italian city such as Milano or as far south as Fiorenze.  The classical pose suggests a subtle Renaissance flair in the...
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19th Century French Cold Painted Bronze on Onyx ~...

19th Century French Cold Painted Bronze on Onyx ~ Tortoise & Hare is a charming depiction of the classic Aesop's fable of the swift rabbit racing the slow but determined tortoise.  The message of the story is that determination can win out against superior odds.  Immortalized by the Greek storyteller, the fables were reprised by Jean de la Fontaine in...
$2,980
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Antique Decorative Nickel-Plated Brass Wall Shield

Antique Decorative Nickel-Plated Brass Wall Shield was designed to adorn a masculine decor, featuring a classic shield shape that dates back to ancient Greece, and fully embossed with various symbols of bellicose activity and accouterments, including a ferocious battle scene as the main element.  The symbolism both glorifies the warrior and simultaneously...

19th Century French Bronze Statue of Cupid

19th Century French Bronze Statue of Cupid captures the mischievous cherub just after letting his arrow fly.  The classic pose inspired by ancient Greek and Roman statuary is evident, with flowing scarf providing additional visual appeal as well as a modicum of modesty.  He stands barefoot on a pedestal that appears to be a shell motif.  The original...
$2,480
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Pair 19th Century French Bronze Statues by Auguste...

Pair 19th Century French Bronze Statues by Louis Auguste Moreau (1855-1919) are exemplary examples of the glorification of the simple rural life celebrated by artists in France during the Belle Epoque.  A distinctive departure from rendering affluent families and lifestyles as dictated by the many patrons of art over the centuries, this informal movement...
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19th Century French Louis XVI Giltwood Pedestal with...

19th Century French Louis XVI Giltwood Pedestal with Carrara Marble Top is the perfect display vehicle to show off your statuary, vase or objet d'art!  Neoclassical styling pervades the design, which it topped by white Carrara marble with subtle light gray veining.  Underneath, three tiers of molded detail include beading and laurel wreath.  Support is...
$3,700
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Framed Vintage Sterling Silver Filigree Sailing Vessel...

Framed Vintage Sterling Silver Filigree Sailing Vessel on Velvet is a fanciful rendition of a galleon, under full sail with decorative sail cloth, showing three jibs, sprit sails, a spanker and two flags!  Meticulously crafted from solid .925 fine silver wire, it has been mounted on burgundy velvet for contrast, and resides in a glassed-in frame of gold...

19th Century French Bronze Sculpture of Nesting Quail...

19th Century French Bronze Sculpture of Nesting Quail on Marble Base will make the perfect decoration for desktop, bookcase, mantel, counter or buffet.  It will also make a stunning paperweight for the executive in your family!  Depicting a quail hen feeding her young, it is a classic representation of the celebration of nature during the Belle Epoque...
$1,980
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19th Century Chinese Jadestone Statue

19th Century Chinese Jadestone Statue is a charming hand-carved artifact from talented artisans depicting a pair of urn forms surrounded by foliage with flowers.  Note the special attention to detail in the intaglio carving across the taller of the two urns.  Carved from a single block of stone, it is a charming artifact that will add a quaint touch to...
$1,195
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19th Century Chinese Jadestone Statue

19th Century Chinese Jadestone Statue is a charming hand-carved artifact from talented artisans depicting a pair of urn forms surrounded by foliage with three birds.  Note the special attention to detail in the intaglio carving across the urns.  Carved from a single block of stone, it is a charming artifact that will add a quaint touch to your...

Antique Small Marble Neoclassical Pedestal

Antique Small Marble Neoclassical Pedestal is the ideal choice for displaying a small sculpture, vase, or objet d'art.  It's also a good choice as a riser atop another surface like a mantel, buffet or counter.  Crafted from solid marble, it will present a stable and sturdy base for your display, with the rich veining of the marble adding visual appeal yet...

19th Century French Neoclassical Louis XVI Onyx &...

19th Century French Neoclassical Louis XVI Onyx & Spelter Mantel Clock is a fascinating glimpse into the finery that was produced during the incredibly prosperous times of the Belle Epoque.  This example depicts a fancifully dressed young lad ready to go courting, relaxed in a classical pose against the elaborate clock housing which includes...
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19th Century French Neoclassical Sevres Spelter...

19th Century French Neoclassical Sevres Spelter Hand-Painted Mantel Clock is a fascinating glimpse into the finery that was produced during the incredibly prosperous times of the Belle Epoque.  This example depicts a classically posed maiden with flowers in one hand and a wreath in the other, apparently pondering the love of her life.  An incredible...
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19th Century French Louis XVI Carved Pedestal

19th Century French Louis XVI Carved Pedestal is the most exquisite way to display your prized sculpture, vase or objet d'art!  Hand-crafted exclusively from old-growth quarter-sawn oak, it features an architecture inspired by the classic Greeks and Romans, and utilized by the great kings of France and other countries, most notably Louis XIV himself.  The...
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19th Century Italian Hand-Carved Carrara Marble Pedestal

19th Century Italian Hand-Carved Carrara Marble Pedestal will make the ideal platform for you to display your prized sculpture, vase or objet d'art!  Sculpted from luxurious Carrara marble, the choice of sculptors for centuries, it features a tiered barley twist design, one that was made popular during the Byzantine period, and later adopted by the...
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Vintage Italian Sterling Silver Sailing Ship in Glass...

Vintage Italian Sterling Silver Sailing Ship in Glass Dome on Quartz Base was hand-crafted by Gioelli NRC out of Florence, and exhibits a wonderfully whimsical degree of fine artistry rendered in solid silver for a truly special decorative accent.  The filigree work on the hull is quire remarkable, and the exaggerated masts and sails depicted in stout...

Vintage Model of Ancient Greek Galley in Silver with Case

Vintage Model of Ancient Greek Galley in almost pure Silver with Case is an intriguing and artistic rendering of one of the earliest warships in history.  The galley was designed to be rowed by manpower, and the propulsion was augmented by sails when convenient.  This model exaggerates the mast, bowsprit and flag for artistic purposes, but the hull shows...

Pair Antique Nickel-Plated Spelter Cherub Statues on...

Pair Antique Nickel-Plated Spelter Cherub Statues on Marble Bases depict a young boy and girl celebrating the cherry harvest, rendered in classical form for a truly charming effect!  The young lad is holding out a sprig of freshly picked cherries as a gift to his companion who appears to have a shy reaction.  Each carries an elaborate receptacle strapped...
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Antique Spelter Statue of Man & Horse

Antique Spelter Statue of Man & Horse depicts a determined young man attempting to calm an equally determined horse.  The bond between man and horse is almost as dear and ancient as the bond with dogs, each species learning to rely on each other over the millennia.  This classic scene that has been captured by many an artist, reminds us that horses...

Framed Bisque Plaque Depicting the Goddess Diana

Framed Bisque Plaque Depicting the Goddess Diana is an intriguing artwork wherein the subjects were sculpted in relief using bisque which is the basis for fine porcelain, then left unglazed and framed to make an intriguing wall decoration.  The classical scene has appeared in countless iterations for millennia, in this scene depicting Diana sharing food...

Antique Swedish Rustic Painted Sculptor's Pedestal

Antique Swedish Rustic Painted Sculptor's Pedestal was fashioned like a four sided ladder, and designed to hold a sculptor's work at shoulder and eye level while artistic magic happened!  A splendid choice as a pedestal for rustic objets d'art, it boasts a distressed painted finish that only adds to the charm.Circa early 1900sMeasures 48H x 21W x 21D

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...
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Pair 19th Century French Napoleon III Period Bronze...

Pair 19th Century French Napoleon III Period Bronze Dore Andirons ~ Bookends depict two charming cherubs playing music!  Originally the decorative portion of a pair of andirons, they're perfect for decorative accents or bookends.  Each figure is holding a musical instrument, with one also having sheet music in his lap.  Each is seated on lavishly designed...
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Vintage Hand-Carved Jade Stone Statue

Vintage Hand-Carved Jade Stone Statue was cleverly sculpted to depict fully laden grapevines, combined with a naturally colored rouge segment below creating the illusion of a gnarly grapevine root.  The variation in colors of the natural stone lend astonishing visual interest to the sculpture, showcasing the artist's deft hand with his implements in...

18th Century French Baroque Marble Top Painted Console...

18th Century French Baroque Marble Top Painted Console ~ Pedestal is a study in wood sculpture that would be the envy of any talented craftsman!  Graceful wine goblet shape is reminiscent of the sterns of the great sailing ships of yesteryear, with amazingly artistic foliates carved in bas relief on all three sides.  The serpentine contours of the piece...
$1,950
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19th Century French Belle Epoque Statue by Victor...

19th Century French Belle Epoque Statue by Victor Rousseau (1865-1954) displays the artist's talents in emulating the style that glorified rural life during the waning years of the 19th century.  Cast in spelter and given a patinaed multi-hued bronze finish, it is set upon a turned wood base faux-painted to look like rouge marble.  The sculpture depicts a...

19th Century Spelter Moreau Statue ~ Nymphe de Bois

19th Century Spelter Moreau Statue ~ Nymphe de Bois is a charming representation of the mythical wood nymph of ancient legend, rendered by Louis Moreau, one of the amazing family members of Moreau who dominated the world of sculpture during the second half of the 19th century and into the early 20th century in Paris.  Cast in spelter and given a patinaed...

19th Century French Belle Epoque Statue by Victor...

19th Century French Belle Epoque Statue by Victor Rousseau (1865-1954) displays the artist's talents in emulating the style that glorified rural life during the waning years of the 19th century.  Cast in spelter and given a patinaed multi-hued bronze finish, it is set upon a turned wood base faux-painted to look like rouge marble.  The sculpture depicts a...

PAIR 19th Century Solid Marble Louis XVI Pedestals ~...

PAIR 19th Century Solid Marble Louis XVI Pedestals ~ Columns were designed to provide symmetry while displaying a particularly special work of art, sculpture, vase or other keepsake.  Designed in the neoclassical style, each features a hand-carved double circular row of meandros, or Greek key motifs, and the solid marble columns rest upon a double tier of...
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Antique Terra Cotta Chalk-Painted Statue ~ Art Nouveau...

"Le Provencal Garcon" Terra Cotta Painted Statue is a whimsical depiction of a well-dressed young lad who is obviously amused.  The method used to embellish it was "chalk painting", performed by hand and resulting in a splendid finish effect.Art Nouveau Period, Circa 1910Measures 25.5H x 9.5 in diameter

18th Century Hand-Carved Pine Rocking Horse

18th Century Hand-Carved Pine Rocking Horse has no doubt brought smiles and hours of imaginative fun to generations of youngsters over the centuries!  Skillfully carved in a galloping pose, the faithful steed has decades of honest wear from all the "attention", and seems to have lost his ears and tail along the trail, but the imagination of a young child...
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Pair 18th Century Carved Wood Angels

Pair 18th Century Carved Wood Angels are a remarkable work of devotion, with a serene countenance imparted by the sculptor onto the faces of both angels.  One, with wings outspread, gestures as if speaking to the other, whose wings are folded.  The angels appear on puffs of clouds, with turned wood bases.  Remnants of the original finish are still...
$3,900
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19th Century French Hand-Carved Madonna & Child

19th Century French Hand-Carved Madonna & Child is a wonderful example of a devotional work, sculpted from a single block of hardwood.  The Madonna is depicted wearing a crown, and atop the crown appear to be the sculptor's initials.  The natural patina and weathered look add visual appeal.Circa 1880sMeasures 13H x 4W x 3D

19th Century French Louis XIV Carved Fruitwood Pedestal

19th Century French Louis XIV Carved Fruitwood Pedestal is a masterful sculpture in its own right, with brilliantly executed Corinthian capital atop an elegantly tapered shaft adorned with acanthus plumes and Green coin overlay, with shelf motif rising up from the base to meet the work.  The base itself is comprised of multiple tiers of expanding molding...
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19th Century French Spelter Statue

19th Century French Spelter Statue depicts a grape harvester in a classical pose.  The revival of the style that originated in ancient Greece and Rome was a hallmark of the latter half of the 19th century, but it has enjoyed revivals in pretty much every era for the last two thousand years!  It became fashionable in France to depict regular folk in their...

Art Nouveau Spelter Statue of Ironworker Mantel Clock

Art Nouveau Spelter Statue of Ironworker continues the traditions established during the previous Belle Epoque period of celebrating the working man, albeit with what was considered then a "modern" flair.  The Art Nouveau period was a brief style trend that appeared roughly between 1890 and 1910, and although internationally practiced was undoubtedly a...

Pair Antique Spelter Statues ~ Tribute to Women in...

Pair Antique Spelter Statues "Tribute to Women in Industry" pays homage to the fairer sex and recognizes their many contributions to society.  In this example, one figurine represents manufacturing or metalworking, while the other agriculture.  The spelter has been given a patinaed bronze finish, and the figurines are set upon lavishly adorned pediments...

Pair Antique Spelter Statues of Provincial Couple

Pair Antique Spelter Statues of Provincial Couple are the French equivalent of Grant Wood's American Gothic, with a handsome French country couple in modest garments depicted in their homestead environment.  The male figure is holding what appears to be a lantern, while the female figure is holding a broad bladed shovel, indicating who in the family does...

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) and indicates a representation of the 16th century 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.  Henry...
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18th Century Italian Hand Carved and Painted Wood...

18th Century Italian Hand Carved and Painted Wood Madonna Statue depicts the Virgin Mary in contemplative prayer, and poised in triumph over evil.  Original gilt and hand-painted finish has been preserved by methods first introduced by the ancient Greeks.  Set upon a Baroque-inspired base, it is the perfect choice for a devotional display.Circa...
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Statue, Antique French Bronze Bird, on Marble Base

Antique French Bronze Bird Statue on Marble Base features intricate detailing, a gold finish and luxurious dark emerald green marble in a pyramidal form, creating a decorative accent that is ideal for any surface, especially a desktop. Circa early to mid-1900s Measures 6.5H x 7W x 4D
$318   $398
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19th Century Italian Hand Carved & Painted Cherub

19th Century Italian Hand Carved & Painted Cherub presents a charming, colorful and adorable rendering of a young winged cherub, holding a spiral torchere in one hand that can be used for a candle, and a palm frond in the other.  Vivid coloration including gold accents are preserved with the polychrome method, developed originally by the ancient...
$1,960   $2,450
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19th Century Bronze Napoleon Statue on Marble Base

19th Century Bronze Napoleon Statue on Footed Marble Base depicts Napoleon in full battle regalia at The Butte de Lion during the Battle of Waterloo on June 18, 1815.  Many feel it to represent his failure to win the pivotal battle, but few recognize how far the man progressed from a lowly soldier to attain the highest military and political station of...
$1,188   $1,980
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19th Century Spelter Statue of Woman at Harvest Time

19th Century Spelter Statue of Woman at Harvest Time celebrates the bounty of the harvest in a classic Golden Age pose with a charming maiden of the farm in flowing robes carrying an abundance above her head.  Such works were extremely popular during the Belle Epoque. Circa 1890s Measures 30H x 11W x 9D
$1,225   $2,450
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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...
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18th Century Hand Carved Wood Statue of a Little Boy

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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18th Century Antique Hand Carved Saint Wood Statue

18th Century Antique Hand Carved Saint 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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19th Century Carved Rosette on Display Stand

19th Century Carved Rosette on Display Stand Circa 1880s Measures 18H x 12W x 5.5D
$399   $798
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19th Century Country French Spelter Statue of Horse &...

This charming 19th Century Country French Spelter Statue of Horse & Rider has been given a patinaed bronze finish, and depicts a country lad with his faithful steed. Circa 1880s Measures 10H x 9.5W x 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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Framed Bisque Plaque Depicting Cherubs at Play

Framed Bisque Plaque Depicting Cherubs at Play is an intriguing artwork wherein the subjects were sculpted in relief using bisque which is the basis for fine porcelain, then left unglazed and framed to make an intriguing wall decoration.  The classical scene has appeared in countless iterations over the past three thousand years, and is also symbolic of...

19th Century French Empire Mahogany & Brass Pedestal ~...

19th Century French Empire Mahogany & Brass Pedestal ~ End Table was hand-crafted in France from exotic imported mahogany and lavished with embossed brass.  The patterns appear around the apron, encircling the top of the columns, and also the base of the same columns.  The motif is a grouping of wildflowers encircled in a spiral form with ribbon. ...

Art Deco Period French Sculpture of Tigers on Polished...

Art Deco Period French Sculpture of Tigers on Polished Slate Base depicts the ageless concept of the survival of the fittest.  One cannot be entirely sure if it is part of the courting ritual, or a juvenile challenging the patriarch of the pride, but it clearly illustrates the savagery of nature.  Each animal is cast in spelter and given a splendid...

19th Century French Terracotta Hand-Sculpted & Painted...

19th Century French Terracotta Hand-Sculpted & Painted Statue ~ Figurine represents an insight not only into the talents of rural artists in France during the waning years of the Napoleon III Period.  Carefully sculpted from local clay then fired to create the figurine, the real challenge then became bringing the figure to life, which the artist has...

18th Century Relic ~ Baroque Period Sculpture of Saint...

18th Century Baroque Period Relic of Saint in Hand-Carved Oak was the product of a talented Flemish sculptor depicting a fully robed saint holding a cross with one hand and the other hand over his heart.  The relief work is carved on an egg shaped plaque surrounded by exuberant foliate motifs, pierce carved around the central figure for a splendid visual...

19th Century Hand-Painted Polychrome Madonna

19th Century Hand-Painted Polychrome Madonna is a wonderfully sculpted depiction of the Virgin Mary that was artistically hand-painted then given a polychrome finish to last for centuries, a technique first developed in ancient Greece. Circa 1880s Measures 38H x 15W x 11D

Pair 19th Century Spelter & Marble Mantel Urns ~...

Pair 19th Century Spelter & Marble Mantel Urns ~ Cassolettes are the epitome of late Belle Epoque neoclassicism, and were meant for decorative purposes only.  The classic Greek form has been elaborated by French styling, with elaborate handles and elongated spouts with lids.  The French style is continued with ribbons appearing to hold gardening and...

19th Century Hand-Carved Wood Statue of Madonna & Child

19th Century Hand-Carved Wood Statue of Madonna & Child represents an act of devotion rendered from a solid block of old-growth oak for generations of families to enjoy it century after century.  The somewhat abstract features of the work indicate the joy expressed by the Holy Mother holding the Christ child, almost in anticipation of the amazing...

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...

Pair 19th Century Romantic Spelter Statues by Auguste...

Pair of 19th Century Romantic Spelter Statues by Auguste Moreau (1834-1917) were modeled after the orginal by Auguste Moreau, one of three pre-eminent sculptors of the Belle Epoque in late 19th Century France which includes Hypolite and Mathurin Moreau.  Depicting a young lad and maiden attempting to protect a young bird from the attentions of a cat, it...

19th Century French Louis XVI Giltwood Gueridon ~ Lamp...

19th Century French Louis XVI Giltwood Gueridon ~ Lamp Table makes the perfect choice for a corner, between two chairs, or as a pedestal to display your sculpture, vase or objet d'art!  Carved in the neoclassical manner, it features spiral ribbon trim around the entire apron interrupted by the four plinth blocks with rosettes that appear atop the turned,...

Mid-Century Hand-Blown Glass Vase

Mid-Century Hand-Blown Glass Vase was created by the master glass crafters of Venice, Italy, and features an intriguing abstract form enhanced by ruby coloration that blends into clear towards the base.  Such pieces require skills, talent and a very steady hand while working the extremely hot glass and molding it into works of art.  Although Venetian...

Mid-Century Hand-Blown Glass Centerpiece

Mid-Century Hand-Blown Glass Centerpiece was created by the master glass crafters of Venice, Italy, and features an intriguing abstract form enhanced by violet coloration that transitions into clear at the base .  Such pieces require skills, talent and a very steady hand while working the extremely hot glass and molding it into works of art.  Although...

Mid-Century Hand-Blown Glass Centerpiece

Mid-Century Hand-Blown Glass Centerpiece was created by the master glass crafters of Venice, Italy, and features an intriguing abstract form enhanced by scarlet coloration that blends into clear at the top.  Such pieces require skills, talent and a very steady hand while working the extremely hot glass and molding it into works of art.  Although Venetian...

Mid-Century Bronze Statue of Rooster

Mid-Century Bronze Statue of Rooster depicts a cock crowing to announce the dawn.  Hand-sculpted and given a patinaed finish, it is a splendid reminder of the historical symbolism of the strutting bird.  The association between the rooster and the Gauls/French was developed by the kings of France for the strong Christian symbol that the rooster...

Art Deco Period Bronze Statue of Deer & Gazelle on...

Art Deco Period Bronze Statue of Deer & Gazelle on Marble Base is a fascinating example of the style that developed during an interesting time period.  The slightly exaggerated forms of the subjects remain graceful and stately, even reclined on the checkered marble base, which was created using two different type of marble for an interesting visual...

Art Deco Bronze Statue of Pheasant on Marble Base

Art Deco Bronze Statue of Pheasant on Marble Base features the flamboyant bird in a more relaxed mood, perhaps scouting for food while keeping a wary eye.  Such a depiction was in keeping with the sleek, modernistic look ushered in by the Art Deco movement and was reflected in everything from art to architecture.  In this work the artist chose to combine...

19th Century French Renaissance Pedestal

19th Century French Renaissance Pedestal was crafted and carved in a refined expression of the style, sometimes referred to as the Henri II style.  Ideal for displaying a sculpture, vase, lamp or objet d'art.  The neoclassical architecture is readily apparent, but the ornamentation in the form of carvings and embellishments are inspired by the...

19th Century Framed Bronze Plaque of Three Cherubs

19th Century Framed Bronze Plaque of Three Cherubs will make a charming neoclassical accent to any room!  Cast in solid bronze and given a finish that has achieved a lovely patina over the past 120 years, it depicts three cherubs, with the one on the left bearing fairy wings for an intriguing twist.  The classical pose of the figures is draped with...

Pair 19th Century French Art Nouveau Period...

Pair 19th Century French Art Nouveau Period Cassolettes by Moreau is a masterpiece of the style, rendered by one of France's most famous family of sculptors!  Although Louis Auguste Moreau (1855-1919) and Hippolyte Francois Moreau (1832-1927) were notable sculptors in their own right, they collaborated on several works of which this is one example. ...

19th Century French Art Nouveau Period Mantel Clock by...

19th Century French Art Nouveau Period Mantel Clock by Moreau is a masterpiece of the style, rendered by one of France's most famous family of sculptors!  Although Louis Auguste Moreau (1855-1919) and Hippolyte Francois Moreau (1832-1927) were notable sculptors in their own right, they collaborated on several works of which this is one example.  Depicting...

19th Century French Louis XVI Marble Top Lamp Table ~...

19th Century French Louis XVI Marble Top Lamp Table ~ Pedestal is ideal for a lamp in a seating group, or equally useful to support statuary, a large vase or objet d'art!  Hand-carved in the neoclassical manner with boldly sculpted motifs including laurel wreath, acanthus rosettes, Greek coin and drapery.  The original round marble top is perfect for...

19th Century Romantic French Terracotta Harvest...

19th Century Romantic French Terracotta Harvest Centerpiece will make a charming addition to your dining table for entertaining, or perhaps an addition to your mantel or buffet!  Designed with three platforms on two levels upon which one can place small vases, rose bowls, or objets d'art, it is finished in amazing detail all around the entire...

Mid-19th Century Napoleon III Period Octagonal Marble...

Mid-19th Century Napoleon III Period Octagonal Marble Top Table ~ Pedestal represents one of the more unusual items we've carried over the last three decades!  Hand-crafted from fine French walnut, it was created from sumptuous hand-select French walnut and rouge marble.  Featuring a boldly molded octagonal top with inset marble surface, the molding of...

18th Century French Hand-Carved Walnut Statue

18th Century French Hand-Carved Walnut Statue is a charming expression of the life of the common man (or boy) during the 1700s in France.  Sculpted from solid walnut, the artist has captured a young lad whose garments suggest a middle class status, holding on to his dapper jacket with one hand, while supporting a basket bursting with fruit and vegetables...

19th Century Renaissance Revival Wall Sculpture

19th Century Renaissance Revival Wall Sculpture is a masterpiece of the wood sculptor's art!  Representing a neoclassical foundation upon which a celebration of life and God's bounty has been eloquently expressed, the depth of the work is astounding, creating admiration from all angles of view.  Centered at the top is an urn bursting with flowers, with...

Pair 19th Century French Neoclassical Bronze Statutes...

Pair 19th Century French Neoclassical Bronze Statutes on Footed Slate Bases feature the timeless Caryatid subject derived from ancient Greek and Roman architectural designs.  Depicting robed ladies carrying vessels on their shoulders or atop their heads, such adornments could be seen decorating column faces in buildings all across the ancient world. ...

Antique Framed Embossed Brass Plaque of Madonna & Child

Antique Framed Embossed Brass Plaque of Madonna & Child combines the artistic qualities of a framed painting with the three dimensionality of sculpture to create a visually stunning and inspiring work of art!  The Madonna and Child appear in lavish garments seated upon a heavenly throne, framed by an arched opening between two columns, surrounded by...

19th Century Art Nouveau Period Statue of Cupid by...

19th Century Art Nouveau Period Statue of Cupid by Auguste Moreau entitled "L'Amour au Papillon" depicts Cupid enamored with a butterfly that has landed on his outstretched arm.  Cupid is also clasping the torch of liberty, and shoulders his quiver.  He seems to have forgotten his bow for the moment, being distracted by the beautiful insect.  Always...

19th Century French Spelter Statue by Emile Bruchon...

19th Century French Spelter Statue by Emile Bruchon (1806-1895) is an intriguing departure amongst his contemporaries, who during the period tended to glorify the lives and daily activities of rural folk of humble origins.  This work, by contrast, indicates a very well-heeled and obviously wealthy young lady dressed in finery available only to the upper...

19th Century Statue by Arthur Waagen (1833-1898)

19th Century Statue by Arthur Waagen (1833-1898) is a timeless interpretation of the "Angelus" depicting a humble farmer and his wife pausing from their daily labor to pray.  Note the superlative detail in their garments, gardening implements, and even the wheat laying at their feet.  Cast in spelter, it has been given a patinaed bronze finish which...

Antique Embossed Brass Lamp Table ~ Gueridon ~ Pedestal

Antique Embossed Brass Lamp Table ~ Gueridon ~ Pedestal is an intriguing piece that will work indoors or outdoors!  Perfect for a little cocktail table, for a lamp, or to display a piece of statuary or vase, it features an intricate geometric pattern embossed onto the top, with a pierced gallery apron, and Byzantine-inspired column base that flares out...

Pair Dueling Stags in Bronze on Marble Base from Art...

Pair Dueling Stags in Bronze on Marble Base from Art Deco Period depict the Springtime mating ritual where only the strongest survive.  Only very rarely were such duels fatal, and the vanquished this Spring could still very well be the challenger next Spring for the company of the doe of interest.  The majesty of this age-old scenario playing out is only...

19th Century French Barley Twist Hand-Carved Pedestal

19th Century French Barley Twist Hand-Carved Pedestal is a work of art unto itself!  Designed to display your cherished sculpture, vase or objet d'art with style, it features a sculpted barley twist column festooned with fully laden grapevine motif spiraling from top to bottom.  An octagonal base with multiple tiers provides solid support, and the real...