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 Bronze Cherub Statue on Slate Base

19th Century Bronze Cherub Statue on Slate Base depicts a classical pose, semi reclining, of a lovelorn cherub.  Original contoured and beveled polished slate base provides the perfect platform to allow one to appreciate the artistry sculpted in solid bronze! Circa 1890s Measures 12H x 16W x 7D
$1,450
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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 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 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 bronze finish,...
$1,400
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18th Century Carved Wood Statue of Saint Anthony

18th Century Carved Wood Statue of Saint Anthony has been carved with the figure holding a plaque with the name of Jesus inscribed into it.  The classical pose, weathered finish, and medium size make this an especially appealing sculpture. Saint Anthony of Padua (1195-1231) is the patron saint of lost items, the poor, and travelers.  The gospel call to...
$2,900
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Pair Antique Neoclassical Pedestals ~ Risers

Pair Antique Neoclassical Pedestals ~ Risers are ideal for creating a visual display, or raising your lamp, vase, statue or objet d'art to a higher level! Circa early 1900s Each measures 9.5H x 14 in diameter

Pair 19th Century Gothic Stripped Oak Pedestals

Pair 19th Century Gothic Stripped Oak Pedestals are ideal for displaying your matched pair or coordinating objets d'art!  Hand-crafted from solid oak and styled in the first official formal style of France, dating to the middle of the 12th century, these Gothic pedestals will lend a timeless Old World look to any setting! Circa 1860s Each measures 45.5H x...
$2,400
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Pair Antique Renaissance Spelter Statues

Pair Antique Renaissance Spelter Statues depict two noblemen in relaxed poses, outfitted in astounding regalia that was a sign of wealth and status during the Renaissance period.  Imported fabrics, fancy swords, leather boots with brass buckles ~ these were all garments and accouterments that could only be afforded by the most affluent in society!...
$958   $1,198
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Pair 19th Century Carved Wood Polychrome Cherub Statues

Pair 19th Century Carved Wood Polychrome Cherub Statues feature amazingly lifelike renderings of young angels, and was designed to adorn the exterior of an opulent home in northern France.  The details in their facial features, bodies and draped clothing which is highlighted in gold is truly amazing! Circa 1850s Each measures 47H x 11W x 10D
$1,600
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Pair 19th Century Barley Twist Stripped Pedestals

Pair 19th Century Barley Twist Stripped Pedestals feature wonderful carved detail and are perfect for creating symmetry in any room!  Hand-crafted from solid oak to last for centuries. Circa 1880s Each measures 36.5H x 12 in Diameter
$4,400
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Art Deco Period Bird Sculpture on Marble Base "Seagull...

Art Deco Period Bird Sculpture on Marble Base "Seagull in Flight" in Regule.The original bronze patina gives the decorative object its historic charm, placed on two toned marble base.Circa 1930s Measures 11H x 12W x 8D
$279   $398
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Antique French Bird Statue

Antique French Bird Statue was cast in spelter and given a patinaed bronze finish.  It beautifully depicts a snipe using its uniquely formed bill to search for small sea creatures in the tidal areas of the beach.  Beautifully executed in patinaed bronze. Circa early to mid-1900s Measures 13.5H x 10W x 6.5D

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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Antique Barley Twist Pedestal

Antique Barley Twist Pedestal makes a sturdy mount for your most prized artwork, sculpture, or vase!  Hand-crafted from solid oak to last for centuries. Circa early 1900s Measures 29H x 13.5W x 13.5D
$1,278   $1,598
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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
$3,984   $4,980
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19th Century French Louis XVI Mahogany Pedestal with...

19th Century French Louis XVI Mahogany Pedestal with Bronze Mounts is the perfect platform to display your finest sculpture, vase or objet d'art!  Classical styling with flared legs and two integral shelves present other display options.  Bronze mounts on the apron and cascading down the legs add an opulent touch. Circa 1890s Measures 45H x 18 in Diameter...
$960   $1,200
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19th Century Carved Panel of the Holy Family

19th Century Carved Panel of the Holy Family was sculpted from a solid block of walnut then given a polychrome finish which is still quite evident on the surface.  The artistry with which this devotional was created speaks volumes to the talents of its creator. Circa 1860s Measures 27H x 27W x 3D
$2,200   $2,750
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17th Century Carved Wood Statue of Young Gentleman

17th Century Carved Wood Statue of Young Gentleman was sculpted during the Baroque period from a solid block of fruitwood by a talented Italian artist.  Considering the passage of nearly 350 years, combined with the regularity of floods throughout Italy’s history, this statue is surely among the rare works of Italian art and antiquity! Italy, circa late...
$1,386   $1,980
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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...

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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19th Century Carved Jade Stone Bud Vase

19th Century Carved Jade Stone Bud Vase depicts a vine of roses on a branch, where the artist has taken advantage of the natural beauty of the stone. Circa 1880s Measures 12H x 7W x 5D

19th Century Carved Jade Stone Vase

19th Century Carved Jade Stone Vase is a beautifully sculpted rendition of a pitcher plant, where the artist has taken advantage of the natural beauty of the stone. Circa 1880s Measures 14H x 7W x 4D
$1,150
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19th Century Carved Jade Statue

19th Century Carved Jade Statue is a definitive Japanese work depicting a Geisha rendered artistically from the exquisitely beautiful natural gemstone that is one of the hardest to carve in nature. Circa 1880s Measures 16H x 6W x 4D
$1,100
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18th Century Italian Polychrome Cross

18th Century Italian Polychrome Cross was hand-carved from solid wood then painted and given a polychrome finish, a technique originally developed by the ancient Greeks to preserve the vivid coloration of their art.  The sculptor in this work was definitely influenced by the Renaissance movement. Circa 1750s Measures 16.5H x 13W
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19th Century French Louis XVI Painted Marble Top Lamp...

19th Century French Louis XVI Painted Marble Top Lamp Table ~ Gueridon features classical architecture and tapered and fluted legs that connect at the center with an "X" stretcher itself centered with a carved finial.  Above, the finely carved apron is festooned with sculpted floral garlands, leading the eye to the round marble top ~ an ideal platform for...
$2,450
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19th Century Carved Statue of St. John the Baptist

19th Century Carved Statue of St. John the Baptist has been carved with the the subject in simple clothing from fur with his hand held in a gesture of blessing.  Sculpted from solid oak. Circa 1870s Measures 22H x 9W x 5.5D

19th Century French Louis XVI Marble Top Brass Pedestal

19th Century French Louis XVI Marble Top Brass Pedestal is a magnificent example of neoclassical design, from the carefree marble top to the draped garlands and rosettes atop the round wooden apron, tripod structure with Greek wave hoop, and scrolled, cloven hoof feet set upon the tripod wooden base. Circa 1880s Measures 30H x 12 in diameter
$2,400
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19th Century French Spelter Statue

19th Century French Spelter Statue is a classical rendition of the guardian of the waters of life, with a beautiful woman dressed in flowing robes next to a pitcher in the timeless fashion of the Ancient Greek legends.  Original patinaed bronze finish adds a nice touch. Circa 1890s Measures 10.5H x 10W x 4.5D

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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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 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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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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19th Century Hand Painted and Carved Wood Life Size...

19th Century Solid Wood Hand Painted and Carved Life Size Statue of St. Joseph & Baby Jesus represents an incredible work of art from both the sculptor's perspective, as well as that of the artist!  The expressions and poses of Jesus and Joseph are so incredibly lifelike, they are made even more so by the artist's talented application of subtle hues...
$8,900
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Antique Barley Twist Pedestal

Antique Barley Twist Pedestal is ideal for displaying your prized artwork, vase or even a fine lamp.  Hand-carved from solid walnut. Circa mid-1900s Measures 35H x 10W x 10D

Pair 18th Century Carved Angel Sculptures ~ Bookends

Pair 18th Century Carved Angel Sculptures ~ Bookends are perfect for adding a timeless touch to your decor, whether atop a mantel, in a bookcase or just displayed for their intrinsic beauty.  Each has been sculpted from a single block of wood by a master Italian artisan, and features the original finish. Circa 1760s Each measures 15H x 5W x 8.5D
$490   $980
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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
$249   $498
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Antique Hand 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.
$276   $689
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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...
$1,356   $1,695
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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.
$499   $2,495
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Pair 19th Century Medici Gilded Spelter Vases on...

Pair 19th Century Medici Gilded Spelter Vases on Marble Bases are perfect for adding an Old World glitz to your decor. Circa 1890s Each measures 18H x 9W x 7D

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
$399   $798
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Pair 19th Century Winery Press Pedestals

Pair 19th Century Winery Press Pedestals were created from large wooden timbers given a screw shape for use in grape pressing at an old French winery.  When the winery updated its equipment, a clever craftsman converted them into a pair of pedestals, perfect for displaying statuary, vases, or objets d'art, especially for the wine connoisseur! Circa 1850s...
$1,950
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Pair 19th Century Whitewashed Pedestals

Pair 19th Century Whitewashed Pedestals Circa 1890s Each measures 41.5H x 10.5W x 10.5D
$825   $1,650
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19th Century Bronze Statue of Warrior

19th Century Bronze Statue of Warrior displays intricate detail in the facial expression, hair, armor and sword of this resting knight.  The bronze has been given a subtle two-toned finish to enhance the detail even more.  Ideal for the masculine decor. Circa 1890s Measures 13H x 13W x 5.5D
$1,450
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Antique French Bronze Bird Statue on Marble Base

Antique French Bronze Bird Statue on Marble Base features intricate detailing, a gold finish and luxurious dark emerald green marble. Circa early to mid-1900s Measures 6.5H x 7W x 4D
$318   $398
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19th Century Spelter Moreau Statue ~ Le Retour

19th Century Spelter Moreau Statue ~ Le Retour is a charming representation of the reunion of a couple of young lovers, rendered by Joseph Moreau, one of the amazingly talented artists of the Moreau family 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...
$1,100
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Pair of 19th Century Mythical Carved Walnut Sculptures...

Pair of 19th Century Mythical Carved Walnut Sculptures for Bookends or Decoration depict a duo of chimera, half angel from the torso above and half dragon from the torso to the tip of the tail.  Such magical creatures were believed real by ancient Pagan civilizations, and were frequently used by the Catholic Church during the middle ages to attract the...
$973   $1,985
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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! Glamorous Louis XVI style antique painted French pedestal with graceful lines and gold-highlighted hand carved garlands of roses, with beautifully crafted acanthus leaf detailing. Painted finish has achieved a lovely patina...
$1,190   $2,975
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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 Art Nouveau French Spelter Statue of Cupid

Antique Art Nouveau French Spelter Statue of Cupid, the mischievous Angel of Love, is entitled "Badinage", which is French for dalliance, or flirting.  Such subjects were all the rage during the Belle Epoque, and continue to be a source of admiration today.  Cast in spelter and given a patinaed bronze finish with gold highlights on the nameplate, it...
$945   $1,890
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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...
$2,786   $3,980
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19th Century Framed Cast Bronze Plaque

NOW 50% OFF! 19th Century Framed Cast Bronze Plaque depicts a variety of martial implements and armor.  Perfect for the masculine decor! Circa 1880s Measures 9H x 32W
$825   $1,650
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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 Decorative Carving on Display Stand

19th Century Decorative Carving on Display Stand Circa 1880s Measures 15H x 14W x 3.5D
$163   $325
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19th Century Italian Gilded Wood Carving of Musical...

19th Century Italian Gilded Wood Carving of Musical Instruments is a superb decorative element that is ideal for the music room or any room frequented by those who appreciate the musical arts. Circa 1880s Measures 32H x 17W
$784   $980
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Carved Jade Stone Statue

Carved Jade Stone Statue was cleverly sculpted to depict fully laden grapevines, and with a naturally occurring vein with rouge colored stone below creating the illusion of a base, yet all part of the same single piece of stone! Circa early 1900s Measures 5H x 9W x 1D
$784   $980
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Art Nouveau Period Hand-Carved & Painted Panel

Art Nouveau Period Hand-Carved & Painted Panel represents an object of devotion by a parishoner donated to his church, depicting the Lamb of God amongst palm fronds.  Hand-carved from solid oak, it features gold highlighting in the recesses to create a vibrant background. Circa 1890 Measures 12.5H x 23W
$784   $980
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19th Century Italian Louis XVI Gilded Pedestal

19th Century Italian Louis XVI Gilded Pedestal is the perfect piece to accentuate your prized sculpture, vase or objet d'art.  Standing on three slightly splayed tapered and fluted legs connected by a triangular shelf below for stability, it features carved detailing around the top edge and apron, as well as atop the aforementioned legs.  The gold finish...
$980   $1,225
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Antique Barley Twist Pedestal ~ Lamp Table

Antique Barley Twist Pedestal ~ Lamp Table features a carved base, carved pediment, barley twist column, and carved edge ~ all hand-crafted from solid oak! Circa early 1900s Measures 31.5H x 13.5 in diameter.
$238   $298
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19th Century French Louis XVI Marble Top Pedestal

19th Century French Louis XVI Marble Top Pedestal is the perfect choice to display your cherished statuary, vase, or objet d'art!  Gracefully scrolled legs reinforced with a caned shelf below support the carved apron and marble top, all highlighted with their original patinaed painted finish. Circa 1890s Measures 42.5H x 14 in Diameter
$1,480   $1,850
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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 classical manner with boldly sculpted motifs, it feature a round marble top for carefree enjoyment. Circa 1880s Measures 16.5H x 16.5W x 16.5D
$880   $1,100
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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...
$1,960   $2,450
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19th Century French Louis XVI Carved Fruitwood Pedestal

19th Century French Louis XVI 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.  Ideal for displaying your statuary, vases or objets d'art! Circa...
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19th Century Carved Jade Stone Vase

19th Century Carved Jade Stone Vase is a wonderful sculpture with floral motif, where the artist has taken advantage of the natural beauty of the stone. Circa 1880s Measures 12H x 7W x 7D
$880   $1,100
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Pair Antique Renaissance Pedestals

Pair Antique Renaissance Pedestals were carved from solid oak. Circa early 1900s Each measures 20H x 12.5 in diameter

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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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 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 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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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 Black Forest Game Carvings

Sculpted from solid blocks of fruitwood, this Pair 19th Century Black Forest 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 
$945   $1,890
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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 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.  Classic Greek form has been elaborated by French styling of handles, elongated "lids", embossed detailing and footed marble bases. Circa 1890s Each measures 17H x 6 in diameter
$1,184   $1,480
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