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Ancient Roman Marble Table
Located in London, GB
Marble tables such as this one are often called sigma tables or mensae lunatae, because of their semi-circular shape which resembles the Greek letter sigma or a half-moon. This examp...
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18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Marble

Buddha Shakyamuni in Bhumisparsha Mudra. 18th/19th century
Located in Sofia, BG
Buddha Shakyamuni in Bhumisparsha Mudra. " is a bronze sculpture by an unknown artist About the artwork The artwork is a masterpiece made in 18th/19th century Shan Style (1315 – ...
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Old Masters 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Bronze

Head of Buddha Shakyamuni 18th/19th century
Located in Sofia, BG
Head of Buddha Shakyamuni is a sculpture by an unknown artist About the artwork The artwork is a masterpiece made in 18th/19th century Ava Style (1364 – 1555) Origin: Myanmar/Bu...
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Old Masters 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Alabaster

Figure of Maitreya
Located in Palm Desert, CA
A wood sculpture of the Maitreya from the late Ming Dynasty (1368-1644), China, radiocarbon dated by Rafter Radiocarbon Lab in New Zealand. Maitreya, the “happy Buddha” of the future...
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Other Art Style 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Pigment, Wood

Pair of Wooden Japanese Temple Figures, Nio
Located in Palm Desert, CA
These are Japanese Nio, figures that were placed outside Buddhist temples, on each side of the entrance, to ward off evil spirits, demons, and thieves from the late Muromachi to earl...
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Other Art Style 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Wood

Lombardy Artist Virgin with Child 18 century Figurative Sculpture terracotta
Located in Florence, IT
This terracotta statue represents the Virgin with the Child, captured in a very lively way, while they are turning and moving around, embraced by the fold of the flatter drapery.
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Other Art Style 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Terracotta

Bust of Pope Innocent XI Odescalchi by Domenico Guidi
Located in New Orleans, LA
This monumental bust is a museum-quality example of Roman Baroque sculpture. Crafted by the legendary Domenico Guidi and carved from Carrara marble, the impressive portrait captures ...
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Baroque 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Marble

Ritual Wine Vessel (Gong) 18th/19th century
Located in Sofia, BG
Ritual Wine Vessel (Gong) 18th/19th century is a sculpture by an unknown artist About the artwork Shang Dynasty (1600 – 1046 BC) Origin: China Material: bronze Height: 18 cm Wi...
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Old Masters 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Silver

Rice Bowl and Wine Cup 18th/19th century
Located in Sofia, BG
Rice Bowl and Wine Cup 18th/19th century is a sculpture by an unknown artist About the artwork Khmer Period (9th – 13th century) Angkor Wat Style (1100 – 1175) Origin: Cambodia ...
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Old Masters 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Silver

Queen Indradevi, 18th/19th century
Located in Sofia, BG
Queen Indradevi, 18th/19th century is a sculpture by an unknown artist About the artwork Khmer Period (9th – 13th century) Angkor Wat Style (1100 – 1175) Origin: Cambodia Materi...
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Old Masters 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Bronze

Lions Guardians 18th/19th century
Located in Sofia, BG
Lions Guardians 18th/19th century is a sculpture by an unknown artist About the artwork Khmer Period (9th – 13th century) Angkor Wat Style (1100 – 1175) Origin: Cambodia Materia...
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Old Masters 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Silver, Bronze

Kneeling Male Figure King Jayavarman VII 18th/19th century
Located in Sofia, BG
Kneeling Male Figure King Jayavarman VII, 18th/19th century is a bronze sculpture by an unknown artist About the artwork Khmer Period (9th – 13th century) Angkor Wat Style (1100 –...
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Old Masters 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Bronze

Kneeling Disciples of Buddha 18th/19th century
Located in Sofia, BG
Kneeling Disciples of Buddha 18th/19th century is a bronze sculpture by an unknown artist About the artwork Shan Style (1315 – 1948) Origin: Myanmar/Burma Material: bronze Heigh...
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Old Masters 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Bronze

Ancient Greek Apulian Gnathia-ware Hydria Vase
Located in London, GB
A confidently made Gnathia-ware hydria, ribbed and with elegant bands of rosettes and decorative details applied in opaque paint around its neck and body. As its name suggests, this ...
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18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Terracotta

Natural Freeform Gogotte Formation Sculpture
Located in London, GB
This arresting and whimsical gogotte was finely modelled by the movement of silica-rich water through loose sand near Fontainebleau, France. It derives its nickname “Guetteur” (“Look...
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18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Sandstone

Virgin Child Flemish Renaissance 16th Century Art Wood Flandre Old master Maria
Located in Riva del Garda, IT
Wooden sculpture representing the Virgin enthroned with the child Flemish Renaissance (Brussels School) First half of the 16th century Measures: cm. height 75 x width 39 x depth 26 ...
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Old Masters 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Wood

Sancai-Glazed Horse with Cut Fur Blanket
Located in Palm Desert, CA
A Chinese, Tang Dynasty, Sancai-glazed, three colors of brown, green and creamy, sculpture of a horse with a cut fur blanket. This Chinese, Tang Dynasty (618-907 AD), glazed earthenw...
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18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Earthenware, Glaze

After Andrea Briosco Riccio Figurative Satyr bronze oil lamp 16 century
Located in Florence, IT
This oil lamp represent the head of a satyr. It's typical of the Mannerism style, when was quite devolopped the taste for mythological and pagan subject and for curious object. It c...
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Mannerist 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Bronze

Christ crucified Wood sculpture Flemish 16th century Old master Religious Art
Located in Riva del Garda, IT
Corpus Christi 'wooden sculpture in oak (h.99.5 cm.) Flemish School, Late 16th century Carved oak wood Height: 99.5 cm. Flemish school wooden sculpture depicting the Crucified Chris...
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Old Masters 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Wood

Egyptian Basalt Healing Statue
Located in London, GB
Preserving the left foot of a statue with finely modelled toes and nails. The sides and top of the base are inscribed with hieroglyphs naming a priest of Horus and Amun. Healing sta...
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18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Stone

18th Century Louis XV Centre of Italy Pair of Mirors Carved and Gilded Wood Gold
Located in Sanremo, IT
Pair of Bolognese mirrors from the early 18th century measuring 73 x 48 cm with frame and 22 x 18 cm of original mercury glass. This marvelous and above all well-sculpted pair of m...
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Italian School 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Wood

18th Century Louis XVI Piedmontese Mirror Carved and Gilded Wood Gold Brown
Located in Sanremo, IT
Richly decorated and carved Piedmontese mirror measuring 100 x 85 cm and 68 x 53 cm in Louis XVI style glass only. Elegant mirror, colorful and of great impact for its neat finish. ...
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Italian School 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Wood

Spectacular Natural Freeform Gogotte Formation Sculpture
Located in London, GB
This spectacular gogotte was finely modelled by the movement of silica-rich water through loose sand. The thick swirls and folds of sparkling sandstone roll into one another to creat...
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Abstract 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Sandstone

18th Century Louis XV Venetian Mirror Cartoccio Golden and Carved Wood Gold
Located in Sanremo, IT
Cartoccio Venetian mirror measuring 53 x 40 cm and 28 x 20 cm in unique and original mercury glass. All the grace and lightness "rococo" are revealed in this beautiful mirror in car...
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Italian School 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Wood

18th C, Flemish School, Madonna and Child in a Wooden Shrine
Located in brussel, BE
This Madonna has a more profane look with her hair tied back. Such features appear to be a characteristic of many 18th-century sculpted Madonnas. She carries Jesus like ordinary moth...
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Flemish School 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Terracotta

Eighteenth-century Grand Tour marble bust of Faustina the Younger
Located in London, GB
Signed and dated: ‘F. Harwood Fecit 1764’ Collections: Probably commissioned by Alexander Gordon, 4th Duke of Gordon (1743-1827); Probably by descent at Gordon Castle, Banffshire ...
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Old Masters 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Marble

17Century Umbrian - Tuscany Wooden Statues Two Males Green Yellow White
Located in Sanremo, IT
Pair of statues, sculpted in the round, in gilded and polychrome wood with a height of 210 cm including a marble base of 100 cm depicting two male figures of the Tuscan school of the...
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Italian School 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Wood

17th Century Cabinet Genoa Bambocci Walnut Black
Located in Sanremo, IT
17th century coin cabinet. in mid-17th century Bambocci Genovese, measuring 105 x 85 x 40 cm, all carved from walnut with an exquisite finish on the sides and a meticulous and meticu...
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Italian School 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Wood

Large Mirrors Glass Gold Florence 18th Century Italy Art Baroque Louis XVI
Located in Riva del Garda, IT
Pair of large octagonal mirrors Italy (Florence), 18th century Carved wood, perforated. Gold leaf gilding with bolus preparation. Height cm. 114, Width cm. 102 (light 80 x 70 cm.) ...
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Baroque 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Gold

Marble Figure of a Goddess Ancient Greece 1st half of 4th Century BC
Located in Milan, IT
This fragmentary figure, now a torso, depicts an evocative goddess, caught in the act of gently raising her right arm (now missing), while holding a piece of peplos in her other hand...
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18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Marble

16th C, Renaissance, Dueling Soldiers, Oak
Located in brussel, BE
In the period that this sculpture group was carved, there was a great interest in martial art in Europe, and especially in combat training with bladed weapons. Several books on the a...
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Renaissance 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Wood, Oak

17th C, Religious, Orissa-India, Hindu Monkey-God Hanuman in Offering Position
Located in brussel, BE
The monkey-headed god Hanuman (meaning: “strong man with a broken jaw”) is immensely worshipped by the Hindu population. Although his image can be found in temples all over India, he...
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Tribal 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Wood

18th C., probably southern Europe, Wooden polychromed Sculpture of Saint Anthony
Located in brussel, BE
The beautifully polychromed church sculpture represents the famous Saint Anthony (Lisbon, 1195 – Padua, 1231) with little Jesus on his arm. You can immediately recognize a Franciscan...
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18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Wood

Late 17th C, Baroque, Saint, Italian School, Wooden Sculpture of Saint Anthony
Located in brussel, BE
The impressive life-size statue of St. Anthony (Lisbon, 1195 – Padua, 1231) used to be probably in a church or monastery of the mendicant order of the Franciscans. You can immediatel...
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Baroque 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Wood

Madonna and Child, carved and polychrome wood, Early 18th C, South of France
Located in brussel, BE
Although the 18th century, the period of the Enlightenment in France, spawned thinkers who criticized the privileges of the clergy and the truthfulness of certain dogmas, the Roman C...
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French School 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Wood

18th C, Late Baroque, Religious, Flemish Shool, Sculpture of an Angel
Located in brussel, BE
This elegant, beautifully polished angel holds his hands together as if in prayer. The sculpture may have been part of a wooden pulpit. The fact that the statue has been carefully wo...
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Baroque 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Oak

Spanish School, Gilded Sculpture of the Virgin and Child, Gilded Wood
Located in brussel, BE
Madonna and Child are surrounded by a halo of rays (flames) and roses. The representation of the Virgin Mary in a halo of rays originates from the Revelation of John the Evangelist. ...
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Baroque 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Wood

Lying Dead Christ Sculpture
Located in brussel, BE
Initially, the Sisters Maricolen (consecrated to the Holy Mary) did not form a recognized monastic order with vows. The members were engaged in manual labour, education and care for ...
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18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Stone

12th Century Khmer Goddess Devata or Uma sculpture
Located in Hudson, NY
12th Century Khmer Goddess Devata or Uma Carved sandstone, Angkor period, Baphuon style (1050-1100), 12th century, Cambodia. 28 1/2" tall. Without display base or evidence of dril...
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18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Sandstone

Banded Alabaster Jar Vase Egypt 1st Dynasty 2965-2815 BC
Located in Milan, IT
PROVENANCE Elie Albert Abemayor, Rue Kamel in front of Shepheard's Hotel, Cairo Mrs. Mina Merrill Prindle (1864-1963), Duluth, Minnesota and Pasadena, California, acquired from the ...
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18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Alabaster

Marble Lion Fountain Head Roman Empire 1st/2nd Century AD
Located in Milan, IT
Large roman carved marble fountain head representing a lion Rome, I-II Century AC Bonham's London, 22 September 1998, lot 485; formerly in the private collection of a Norwegian gent...
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18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Marble

Neoclassical Female Marble Portrait Bust of Faustina the Younger 18th Century
Located in Milan, IT
Portraying the young daughter of the Roman Emperor Antoninus Pius and wife of Marcus Aurelius, this marble bust of Faustina the Younger is a fine Neoclassical version of the famed sc...
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18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Marble

Marble Circular Relief depicting Alexander the Great as Hercules 16th Century
Located in Milan, IT
A marble roundel depicting Alexander the Great as Hercules wearing the lion's skin. Created in the 16th Century, this fine relief is a wonderful example of Italian carved marble scul...
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18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Marble

Italian Bronze Young Satyr carrying a Goat Veneto 18th Century
Located in Milan, IT
Perhaps cast in an Italian workshop in the Veneto region, this fine bronze sculpture mounted on a circular giallo antico base represents a young figure carrying a goat on his shoulde...
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18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Bronze

Italian Marble Relief with Putti Holding Garlands 16th Century
Located in Milan, IT
In this white marble relief, two young cherubs, one at each side of the sculpture, hold an abundant garland enriched with entwined acanthus leaves and pinecones resting over a series...
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Renaissance 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Marble

Two Fragmentary Marble Corinthian Capitals Roman Empire 2nd Century AD
Located in Milan, IT
PROVENANCE Bernhard Wicki Private Collection, acquired before 1977
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18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Marble

Knapped Flint Tool, Egypt, Late Neolithic Period, 6000 - 5100 BC
Located in Milan, IT
Bearing museum collection number: 59.327.2 PROVENANCE Colonel Robert de Rustafjaell (1876-1943) collection, acquired prior to 1909 Gustave Maurice Heckscher (1884-1967) collection, ...
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18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Stone

Marble Relief achantus leaves "pulvino" Roman Empire 2nd Century AD
Located in Milan, IT
PROVENANCE Private J.E. Collection, Bavaria, 1960s
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18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Marble

A late Hellenistic Ionic Marble Capital Greek Empire 2nd Century AD
Located in Milan, IT
PROVENANCE J.E. Private Collection, Bavaria, 1960s
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18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Travertine

Bronze Figure of Dionysos (Bacchus) Roman Empire 1st Century AD
Located in Milan, IT
This bronze sculpture is an exquisitely detailed representation of the god Dionysos, whose cult was one of the most popular in ancient times. Here, the god is nude, with a mantle tha...
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18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Bronze

Bronze Head of an Elephant Roman Empire 2nd Century AD
Located in Milan, IT
This beautiful cast bronze elephant head is a protome, which in ancient art was a decorative element consisting of a head - sometimes with part of the bust - of a human, animal, or f...
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18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Bronze

Marble Relief of a Male Torso Roman Empire 2nd/3rd Century AD
Located in Milan, IT
This muscular male torso probably comes from a larger relief, which would have decorated the front part of a sarcophagus. It likely represents the figure of a satyr, standing, with t...
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18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Marble

Knapped Flint Axe, Late Neolithic to Pre-Dynastic Period 6000 - 3500 BC
Located in Milan, IT
Bearing museum collection number: 59.327.4 PROVENANCE Colonel Robert de Rustafjaell (1876-1943) collection, acquired prior to 1909 Gustave Maurice Heckscher (1884-1967) collection, ...
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18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Stone

18th Century Louis XV Pair of Lombard Mirrors Carved and Gilded Wood Gold Yellow
Located in Sanremo, IT
Refined pair of Lombard Louis XV mirrors measuring 95 x 55 cm from the first half of the 18th century, in carved, sculpted and gilded walnut with original 18th century mercury glass,...
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Italian School 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Wood

18th Century Louis XV Mirror Turin Carved and Gilded Wood Yellow Gold
Located in Sanremo, IT
Rare Piedmontese mirror measuring 180 cm 100 cm in gilded and carved wood with original mercury glass. All the "rocaille" grace and lightness are revealed in this beautiful mirror ...
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Italian School 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Wood

Italian Carved Painted Sculpture, Saint, Italy, 16th Century, Gilded
Located in Varmo, IT
Entirely in carved polychrome wood with fraces of gilding. Measures: 54 x 30 x h 110 cm. - Work inscribed at the base: "MAVRV..". Condition report: Partial loss of the polychrome ...
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Renaissance 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Wood

Italian Carved Painted Sculpture, Saint, Italy, 16th Century, Gilded
Located in Varmo, IT
Entirely in carved polychrome wood with traces of gilding. Measures: 54 x 30 x h 112 cm. - Work inscribed at the base: "ROBERT..". Condition report: Almost total loss of the polyc...
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Renaissance 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Wood

Italian Carved Gilded Wood Sculpture, Italy, 18th Century, Madonna Virgin
Located in Varmo, IT
Carved and gilded wooden statuette, "Crowned Virgin with Child", Italy, 18th century.
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Rococo 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Wood