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Period: 18th Century and Earlier
Thai Bell
Located in Palm Desert, CA
A bronze Thai Bell from the Dongson Culture (1000 BC-200 AD). The work is unsigned.
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Tribal 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Bronze

Virgin and Child
Located in Wien, Wien
Virgin and Child Bavaria around 1510/20 Height 60 cm Lime wood carved Original version Museum sculpture of masterly quality
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Medieval 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Wood

Black Marble and Specimen Alabaster Bust of Nubian Man Circle of John Nost
Located in Roma, IT
A coloured marble bust of a Nubian man probably a noble with his head tis not urned and looking in front as to show and dimostrate his ranking; resting on a waisted grey marble socle...
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Other Art Style 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Marble

Marble Pair of Sculpture Busts Of Nubians Standing On Pair of Marble Pedestals
Located in Roma, IT
An impressive pair of busts of Nubians, probably a couple of aristocrats, rich merchants or ambassadors. The high quality of the carving and the use of rich and important marbles (al...
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Baroque 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Marble

Indian Pink Sandstone Figure of a Deity, Central India, 11th/12th century
Located in SANTA FE, NM
Indian Pink Sandstone Figure of a Deity (Possibly Shiva) Central India, 11th/12th century Pink Sandstone 22 inches, 25 inches on base In the Hindu pantheon Shiva is one of the most...
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Other Art Style 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Sandstone

A pair of late 17th century German carved oak angels
Located in Bath, Somerset
A pair of carved oak angels, circa 1700, with faint traces of polychrome and gilding, and recessed backs, both kneeling on billowing clouds, one with hands joined in prayer, the oth...
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Baroque 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Oak

Italian Carved Gilded Wood Sculpture, Italy, 18th Century, Madonna Virgin
Located in Varmo, IT
Carved and gilded wooden table sculpture - Madonna crowned with Child. Italy, 18th century. 15 x 10 x h 32 cm. Entirely in carved and gilded wood. Condition report: Good state of ...
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Rococo 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Wood

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

Early 16th Century, Brabant?, Portrait Bust of Margaret of Austria in Prayer
Located in brussel, BE
This exceptional portrait bust shows Archduchess Marguerite of Austria, Dowager-Duchess of Savoye in prayer. It is one of the very rare portraits in which the governor of the Netherl...
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Baroque 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Limestone

Italian Carved Wood Sculpture - Saint - Venice 18th Century
Located in Varmo, IT
Carved wooden table sculpture - Figure of Saint. Veneto, 18th century. 10 x 6 x h 29 cm. Entirely in carved wood. Condition report: Good state of conservation of the sculptural wo...
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Rococo 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

Materials

Wood

Mary-Magdalene with Skull, Standing Figure Belonging to a Confessional
Located in brussel, BE
17th Century, Mary-Magdalene with Skull, Standing Figure Belonging to a Confessional, Polychromed Wood.
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Baroque 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Wood

"Moche Owl Pot," Animalic Ceramic Vessel created in Pre-Columbian Peru
Located in Milwaukee, WI
This piece is a pot made by an unknown artist in Pre-Columbian Peru. It takes the shape of an owl and has a circular handle with the opening on its back. This pot is a light beige an...
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18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Ceramic

Just A Little Tipsy
Located in Kansas City, MO
Melanie Sherman "Just A Little Tipsy" Year: 2021 Porcelain, Glaze, ChinaPaint, 24k German Gold Luster, Gold Powder, Vintage Stoke-On-Trent Decals, Textured Decals Cone 6, oxidation +...
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Contemporary 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Luster, Porcelain, Glaze

Gothic head of an apostle - 13th century
Located in PARIS, FR
Head of apostle or Christ in carved limestone. Elongated face with a large forehead and long hair with thick wavy locks on the sides. The almond-shaped eyes are underlined by the hem...
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Gothic 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Limestone

Spectacular Meteorite Specimen
Located in London, GB
This complete cross-sectional slice from the Imilac meteorite has been prepared to reveal shimmering olivine and peridot gems embedded in an iron-nickel metallic matrix. The magnific...
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18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Other Medium

Lightning Form Natural Meteorite Sculpture
Located in London, GB
Rare "end cut" of the Seymchan Meteorite, Early Solar System, circa 4.55 billion years before present. Created during the formation of our Solar System, some 4.55 billion years ago,...
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18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Other Medium

A Piece of the Moon - Superb Lunar Meteorite
Located in London, GB
This beautiful lunar meteorite fragment belongs to NWA 11303, a feldspathic regolith breccia which formed when the shock wave caused by an asteroid impact turned the fine-grained soi...
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18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Other Medium

Spectacular Shooting Star Oriented Meteorite
Located in London, GB
Detached from its parent body by a mighty impact, this large, oriented meteorite travelled over a hundred million miles through space before falling to Earth in the North African des...
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18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Other Medium

Late 17th century Venetian sculpture - St. Mark Lion gilded wood Venice
Located in Varmo, IT
Table sculpture (Venice XVI-XVII century) - Lion of San Marco. 13 x 31 x h 22 cm. Entirely in carved wood with traces of gilding. Condition report: Wooden support with shortcoming...
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Old Masters 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Wood

Sainte Catherine
Located in Wien, Wien
Sainte. Catherine Cologne around 1350/70 Carved lime wood height 49,5 cm Originals, polychrome version
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Gothic 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

Materials

Wood

Perseus
Located in New Orleans, LA
The legendary Greek god Perseus is the subject of this elegant half-bust by Ubaldo Gandolfi, a major painter and sculptor from Bologna. The son of Zeus and Danaë, Perseus was the le...
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Other Art Style 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Terracotta

Roman Marble Altar Fragment with Cupid
Located in Milan, IT
Roman marble altar fragment with cupid Provenance: Nicolas Koutoulakis (1910-1996), Paris and Geneva
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18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

Materials

Marble

Ancient Etruscan Archaic Bronze Discus Thrower
Located in London, GB
A remarkably fine example of Archaic sculpture. A figure of a discophoros, or discus bearer, standing with his right leg forward, gripping a discus in his right hand, the left arm r...
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18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Bronze

Apollo and Dafne - Vintage sculpture by Anonymous- 1712/1719
Located in Roma, IT
Apollo and Dafne is an original old master sculpture realized beetween 1712-1719. Original Maissen porcelain (first period). Small sculptural group representing Apollo and Daphne....
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Renaissance 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Porcelain

Bronze Age Sword
Located in London, GB
A very rare central European Middle Bronze age rapier, circa 16 – 14th century BC. With swollen tapered blade and recessed hilt with eight piercings for rivets, the blade decorated ...
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18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Bronze

Egyptian Alabaster Figure of Thoth in the form of a baboon, 664-332 BC
Located in Milan, IT
PROVENANCE Christie's, London, Antiquities, November 26th, 1980, lot 174 (ill.)
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18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Alabaster

Meteorite Impact Desert Glass
Located in London, GB
A beautiful, tactile piece of yellow glass, found between the high crested dunes of the Libyan Desert. This small but fascinating object, which owes its pebble shape and smooth, poli...
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18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Glass

Large Sculptural Meteorite with Interior Window
Located in London, GB
A magnificent and extremely sculptural specimen of the Seymchan meteorite, recovered in the Russian Far East. This rare and large end cut preserves the patinated and partially melted...
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18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Iron

Ancient Egyptian Gold Statue of Osiris
Located in London, GB
A fine and elaborately decorated gilt wood statuette of Osiris, the Egyptian god of the underworld, standing mummiform on a wooden base and displaying a serene expression, his expert...
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18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Gold

Last Supper Bas-relief Leonardo 18/19th Century Italy Sculpture Simil wood Art
Located in Riva del Garda, IT
Lombard school of the XVIII - XIX centuries Last dinner Bas-relief with 'pastille' technique 35 x 63 cm. Framed 45 x 74 cm. The 'pastiglia' plates had a huge diffusion especially s...
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Old Masters 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

Materials

Other Medium, Wood

Richly Carved Louis XV Mirror Gold 18th Century Art Italy Venezia 1740
Located in Riva del Garda, IT
Louis XV richly carved mirror Northern Italy (Veneto), around 1740 Carved and gilded wood Dimensions: 80 x 54 cm. It is a refined Louis XV mirror, made around 1740, characterized by...
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Baroque 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

Materials

Gold

Ancient Egyptian Bronze Statue of Ptah
Located in London, GB
A beautiful bronze statuette depicting the Egyptian god Ptah, standing mummiform and wearing a tight-fitting skullcap and wide royal beard. The god holds the was-sceptre, symbolising...
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18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Bronze

Pair of Italian 16th Century marble wings
Located in Milan, IT
Pair of 16th Century marble wings that once belonged to a larger sculpture, probably a winged putto.
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18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Marble

Spectacular Seymchan Meteorite Specimen
Located in London, GB
A magnificent cross-sectional cut from the pallasite meteorite Seymchan, recovered from the bed of the river Hekandue in the Russian Far East. It has been prepared to reveal the hone...
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18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Other Medium

Roman Marble Head of Sophocles
Located in London, GB
This fine Roman marble head preserves the proper left side of the face of a middle-aged man, with broad nose, soft lips, and bearded chin. The short beard and sideburns have been fin...
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18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Marble

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

Virgin Sculptor Wood Maria 16/17th Century France Old master Raffaello Religious
Located in Riva del Garda, IT
Wooden sculpture depicting the crowned Virgin with Child French origin, Sculptor from Île-de-France Late 16th - Early 17th century The statue, in oak wood, is made from a single tru...
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Old Masters 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

Materials

Wood

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

Nautilus Fossil Sculpture
Located in Delray Beach, FL
Nautilus Fossil Sculpture Devonian period about 100 million years old solid rock stone carving from Morocco with highly polished three fossils. Beautiful highly polished and raised...
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Contemporary 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

Materials

Stone

Fragment of a right foot, Roman period, 3rd century AD, sculpture, antiquities
Located in Geneva, CH
Fragment of a right foot, Roman period, 3rd century AD, sculpture, antiquities 3rd century AD Hollow cast bronze Provenance : Collection of Nicolas Koutoulakis, Paris and Geneva...
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Other Art Style 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Bronze

Mirrors Gold Wood 18th Century Italy Baroque Art Interior Design
Located in Riva del Garda, IT
Magnificent pair of mirrors Italy, Genoa Second half 700 Carved and gilded wood Antique mirrors in silver mercury glass Dimensions: cm. 73 x 46.5 Pair of mirrors of Ligurian manufa...
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Baroque 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

Materials

Wood

Huge Sculptural Triceratops Skull Fossil
Located in London, GB
An imposing and wonderfully sculptural Triceratops prorsus skull from the Hell Creek formation, preserving the left side of the skull with a remarkably large crescent-shaped frill se...
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18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Other Medium

Roman Marble Foot
Located in London, GB
An evocative Roman marble fragment, preserving the front portion of an over life-size sandalled foot. The toes, nails, and bridge of the foot have been sensitively carved. The outer ...
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18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Marble

Rare Swiss Twannberg Iron Meteorite - Sculptured Individual - TW 1253
Located in Meinisberg, CH
A Natural Iron Sculpture Shaped by Nature The sculptured Meteorite is presented on a polished, black and white flamed marble block and held in place by a strong magnet. The specimen...
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Abstract 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

Materials

Iron

Large 18th Century Engraving by Francesco Piranesi Laocoonte Grand Tour
Located in Rochester, NY
Large original engraving by Francesco Piranesi (Italian, 1756-1810). "Laocoonte" from "Raccolta di Statue Antiche." Rome, 1780-1792. Copper engraving on laid paper. Unframed. Frances...
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18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Laid Paper

16th century French wood sculpture - Saint figure - Carved oak Gothic
Located in Varmo, IT
Carved wooden bas-relief sculpture - Saint Evangelist. France, 16th century. 60 x 23 cm. Entirely in finely carved walnut wood. Condition report: Good state of conservation of the...
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Gothic 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

Materials

Wood

Roman Marble Sculpture of Jupiter seating on a throne, Antiquities, 2nd A-D
Located in Geneva, CH
Roman Marble Sculpture of Jupiter seating on a throne, Antiquities, 2nd A-D Marble 33 x 22 x 32 cm Provenance : Private collection, Geneva (acquired in the late 1940s, early 1950s)...
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Other Art Style 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Marble

Magnificent Ancient Calcite Statue of a Female Figure
Located in London, GB
A magnificent calcite female figure, displaying the stylised and elegant forms unique to South Arabian art. The figure is standing with extended arms and clenched fists, the sensitiv...
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18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Alabaster

Extremely Large Megalodon Shark Tooth
Located in London, GB
This exceedingly large and beautifully preserved serrated tooth would have once lined the mouth of a big Megalodon shark (Carcharocles megalodon). The mightiest and most terrifying ...
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18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Other Medium

Procession with Horses, India, 12th Century
Located in Palm Desert, CA
A stone sculpture by an unknown Indian artist. "Procession with Horses, India, 12th Century" is a royal procession scene from a medieval, Indian temple. The central rider wears an e...
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Tribal 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

Materials

Stone

Bronze Age Spear
Located in London, GB
A beautiful bronze spearhead with a leaf-shaped blade, pronounced midrib and a hollow, rounded shaft decorated with diamond shapes on each side and incised hatching along the edges. ...
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18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Bronze

A Piece of The Moon - Lunar Meteorite
Located in London, GB
A beautiful fragment of lunar meteorite; one of the rarest substances on earth. NWA 11303 was blasted from the surface of the moon by an asteroid impact, this alien stone travelled ...
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18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Other Medium

Ancient Bronze Spiral Brooch
Located in London, GB
A magnificent, large quatrefoil fibula made from two pieces of bronze wire, each twisted into two tightly coiled spirals. A riveted, embossed sheet metal disc covers the centre of th...
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18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Bronze

Extraterrestrial Crystal Ball Meteorite Sphere
Located in London, GB
An 'extraterrestrial crystal ball', cut from an extremely rare pallasite meteorite, recovered from the Hekandue river bed, Seymchan, far East Russia. Created during the formation of...
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18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Other Medium

Sculptural Iron Meteorite from Morasko Poland
Located in London, GB
A sculptural iron meteorite dating to the formation of the solar system, some 4.55 billion years ago. From the Morasko meteorite nature reserve, Poznan, Western Poland, discovered, c...
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18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Iron

Corpus Christi
Located in Wien, Wien
Christ around 1330/50 Central Italy / Tuscany Carved hardwood

 height 100 cm Polychrome frame
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Gothic 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Wood

Ancient Egyptian Bronze Lizard Sarcophagus
Located in London, GB
An exquisite bronze reliquary in the form of a lizard basking in the sun, lying atop a finely inscribed base made hollow to hold mummified reptile remains. This remarkable object, wh...
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18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Bronze

Pre-Columbian terracotta vessel / Moche culture
Located in Greenwich, CT
Pre-Columbian terracotta vessel / Moche culture, Northern Peru this vessel shaped as a rodent with handle, in a light ocher ceramic with nice patina. some losses and repairs. overal...
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18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

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Terracotta

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