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Japan Antique Lacquer Book Table
Located in Shelburne, VT
From our Kyoto Japan acquisitions A fine "Sutra" reading stand and book lovers delight! An important one-of-a-kind black and gold lacquer portable "Sutra" book lecturn table - Hou...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Japanese Edo Sculptures and Carvings

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Wood, Lacquer

  • Japan  Antique Lacquer Book Table
  • Japan  Antique Lacquer Book Table
  • Japan  Antique Lacquer Book Table
  • Japan  Antique Lacquer Book Table
H 19 in. W 17 in. D 13 in.
19th Century Great Quality Gilt Bronze Wall Crucifix on a Carved & Inlaid Cross
Located in Lisse, NL
Rare and finest Gilded bronze crucifix mounted on a oak cross. The striking details on this highest quality bronze sculpture of Christ are second to none and the antique gilt finish...
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Antique Late 19th Century European Gothic Revival Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Majestic French Gothic Revival Gilt Bronze Chandelier, Winged Griffin Sculptures
Located in Lisse, NL
Stunning and sizable, one of a kind light fixture from the late 1800s. If you appreciate the history and beauty of the French Gothic style then this amazing light fixture could be p...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Gothic Revival Chandeliers and Pendants

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Bronze

Gorgeous Gilt Bronze Gothic Table Clock w Earth Angel Sculpture by S.Devaulx
By devaulx
Located in Lisse, NL
Rare and wonderful antique clock from the early 1800s. Marked: S. Devaulx, Paris. Having an impressive, stylish and sizable antique clock like this gracing your mantel piece or sid...
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Antique Early 19th Century French Gothic Revival Mantel Clocks

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Brass, Bronze

19th Century Gilt-Bronze Sculpture of Dionysus
Located in Berlin, DE
The gilt-bronze statue of a nude youthful Dionysus standing on his right leg. In contrapposto position sculpted with a well-defined musculature. The head is bent down with a contempl...
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Antique Late 19th Century Italian Napoleon III Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

19th Century French Gilt Bronze Sculpture of a Pheasant
By Antoine-Louis Barye
Located in New York, NY
Bronze sculpture of a Pheasant on red marble. After Antoine Louis Barye, Signed F. Barbedienne.
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Antique 19th Century French Neoclassical Revival Animal Sculptures

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Marble, Bronze

19th Century French Gilt Bronze Sculpture of a Baccante, by Jean-Léon Gérôme
By Jean-Léon Gérôme
Located in London, GB
This fine, lustrous sculpted figure is by Jean-Leon Gerome (French, 1824-1904), the widely celebrated Academic French painter of the 19th century, who began to create sculptural work...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Classical Greek Figurative Sculptures

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Ormolu, Bronze

19th Century Gilt Bronze Napoleon
Located in San Francisco, CA
Fabulous 19th century gilt bronze Napoleon sculpture. Extremely detailed bronze of Napoleon Bonaparte. It measures: 9 inches high 3 3/4 inches wide and 2 inches deep. It is in excell...
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Antique 19th Century French Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

  • 19th Century Gilt Bronze Napoleon
  • 19th Century Gilt Bronze Napoleon
  • 19th Century Gilt Bronze Napoleon
  • 19th Century Gilt Bronze Napoleon
H 9 in. W 3.75 in. D 2 in.
Small 19th Century Gilt Metal Greyhound Dog
Located in Atlanta, GA
Small 19th century gilt metal greyhound dog.
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Antique 19th Century Animal Sculptures

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Metal

  • Small 19th Century Gilt Metal Greyhound Dog
  • Small 19th Century Gilt Metal Greyhound Dog
  • Small 19th Century Gilt Metal Greyhound Dog
  • Small 19th Century Gilt Metal Greyhound Dog
H 3.5 in. W 6.5 in. D 2.25 in.
19th Century French Life-Size Tole Horse Head Sculpture and Original Gilt Finish
Located in Dallas, TX
Decorate a kitchen wall with this antique horse head from a butcher shop. Crafted in Normandy, France, circa 1870, and made of tole metal, the life-size equine sculpture has exquisit...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Animal Sculptures

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Tôle

Pair of Gilded Bronze Sculptures 19th Century
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Pair of gilded bronze sculptures 19th Century Representing two little girls on their seats Late 19th century, Art Nouveau style In perfect condition. Measures: Width : 9 cm Heig...
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Antique Late 19th Century European Art Nouveau Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

  • Pair of Gilded Bronze Sculptures 19th Century
  • Pair of Gilded Bronze Sculptures 19th Century
  • Pair of Gilded Bronze Sculptures 19th Century
  • Pair of Gilded Bronze Sculptures 19th Century
H 6.7 in. W 3.55 in. D 3.55 in.
19th Century Chinese Gilt-Bronze Pig
Located in Malaga, ES
19th century Chinese gilt bronze sculpture of a pig.
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Antique Mid-19th Century Chinese Animal Sculptures

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Bronze

  • 19th Century Chinese Gilt-Bronze Pig
  • 19th Century Chinese Gilt-Bronze Pig
  • 19th Century Chinese Gilt-Bronze Pig
  • 19th Century Chinese Gilt-Bronze Pig
H 2.76 in. W 2.76 in. D 4.34 in.
Monumental Pair of 19th Century Gilt and Patinated Bronze Sculptures of Putti
By Henri Alphonse Nelson
Located in New York, NY
A monumental pair of gilt and patinated bronze figural sculptures of putti attributed H Nelson. Depicting two finely casted seated cherub holding reliefs. Maker: attributed Alph...
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Antique 19th Century French Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze, Ormolu

Pair of Parcel-Gilt 19th Century Venetian Gondoliers
Located in London, by appointment only
A fabulous pair of 19th century Venetian Gondoliers, standing in splendid parcel-gilt robes, each with a paddle and gilt bracket and standing on their original carved rockwork bases....
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Antique 19th Century Italian Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

  • Pair of Parcel-Gilt 19th Century Venetian Gondoliers
  • Pair of Parcel-Gilt 19th Century Venetian Gondoliers
  • Pair of Parcel-Gilt 19th Century Venetian Gondoliers
  • Pair of Parcel-Gilt 19th Century Venetian Gondoliers
H 61.82 in. W 24.41 in. D 19.69 in.
Charming, 19th Century, Gilt Bronze Dogs
Located in Newport Beach, CA
Pair of expressive, 19th century, French, left and right, gilt bronze dogs mounted on octagonal, solid marble bases.
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Antique 1870s French Animal Sculptures

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Marble, Bronze, Bronze

  • Charming, 19th Century, Gilt Bronze Dogs
  • Charming, 19th Century, Gilt Bronze Dogs
  • Charming, 19th Century, Gilt Bronze Dogs
  • Charming, 19th Century, Gilt Bronze Dogs
H 9.5 in. W 8 in. D 5.75 in.
19th Century Gilt Bronze by Emmanuel Fremiet
By Emmanuel Fremiet
Located in Los Angeles, CA
19th century gilt bronze by Emmanuel Fremiet / Titled to base "La St. Hubert 1520" / Inscribed to base "F. Barbedienne Fondeur" / Mounted to a marble plinth.
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Antique 19th Century French Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

  • 19th Century Gilt Bronze by Emmanuel Fremiet
  • 19th Century Gilt Bronze by Emmanuel Fremiet
  • 19th Century Gilt Bronze by Emmanuel Fremiet
  • 19th Century Gilt Bronze by Emmanuel Fremiet
H 27.5 in. W 13.25 in. D 5 in.
Pair of 19th Century White & Gilt Decorated Staffordshire Dogs
By Staffordshire
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Pair of 19th century white & gilt decorated Staffordshire dogs, an unusual pair, well painted and modeled. Each one a standing spaniel with inset glass eyes and an extended back leg,...
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Antique 19th Century English High Victorian Animal Sculptures

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Pottery, Glass

Interesting Pair of Late 19th Century Gilt Bronze Chenets
Located in New York, NY
An interesting pair of late 19th century gilt bronze chenets Each depicting Bacchus, wrapped in grape vines, flanked by a cherub and standing on a bronze base.
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Antique Late 19th Century French Belle Époque Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

19th Century Italian Carved Timber and Silver Gilt Putto
Located in Armadale, Victoria
Entwined with grapevine garland and wearing fig leaf and bandolier with both arms raised supporting a shell and standing on a conforming shell form base with scroll and foliage.   ...
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Antique 19th Century Italian Baroque Figurative Sculptures

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Wood, Wood

Very Fine Late 19th Century Gilt Bronze Fireplace Fender
Located in New York, NY
A very fine late 19th century gilt bronze fireplace fender The centre of the fender with a wreath and scrolling foliage with berries, each end with a child reaching toward a flame...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Belle Époque Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

19th-20th Century Middle Eastern Gilt Metal Turtle with Coral & Turquoise
Located in Atlanta, GA
19th-20th century Middle Eastern gilt metal turtle with coral & turquoise.
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Antique 19th Century Animal Sculptures

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Stone, Coral, Metal

19th Century Stone Sculpture Buddha Meditating on Lotus Flower
Located in Liverpool, GB
19th century stone sculpture Buddha meditating on lotus flower Rarely available on the European market, an interesting and effective stone ritual sculpture depicting a Buddha medita...
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Antique 19th Century Asian Figurative Sculptures

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Stone

Beautiful Late 19th Century Gilt and Patina Bronze Inkwell
Located in New York, NY
A beautiful late 19th century gilt and patina bronze inkwell Depicting a bronze sleeping cherub lying on a gilt bronze settee, opening up to two ink holders.
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Antique Late 19th Century French Belle Époque Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze, Bronze

Large 19th Century Rattanakosin Gilt Bronze Buddha Figure
Located in Lymington, GB
Reserved. A large antique gilt bronze Buddha statue of the Rattanakosin period (1782-1932). 19th century. In the Bhumisparsha mudra (posture), seated on a multi-tiered plinth wit...
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Antique 19th Century Thai Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

19th Century Italian Gilt Carved Putti on Stand
Located in Douglas Manor, NY
3-549, hand carved Italian putti mounted on stand.
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Antique Late 19th Century Figurative Sculptures

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Fruitwood

Pair of Figurative Gilt Wall Reliefs, Italy, Early 19th Century
Located in Greding, DE
Pair of gold patinated wall reliefs in the form of winged female half-figures with detailed decoration and arms raised in a framing gesture.
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Antique Early 19th Century Italian Empire Figurative Sculptures

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Wood

19th Century Edouard Drouot Patinated and Gilt Bronze "Pax labor"
By Edouard Drouot
Located in Dallas, TX
Patinated and gilt bronze sculpture "Pax Labor" by Edouard Drouot (French, 1859-1945). Having a gilt finish bronze sculpture depicting a young man who is holding an olive branch and ...
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Antique 19th Century French Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze, Bronze

Gilt Bronze Statuette of the Belvedere Antinous, Italian, 19th Century
Located in Kensington, MD
The gilt bronze figure of Antinous is mounted on a circular gilt bronze socle set on an hexagonal gilt bronze plinth attached to a wood base.
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Antique 19th Century Italian Classical Roman Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Magnificent Late 19th Century Silver Gilt Indian Choba
Located in Peterborough, Northamptonshire
A magnificent, silver gilt Indian Choba. With finely cast and carved overall decoration. He main stem reeded with a spiral with beautifully carved flowers and foliage. The top and he...
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Antique Late 19th Century Indian Animal Sculptures

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Silver

Large Gilt Buddha Head Wood Carved, 19th Century
Located in Dallas, TX
Large gilt Buddha head wood carved, 19th century. A very large and powerful carved log Buddha bust in gilt gold and other polychromed paints. A fantastic and calming decorative state...
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Antique Late 19th Century Chinese Chinese Export Figurative Sculptures

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Giltwood

Mid-19th Century French Patinated Bronze Sculpture Composition "The Kiss"
Located in Dallas, TX
Decorate a shelf or a woman's writing table with this sweet antique figure composition "Le Baiser"; created in France circa 1860, the bronze sculpture stands on a round base and feat...
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Antique Mid-19th Century French Louis XVI Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Luigi Belli - Italian 19th Century Gilt Bronze Quadriga Chariot with horses
By Luigi Belli
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Luigi Belli (Italian, born 1848) a very fine and palatial Italian 19th century gilt bronze figural group depicting a 1st century Roman four-horse quadrigram racing chariot being driv...
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Antique 19th Century Italian Greco Roman Figurative Sculptures

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Marble, Bronze

A French 19th Century Bronze Sculpture Titled "La Sécurité" Eugène Delaplanche
By Eugène Delaplanche
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A very fine French 19th century brown and parcel-gilt patinated bronze sculpture titled "La Sécurité" (The Security - Protection) after a model by Eugène Delaplanche (French, 1836...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Belle Époque Figurative Sculptures

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Marble, Bronze, Bronze

Fine Pair of Late 19th Century Gilt and Patina Bronze Chenets
Located in New York, NY
A Fine Pair of Late 19th Century Gilt and Patina Bronze Chenets Each of a lion seated and roaring on a gilt base with a flower reef design.
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Antique Late 19th Century French Belle Époque Animal Sculptures

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Bronze, Bronze

Pair of Gate Posts Sculptures circa 19th Century
Located in New York, NY
You don't see these everyday! Rare and exceptional architectural elements consisting of parcel gilt metal and wood with beading and ball feet attributed as late 19th Century or early...
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Antique 1890s American Abstract Sculptures

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Metal

Early 19th Century Gilt and Patinated Bronze Rhyton with Chimera Rams Head
Located in Benington, Herts
Extremely well cast and rare gilt and patinated Grand Tour bronze rhyton with chimera rams / lions head. French circa 1825. The rhyton, of cornucopia form, being black...
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Antique 19th Century French Animal Sculptures

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Bronze, Bronze

19th Century Pair of Ladies Bronze Sculptures Gilded Bronze Murano Glass
Located in PALERMO, IT
Pair of gilded bronze sculptures, depicting ladies with ases in hand, made of Murano glass.
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Antique Late 19th Century French Napoleon III Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Fine and Beautiful 19th Century French Gilt Bronze Cherub by August Moreau
Located in Dallas, TX
A very fine and rare 19th century decorative figure of a cherub coming out of an egg in gilt bronze by August Moreau
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Antique Late 19th Century French Louis Philippe Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Cute Pair of Late 19th Century Gilt and Patina Bronze Chenets / Bookends
By Jacques Caffieri
Located in New York, NY
A cute pair of late 19th century gilt and Patina bronze chenets / bookends Depicting a dog and cat perched on a pillow, sitting on a bronze base.  This pair is a late 19th cent...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Belle Époque Animal Sculptures

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Bronze, Bronze

Pair of French 19th Century Gilt & Patinated Bronze Sphinxes on Porphyry & Bron
Located in Hudson, NY
Made in France circa 1840s this finely cast pair of sphinxes are represented in the recumbent position most associated with the form. Showing on both figures are two hieroglyphic car...
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Antique Mid-19th Century French Empire Figurative Sculptures

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Porphyry, Bronze, Bronze, Bronze

19th Century, Pair of French Gilt and Dark Patina Bronze Fireplace Chenets
Located in IT
19th century, pair of French Louis XVI style gilt and dark patina bronze fireplace chenets The charming and particular pair of bronze fireplace chenets was made in the 19th centur...
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Antique Mid-19th Century French Louis XVI Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze, Bronze

English 19th Century Carved Hardwood Rampant Gryphon Griffon Ebonised & Gilt
Located in Lowestoft, GB
A charming hardwood carving depicting a rampant Griffon, with its original ebonised and gilt painted finish. 19th century in age, with age related wear to the surface some small s...
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Antique Mid-19th Century English Animal Sculptures

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Hardwood

19th Century French Henri Alfred Jacquemart Bronze Dogs Sculpture
By Henri Alfred Marie Jacquemart
Located in LEGNY, FR
Beautiful 19th century Alfred Jacquemart (French, 1824-1896) bronze figural seated group of a dog and his puppy. Golden patina. Signed a Jacquemart on base.
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Antique 1890s French Animal Sculptures

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Bronze

Italian Parcel-Gilt Bronze Figure of a Lute Player, 19th Century
Located in New York, NY
Italian parcel-gilt bronze figure of a lute player. Signed A. Pandiani and stamped A. Pandiani Milano.
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Antique 19th Century Italian Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Antique German KPM Hand Painted & Gilt Porcelain Figural Spill Vase 19th Century
By KPM Porcelain
Located in Big Flats, NY
An antique German figural spill vase by KPM offers porcelain construction with figure of man in countryside setting, hand painted with gilt highlights, marked on base as photographed...
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Antique 19th Century German Figurative Sculptures

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Porcelain, Porcelain, Porcelain, Paint

Pair of Italian Parcel Gilt Terracotta Nude Figures, 19th Century
Located in Cypress, CA
Exquisite pair of 19th century Italian parcel gilt terracotta figures The beautifully sculptured terracotta nude women are nicely proportioned, meticulous attention given to every d...
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Antique 19th Century Italian Figurative Sculptures

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Terracotta

Pair of Italian Carved Wood Seated Greyhound Sculptures from the 19th Century
Located in Atlanta, GA
This pair of tall Italian greyhound sculptures from the late 19th century features the lean, muscular dogs, sitting quietly on painted faux-marble bases. Painted in grey, a skillful ...
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Antique Late 19th Century Italian Animal Sculptures

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Wood, Wood

19th Century French Gilt Bronze of Hunting Cherubs with There Kill by Moreau
By August Moreau
Located in Dallas, TX
19th century French gilt bronze by August Moreau of a group of cherubs with their kill after the hunt.
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Antique Late 19th Century French Louis Philippe Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Fine Late 19th Century Sculpture Entitled Enfant à la Cage by Thiebaut Freres
By Thiebaut Freres
Located in New York, NY
A fine late 19th century Louis XVI style gilt and patinated bronze sculpture entitled "Enfant à la Cage" on a malachite veneered marble base. Thiebaut Freres After the model by...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Belle Époque Figurative Sculptures

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Malachite, Bronze

Pair of French Early 19th Century Louis XV Style Gilt-Bronze Andirons Chenets
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A pair of French Early 19th century Louis XV gilt-bronze figural Chenets Andirons. The scrolled and pierced body, each surmounted with a figure of a young boy and a young girl, both ...
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Antique Early 19th Century French Louis XV Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Turn of 19th-20th Century Gilded Wooden Sculpture of Winged Putto
Located in Liverpool, GB
Impressive and visually grateful, wooden sculpture, showing a very impressive (over half a meter high), moderately expressive, winged putto. Outstanding artistically - perfect pro...
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Early 20th Century Italian Figurative Sculptures

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Wood

Italian 19th Century Lifesize Marble Sculpture Titled "Searching for Love"
By Vito Pardo
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A very fine museum quality Italian 19th century lifesize marble sculpture titled "Searching for Love" by Vito Pardo (Italian, born in Venice in 1872) Depicting a semi-nude lifesize m...
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Antique Early 1900s Italian Rococo Figurative Sculptures

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Marble, Bronze

19th Century Large Gilt Bronze Cherub Playing with His Toy Boat on a Marble Base
Located in Dallas, TX
19th century large and fine gilt bronze centerpiece. Signed by the artist. Depicting a gilt bronze cherub playing with his toy boat. Finely cast and chased on a marble base.
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Antique Mid-19th Century French Louis Philippe Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

19th Century French Bronze and Marble Bust Sculpture "Le Baiser" after JB Houdon
By Jean-Antoine Houdon
Located in Dallas, TX
Decorate a ladies desk with this elegant antique bronze composition titled "le Baiser Donne", or the Kiss. Crafted in France circa 1820, the sculpture stands on a round white marble ...
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Antique Early 19th Century French Figurative Sculptures

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Marble, Bronze

After Gaston Leroux French 19th Century Bronze Sculpture of Rebecca
By Gaston Veuvenot Leroux
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A fine French 19th-20th century orientalist silvered and gilt patinated bronze sculpture of "Rebecca" with a plaque that reads "Jeune Fille Arabe" (A Young Arab Girl - Water-Carrier)...
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Antique Early 1900s French Greco Roman Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze, Bronze, Bronze

French 19th Century Patinated Bronze and Gilt Statue of Native Americans Lovers
By Désiré Pierre Louis Marie
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A sensational and high-quality French 19th century patinated bronze and gilt statue of native American lovers signed D. Marie. The bronze is raised on a black Belgium marble base, de...
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Antique 19th Century French Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Cipri Adolf Bermann, German, 19th Century Gilt-Bronze Bacchus Herm Term
By Cipri Adolf Bermann
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Cipri Adolf Bermann (German, 1862-1942) a very fine 19th century gilt-bronze miniature figure of a Bacchus Herm, depicting Bacchus, also known as Dionysus, the god of the grape harve...
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Antique Early 1900s German Louis XV Figurative Sculptures

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Marble, Bronze

English Crème Large Minton Cherubs Gilt Roped & Ribbed Centre Piece 19th Century
By Minton
Located in London, GB
A stunning and monumental Minton central piece decorated with 2 lover cherubs roped with shells, painted with 24-karat gold gilt dates from 1880 in perfect condition. The ribbon and ...
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Antique Late 19th Century British Figurative Sculptures

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Porcelain

Thai 19th Century Kneeling Ceremonial Temple Monk Lacquered and Gilt Sculpture
Located in Yonkers, NY
A Thai kneeling ceremonial monk sculpture from the 19th century with hand painted gilt and lacquer over stone. Found in a Thai temple, this ceremonial kneeling monk is a rare object....
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Antique 19th Century Thai Sculptures and Carvings

Materials

Stone

19th Century Orientalist Patinated and Gilt Bronze Bust by Henri-Honoré Plé
By Henri Honoré Plé
Located in New York, NY
A fabulous orientalist bronze bust "Femme de Mequinez" by Henri-Honoré Plé. An important orientalist polychrome patinated bronze bust sculpture with gilt highlights surmounted on ro...
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Antique 19th Century French Figurative Sculptures

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Marble, Bronze

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19th Century Gilt Sculpture For Sale on 1stDibs

Choose from an assortment of styles, material and more in our collection of 19th century gilt sculpture on 1stDibs. Frequently made of metal, bronze and wood, every piece of 19th century gilt sculpture was constructed with great care. There are 729 variations of the antique or vintage item from our selection of 19th century gilt sculpture you’re looking for, while we also have 1 modern editions of this piece to choose from as well. Whether you’re looking for newer or older items, there are earlier versions available from the 18th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 21st Century. A choice in our collection of 19th century gilt sculpture is a generally popular piece of furniture, but those created in Neoclassical, Empire and Baroque styles are sought with frequency. Many designers have produced at least one well-made object in our assortment of 19th century gilt sculpture over the years, but those crafted by Meissen Porcelain, F. Barbedienne Foundry and Auguste Moreau are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

How Much is a 19th Century Gilt Sculpture?

A piece of 19th century gilt sculpture can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price 1stDibs is $3,062, while the lowest priced sells for $128 and the highest can go for as much as $195,000.

Finding the Right Sculptures for You

Styling your home with vintage, new and antique sculptures means adding a touch that can meaningfully transform the space. By introducing a sculptural work as a decorative finish to any interior, you’re making a statement, whether you tend toward the dramatic or prefer to keep things casual with modest, understated art.

A single, one-of-a-kind three-dimensional figurative sculpture mounted on your dining room wall is a guaranteed conversation piece, while a trio of abstract works arranged on your living room bookshelves can add spontaneity to the collection of first-edition novels or artist monographs you’re displaying as well as draw attention to them. Figurative sculptures are representational works that portray a specific person, animal or object. And while decorating with busts, which are sculpted or cast figurative works, hasn’t exactly topped the list of design trends every year, busts are back. According to designer Timothy Corrigan, “They give humanity in a way that a more abstract sculpture can’t give.” Abstract sculptures, on the other hand, are not meant to show something specific. Instead, they invoke a mood or scene without directly stating what they are portraying.

Busts made of stone or metal may not seem like a good fit for your existing decor. Fortunately, there are many ways for a seemingly incongruous piece to fit in with the rest of your room’s theme. You can embrace a dramatic piece by making it the focal point of the room, or you can choose to incorporate several elements made out of the same material to create harmony in your space. If an antique or more dramatic piece doesn’t feel like you, why not opt for works comprising plastic, fiberglass or other more modern materials?

When incorporating sculpture into the design of your home — be it the playful work of auction hero and multimedia visionary KAWS, contemporary fiber art from Connecticut dealer browngrotta arts or still-life sculpture on a budget — consider proper lighting, which can bring out the distinctive aspects of your piece that deserve attention. And make sure you know how the size and form of the sculpture will affect your space in whole. If you choose a sculpture with dramatic design elements, such as sharp angles or bright colors, for example, try to better integrate this new addition by echoing those elements in the rest of your room’s design.

Get started on decorating with sculpture now — find figurative sculptures, animal sculptures and more on 1stDibs today.