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Gilt Bronze Bronze Beaux Arts Architectural Panels
Located in Lambertville, NJ
A set of three gilt bronze acretectual balcony panels from the Beaux Arts period. The cast bronze
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1880s European Beaux Arts Antique Bronzes Bronze

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Bronze

Gilt Bronze, Bronze and Marble Clock Set Garniture
Located in London, by appointment only
A fine 19th century clock garniture, the clock with a finely cast and patinated bronze cherub
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19th Century French Napoleon III Antique Bronzes Bronze

Materials

Marble, Bronze, Enamel

Statue Bronze Bronze Statue of a Young Henry IV
By Baron François Joseph Bosio
Located in Casteren, Noord-Brabant
Beautiful bronze statue of the young King Henry the Fourth. This is a 19th century copy from the
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1890s French Renaissance Revival Antique Bronzes Bronze

Materials

Bronze

  • Statue Bronze Bronze Statue of a Young Henry IV
  • Antique Statue Bronze Bronze Statue of a Young Henry IV
  • Statue Bronze Bronze Statue of a Young Henry IV
  • Antique Statue Bronze Bronze Statue of a Young Henry IV
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H 16.15 in. W 5.52 in. D 4.34 in.
Early 20th Century Gaston D'Illiers Bronze Bronze Rowing Horse
Located in Marseille, FR
Early 20th century bronze animal riding horse by Gaston d'Ilers.
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Early 1900s French Antique Bronzes Bronze

Materials

Bronze

Pair of French Napoleon III Candlesticks Bronze & Bronze Firegilt by A. Daubrée
By Alfred Daubrée
Located in Salzburg, AT
Pair of French Napoleon III candlesticks in bronze and bronze fire gilt designed, manufactured and
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1860s French Napoleon III Antique Bronzes Bronze

Materials

Bronze

Pair Bronze Patinated Polychrome Pirate Bookends by Pompeian Bronze
Located in San Diego, CA
Pair of bronze patinated polychrome pirate bookends by Pompeian Bronze, circa 1920s. The bookends
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Early 20th Century American Art Deco Antique Bronzes Bronze

Materials

Bronze

Letter Holder, Polychromed Bronze, Vienna, 19th Century
By Vienna Bronze
Located in Madrid, ES
Letter holder polychrome bronze, Vienna, 19th century Polychrome bronze card holder in the shape
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19th Century Austrian Neoclassical Revival Antique Bronzes Bronze

Materials

Bronze

Gilt Bronze by the Vienese Sculptor T.Curts
By Vienna Bronze
Located in London, GB
A gilt bronze by the Viennese sculptor T.Curts, depicting a running man in oriental dress. Vienna.
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Late 19th Century Austrian Other Antique Bronzes Bronze

Materials

Bronze

  • Gilt Bronze by the Vienese Sculptor T.Curts
  • Antique Gilt Bronze by the Vienese Sculptor T.Curts
  • Gilt Bronze by the Vienese Sculptor T.Curts
  • Antique Gilt Bronze by the Vienese Sculptor T.Curts
H 22.05 in. W 9.45 in. D 7.88 in.
Pair of Naughty Vienna Bronzes of a Nymph and a Satyr
By Vienna Bronze
Located in Autonomous City Buenos Aires, CABA
A pair erotic Vienna bronzes, nymph and satyr by one of the ateliers of the Vienna bronzes. Both
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Early 20th Century Austrian Romantic Antique Bronzes Bronze

Materials

Bronze

Roman Bronze Works, a Pair of Bronze Vases with Nymph and Satyr Relief, 1900s
By Roman Bronze Works
Located in New York, NY
American Renaissance period. A Pair of Patinated Bronze Vases with Nymph and Satyr Bas-Reliefs
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Early 1900s American American Craftsman Antique Bronzes Bronze

Materials

Bronze

Pair of Bronze and Art Glass Sconces by 'Sterling Bronze Co.', N.Y
By Sterling Bronze Co.
Located in Petaluma, CA
On rare occasions we get sconces by this highly regarded company. The Sterling bronze company cast
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Early 1900s American Edwardian Antique Bronzes Bronze

Materials

Bronze

SilverCrest Decorated Bronze Cedar Lined Cigar Humidor
By Silver Crest Bronze
Located in Chicago, IL
SilverCrest decorated bronze cedar lined cigar humidor. Modern Red Enameled top. Silver Crest
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Early 20th Century American Arts and Crafts Antique Bronzes Bronze

Materials

Bronze

Pair of Gilt Bronze and Crystal Two Light Sconces by Sterling Bronze Co. N.Y
By Sterling Bronze Co.
Located in Pittsburgh, PA
This fine pair of sconces by The Sterling Bronze Co. have there original finish and prisms and are
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Early 20th Century American Louis XVI Antique Bronzes Bronze

Materials

Crystal, Bronze

Bronze Girl Hippolyte Francois Moreau "Mignon"
By Hippolyte François Moreau
Located in Norwood, NJ
patina. Signed original 19th century Bronze. Bronze plaque at base, H. Moreau Salon Des Beaux Arts.
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Late 19th Century French Belle Époque Antique Bronzes Bronze

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Bronze

Pair of Gilt Bronze Art Deco Wall Sconces
By Sterling Bronze Co.
Located in Norwood, NJ
Pair of signed gilt bronze wall sconces by Sterling Bronze Co., New York. Beautiful casting in gilt
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Early 20th Century American Art Deco Antique Bronzes Bronze

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Gold Plate, Bronze

Silver Crest Men's Humidor Box Bronze and Sterling
By Silver Crest Bronze
Located in Westport, CT
Silver crest men’s humidor bronze and sterling large box. Wood interior with mesh screen wonderful
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Early 20th Century American Art Deco Antique Bronzes Bronze

Materials

Sterling Silver, Bronze

Five Piece Art Deco Desk Set by Silver Crest Bronze Co.
By Silver Crest Bronze
Located in San Diego, CA
A very nice five piece Art Deco desk set in sterling silver coated bronze by Silver Crest Bronze Co
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Early 20th Century Japanese Post-Modern Antique Bronzes Bronze

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Sterling Silver, Bronze

Monumental Antique Roman Bronze Works Gilt American Bald Eagle Sculpture Statue
By Roman Bronze Works
Located in Dayton, OH
Museum quality antique solid bronze 70lb sculpture by Roman Bronze Works of an eagle seated on the
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Early 20th Century American Classical Antique Bronzes Bronze

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Bronze

Arts & Crafts/Secessionist Clock with Female Figures by Roman Bronze Works
By Roman Bronze Works
Located in Philadelphia, PA
cast by the Roman Bronze Works, America's premier bronze foundry in the early 20th century. The
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1910s American Arts and Crafts Antique Bronzes Bronze

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Bronze

Gilded Electrified Candlestick Lamps Signed by Sterling Bronze Co. Circa 1910s
By Sterling Bronze Co.
Located in New York, NY
ATL1836 A pair of single light gilt bronze electrified candlesticks having crystal bobeches dressed
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Early 20th Century American Baroque Antique Bronzes Bronze

Materials

Crystal, Bronze, Ormolu

Marie Zimmermann Bronze Lioness Cast by Roman Bronze Works
By Roman Bronze Works, Marie Zimmermann 1
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A stylish bronze lioness from the Art Deco period modeled with outstretched front paws designed by
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Early 20th Century American Art Deco Antique Bronzes Bronze

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Bronze

1917 Sports Trophy for IC4A by Roman Bronze Works, Two Lap Relay Race
By Roman Bronze Works
Located in Philadelphia, PA
This extraordinarily rare -- perhaps unique -- bronze trophy was cast by America's premier art
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1910s American Classical Greek Antique Bronzes Bronze

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Bronze

Gilded Baluster Form Lamp with Bellflowers Signed by Sterling Bronze, c. 1910s
By Sterling Bronze Co.
Located in New York, NY
its original gilded finish. Signed by the New York maker Sterling Bronze Co. Dimensions: Overall: 32
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1910s American Neoclassical Antique Bronzes Bronze

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Brass, Bronze

Charles Paillet (French, 1871-1937) bronze Sculpture
By Europa Antiques
Located in Madrid, ES
Charles Paillet (French, 1871-1937) bronze Bronze Figure of a Mother Dog with Two Puppies
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Late 19th Century French Modern Antique Bronzes Bronze

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Bronze

  • Charles Paillet (French, 1871-1937) bronze Sculpture
  • Charles Paillet (French, 1871-1937) bronze Sculpture
  • Charles Paillet (French, 1871-1937) bronze Sculpture
  • Charles Paillet (French, 1871-1937) bronze Sculpture
H 13.78 in. W 29.53 in. D 11.82 in.
Poodle Dog Holding Purse Austrian Vienna Bronze Circa 1900 Miniature Bronze
Located in New York, NY
THIS IS A SUPERB AUSTRIAN VIENNA BRONZE OF A WHITE POODLE DOG CARRYING A PURSE. This wonderful
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Early 20th Century Austrian Gilded Age Antique Bronzes Bronze

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Bronze

19th Century, Napoleon III Style Bronze Pendulum Chimney Clock
Located in Berlin, DE
Great empire pendulum / chimney clock, circa 1830-1840 bronze. Bronze, fire-gilt partially dark
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19th Century French Napoleon III Antique Bronzes Bronze

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Bronze

Antique Bronze Inkwell, Ormolu Mounted Inkstand, France 1890, H303
Located in Vancouver, BC
Antique bronze inkwell, Ormolu mounted inkstand, France 1890, H303 France 1890 Bronze Bronze
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1890s French Antique Bronzes Bronze

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Bronze

Three Arm Silver Plate Foliate Detail Sconces by Sterling Bronze Co. Circa 1910s
By Sterling Bronze Co.
Located in New York, NY
. Signed by the New York maker Sterling Bronze Co. Dimensions: Overall: 12" h. x 12-1/8" w. x 8-1/2" d
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Early 20th Century American Antique Bronzes Bronze

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Silver Plate, Bronze

Two Arm Sterling Bronze Co. Sconces based on an English Design by Edward Gore
By Sterling Bronze Co.
Located in New York, NY
retaining their original gilding over bronze and copper. They are well chased with crisp details. Signed by
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Early 20th Century American Edwardian Antique Bronzes Bronze

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Bronze, Copper

Pair of American Bronze Figural and Ball Top Flame Finial Andirons, N.Y. C. 1880
By Sterling Bronze Co.
Located in Charleston, SC
Pair of American bronze and brass ball top andirons with hand chased beading, bossing, foliage, and
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1880s American American Empire Antique Bronzes Bronze

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Brass, Bronze, Wrought Iron

"End of the Trail" Bronze Patinated Cast Iron Bookends by Pompeian Bronze
By James Earle Fraser
Located in San Diego, CA
Pair of bronze patinated cast iron bookends "End of Trail" by Pompeian Bronze Co., circa 1920s. The
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Early 20th Century American Art Deco Antique Bronzes Bronze

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Bronze, Iron

Bronze Vander Straten Art Nouveau Bust
Located in Buenos Aires, Argentina
Bronze Vander Straten Art Nouveau bust Paris Bronze Society foundry, circa 1900 origin France Art
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Early 1900s French Art Nouveau Antique Bronzes Bronze

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Bronze

  • Bronze Vander Straten Art Nouveau Bust
  • Bronze Vander Straten Art Nouveau Bust
  • Bronze Vander Straten Art Nouveau Bust
  • Bronze Vander Straten Art Nouveau Bust
H 21.26 in. W 10.24 in. D 7.88 in.
Cat Kitten Bronze Letter Holder Austrian Vienna Bronze Long Live Katzenjammer
Located in New York, NY
This is a superb antique Austrian Vienna Bronze (Bronze de Vienne, Wiener Bronze, Cold Painted
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Early 19th Century Austrian Victorian Antique Bronzes Bronze

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Bronze

Gilt Copper Sterling Bronze Co. Cigarette Box with Angel Details, Circa 1920s
By Sterling Bronze Co.
Located in New York, NY
facing female angels. Signed by the New York maker Sterling Bronze Co. Overall: 3" h. x 5" w. x 3-5/8" d
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Early 20th Century American Antique Bronzes Bronze

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Ormolu, Copper

Cat Kitten on Spool of Thread Austrian Vienna Bronze circa 1900 Miniature Bronze
Located in New York, NY
THIS IS A SUPERB ANTIQUE AUSTRIAN VIENNA BRONZE OF A CAT OR KITTEN ON A SPOOL OF THREAD. This
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Early 20th Century Austrian Gilded Age Antique Bronzes Bronze

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Bronze

French Marble and Gilt Bronze Sculpture Statue, circa 19th C.
By Hippolyte François Moreau
Located in New York, NY
A beautiful, small French gilt bronze bronze statue in the style of sculptor Hippolyte Francois
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Late 19th Century French Louis XIV Antique Bronzes Bronze

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Marble, Bronze

Pair of Bronze Monkey and Green Marble Bookends
By California Art Bronze Foundry, LA
Located in Los Angeles, CA
These fun and funky bookends have monkeys on each bookend with hats on and mounted on green marble bases. The condition is very good.
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Early 20th Century American Antique Bronzes Bronze

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Bronze

Antique Meiji Period Bronze & Bone Elephant Sculpture, Japan, 19th Century
Located in Chatham, ON
Antique Meiji Period bronze and bone sculpture - dramatic fine casting of an elephant and tiger
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Late 19th Century Japanese Meiji Antique Bronzes Bronze

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Bronze

Adolescent Turkey Bronze Sculpture by the American Animalier Albert Laessle
By Roman Bronze Works, Albert Laessle
Located in Philadelphia, PA
this time. The bronze has a rich chocolate patina with some small spots of green oxidation. The
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Early 20th Century American Antique Bronzes Bronze

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Bronze

French Bronze & Marble Cupid Mantle Clock Louis XV Lemerie Charpentier, 1885
Located in Rancho Mirage, CA
A very fine French, 19th century Louis XV style gilt bronze and white marble figural mantel clock
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1880s American Rococo Revival Antique Bronzes Bronze

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Marble, Bronze

Bronze Weight, 18th Century
Located in Madrid, ES
Weight of the 18th century. Bronze. Bronze weight, incomplete, with the container glass and two of
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18th Century European Neoclassical Antique Bronzes Bronze

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Bronze

  • Bronze Weight, 18th Century
  • Bronze Weight, 18th Century
  • Bronze Weight, 18th Century
  • Bronze Weight, 18th Century
H 4.73 in. W 4.73 in. D 4.34 in.
Iconic Animalier Bronze Sculpture by Hippolyte Heizler
By Hippolyte Heizler
Located in Bochum, NRW
. Large bronze statuette with brown medal patina. Molded oval base. Signed on the base "Heizler", foundry
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19th Century French Antique Bronzes Bronze

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Bronze

Vienna Regulator, Grand Sonnerie Wall Clock in Walnut
By Vienna Bronze
Located in Perth, GB
In the noted horology book "Britten's Old Clocks and Watches", G.H. Baillie defines a Grand Sonnerie movement as follows: "A form of quarter-striking in which the hour last struck i...
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Late 19th Century Austrian Late Victorian Antique Bronzes Bronze

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Walnut

Bunny Rabbits with Carrot Austrian Vienna Bronze circa 1900 Easter Bunny Rabbit
Located in New York, NY
THIS IS A SUPERB ANTIQUE AUSTRIAN VIENNA BRONZE OF TWO BUNNY RABBITS HOLDING A CARROT. This
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Early 20th Century Austrian Gilded Age Antique Bronzes Bronze

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Bronze

Dachshund Dog Couple Austrian Vienna Bronze circa 1900 Walking Under Umbrella
Located in New York, NY
THIS IS A SUPERB ANTIQUE AUSTRIAN VIENNA BRONZE OF TWO DACHSHUND DOGS WALKING UNDER AN UMBRELLA
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Early 20th Century Austrian Gilded Age Antique Bronzes Bronze

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Bronze

Three Little Pigs Piglets Austrian Vienna Bronze circa 1900 Geschutzt Pig
Located in New York, NY
THIS IS A SUPERB SET OF THREE LITTLE PIGS BRONZES. THE PIGS ARE ANTIQUE AUSTRIAN VIENNA BRONZES
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Early 20th Century Austrian Gilded Age Antique Bronzes Bronze

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Bronze

Highly Important Monumental Pair of Ormolu Mounted Marble Floor Lamps
By Sterling Bronze Co.
Located in New York, NY
A highly important and monumental pair of gilt bronze mounted marble and alabaster floor lamps by
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Late 19th Century American Antique Bronzes Bronze

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Marble, Bronze

Tiffany Studios Gilt Bronze Tazza Footed Bowl Lily Pad Lotus Motif, circa 1910
By Tiffany Studios
Located in New York, NY
This is a rare Tiffany Studios Art Nouveau gilt bronze, bronze dore Tazza or Footed Bowl, circa
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Early 20th Century American Art Nouveau Antique Bronzes Bronze

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Bronze

Bunny Rabbit on Fern Leaf Vienna Bronze circa 1900 Easter Bunny Rabbit Geschutzt
Located in New York, NY
THIS IS A SUPERB ANTIQUE AUSTRIAN VIENNA BRONZE OF A BUNNY RABBIT ON A FERN LEAF. This wonderful
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Early 20th Century Austrian Gilded Age Antique Bronzes Bronze

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Bronze

Art Nouveau Bronze Clock by Charles Korschann
By Charles Korschann
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Charles Korschann (1872-1943) An Art Nouveau bronze table clock Gilt and patinated bronze
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1890s French Art Nouveau Antique Bronzes Bronze

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Bronze, Enamel, Ormolu

  • Art Nouveau Bronze Clock by Charles Korschann
  • Art Nouveau Bronze Clock by Charles Korschann
  • Art Nouveau Bronze Clock by Charles Korschann
  • Art Nouveau Bronze Clock by Charles Korschann
H 12.21 in. W 4.73 in. D 4.34 in.
Antique Italian Neoclassical Patinated Bronze Putti Jardiniere
Located in Forney, TX
A stylish and high-quality bronze neoclassical style sculpture in the form of a sophisticated
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Early 20th Century Neoclassical Antique Bronzes Bronze

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Marble, Bronze

Early 20th Century Five Light Nickel and Brass Colonial Revival Chandelier
By Sterling Bronze Co.
Located in Canton, MA
A classic chandelier with an unusual twist - mixed metals. Brass and nickel five light chandelier. Completely Rewired and Restored. metals have been hand polished with a light patina...
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Early 20th Century American American Colonial Antique Bronzes Bronze

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Brass, Nickel

Charles Korschann Art Nouveau Gilt Bronze Nude
By Charles Korschann
Located in Dallas, TX
Charles Korschann Czechoslovakian Art Nouveau Gilt-Bronze Figural Bud Vase. Cast from a model
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1890s Czech Art Nouveau Antique Bronzes Bronze

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Bronze

French Empire Basket Chandelier
Located in Canton, MA
Gilt bronze and crystal chandelier with beautiful casting. Completely restored, wired, and ready to
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Late 19th Century French Empire Antique Bronzes Bronze

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Crystal, Bronze

Pair of French Empire One-/Two-Light Patinated and Gilt Bronze Candelabra
By Pierre-Philippe Thomire
Located in Berlin, DE
Pair of French Empire Neoclassical One-/Two-Light Patinated and Gilt Bronze Candelabra A
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1820s French Empire Antique Bronzes Bronze

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Bronze

Pair of 19th Century Empire Ormolu and patinated Bronze Candelabra attr. Thomire
By Pierre-Philippe Thomire
Located in Berlin, DE
Pair of 19th century Empire ormolu and patinated bronze candelabra attr. Thomire Each with a
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1820s French Empire Antique Bronzes Bronze

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Bronze, Ormolu

Bronze Eagle
Located in Guadalajara, Jalisco, MX
Beautiful bronze eagle from the edo period, hand carved.
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17th Century Japanese Edo Antique Bronzes Bronze

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Bronze

  • Bronze Eagle
  • Bronze Eagle
  • Bronze Eagle
  • Bronze Eagle
H 21.26 in. W 11.42 in. D 9.45 in.
Archaic Jade Bi, Early Bronze Age
Located in Atlanta, GA
Translucent green and brown jade Bi from the early Bronze age. (2200 - 1900 B.C). The organic
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15th Century and Earlier Chinese Antique Bronzes Bronze

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Jade

  • Archaic Jade Bi, Early Bronze Age
  • Archaic Jade Bi, Early Bronze Age
  • Archaic Jade Bi, Early Bronze Age
  • Archaic Jade Bi, Early Bronze Age
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H 0.13 in. Dm 7.88 in.
Llovera, bronze
Located in CORAL GABLES - MIAMI, FL
Llovera, bronze Manuel Martínez Hugué (Barcelona, ​​1872-Caldas de Montbui, 1945) was a Spanish
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1910s Modern Antique Bronzes Bronze

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Bronze

  • Llovera, bronze
  • Llovera, bronze
  • Llovera, bronze
  • Llovera, bronze
H 11.82 in. W 4.34 in. D 4.34 in.
Bronze Fireplace Front
Located in CHALON-SUR-SAÔNE, FR
Castle trim for fireplace, in bronze. Richly decorated with vases, foliage, scrolls, chimeras with
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Late 19th Century French Baroque Antique Bronzes Bronze

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Bronze

  • Bronze Fireplace Front
  • Bronze Fireplace Front
  • Bronze Fireplace Front
  • Bronze Fireplace Front
H 20.70 in. W 40.16 in. D 4.72 in.
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Antique Bronzes Bronze For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are many versions of the ideal piece of antique bronzes bronze for your home. An item from our selection of antique bronzes bronze — often made from metal, bronze and stone — can elevate any home. You’ve searched high and low for the perfect choice in our collection of antique bronzes bronze — we have versions that date back to the 18th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 20th Century are available. An object in our assortment of antique bronzes bronze made by Louis XVI designers — as well as those associated with Empire — is very popular. A well-made option in this array of antique bronzes bronze has long been a part of the offerings for many furniture designers and manufacturers, but those produced by Tiffany Studios, Franz Bergmann and Edward F. Caldwell & Co. are consistently popular.

How Much is a Antique Bronzes Bronze?

The average selling price for a piece of antique bronzes bronze at 1stDibs is $4,011, while they’re typically $1 on the low end and $1,627,677 for the highest priced.
Questions About Antique Bronzes Bronze
  • 1stDibs ExpertOctober 12, 2021
    The metallic finish known as antique bronze boasts a profound, dark chocolate finish that nearly approaches black. The antique bronze color is primarily a color from the brown color family.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    A brazier is a compact, short container for burning incense to scent a room, or charcoal for heating or light. Originating in Asia, many were crafted from bronze for durability and a beautiful gleaming look. Browse 1stDibs to find a variety of antique braziers from top sellers around the world.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Chinese bronzes refer to bronze objects that were cast in China before 1500 BCE. These bronze items were most likely used as ritual pieces for worship of the user’s ancestors, whose names were often inscribed on the bronze. You’ll find a variety of Chinese bronzes from some of the world’s top sellers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    A bronze cannon is a type of heavy weapon used during the 17th century. They became popular tools for warfare because they were lighter than iron guns and therefore easier to transport by land and sea. On 1stDibs, shop a selection of antique cannons.
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    A bronze relief refers to a sculptural technique that sees a form added or raised up from a solid background made from the same material. Check out On 1stDibs, find a wide range of sculptures for your home.
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    Chinese bronze bells are bells crafted from bronze that were used as instruments in China. Many were typically hung in a frame and used to create a melody by hitting them with a mallet. Some date back up to 3,600 years. They are also known as bianzhong. Shop a collection of Chinese bronze bells from top sellers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    There are so few surviving bronze sculptures because many of the works of art were melted down to create weapons. In addition, some others became lost over the centuries. You can find a variety of antique bronze statues on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Yes, bronze sculptures are indeed cast. The sculptures are made by pouring the molten metal into a cast or mold, and leaving it to set. On 1stDibs, you can find a collection of bronze sculptures from top sellers around the world.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 31, 2023
    Many artists are famous for bronze sculptures. Some well-known works include L’Homme Au Doigt by Alberto Giacometti, The Thinker by Auguste Rodin, the Baldachin of San Pedro by Gian Lorenzo Bernini, the Bronco Buster by Frederic Remington and David by Donatello. On 1stDibs, shop a variety of bronze sculptures from some of the world's top galleries.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    A Chinese bronze censer is a decorative bowl fashioned out of bronze metal. Its purpose is to hold burning incense. In addition to bronze, the Chinese made censers out of copper, porcelain and stone. On 1stDibs, find a variety of Chinese bronze censers.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Depending on the time frame and place they were created, bronze statues can symbolize many aspects of society and culture. For centuries, artists created stunning bronze sculptures to honor gods and leaders. You’ll find a broad selection of bronze sculptures from some of the world’s top dealers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    To make a bronze cannon, it was first cast in molds of clay and suspended vertically in a pit. Although bronze was expensive, it was the material chosen over wrought and cast iron because of its durability. You can shop a collection of bronze cannons from some of the world’s top sellers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Benin bronzes represent the original king and queen of the Edo people as well as other historical figures. The more than 3,000 statues and plaques tell the history of the West African Kingdom of Benin. Shop a collection of bronze sculptures on 1stDibs.
  • It means that the sculpture is made from bronze and not a resin
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Chinese bronze is an alloy of copper and tin. The material was influential in China’s growth and development from roughly 3300 to 1200 B.C. Due to its durability and abundance, bronze was used to make weapons and tools during this time. Shop a collection of Chinese bronze goods on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMay 5, 2023
    Whether bronze statues are valuable depends on the piece. Statues may be worth something due to their age, maker and theme or subject matter. The condition of statues, how rare works similar to it are and the current demand for pieces like it will also impact the value. You may wish to enlist the help of a certified appraiser who can evaluate the specific statue and give you an estimate of how much you could expect to receive if you sold a particular statue. On 1stDibs, shop a variety of bronze statues.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Nataraja is the most famous of the Chola bronze sculptures. These pieces depict the god Shiva dancing joyfully. Shiva was the deity believed to protect the Chola dynasty. As a result, many artisans produced works depicting the god. Shop a range of bronze sculptures on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Bronze will begin to patina as it ages, and is a great way to check the age of a bronze piece. Bronze generally uses copper as an alloy, which captures an underlying and beautiful pink color. You can also have a professional determine the age of your bronze sculpture. Shop a collection of antique bronze sculptures from some of the world’s top sellers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMarch 22, 2022
    To tell if a bronze sculpture is real, start by scratching the dark coating on the metal called the patina. If the mark appears reddish-gold to yellow in color, you likely have an authentic bronze piece. Black or gray indicates a replica. When you strike a bronze statue, it should produce a ringing sound. A thud or knocking sound likely means the piece is another type of metal. Find a collection of expertly vetted bronze sculptures on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertMay 5, 2023
    No one knows who produced the first bronze sculpture. The oldest known bronze statue, Dancing Girl, dates back to approximately 2500 BCE and was created in lost-wax casting by an unknown artist. It is said to have originated from the Indus Valley Civilization in what is now Pakistan. Shop a selection of bronze sculptures from some of the world’s top galleries on 1stDibs.