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Antique Hippo

Portuguese Pair of Carved Stone Hippos, 18th Century
Located in Cypress, CA
Magnificent and unique 18th century pair of Portuguese carved stone hippos. Each carved with
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18th Century Portuguese Antique Hippo

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Stone

Antique Animal Print of a Hippopotamus or Hippo
Located in Langweer, NL
Antique print titled 'Hippotamus'. Original old print of a hippotamus or hippo. This print
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Mid-19th Century Antique Hippo

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Paper

Early 20th Century French Carved Patinated Leather Hippo Sculpture
Located in Dallas, TX
. the hippo's mouth is open as if it was roaring at you its mouth bears four pointy teeth. Place this
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Early 20th Century French Antique Hippo

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Leather

Modern Cold Painted Bronze Figure of Hippo by Anita Mandl
Located in Folkestone, GB
Modern cold painted bronze figure of a Hippopotamus by Anita Mandl F.R.B.S., R.W.A., born 1926, signed with monogram, with mottled brown patina.
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Early 20th Century European Antique Hippo

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Bronze

Original Vintage Asia Travel Poster Calcutta Zoo Hippo East Indian Railway Nixon
Located in London, GB
hippopotamus with her mouth wide open in the water next to a baby hippo calf framed in a blue line, a row of
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1920s British Antique Hippo

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Paper

Antique Print of a Tapir, Hippo, Zebra, Elephant & Other Animals by Oken, '1840'
Located in Langweer, NL
animals including a tapir, hippo, elephant, rhino, zebra and a boar species. This print originates from
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Mid-19th Century Antique Hippo

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Paper

Old Print of a Hippo, a Large Herbivorous Mammal in Sub-Saharan Africa
Located in Langweer, NL
‘HIPPOPOTAMUS CAPENSIS – HIPPOPOTAME DU CAP.’ ‘ – (Hippo, a large, mostly herbivorous mammal in sub
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1840s Antique Hippo

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Paper

Natural Spinach Jade Animal Figurines from Qing Dynasty
Located in Nova Scotia, NS
These lovely spinach jade animal figures consist of a Tang horse, an elephant, and a hippo. The
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Late 19th Century Chinese Qing Antique Hippo

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Stone, Jade

Pair of Bookends Natural Hippopotamus Teeth Mounted, Turn-of-the-Century
Located in Miami, FL
Rare pair of bookends made from natural hippo teeth. Perfect to display your favorite books on a
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Early 20th Century South African Antique Hippo

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Bone, Wood

Small Antique Hippopotamus Figure, African, Soapstone, Hand Carved, Victorian
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
a fascinating antique hippo figure, with wonderful colour and tactile feel in the hand. Delivered
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Late 19th Century African Late Victorian Antique Hippo

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Soapstone

Antique Print of an Elephant, Tapir and Other Animals, C.1855
Located in Langweer, NL
Antique print of various animals including a tapir, pig, boar, elephant, hippo and others. Most
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19th Century Antique Hippo

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Paper

Old Original Antique Engraved Portrait of Pope Bonifacius / Boniface, 1678
Located in Langweer, NL
. Augustine of Hippo, particularly in the fight against Pelagianism (q.v.), a heresy that denied original sin
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1670s Antique Hippo

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Paper

Napoleon III Empire Revival Mahogany Gilt and Patinated Bronze Credenza Buffet
By Thomire & Cie.
Located in Los Angeles, CA
bronze plaque of a maiden and flanked with two pairs of mythological hippo campus. The lower cabinet with
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19th Century French Empire Revival Antique Hippo

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Marble, Bronze

"Noah's Ark", Monkeys in Trees w. Crocodiles, Richard DeTreville 1924 San Mateo
By Richard DeTreville
Located in Soquel, CA
. Lions, Tigers, Hippo's, Elephants and a 9 foot painting of a Giraffe were some of the themes. The
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1920s American Impressionist Antique Hippo

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Oil, Linen

San Francesco, Santa Caterina d’Alessandria, Sant’Agostino e San Nicola
Located in Balerna, TI
saints, the same bishop of Hippo and then of St. Nicholas of Tolentino, could suggest an Augustinian
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15th Century and Earlier Old Masters Antique Hippo

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Panel, Oil

Original Vintage Asia Travel Poster Calcutta Zoo Hippo East Indian Railway Nixon
Located in London, GB
hippopotamus with her mouth wide open in the water next to a baby hippo calf framed in a blue line, a row of
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1920s Antique Hippo

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Paper

Allegory of Fortune
Located in New York, NY
. 1495–1500), set of three—Guidoccio Cozzarelli’s Hippo, Camilla, and Lucretia (Private Collection, Siena
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16th Century Old Masters Antique Hippo

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Oil, Panel

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Travertine Animals; Elephant, Anteater, Hippo, & Rhino, Flli Mannelli for Raymor
By Fratelli Mannelli, Raymor, Fratelli Manelli
Located in Miami, FL
Midcentury collection of animals rendered in carved travertine designed by Flli Mannelli for Raymor, Italy, 1960s,
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Mid-20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Antique Hippo

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Travertine

Antique Vicenza Stone Well with Sculptures of Cherubs and Festoons, 19th Century
Located in Cuneo, Italy (CN)
Ancient circular well, in ancient Vicenza stone, with handmade sculptures of cherubs, festoons and decorations of the time, handmade in the 19th century in Northern Italy, for the ga...
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19th Century Italian Antique Hippo

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Stone

Fully Restored George III Style Hand Carved Bench Stool with Lion Hairy Paw Feet
Located in GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this fully restored absolutely sublime George III style vintage hand carved mahogany bench stool A very well presented hand carved stool, each l...
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Late 18th Century English George III Antique Hippo

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Upholstery, Hardwood

Late 19th Century Animalier Sculpture entitled "Alert Hare" by Alfred Dubucand
By Alfred Dubucand
Located in London, GB
A wonderful late 19th Century Animalier bronze group of a hare resting on its hind legs with its ears raised in an alert position with excellent rich olive green and golden patina an...
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Early 19th Century French Art Nouveau Antique Hippo

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Bronze

Bronze Hippo
Located in Isle Sur Sorgue, FR
Finely chiseled silver plated contemporary sculpture in 2 pieces representing a hippo partly under the water. High quality of work, must have!
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2010s Antique Hippo

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Bronze

Bronze Hippo
Bronze Hippo
H 3.94 in W 11.82 in D 4.73 in
Japan Large Antique Stone Joyful Temple Lion, 19th Century
Located in South Burlington, VT
Japan a tall early antique stone temple mythical Shi Shi Temple Foo Dog Lion also known as Komainu hand-carved in sandstone. Dimensions: 23 inches high and 10 inches wide and 16 in...
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Early 19th Century Japanese Edo Antique Hippo

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Sandstone

Bronze Horse Jockey Equestrian Racing Trophy Statue After Pierre Jules Mene 10"
By Pierre Jules Mêne
Located in Dayton, OH
Vintage horse trophy / statue / sculpture. Made of bronze featuring an oval marble base and plaque from the Dehere Member Guest tournament at Due Process Golf Club and Stables in Col...
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Late 20th Century American Classical Antique Hippo

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Marble, Bronze

Antique Print of Prize Poultry at the Zoological Society, 1845
Located in Langweer, NL
Antique print illustrating common goose, ducks, gold spangled bantams, spangled turkey, Roman runts, Polish fowls, fowls from China and silver-spangled fowls. This print originates f...
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Mid-19th Century Antique Hippo

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Paper

19th Century Animalier Bronze entitled "Pair of Rabbits" by Victor Chemin
By Joseph Victor Chemin
Located in London, GB
A charming early 20th Century bronze group study of two rabbits in their natural enviroment, one enjoying a scratch as it sits at the top of a mound whilst the other rabbit sits in ...
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Late 19th Century French Art Nouveau Antique Hippo

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Bronze

Vintage Wooden Railway, Porters Luggage Cart
Located in Oxfordshire, GB
Antique Porters Trolly With Luggage, Hay Wheelbarrow. A charming late 18th, early 19th century wooden barrow, made of beechwood with single wooden spoked front wheel with iron surrou...
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20th Century British Edwardian Antique Hippo

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Wood, Ash

Vintage Wooden Railway, Porters Luggage Cart
Vintage Wooden Railway, Porters Luggage Cart
H 28.75 in W 27.56 in D 70.87 in
Vogel
By Paul Edouard Delabriere
Located in San Francisco, CA
Artist: Paul Edouard Delabrierre (French, 1829-1912) Title: Vogel Year: Circa 1900 Medium: Cast bronze sculpture, with dark brown patina Edition: Unknown Size: 12.3 x 9 x 9.25...
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Early 20th Century Academic Antique Hippo

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Bronze

Vogel
Vogel
H 12.35 in W 9 in D 9.25 in
Hippo Screen
By Da A
Located in Milan, IT
A splendid and whimsical piece of functional decor, this screen will enliven both an indoor and outdoor area. Inspired by the friendly image of a hippopotamus, it is exquisitely craf...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Antique Hippo

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Steel

Hippo Screen
H 72.05 in W 67.33 in D 21.66 in
French Antique Bronze Sculpture of Jockey and Stallion Horse by Jules Bennes
Located in Shippensburg, PA
JULES BENNES French, fl. late 19th to early 20th century "The Race" Medium-brown nuanced patina on sand-cast bronze Signed in cast "J. Bennes" Item # 112PZE03S A remarkable fin...
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20th Century French Romantic Antique Hippo

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Bronze

Contemporary Bronze Horse Tabletop Sculpture
Located in Yonkers, NY
A lost wax tabletop bronze horse statue on black marble base. Exuding an air of regality and grace, this exquisite lost wax tabletop bronze horse statue is a testament to impeccable ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Antique Hippo

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Bronze

Pair of 19th Century Hand Carved Brownstone Garden Lions Statues
Located in Las Vegas, NV
A pair of early 19th century carved brown sandstone lion sentinel's or garden statues. Beautifully hand-sculpted, each slightly different. From a large upstate New York estate. Eac...
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Mid-19th Century Victorian Antique Hippo

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Stone

19th Century French Bronze Inkwell with Horse Sculpture Signed P.J. Mêne
By P.J. Mêne
Located in Dallas, TX
Place this elegant antique signed inkwell in a man’s office. Created in France, circa 1870, the bronze desk accessory sits on four small curved feet, and features a tall horse figure...
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Mid-19th Century French Louis XV Antique Hippo

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Bronze

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17th Century Painting French School Saint Augustine of Hippo, 1600s
Located in Torino, Torino
defined colors. The portrait represents Saint Augustine of Hippo during a meditation and reading pose
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17th Century Italian Antique Hippo

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Canvas

Hunting scene with a lion jumping a hippo by Ridinger - Engraving - 18th c
By Martin Elias Ridinger
Located in Zeeland, Noord-Brabant
Subject: Antique print, titled: 'Das Flusspferd und der Lowe.' - The Hippo and the Lion. The
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1760s Old Masters Antique Hippo

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Engraving

Augustinus afer divino …
By Antonio Lafreri
Located in Zeeland, Noord-Brabant
Portrait of Augustine of Hippo, seated at a writing table, receiving a vision of the Trinity
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16th Century Antique Hippo

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Engraving

Art Nouveau Pearl 14 Karat Yellow Gold Hippo Antique Stickpin
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Stickpin is designed as the highly rendered head of a hippo with textured nose and teeth. Featuring
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Early 1900s Art Nouveau Antique Hippo

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Pearl, 14k Gold, Yellow Gold, Gold

An Impressive Silver Foxes Head & Hippo Tooth Cigar Cutter c.1910
Located in London, GB
An impressive silver mounted cigar cutter in the form of a foxes head mounted on a curved hippo
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Early 20th Century Austrian Antique Hippo

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Silver

Artnouveau French Vanity Mirror Hippo Horns, Silver Ebonized Wood Tilting Mirror
By Central School of Arts & Crafts
Located in Valladolid, ES
Outstanding vanity mirror, French Art Nouveau, circa 1900. Two hippo horns hold a tilting mirror
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Early 1900s French Art Nouveau Antique Hippo

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Silver

Large Outdoor Weathered Cast Iron Hippopotamus A Super chap
Located in Chillerton, Isle of Wight
he has a good outdoor patina (Rusty) The Hippo is in otherwise good condition with a beautifully
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Early 1900s Folk Art Antique Hippo

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Iron

Old African Warrior Shield
Located in San Francisco, CA
Authentic African hippo hide shield. Seems to have been used in battle and has old native repairs
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19th Century Central African Antique Hippo

Oversize Carved and Painted Noah's Ark
Located in Greenwich, CT
, hippos, rhinos monkeys and other beasts, all with wonderfully worn paint.
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19th Century Antique Hippo

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Wood

Collection of 6 Cold Painted Vienna Bronze Animals, circa 1920
By Franz Bergmann
Located in Petaluma, CA
giraffe and a hippo. The poor hippo is missing a tooth. Not sure whether that was intentional or not
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1920s Austrian Other Antique Hippo

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Bronze

18th Century Italian Bust of Sant'Agostino
Located in Conwy, GB
, theologians, printers and was Bishop of Hippo Regius. Measures: H:59 W:49 D:25 CM.  
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18th Century Italian Antique Hippo

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Pine

18th Century Italian Bust of Sant'Agostino
18th Century Italian Bust of Sant'Agostino
H 23.2 in W 19.3 in D 9.8 in
Antique Print of Saint Augustine, one of the Most Significant Christian Thinkers
Located in Langweer, NL
'Histoire et Costumes des Ordres Religieux'. St. Augustine, also called Saint Augustine of Hippo
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19th Century Antique Hippo

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Paper

Large Turn of the Century Carved and Painted Noah's Ark
Located in Greenwich, CT
, hippos, rhinos monkeys and other beasts, all with wonderfully worn paint. Condition: very good antique
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Early 20th Century German Folk Art Antique Hippo

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Wood

Taxidermy Crocodile Skin Shot on Zambezi Near Shupanga 27th August 1911 By W.G.C
Located in Lowestoft, GB
to a wide variety of animals including giraffe, lions, leopard, hippo and crocodile and would have
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Early 20th Century African Antique Hippo

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Natural Fiber, Glass, Hardwood

English Gilt Wood & Black Lacquered Harp, Signed Sebastian Erards, Circa 1805
By Sébastien Érard
Located in Hollywood, SC
gilded hippo campus base with claw feet and the original eight brass pedals. Signed by maker with date
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19th Century English George III Antique Hippo

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Brass

Large 17th Century Oil on Canvas Painting of Saint Augustine
Located in Dallas, TX
of the ancient city Hippo Regius, hence the moniker “Augustine of Hippo”. Augustine was canonized in
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17th Century European Baroque Antique Hippo

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Canvas, Paint

Antique French Empire Music Cabinet with Ormolu Mounts, circa 1830
Located in London, GB
‘hippos’ meaning horse and ‘kampos’ meaning sea monster. Poseidon was the god of horses as well as the
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Mid-19th Century French Antique Hippo

1900s Czech Wooden Hippo Head
Located in High Point, NC
A wooden hippo head from Czechia, produced circa 1900. Rendered with all the excitement and terror
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Early 1900s Czech Antique Hippo

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Wood

1900s Czech Wooden Hippo Head
1900s Czech Wooden Hippo Head
H 10.2 in W 12.6 in D 6.5 in
Hippo Antique Watercolour, British Artist, Original Painting
Located in Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Hippo Antique Watercolour, British Artist, Original Painting By British artist, early 20th Century
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Early 20th Century Realist Antique Hippo

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Watercolor

Unusual Early 19th Century Fruitwood Caddy with Carved Hippo
Located in Debenham, Suffolk
Rare fruitwood tea caddy, circa 1810. Complete with a carved hippo on the lid which forms the
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Early 19th Century European Georgian Antique Hippo

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Fruitwood

One Egyptian goddess Hippo Taweret Taueret Carved Charm 14 Karat Yellow Gold
Located in Laguna Hills, CA
ONE CHARM- THE HIPPO FOR THIS SALE Etruscan Carved Temple God for charm bracelet, necklace or other
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19th Century Unknown Etruscan Revival Antique Hippo

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Quartz, 14k Gold, Yellow Gold

Vienna Bronze Hippopotamus, Attributed to Bergmann Foundry
By Bergmann Foundry
Located in Petaluma, CA
Vienna bronze figure of a Hippo. Done in the manner of the Bergmann Foundry. An unusual subject.
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Early 20th Century Austrian Other Antique Hippo

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Bronze

Magical and Rare Hippopotamus Garden Fountain
Located in Hopewell, NJ
Wonderful fountain sculpture in the shape of a gorgeous hippo in patinated bronze where the water
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1920s American Antique Hippo

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Bronze

African Tribal Somalian Gashan Shield Art Home Decoration Interior Design
Located in London, GB
African tribal Somalian Gashan shield Fine old Hippo hide shield with hammered etched geometric
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19th Century Somali Antique Hippo

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Wood

Vintage West African Lidded Leather Milk Vessel
Located in Dallas, TX
made from some kind of very tough leather ….. the hide of an animal with tough skin like a hippo
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Early 20th Century Congolese Tribal Antique Hippo

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Leather

Early 18th Century Polychrome Terracotta Italian Sculpture, 1730
Located in Roma, IT
Bishop of Hippo. The statue has a crack at the base, which, following a conservative restoration
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1730s Italian Other Antique Hippo

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Terracotta

Nude Figurative Sculpture of Phallus In Semi Precious Stone Crystal of Rock
Located in Roma, IT
a phallic charm, until they formally came of age. According to Augustine of Hippo, the cult of
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19th Century Other Art Style Antique Hippo

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Other Medium

Hippo Tusk Gong
Located in Middleburg, VA
A wonderful Hippo Tusk Gong from Kenyan Collection. It has great style, great form consistent with
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Early 20th Century Antique Hippo

Hippo Tusk Gong
Hippo Tusk Gong
H 13 in W 14.75 in D 7 in
Large Ethiopia Hippo Hide Shield
Located in San Francisco, CA
A very unusual large Hippo hide shield from the Arussi peoples of South Ethiopia. The shield
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19th Century Ethiopian Antique Hippo

C. 1920 Ethopian Hippo Shield
Located in Los Angeles, CA
C. 1920 (or older) hippo shield from the Sidamo people in Ethiopia. This is a fascinating piece
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Early 20th Century African Antique Hippo

C. 1920 Ethopian Hippo Shield
C. 1920 Ethopian Hippo Shield
H 31 in W 27 in D 6 in
Egyptian Revival Bronze Elevator Door Panel
Located in Aurora, OR
Revival fantasy design. Ibises soar amidst lotus flowers and butterflies, while a hippo, otter, and fish
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Early 20th Century Egyptian Revival Antique Hippo

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Bronze

Egyptian Revival Bronze Elevator Door Panel
Egyptian Revival Bronze Elevator Door Panel
H 77.75 in W 0.75 in D 19.5 in
Art Nouveau Plique a Jour Enamel Brooch in Silver, Probably Pforzheim
Located in PARIS, FR
"shoota-hippo". In the world of contemporary jewelry, the great Russian jewelry artist Ilgiz Fazulzyanov
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1910s German Jugendstil Antique Hippo

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Silver, Enamel

Saint Augustine and the child
By Abraham Willaerts
Located in Greven, DE
This painting shows Saint Augustine of Hippo and the child at the seashore. Augustine wears
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18th Century and Earlier Baroque Antique Hippo

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Oil, Canvas

Regency Period Convex Gilt Mirror
Located in Salisbury, GB
A Regency period convex gilt mirror with hippo campus surmount, circa 1820.
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1820s Antique Hippo

Regency Period Convex Gilt Mirror
Regency Period Convex Gilt Mirror
H 33.47 in W 22.84 in D 7.88 in
20th Century Silver Eagle Headed Tooth Cigar Cutter
By Georg Adam Scheid
Located in London, GB
A 20th century cigar cutter. Having a silver eagle head with a garnet eye and a Hippo tooth handle
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1890s Austrian Art Nouveau Antique Hippo

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Antique Hippo For Sale on 1stDibs

Choose from an assortment of styles, material and more with respect to the antique hippo you’re looking for at 1stDibs. An antique hippo — often made from wood, metal and silver — can elevate any home. Whether you’re looking for an older or newer antique hippo, there are earlier versions available from the 18th Century and newer variations made as recently as the 20th Century. Each antique hippo bearing Art Nouveau or Georgian hallmarks is very popular. Martin Elias Ridinger each produced at least one beautiful antique hippo that is worth considering.

How Much is a Antique Hippo?

Prices for an antique hippo start at $165 and top out at $18,190 with the average selling for $1,800.