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Art Deco Sculpture "The Shepherds", France, 1925
Located in Lichtenberg, AT
Large Art Deco sculpture out of France from circa 1925, depicting two observing shepherds. The fine worked metal cast sculpture was made with greatest attention to details and shows ...
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Mid-20th Century French Art Deco Animal Sculptures

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Marble, Metal

French Art Nouveau Bronze 'Spinning Wool' by Alexandre Clerget
By Alexandre Clerget
Located in London, GB
A delightful Art Nouveau early 20th century bronze figure of a naked woman sat upon a rock spinning wool, exhibiting excellent rich brown patina and fine hand finished detail. Raised...
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Antique Early 1900s French Art Nouveau Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

1970s Solid Bronze Sculpture by Victor Roman
By Victor Roman
Located in Bois-Colombes, FR
One of kind sculpture by Victor Roman.
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Vintage 1970s French Sculptures

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Bronze

  • 1970s Solid Bronze Sculpture by Victor Roman
  • 1970s Solid Bronze Sculpture by Victor Roman
  • 1970s Solid Bronze Sculpture by Victor Roman
  • 1970s Solid Bronze Sculpture by Victor Roman
H 29.53 in. W 35.44 in. D 37.01 in.
Art Deco Bronze Statue, France 1930s Classic Nude by Cipriani
By Ugo Cipriani
Located in Oakland, CA
Beautiful and large size bronze by important Art Deco sculptor Cipriani, in lovely green patina. Very beautiful stylized classic reclining nude, with masterfully executed details. Lo...
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Vintage 1930s French Art Deco Sculptures

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Marble, Bronze

Art Nouveau Bronze 'Femme avec Chat' by Hippolyte Moreau
By Hippolyte François Moreau
Located in London, GB
A charming bronze study of a young girl looking down at her feet where her cat is standing exhibiting excellent rich brown patina and very fine hand finished detail, signed Hip Moreau.
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Antique 1890s French Art Nouveau Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

French Art Deco Panther Leopard Panther Bookends by Maurice Frecourt, Statue
By Maurice Frecourt
Located in Oakland, CA
Art Deco leopard panther bookends by the French artist Frecourt on a marble base. Fine animal detailing work and signed on the metal with artist name, France and initial C.R. Unusual...
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Vintage 1930s French Art Deco Animal Sculptures

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Marble, Bronze

Bronze Bust on Red Marble Base by J. A. Injalbert Art Nouveau France, circa 1900
By Jean-Antoine Injalbert
Located in Lichtenberg, AT
Outstanding bronze bust by famous French sculptor Jean Antoine Injalbert (1845-1933) from the beginning of the 20th century. This unique, extra large version - twice as big as the co...
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Early 20th Century French Art Nouveau Busts

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Griotte Marble, Bronze

19th Century Architectural Bronze Element
Located in Delray Beach, FL
Exceptional antique French bronze architectural element used to be table lamp and later in the years used as decorative object of art. Beautiful oxidized green-turquoise patina, lion...
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Antique 19th Century French Mounted Objects

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Bronze

Pair of French Late 18th century Louis XVI Ormolu Candlesticks
Located in Worpswede / Bremen, DE
A very fine pair of Louis XVI period candlesticks of unusual form. Each with an ovoid white marble body issuing a floral spray with a flower head nozzle, supported by three curved mo...
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Antique Late 18th Century French Louis XVI Mounted Objects

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Marble, Bronze

Outstanding Original Art Deco Bronze Study of Hunter Panther by J Brault
By Brault
Located in Blackpool, Lancashire
An outstanding and very rare study of a bronze hunter and panther. The study is set on a marble base then a wood plinth with a waterfall edge The hunter is in a verdigris finis...
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Early 20th Century French Art Deco Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Two French Art Deco Squirrels by Max Le Verrier
By Max Le Verrier
Located in BE
Max Le Verrier received a gold medal in the 1925 exposition Internationale and often collaborated with Pierre Le Faguays and Marcel Bouraine, other prominent sculptors of the Art Dec...
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Vintage 1920s French Art Deco Animal Sculptures

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Marble, Bronze

French Antique Stately Bronze Napoleon on Prancing Horse Sculpture, Marble Base
Located in Lisse, NL
Handcrafted. Practical size sculpture of imperator Napoleon Bonaparte. If you are a collector of good quality antiques having to do with (French) historical figures then this rare a...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Empire Animal Sculptures

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Marble, Bronze

Antique Bronze Religious Art Sculpture / Statue Depicting Christ with Children
Located in Lisse, NL
19th century finest bronze group statue. This excellent quality and very refined sculpture of Christ with children is another one of our recent great finds. Anyone who knows what i...
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Antique Mid-19th Century French Gothic Revival Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Stunning Antique Bronze Sculpture of a Sword Holding Joan of Arc in Chainmail
Located in Lisse, NL
Antique, mint and rare bronze statue of Jeanne D'arc, Frances most famous patron saint. 25 years after her short lived & heroic life, Joan of Arc, who had wrongly been sentenced to ...
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Antique 19th Century French Neoclassical Revival Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Art Deco Edouard Marcel Sandoz Little Silvered Bronze Lapin, Rabbit, Signed
By Susse Freres, Edouard-Marcel Sandoz
Located in Buenos Aires, Olivos
Art Deco Edouard Marcel Sandoz little silvered bronze lapin rabbit, signed on the base Ed. M. Sandoz and Susse Freres Paris.
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Vintage 1920s French Art Deco Animal Sculptures

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Bronze

Striking Midcentury Pair of Hollywood Regency Bronze Acanthus Leafs Wall Sconces
By Maison Baguès
Located in Lisse, NL
Marvelous design set of Hollywood Regency wall lights. If you are looking for great quality and stylish wall lights to grace your living space then this bronze pair could be your id...
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Mid-20th Century French Hollywood Regency Wall-mounted Sculptures

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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

Mesoamerican French Bronze Sculpture
Located in New York, NY
Mesoamerican French bronze sculpture. Vintage bronze casting of Mesoamerican stone hacha on original custom mahogany base. France, early 20th Century Dimension: 13" H x 8" D x 5.25 W.
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Early 20th Century French Sculptures

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Bronze

  • Mesoamerican French Bronze Sculpture
  • Mesoamerican French Bronze Sculpture
  • Mesoamerican French Bronze Sculpture
  • Mesoamerican French Bronze Sculpture
H 13 in. W 5.25 in. D 9 in.
French Bronze Sculpture by P.J Mene
By Pierre Jules Mêne
Located in Cathedral City, CA
Late 19th century French bronze sculpture by Pierre Jules Mene.
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Antique 19th Century French Mid-Century Modern Sculptures

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Bronze

  • French Bronze Sculpture by P.J Mene
  • French Bronze Sculpture by P.J Mene
  • French Bronze Sculpture by P.J Mene
  • French Bronze Sculpture by P.J Mene
H 2.96 in. W 5.52 in. D 2.76 in.
French Bronze Sculpture Statue of a Nubian Woman
Located in New York, NY
The French bronze sculpture depicts a Nubian woman in a head scarf, carrying water. The sculpture shows her in movement, holding her dress, about to place her right foot in front. Si...
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Antique 19th Century French Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Old French Bronze Sculpture after Clodion, Mythical Faun Game
By Claude Michel Clodion
Located in Berlin, DE
Old French bronze sculpture after Clodion, mythical faun game. A flute pipe is missing.
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20th Century Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Art Deco French Bronze Sculpture of a Sphinx, Signed C. Charles
By C. Charles
Located in Buenos Aires, Olivos
Art Deco French Bronze Sculpture of a Sphinx. Signed C. Charles Bronze sculpture of the stone Sphinx of Giza in Egypt, on a rectangular marble base. Signed C. Charles and Stamped F...
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Vintage 1920s French Art Deco Figurative Sculptures

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Marble, Bronze

Pair of French Bronze Sculptures of a Nymph and Satyr Signed “Clodion”
Located in Houston, TX
Pair of exceptional French bronze sculptures of a Nympth and Satyr both signed in The bronze “Clodion” (Claude Michael Clodion) the sculptures set on rouge marble bases.
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Antique Mid-18th Century French Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

French Bronze Sculpture of a Jaguar by J. Andr'e, Paris, circa 1925
Located in San Francisco, CA
French bronze sculpture of a jaguar by J. Andr'e, Paris, circa 1925 Retains the old worn, partial verdigris and warm bronze surface patina. A bold depiction of a Jaguar descending ...
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Vintage 1920s French Art Deco Animal Sculptures

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Bronze

19th Century French Bronze Sculpture
Located in Atlanta, GA
19th century French bronze sculpture representing two putties. The bronze is patenate and the base is in gilt bronze.
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Antique Late 19th Century French Louis XVI More Furniture and Collectibles

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Bronze

  • 19th Century French Bronze Sculpture
  • 19th Century French Bronze Sculpture
  • 19th Century French Bronze Sculpture
  • 19th Century French Bronze Sculpture
H 7.75 in. W 8.75 in. D 4 in.
French Bronze Sculpture of Mathematician
Located in Norwalk, CT
This French bronze is signed illegibly and marked Paris to the back. It depicts a mathematician, as shown with his tools. This well crafted piece sits upon a wooden base with green f...
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Vintage 1930s French Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Antique French Bronze Sculpture bu A. Moreau
Located in Winter Park, FL
A small 19th century French bronze statue entitled Un Critique d'Art by Louis Auguste Moreau (1855-1919). Bronze doré patina. Signed on base. More photos available upon request. We h...
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Antique 19th Century French Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Antique French Bronze Sculpture after Houdon
By Jean-Antoine Houdon
Located in London, GB
This beautiful patinated bronze figure is titled 'Diana Chasseresse', or 'Diana Huntress', and depicts the Roman goddess Diana, goddess of hunting. It replicates an important work of...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Neoclassical Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

  • Antique French Bronze Sculpture after Houdon
  • Antique French Bronze Sculpture after Houdon
  • Antique French Bronze Sculpture after Houdon
  • Antique French Bronze Sculpture after Houdon
H 35.44 in. W 10.24 in. D 17.33 in.
19th Century French Bronze Sculpture
Located in Winter Park, FL
A finely cast patinated bronze sculpture of a cherub by Jean Didier Debut (French, 1824-1893) entitled "Amour Mendiant". Rouge marble base. It weighs 10.6lbs. Please refer to photos ...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Figurative Sculptures

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Marble, Bronze

19th Century French Bronze Sculpture Casting Lost Wax Decorative Object
Located in Arles, FR
French bronze sculpture casting or "cire perdue"/lost wax possibly dating back to the 19th century. This interest mold depicts Centaurs and possibly Claudia. Lost-wax casting is a ...
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Antique 19th Century French Figurative Sculptures

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Other

Fine Quality French Bronze Sculpture by Gustave Doré
By Gustave Doré
Located in New York, NY
Artist: Gustave Doré (1832-1883) Origin: French Date: 19th Century Dimension: 39 1/4 x 12 x 13 1/2 inches Notes: The patriotic soldier depicted holding a flag and sword, and a...
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Antique 19th Century French Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Paul Dubois-Barbidienne, Florentine Singer, French Bronze Sculpture, circa 1869
By Paul Dubois
Located in New York, NY
Paul Dubois & F. Barbidienne Fondeur, Florentine singer, French bronze sculpture, circa 1869 Signed by the artist, P.DVBOIS, and dated: 1869. Foundry stamp: "F. Barbidienne Fond...
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Antique 1860s French Romantic Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

French Bronze Sculpture of a Dancer by Annette Jalilova
By Annette Jalilova
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Bronze of a Dancer - with blue/grey patina Multiple different figures depending under which angle it is seen
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Late 20th Century French Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

French Bronze Sculpture "Crouching Native American Indian" E. Drouot
By Edouard Drouot
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A very fine French, 19th century Patinated bronze group of a Crouching Native American Indian on the lookout, in a dark brown patina and raised on a veined green marble base, by Edou...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Native American Figurative Sculptures

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Marble, Bronze

French Bronze Sculpture of “Merino Ewe” by Isidore Bonheur
By Isidore Jules Bonheur, Peyrol Foundry
Located in Shippensburg, PA
"MERINO EWE" bronze sculpture cast after a model by Isidore Jules Bonheur circa 1870; signed in cast "I. BONHEUR"; cast by Peyrol foundry, cold-stamped verso Item # 009XPR12A T...
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Antique 19th Century French Animal Sculptures

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Bronze

19th Century French Bronze Sculpture by Sculptor E. Picault
By Émile Louis Picault
Located in Dublin, IE
A very fine 19th century bronze figure the semi-clad male figure holding an open volume inscribed 'MESSAGER DU PROGRES LE LIVRE, FILS DU PASSE ENFANTE LAVENIR', the naturalisic base ...
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Antique 19th Century French Romantic Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Art Nouveau French Bronze Sculpture "Printemps" by Charles Korschann
By Charles Korschann
Located in Shippensburg, PA
An incredibly distinctive work typical of the Art Nouveau expression of naturalism, the sculpture is a celebration of youth and the female form. The figure grasps bountiful bundles o...
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20th Century French Art Nouveau Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Rare French Bronze Sculpture of "Resting Bull" by Rosa Bonheur
By Rosa Bonheur
Located in Shippensburg, PA
The original model for Boeuf Couché by Rosa Bonheur was conceived in 1846 as a study for her first major painting Le Boeufs du Cantal and was also executed in charcoal on paper the s...
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Antique 19th Century French Romantic Animal Sculptures

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Bronze

Large French Bronze Sculpture of Diana and Stag, circa 1820
Located in New York, NY
Barbedienne Foundy and the Collas reduction seal. The bronze is after the antique 'Diana Chasseresse'.
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Antique 1820s French Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

“German Shepherd” Antique French Bronze Sculpture Dog by P. Tourgueneff & Susse
By Susse Freres
Located in Shippensburg, PA
An exquisite lost-wax model of a resting German shepherd cast by the Susse brothers foundry, the cast is technically very precise, likely a relatively early casting in light of the f...
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Antique 19th Century French Animal Sculptures

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Bronze

French Bronze Sculpture "Young Molière" After Adrien-Etienne Gaudez & Susse
By Susse Fondeur, Adrien Étienne Gaudez
Located in Shippensburg, PA
A finely cast model of Jean-Baptiste Poquelin (French, 1622-1673), known as Molière, it is a wonderful historical study that captures the playwright and actor as a carefree youth. Re...
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Antique 19th Century French Romantic Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

“Belier Couché” Antique French Bronze Sculpture by Rosa Bonheur & Peyrol
By Peyrol Foundry, Rosa Bonheur
Located in Shippensburg, PA
"Bélier Couché" After Model by Rosa Bonheur (French, 1822-1899) Signed "Rosa B" cold-stamped "450 Peyrol" model circa 1846 a fine lifetime cast Item # 007HDU13P Rightly consider...
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Antique 19th Century French Animal Sculptures

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Bronze

French Bronze Sculpture "Tiger Walking" after Antoine-Louis Barye, Barbedienne
By F. Barbedienne Foundry, Antoine-Louis Barye
Located in Shippensburg, PA
Barye's ability to merge our romantic idealization of nature with a colder reality of nature's predator is beautifully represented in this striding cat. Originally conceived in 1841,...
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Early 20th Century French Romantic Animal Sculptures

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Bronze

French Bronze Sculpture "Standing Horse" by Isidore J. Bonheur & Peyrol Foundry
By Peyrol Foundry, Isidore Jules Bonheur
Located in Shippensburg, PA
A most rare miniature casting of a standing horse executed by the Peyrol foundry on behalf of Isidore Bonheur, it is an exemplary model with beautifully intricate detail throughout. ...
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Antique 19th Century French Animal Sculptures

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Bronze

“Hibou Owl” French Bronze Sculpture by Antoine-Louis Barye & Barbedienne
By Antoine-Louis Barye, Ferdinand Barbedienne
Located in Shippensburg, PA
Conceived in 1870, the model of a Hibou Owl was cast originally in Barye's Atelier as "No. 199" and offered for sale for 20 francs until his death in 1875, at which point the rights ...
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Antique 19th Century French Animal Sculptures

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Bronze

French Bronze Sculpture "Reclining Greyhound" by Christophe Fratin, circa 1860
By Christophe Fratin 1
Located in Shippensburg, PA
An exquisite sand-cast model of Levrier Couché cast circa 1860, the sculpture is typical of Fratin's vivid texturing and silky finish. It was executed in the foundry of Alfred Daubré...
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Antique 19th Century French Romantic Animal Sculptures

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Bronze

“Spanish Rider” Antique French Bronze Sculpture by Isidore Bonheur & Peyrol
By Peyrol Foundry, Isidore Jules Bonheur
Located in Shippensburg, PA
A fine lifetime cast, this bronze sculpture depicts a Spanish peasant playing a classical guitar while riding on the back of a mule. It is a rich model, complete with a handsomely de...
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Antique 19th Century French Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

“Lioness Carrying an Antelope” French Bronze Sculpture by Christophe Fratin
By Christophe Fratin
Located in Shippensburg, PA
A fine and powerful model of a lioness carrying an antelope, this is a somewhat reduced version of Fratin's lioness feeding her cubs and beautifully opposes his right-facing work of ...
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Antique 19th Century French Animal Sculptures

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Bronze

“Panther of India, no. 1” French Bronze Sculpture after Barye, F. Barbedienne
By Antoine-Louis Barye, Ferdinand Barbedienne
Located in Shippensburg, PA
Cast by the firm of Ferdinand Barbedienne, this model is generally identified in the earliest catalogues as “Panther of India No. 1“ and was originally listed in Barye’s catalogue of...
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Antique 19th Century French Romantic Animal Sculptures

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Bronze

French Bronze Sculpture of a Pacing Lion by Edouard Delabrierre, 19th Century
By Paul Edouard Delabriere
Located in London, GB
This is a truly magnificent antique French bronze sculpture of a pacing lion, by the noted French sculptor of the Animeliers school, Paul Edouard Delabrierre (1829–1912), circa 1870 ...
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Antique 1870s French Animal Sculptures

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Bronze

French Bronze Sculpture Bas-Relief "Walking Leopard" after Antoine-Louis Barye
By Antoine-Louis Barye
Located in Shippensburg, PA
A beautifully textured and well-preserved bas-relief plaque after Antoine-Louis Barye's Walking Leopard mounted on a walnut panel, the sand-cast patinated bronze is finished in an ov...
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Antique 19th Century French Romantic Animal Sculptures

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Bronze

French Bronze Sculpture "Valet de Limier" by Pierre Jules Mene & Barbedienne
By F. Barbedienne Foundry
Located in Shippensburg, PA
This was the last piece Mêne exhibited as a wax model presented at Salon in 1879; it was registered as no. 5224 and was titled Valet de Limier. It was produced subsequently in the Mê...
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Antique 19th Century French Romantic Animal Sculptures

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Bronze

French Bronze Sculpture “Bison et Jaguar” by Georges Gardet & Siot-Decauville
By Siot-Decauville, Georges Gardet
Located in Shippensburg, PA
Originally exhibited by Georges Gardet in 1892, the monumental version of this sculpture was acquired for the entrance of the Museum of Laval in the same year and remains one of Gard...
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Antique 19th Century French Animal Sculptures

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Bronze

“Browsing Stag” 1843 Antique French Bronze Sculpture by Pierre Jules Mene
By Pierre Jules Mêne
Located in Shippensburg, PA
Offered in Mêne's 1846 catalog as Cerf mangeant une branche d'arbre no. 2, the present model was cast in Mêne's personal foundry using the sand-cast method. It is situated over an en...
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Antique 19th Century French Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

“Brebis Couchée” Antique French Bronze Sculpture by Rosa Bonheur, circa 1870s
By Rosa Bonheur
Located in Shippensburg, PA
Rare bronze sculpture of "Reclining Ewe" cast after model by Rosa Bonheur (French, 1822-1899) Sand-casting with reddish-brown oxide patina signed "Rosa B" foundry mark for Comptoir ...
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Antique 19th Century French Animal Sculptures

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Bronze

Original French Bronze Sculpture of a Striding Wolf, by Antoine- Louis Barye
By Antoine-Louis Barye
Located in New York City, NY
A fine original, French, early 20th century bronze statue of a walking wolf "Loup qui Marche" signed by Antoine-Louis Barye, Henry Bonnard foundry Co NY . The same model is in the ...
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Early 20th Century French Beaux Arts Animal Sculptures

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Bronze

Antique French Bronze Sculpture Plaque of Leopard by Antoine-Louis Barye
By Antoine-Louis Barye
Located in Shippensburg, PA
A beautifully textured and well-preserved bas-relief plaque of Walking Leopard mounted on a cross-banded walnut backing, the sand-cast patinated bronze is finished in a chaotic patin...
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Antique 19th Century French Romantic Animal Sculptures

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Slate, Bronze

Rare French Bronze Sculpture "Persian Hunter with Cheetah" by Alfred Dubucand
By Alfred Dubucand
Located in Shippensburg, PA
A very fine and quite rare model of Un Chasseur Persan au Guépard, conceived in 1878 and exhibited at the Paris Salon in 1879; it was for this group that Dubucand was awarded the rar...
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Antique 19th Century French Romantic Figurative Sculptures

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Marble, Bronze

Eutrope Bouret Signed Antique French Bronze Sculpture of Boys Riding a Tortoise
By Eutrope Bouret
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
This whimsical antique bronze sculpture was done by Eutrope Bouret of France in approximately 1890 in the period Empire style. This very well executed bronze sculpture depicts two yo...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Empire Animal Sculptures

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Bronze

“Roaring Jaguar” Art Deco French Bronze Sculpture by Adolphe Geoffroy & Susse
By Susse Freres, Susse Fondeur, Adolphe-Louis-Victor Geoffroy
Located in Shippensburg, PA
The vigorously modeled figure of Roaring Jaguar was executed in the modernist taste with a light impasto to the surface; it is an exquisite casting that perfectly captures Geoffroy c...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Art Deco Animal Sculptures

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Bronze

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French Bronze Sculpture For Sale on 1stDibs

With a vast inventory of beautiful furniture at 1stDibs, we’ve got just the piece of French bronze sculpture you’re looking for. Frequently made of metal, bronze and stone, every item from our selection of French bronze sculpture was constructed with great care. If you’re shopping for a choice in our collection of French bronze sculpture, we have 5103 options in-stock, while there are 73 modern editions 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. An object in our assortment of French bronze sculpture made by Art Deco designers — as well as those associated with Art Nouveau — is very popular. A well-made option in this array of French bronze sculpture has long been a part of the offerings for many furniture designers and manufacturers, but those produced by F. Barbedienne Foundry, Antoine-Louis Barye and Pierre Jules Mêne are consistently popular.

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Prices for a piece of French bronze sculpture can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, they begin at $123 and can go as high as $845,000, while the average can fetch as much as $4,007.

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.

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