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Jack Russell Terrier Patinated Bronze Sculpture
Located in New York, NY
Jack Russell Terrier patinated bronze sculpture, signed G.L (or S.L.) Clark, 4/25, Santa Fe Bronze.
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21st Century and Contemporary American Animal Sculptures

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Bronze

Modernist Patinated Bronze Sculpture
Located in San Diego, CA
Modernist patinated bronze sculpture on a black wood base, circa 1960s. The piece has a 3-dimensional face (Julius Ceasar?) in bronze that is mounted to a small marble disk and the a...
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

  • Modernist Patinated Bronze Sculpture
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H 10 in. W 4.75 in. D 5 in.
Patinated Bronze Sculpture of Napoleon
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Patinated bronze sculpture of Napoleon 19th century. Unsigned. Bronze, brown patina Measures: Height 10 1/4 inches (26.03 cm.) Square base 3 1/2 by 3 1/2 in. (8.89 x 8.89 cm.) P...
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Antique 19th Century Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Patinated Bronze Sculpture "Jerusalem" by Delier
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Patinated bronze sculpture. "Jerusalem" by Delier Cast as the head of an elderly bearded man with an oversized hand, holding aloft Jerusalem, rich brown patina, with title plaque on...
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Early 20th Century Figurative Sculptures

Elegant Etruscan Horse Patinated Bronze Sculpture, 1960s Italy
Located in Nürnberg, Bayern
Elegant Etruscan Horse patinated bronze sculpture, 1960s Italy Very good work.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Animal Sculptures

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Metal, Bronze

Patinated Bronze Sculpture, circa 1970, Creator to Identify
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Patinated bronze sculpture, circa 1970. Creator to identify composed of two assembled elements.
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Vintage 1970s European Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

19th Century Patinated Bronze Sculpture St. Michael Archagel
Located in PALERMO, IT
Elegant patinated bronze sculpture, depicting Archangel Michael. Signed "SALOM" in the base.
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Antique 19th Century French Napoleon III Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Patinated Bronze Sculpture of a Standing Woman Signed Malvina Brach
By Malvina Barch
Located in Stockholm, SE
Bronze sculpture, second half of the 19th century. Patinated bronze sculpture of a standing woman signed Malvina Brach.
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Antique Late 19th Century Swedish Neoclassical Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Mathurin Moreau Patinated Bronze Sculpture of Mother and Children
By Mathurin Moreau
Located in New York, NY
Fabulous patinated bronze sculpture of a mother with her children on rouge marble base. Signed: ‘Mat. Moreau, hors concours’. Artist: Mathurin Moreau (1822-1912) Origin: French ...
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Antique 19th Century French Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Pair of Patinated Bronze Sculptures After Mannerist Sculptor Giambologna
By Giambologna
Located in London, GB
Pair of patinated bronze sculptures after Mannerist sculptor Giambologna French, late 19th Century Mercury: Height 82cm, width 20cm, depth 24cm Fortuna: Height 86cm, width 19cm, d...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Renaissance Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

19th Century Patinated Bronze Sculpture By Hippolyte Francois Moreau
By Hippolyte François Moreau
Located in PALERMO, IT
Patinated bronze sculpture depicting a lady with a pourer in her hand and a child. Marble base. Made by Hippolyte Francois Moreau.
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Early 20th Century French Figurative Sculptures

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Marble, Bronze

Pair of Patinated Bronze Sculptures After Giambologna
By Giambologna
Located in London, GB
Pair of patinated bronze sculptures after Giambologna French, late 19th century Measures: Mercury height 86cm, width 19cm, depth 27cm Fortuna height 83cm, width 18cm, depth 28cm ...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Renaissance Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Patinated Bronze Sculpture
Located in New York, NY
Patinated swirling bronze sculpture.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Bronze

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H 17.5 in. W 12 in. D 15 in.
Fine Pair of Patinated Bronze Sculptures by Hippolyte Moreau
By Hippolyte François Moreau
Located in New York, NY
The fine quality patinated bronze sculptures entitled ‘Eaves Dropping’ and ‘Consolation’ A pair of young women whispering to each other and a woman with a flower basket in hand, comf...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Vintage Patinated Bronze Sculpture 'American Bald Eagle Upon Landing'
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Vintage patinated bronze sculpture 'American Bald Eagle Upon Landing' USA, Circa 1960s Of large scale, realistically cast and modeled of a landing American bald eagle with spread...
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20th Century American American Classical Animal Sculptures

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Bronze

Georges Lucien Guyot "Babouin" Patinated Bronze Sculpture
By Georges Lucien Guyot
Located in New York, NY
This "Babouin," or "Baboon," patinated bronze sculpture by Georges Lucien Guyot, executed by Susse Fondeur in Paris is a wonderful piece that brings the architectural wonder that eve...
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Mid-20th Century French Art Deco Animal Sculptures

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Bronze

French Patinated Bronze Sculpture on Marble Base, Signed Geo Maxim
By Geo Maxim
Located in Frankfurt am Main, DE
Patinated bronze sculpture on marble base - allegory of freedom, dancing young woman with a flower basket, France, late 19th century. Signed Geo Maxim. Measures: Height 15 in (38 ...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Belle Époque Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

French Patinated Bronze Sculpture on Marble Base, Signed Geo Maxim
By Geo Maxim
Located in Frankfurt am Main, DE
Patinated bronze sculpture on marble base, allegory of freedom, dancing young woman with a flower basket, France, late 19th century. Signed Geo Maxim. Measures: Height 15 in / 38 ...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Belle Époque Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

French Patinated Bronze Sculpture on Marble Base, Signed Geo Maxim
By Geo Maxim
Located in Frankfurt am Main, DE
Patinated bronze sculpture on marble base - allegory of freedom, dancing young woman with a flower basket, France late 19th century. Signed Geo Maxim. Measures: Height: 15 in (38 ...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Shout, Mid-Century Modern Patinated Bronze Sculpture, Signed “Igor 67”
By Igor
Located in New York, NY
Signed “Igor ’67”, this beautifully cast patinated bronze sculpture depicts a woman on tiptoe, arms folded across h?? chest, head up and screaming with all her might, mouth wide open...
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Patinated Bronze Sculpture on Marble Base, Signed Geo Maxim
By Geo Maxim
Located in Frankfurt am Main, DE
Patinated bronze sculpture on marble base, allegory of freedom, dancing young woman with a flower basket, France late 19th century. Signed Geo Maxim. Measures: Height 14.25 in (36...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Belle Époque Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Large Patinated Bronze Sculpture "Park Bench" by Laurence Ambrose
Located in San Diego, CA
Wonderfully detailed large patinated bronze sculpture entitled "Park Bench" by Laurence Ambrose, circa 1990s. The piece is from an edition of 10 and is in very good vintage condition...
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Late 20th Century American Mounted Objects

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Bronze

Patinated Bronze Sculpture on Marble Base, Signed Geo Maxim
By Geo Maxim
Located in Frankfurt am Main, DE
Patinated bronze sculpture on marble base, allegory of freedom, dancing young woman with a flower basket, France, late 19th century. Signed Geo Maxim. Measures: Height 14.25 in (3...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Belle Époque Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Magnificent Patinated Bronze Sculpture of Cupid and Psyche by Bouguereau
By William-Adolphe Bouguereau
Located in New York, NY
A magnificent French patinated bronze sculpture of cupid and psyche is entitled "L' Amour Vainqueur". The bronze is mounted upon a revolving rouge marble plinth adorned with bronze d...
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Antique 19th Century French Figurative Sculptures

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Griotte Marble, Bronze

19th Century Pair of French Patinated Bronze Sculptures Candelabra Candleholders
Located in Frankfurt am Main, DE
A pair of heavy patinated bronze sculpture candelabra, France mid-19th century. Two female sculptures holding a candleholder raised on a bronze circular base, signed by the artist. ...
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Antique Mid-19th Century French Empire Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Antique Patinated Bronze Sculpture of Diana by Ferdinand Barbedienne
By Ferdinand Barbedienne
Located in London, GB
Antique Patinated Bronze Sculpture of Diana by Ferdinand Barbedienne French, late 19th Century Dimensions: Height 60cm, width 22cm, depth 22cm This patinated bronze figure depicts t...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Neoclassical Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

19th Century Pair of French Patinated Bronze Sculptures Candelabra Candleholders
Located in Frankfurt am Main, DE
A pair of heavy patinated bronze sculpture candelabra, France, mid-19th century. Two female sculptures holding a candleholder raised on a bronze circular base, signed by the artist. ...
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Antique Mid-19th Century French Empire Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Patinated Bronze Sculpture of Two Lovers by Vincent Faure de Brousse
By Vincent Désiré Fauré de Broussé
Located in New York, NY
19th century patinated bronze sculpture of two lovers by Vincent Faure de Brousse The woman holding a mandolin on her left arm. Inscribed ‘Faure de Brousse’  Artist: Vincent Desi...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Fine Quality Patinated Bronze Sculpture of a Girl with Doll by Auguste Moreau
By Auguste Moreau
Located in New York, NY
A fine patinated bronze sculpture of a seated girl spanking her doll. Signed ‘Auguste Moreau’ on base. Artist: Auguste Moreau (French, 1834-1917) Date: 19th century Dimension: 2...
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Antique 19th Century French Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Large French Patinated Bronze Sculpture of David by Mercié and Barbedienne
By Marius Jean Antonin Mercié, Ferdinand Barbedienne
Located in London, GB
Large French patinated bronze sculpture of David by Mercié and Barbedienne French, circa 1878 Measures: Height 77cm, width 36cm, depth 27cm This superb patinated bronze sculptur...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Renaissance Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

19th Century Patinated Bronze Sculpture of Two Beauties by Hippolyte Moreau
By Hippolyte François Moreau
Located in New York, NY
A fine patinated bronze sculpture of two beauties by Hippolyte Moreau One female standing a flower, the other is seated. The base inscribed H. Moreau, surmounted on a green marble b...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Large Patinated Bronze Sculpture by Eugene Dela Planche, Signed 19th Century
By Eugène Delaplanche
Located in New York, NY
A large patinated bronze sculpture of a woman playing a violin "La Musique", with drapery at her waist, signed E. Delaplanche, F.Barbedienne Fondeur Artist: Eugène Delaplanche (1...
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Antique 19th Century French Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

A 19th Century French Patinated Bronze Sculpture entitled,"Gloria Patria".
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A fine 19th Century French Patinated Bronze Sculpture - "Gloria Patria" (Homeland Glory) by Eugene Marioton. Titled on the front of the base: Gloria Patria Signed: Marioton Dimens...
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Antique 19th Century French Napoleon III Sculptures

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Bronze

Large Patinated Bronze Sculpture of "Salome" by Charles Octave Levy
By Charles Levy
Located in New York, NY
A large patinated bronze sculpture "Salome" by Charles Octave Levy . Modeled in the orientalist style holding a sword in her hands, standing on a shaped plinth. Beautifully cast and ...
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Antique 1870s French Belle Époque Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

19th Century Patinated Bronze Sculpture on a Sled by Charles Ferville-Suan
By Charles Georges Ferville-Suan
Located in New York, NY
A fine patinated bronze sculpture of a man pushing the woman’s sled by Charles Ferville-Suan. A winter scene of a man on skates, pushing the woman’s sled mounted, on onyx and wood b...
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Antique 19th Century French Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Pierre Le Faguays - An Art Deco Patinated Bronze Sculpture, France
By Pierre Le Faguays
Located in Berlin, BE
Pierre Le Faguays - A large Art Deco patinated bronze sculpture, France circa 1920's, the stylised young woman holding up a small child, mounted on a large green/black marble base- ...
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Vintage 1920s French Art Deco Figurative Sculptures

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Marble, Bronze

Patinated Bronze Sculpture of a Woman "Muses des Bois", Signed Eug. Marioton
By Eugene Marioton
Located in New York, NY
A Gorgeous Belle époque patinated bronze sculpture of a woman signed by Eugene Marioton, called "Muses des Bois". This antique bronze is after the French artist, Eugene Marioton (185...
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Antique 1890s French Belle Époque Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Human Love Patinated Bronze Sculpture
Located in Paris, FR
Sculpture human love patinated bronze all in patinated solid bronze, lost wax bronze technic.
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21st Century and Contemporary Belgian Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

  • Human Love Patinated Bronze Sculpture
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H 9.06 in. W 6.89 in. D 5.91 in.
19th Century Patinated Bronze Sculpture of a Dancer Zingara by F. Barbedienne
By Ferdinand Barbedienne
Located in New York, NY
A finely casted patinated bronze sculpture of a dancer Zingara after a model by Jean-Baptiste Clésinger by F. Barbedienne foundry. Modeled dancing with a tambourine, inscribed F. BAR...
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Antique 19th Century French Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

19th Century a French Patinated Bronze Sculpture Candelabra Candleholder
Located in Norton, MA
19th century a French patinated bronze sculpture candelabra candleholder with a traditional French style sculpture, gilt at the bottom.    
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Antique Late 19th Century North American Candlesticks

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Bronze

Jules Moigniez “Racehorse”, Patinated Bronze Sculpture on Marble Plinth, c. 1880
By Jules Moigniez
Located in San Francisco, CA
A circa 1880 patinated bronze sculpture titled “Race Horse” by Jules Moigniez on black marble plinth. Finely sculpted filly—or perhaps young mare—racehorse with lithe champion-like ...
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Antique 1880s French Beaux Arts Animal Sculptures

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Belgian Black Marble, Bronze

Torc, a limited edition patinated bronze sculpture by Vivienne Foley
By Vivienne Foley
Located in London, GB
Torc, is a limited-edition (of three) patinated bronze sculptures by the British artist Vivienne Foley. Two have been sold and so there is only one piece left from the edition. Vivi...
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2010s British Organic Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Bronze

19th Century French Patinated Bronze Sculpture of Faun Child Satyr after Clodion
By Claude Michel Clodion
Located in Vero Beach, FL
19th century French patinated bronze sculpture of a faun, child satyr after Clodion This beautiful sculpture of outstanding quality in Rococo style is a finely cast bronze pan or ...
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Antique 19th Century French Rococo Figurative Sculptures

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Carrara Marble, Bronze

Antique French Patinated Bronze Sculpture of a Young Fisher Boy by Carpeaux
By Susse Freres, Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux
Located in London, GB
This beautiful patinated bronze sculpture was designed by Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux, and cast by the Susse Frères foundry. The work portrays a young Neapolitan fisherboy, who sits on a ...
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Antique 19th Century French Napoleon III Figurative Sculptures

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Marble, Bronze

Rhys Caparn, a Creeping Сat, American Modernist Patinated Bronze Sculpture, 1935
By Rhys Caparn
Located in New York, NY
This amazing signed and dated dark-brown patinated bronze sculpture of a creeping cat on the original wood base is a classic by Rhys Caparn Steel (1909-1997), a renowned American scu...
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Vintage 1930s American Modern Animal Sculptures

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Bronze

Patinated Bronze Sculpture by Paolo Scoleri
By Paolo Soleri
Located in Chicago, IL
This cast patinated sculpture can be hung by the ring at the top or stand upright on a flat surface. It also bears the foundry mark of Scoleri.
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Abstract Sculptures

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Bronze

19th Century, Pair of French Empire Gilt and Patinated Bronze Sculptures Sphinxe
Located in IT
19th century, Pair of French Empire Gilt and Patinated Bronze Sculptures Sphinxes This pair of decorative elements was made in France in the early 19th century, Empire era. These ...
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Antique Early 19th Century French Empire Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Patinated Bronze Sculpture/Figure of a Frog
Located in Guaynabo, PR
This is a patinated bronze medium size sculpture of a sitting frog with its right hand in the chest (it’s heart). This gesture symbolizes dignity and honor. Also, it means that it ha...
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20th Century Unknown Modern Animal Sculptures

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Bronze

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H 13.25 in. W 14 in. D 11 in.
Man and Woman Embraced Patinated Bronze Sculpture by Itzik Ben Shalom
By Itzik Ben Shalom
Located in San Diego, CA
Man and woman embraced patinated bronze sculpture on a black wood base in by listed Israeli artist Itzik Ben Shalom, circa 1980s. The piece is in good vintage condition with some spo...
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20th Century Israeli Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Edouard Drouot Antique Large Patinated Bronze Sculpture of Boy Eating an Oyster
By Edouard Drouot
Located in New York, NY
Large Edouard Drouot, Siot-Decauville Fondeur Paris patinated bronze sculpture of a youth enjoying an oyster. The young boy stands on a rock formation, leaning forward to avoid the o...
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Antique 19th Century French Romantic Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

"Lolita" Patinated Bronze Sculpture by Francoise Abraham
By Françoise Abraham
Located in Palm Desert, CA
This beautiful sculpture entitled "Lolita" by Francoise Abraham reflects an original and unique perspective on the human form in movement. Born in 1962 in France, Francoise began dan...
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21st Century and Contemporary French Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Patinated Bronze Sculpture of a Deer by Hagenauer
By Karl Hagenauer
Located in Pittsburgh, PA
This whimsical sculpture of a stag is from the famed Werkstatte Hagenauer Wien.
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Mid-20th Century Austrian Mid-Century Modern Animal Sculptures

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Bronze

Paul Rudin, Rhinoserus, Patinated Bronze Sculpture, 1970s
By Paul Rudin
Located in New York, NY
Paul Rudin (1904-1992) was an American sculptor, mostly known for animal depictions.
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Vintage 1970s American Modern Animal Sculptures

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Bronze

Fine Patinated Bronze Sculpture by Édouard Drouot
By Edouard Drouot
Located in New York, NY
Sculpture of young woman Titled "The Secret".
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Antique 19th Century French Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Patinated Bronze Sculpture of Cupid and Psyche Clockset by Bouguereau
By William-Adolphe Bouguereau
Located in New York, NY
A magnificent French patinated bronze sculpture of cupid and psyche is entitled "L' Amour Vainqueur". The bronze is mounted upon a revolving rouge marble plinth adorned with bronze d...
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Antique 19th Century French Mantel Clocks

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Bronze

Mathurin Moreau Art Nouveau Allegorical Patinated Bronze Sculpture
By Mathurin Moreau
Located in New York, NY
A fine quality Art Nouveau allegorical bronze sculpture depicting a seated fairy displaying small wings. Titled "La Libellule" (The Dragonfly). Artist signature inscribed at base. ...
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Antique 19th Century French Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Rare L & F. Moreau Patinated Bronze Sculpture of a Triumphant Maiden
By Louis & François Moreau
Located in Guaynabo, PR
After brothers Louis & Francois Moreau, rare bronze sculpture of a maiden. In triumphant posture looking up to heaven, she is holding a wreath of laurel leaves in her right hand and ...
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Early 20th Century French Neoclassical Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Large Pair of Empire Style Patinated Bronze Sculptures
Located in London, GB
The pair of figures, one male and one female, are cast in patinated bronze, and are styled as Egyptian figures in the Empire style of Napoleon I. The sculptures are set upon square-f...
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20th Century French Egyptian Figurative Sculptures

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Malachite, Bronze, Ormolu

Fine Patinated Bronze Sculpture by Albert Carrier-Belleuse
By Albert-Ernest Carrier-Belleuse
Located in New York, NY
Modeled as a bacchanalian maiden holding aloft a bunch of grapes and a jug in the other, accompanied by a putto holding a horn cup, on square base, incised A. CARRIER-BELLEUSE, with ...
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Antique 19th Century French Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Fine Quality Pair of Neoclassical Patinated Bronze Sculptures
Located in New York, NY
The pair of cast bronze figures displayed on matching slate bases with incised and gilded foliate in neoclassical bronze frame with female mask and raised on paw feet; the figure hol...
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Antique 19th Century European Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

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Patinated Bronze Sculpture For Sale on 1stDibs

Choose from an assortment of styles, material and more in our collection of patinated bronze sculpture on 1stDibs. Was constructed with extraordinary care, often using metal, bronze and stone. There are 2512 variations of the antique or vintage piece of patinated bronze sculpture you’re looking for, while we also have 64 modern editions of this piece to choose from as well. There are many kinds of the item from our selection of patinated bronze sculpture you’re looking for, from those produced as long ago as the 18th Century to those made as recently as the 21st Century. A choice in our collection of patinated bronze sculpture, designed in the Art Deco, Art Nouveau or Mid-Century Modern style, is generally a popular piece of furniture. Many designers have produced at least one well-made object in our assortment of patinated bronze sculpture over the years, but those crafted by Ferdinand Barbedienne, F. Barbedienne Foundry and Pierre Le Faguays are often thought to be among the most beautiful.

How Much is a Patinated Bronze Sculpture?

A piece of patinated bronze sculpture can differ in price owing to various characteristics — the average selling price 1stDibs is $4,193, while the lowest priced sells for $136 and the highest can go for as much as $845,000.

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.

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