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Fourteen French Geometric Bakelite Art Deco Science Classroom Crystal Models
Located in Haarlem, NL
Set of fourteen early 20th century black Bakelite crystal models with white edges. These crystal models used to be used as teaching material at school, to show students the differen...
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Vintage 1920s French Art Deco Abstract Sculptures

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Bakelite

Vintage Glass Science Lab Stands
Located in Mexico City, CDMX
Pair of rare vintage glass science lab stands with amazing design and original glass, circa 1950. Each lab stand has a steel and chrome base, wood and shaft and the glassware beak...
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Vintage 1950s Italian Industrial Bottles

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Wood

  • Vintage Glass Science Lab Stands
  • Vintage Glass Science Lab Stands
  • Vintage Glass Science Lab Stands
  • Vintage Glass Science Lab Stands
H 5.71 in. W 5.32 in. D 5.52 in.
19th Century Terrestrial Inkwell Representing Arts and Science
Located in Rochester, NY
19th century brass inkwell. Decorated with many items representing science and art. Brass with remnants of silver plating.
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Antique 19th Century European Inkwells

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Silver Plate, Brass

Large Louis Ernest Barrias “Nature Revealing Herself Before Science”
By Louis Ernest Barrias
Located in Dallas, TX
Louis Ernest Barrias (French, 1841-1905), "Nature Revealing (unveiling) Herself Before Science" cold painted, gilt and silvered bronze. Malachite jeweled chest brooch. Circa 1898. Ar...
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Antique Early 1900s French Art Nouveau Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Napoleon III French Marble and Bronze Astronomical Sciences Clock
Located in Vancouver, British Columbia
Napoleon III figural astronomical sciences clock. The patinated bronze winged putto stands beside the ‘blued’ bronze globe of the world housing the movement; he holds scientific inst...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Napoleon III Mantel Clocks

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Bronze

Bronze Figure of 'La Nature Se Dévoilant Devant La Science'
By Louis Ernest Barrias
Located in London, GB
Bronze figure of 'La Nature se dévoilant devant la Science' by Louis-Ernest Barrias. Inscribed 'E. Barrias' and with Susse Frères foundry cachet and further Susse inscription. ...
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Early 20th Century French Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

French Table Clock with Allegory of Sciences, 19th Century
Located in Madrid, ES
French table clock with allegory of sciences, 19th century. Belgian marble and gilded bronze. The white dial with numeration in Romans presents breguet needles and part of the moveme...
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Antique 19th Century French Neoclassical Mantel Clocks

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Belgian Black Marble

Vintage 1947 SRG Bronze Dimetrodon Dinosaur Science Statue Figure Sculpture
Located in San Diego, CA
Great cast bronze Dimetrodon Dinosaur statue/sculpture dating from 1947. Marked on the bottom by the maker. Great details and wonderful patina. In excellent condition. Measures: Appr...
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Mid-20th Century Animal Sculptures

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Bronze

Pair of French Zinc Classical Statues Representing the Arts and Sciences
Located in New York, NY
A pair of French Zinc classical statues embodying the Arts and Sciences, the draped female figures in classical adelphos garments and bare feet. Both naturalistically rendered and sh...
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Antique 1890s French Classical Greek Figurative Sculptures

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Zinc

1950s Schlumbohm Fahrenheitor Glass Kettle Science Kitchen Decanter Moma Wine
By Peter Schlumbohm
Located in Hyattsville, MD
This is a vintage circa 1950s version of this famous midcentury industrial design. Appears unused, with original Chemex decal affixed. Engraved number to neck, 00. The Fahrenheito...
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Glass

Ruchot Jean Charles French Sculptor Art Noveau Statue of "Science" in Spelter
By Jean Charles Ruchot
Located in Prato, Tuscany
We kindly suggest you read the whole description, because with it we try to give you detailed technical and historical information to guarantee the authenticity of our objects. Part...
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Early 20th Century French Art Nouveau Figurative Sculptures

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Spelter

Art Nouveau Bronze Entitled 'Nature Unveiling Her Secrets to Science' by Barrias
By Louis Ernest Barrias
Located in London, GB
A stunning late 19th century French bronze entitled ‘La Nature se dévoilant devant la Science’ by Louis Ernest Barrias, the figure of a seductively draped female figure representing,...
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Antique Early 1900s French Art Nouveau Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

USA (The Sciences): Abstract Colored Pencil & Postage Stamp
By Andrea Moreau
Located in Hudson, NY
USA (The Sciences), 2019 : Abstract Colored Pencil & Postage Stamp by Andrea Moreau 11" X 11" paper size colored pencil and postage stamp on paper 15 x 15 x 1 inches framed This co...
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2010s Contemporary Mixed Media

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Found Objects, Archival Paper, Color Pencil

"Nature Unveiling Herself Before Science" Louis-Ernest Barrias
By Louis Ernest Barrias
Located in Atlanta, GA
This earliest version of the sculpture was exhibited as a life-size marble at the Salon of 1893. A reduction was later exhibited at the Salon of 1899 is now in the Louvre. A more co...
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Antique 19th Century French Sculptures

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Bronze

Nature Unveiling Her Secrets to Science
By Louis Ernest Barrias
Located in London, GB
A fabulous Art Nouveau late 19th century French bronze figure of a seductively draped naked beauty representing, in allegorical form, Mother Nature revealing her secrets to Science, ...
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Antique Early 1900s French Art Nouveau Figurative Sculptures

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Marble, Bronze

  • Nature Unveiling Her Secrets to Science
  • Nature Unveiling Her Secrets to Science
  • Nature Unveiling Her Secrets to Science
  • Nature Unveiling Her Secrets to Science
H 28.75 in. W 0 in. D 0 in.
Barrias French Figural Bronze Sculpture, "Nature Unveiling Herself to Science"
By Louis Ernest Barrias, Susse Freres
Located in Paris, FR
Louis-Ernest Barrias (1841-1905). "Nature Unveiling Herself To Science." Old and genuine bronze sculpture with a triple patina. Signed 'E. Barrias' with the foundry mark 'Su...
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Antique Early 1900s French Art Nouveau Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Marino Di Teana, Hommage Aux Sciences, "Nancy", Sculpture, France, 1978
By Marino Di Teana
Located in New York, NY
Marino di Teana originally trained as an architect and sustained an eclectic array of passions throughout his long career as an artist. Disciplines like philosophy, physics, and math...
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Vintage 1970s French Abstract Sculptures

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Steel

Marino Di Teana, "Hommage Aux Sciences 'Nancy'" Sculpture, France, 1978
By Marino Di Teana
Located in New York, NY
Edition number 1 of 8. Marino di Teana originally trained as an architect and sustained an eclectic array of passions throughout his long career as an artist. Disciplines like phi...
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Vintage 1970s French Abstract Sculptures

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Steel

Mounted Tortoise Shell Display by Ward's Natural Science
By Ward's Natural Science
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Tortoiseshell, specimen display mounted on a mahogany base by Ward's Natural Science, Rochester, NY, circa 1940s.
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Vintage 1940s American Industrial Natural Specimens

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Mahogany, Tortoise Shell

Allegory of Science
Located in Montreal, QC
Charles X period gilt bronze decoration depicting an allegory of science.
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Antique 19th Century French Sculptures

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Bronze, Ormolu

"Science" Antique bronze of a seated male nude by Franz Iffland, 1890.
By Franz Iffland
Located in Antwerp, BE
Science Antique bronze of a seated male nude with a globe placed on a pedestal in the shape of an owl. By Franz Iffland. Date:
 1890. Material: Bronze with very dark brown p...
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Antique 19th Century German Romantic Sculptures

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Bronze

Important Patinated and Gilded Bronze Pendulum Representing the Science
By Maison Deniere
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Important pendulum bronze patina and gilded representative science and signs of Zodiac, signed Deniere, Paris, yellow marble Siena, restoration era, 19th century. Measures: H 67cm, ...
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Antique Early 19th Century French Restauration Mantel Clocks

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Marble, Bronze

Barrias French Art Nouveau Sculpture, “Nature Revealing Herself Before Science”
Located in New York, NY
A French Art Nouveau gilt bronze, alabaster, marble, and lapis lazuli sculpture by Louis-Ernest Barrias titled “Nature Revealing Herself Before Science”. A similar sculpture is p...
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Antique Early 1900s French Art Nouveau Figurative Sculptures

Louis-Ernest Barrias Nature Unveling Herself Before Science Bronze and Malachite
By Louis Ernest Barrias
Located in Miami, FL
Bronze sculpture with Malachite accent on a marble base by Louis-Ernest Barrias (1841-1905). 25.5" tall including marble base. Signed: E. Barrias with Susse Fes. Edts, Paris. Provena...
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Antique 1890s French Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Pair of Late 19th Century Bronze Candlesticks with Globes (Arts and Sciences)
Located in Atlanta, GA
PAIR OF LATE 19thC BRONZE CANDLESTICKS WITH GLOBES, (ARTS & SCIENCES) AN ATLANTA RESOURCE FOR FINE ANTIQUES WE HAVE A VERY LARGE INVENTORY ON OUR WEBSITE TO VISIT GO TO WWW.PARCM...
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20th Century Candle Holders

French Art Nouveau Sculpture "Nature Unveiling Itself Before Science" by Barrias
By Louis Ernest Barrias
Located in New York, NY
A French Art Nouveau gilt and patinated bronze figural sculpture by Ernest Barrias, titled “La Nature se devoilant a La Science (Nature Revealing Herself Before Science). The use of ...
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Antique Early 1900s French Art Nouveau Figurative Sculptures

Set of Five Geometric Bakelite Art Deco Science Classroom Crystal Models
Located in Haarlem, NL
Set of five black bakelite crystal models with white edges from the first half of the 20th century. These crystal models used to be used as teaching material at school, to show stud...
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Vintage 1920s French Art Deco Abstract Sculptures

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Bakelite

Antique French Figural Bronze Sculpture La Science by Moreau, 19th Century
By Mathurin Moreau
Located in Big Flats, NY
Antique French bronze figural sculpture La Science by Mathurin Moreau, inscribed on base, 19th century Measures: 26" H x 9" W x 6.5" D Biography: Mathurin Moreau (18 November ...
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Antique 19th Century French Figurative Sculptures

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Bronze

Empire Pendule with Allegory of Sciences, Mallot & Cie, Paris Late 18th Century
Located in Greding, DE
Empire pendula clock with rectangular partly blackened, partly gilt case with a stylized curtain motif and an enamel clock face with Roman hours and Arabic minutes. Underneath the cl...
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Antique Late 18th Century French Empire Mantel Clocks

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Bronze

Collection of 4 Vintage Wooden Science Lab Abacuses
Located in Glamis, Angus
A collection of 4 small vintage wooden abacuses from a European science lab. Each with metal 7 hoops containing several coloured discs.
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Vintage 1960s Czech Decorative Objects

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Metal

Allegory of Science Gilt Bronze Clock
Located in Marseille, FR
Early 19th century gilt bronze clock representing the Allegory of Sciences. Movement JJ Meentz - Amsterdam. Little cracks on the dial. Dimensions: Height 36cm, width 25cm, depth 9cm.
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Antique Early 19th Century French Restauration Mantel Clocks

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Bronze

  • Allegory of Science Gilt Bronze Clock
  • Allegory of Science Gilt Bronze Clock
  • Allegory of Science Gilt Bronze Clock
  • Allegory of Science Gilt Bronze Clock
H 14.18 in. W 9.85 in. D 3.55 in.
Period French Empire Clock "Study and the Sciences" Circa 1815
Located in Vancouver, BC
The dial inscribed LeRoy a Paris, of dark-bronze and gilt-bronze on a plinth of red (griotte) marble. A draped female personifying Study in dark patinated bronze leans her left elbow...
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20th Century French Clocks

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Marble, Ormolu, Steel, Brass

19th Century Gilt Bronze Clock Representing Allegory of Science
Located in Marseille, FR
19th century gilt bronze clock representing an Allegory of Science, surmounted by a globe, books, scientific instruments and a laurel wreath. Dimensions: Width 15cm, height 37.5cm, ...
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Antique 19th Century French Mantel Clocks

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Bronze

Classical Bronze Bookends of "Science" and "Knowledge"
Located in Rochester, NY
Bronze bookends of classical female figures representing "Science" and "Knowledge". By sculptor Franz F. Ziegler. Dated 1921.
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Early 20th Century European More Desk Accessories

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Metal, Bronze

Spelter Statue of Angel by by Marcel Debut (1865-1933 - Entitled -Science
By Marcel Debut
Located in Dallas, TX
This antique spelter statue of angel was sculpted by Marcel Debut (1865-1933) and is - Entitled -Science. The son of the famous French 19th century sculptor Didier Debut. Marcel st...
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Antique 1890s French Romantic Figurative Sculptures

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Spelter

Antique 19th Century Empire Style Bronze Allegory of the Sciences Mantel Clock
Located in Lisse, NL
Small size, but wonderful Empire Revival clock. Unfortunately this rare and extremely fine looking antique clock does not run. The gilding of the bronze is in excellent condition an...
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Antique 19th Century French Empire Revival Mantel Clocks

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Bronze, Enamel

French Louis 16th Century Clock, Praising Vertue of Reading and Science
Located in Brussels, BE
France, circa 1790, signed Julien Béliard à Paris. In working condition, delivered with pendulum and key. The circular Roman enamelled dial within a rectangular draped case contain...
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Antique 1780s French Louis XVI Mantel Clocks

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Bronze

Science Objects For Sale on 1stDibs

At 1stDibs, there are several options of science objects available for sale. Each of these unique science objects was constructed with extraordinary care, often using metal, bronze and wood. Science objects have been made for many years, and versions that date back to the 18th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 20th Century. There are many kinds of science objects to choose from, but at 1stDibs, Art Nouveau, Art Deco and Industrial science objects are of considerable interest. Louis Ernest Barrias, Marino Di Teana and Franz Iffland each produced beautiful science objects that are worth considering.

How Much are Science Objects?

Prices for science objects start at $350 and top out at $50,000 with the average selling for $4,202.

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This Rare Set of 100 Alessi Vases Includes Designs by Scores of International Artists

This Rare Set of 100 Alessi Vases Includes Designs by Scores of International Artists

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12 Cool Clocks That Artfully Tell Time

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