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Carved Italian Alabaster Sculpture of a Maiden at the Well, circa 1900
By Emmanuel Villanis
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Carved Italian Alabaster sculpture of a maiden at the water fountain Italy, circa 1900. Depicting a young maiden leaning on a decorated water fountain, with a onyx ball finial....
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Early 20th Century Italian Classical Roman Figurative Sculptures

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Alabaster

Antique Italian Alabaster Sculpture of the Goddess Demeter, 19th Century
Located in London, GB
This is a splendid antique Italian carved alabaster sculpture of the goddess Demeter dressed in classical costume, circa 1880 in date. This finely carved sculpture depicts a beau...
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Antique 1880s Italian Figurative Sculptures

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Alabaster

19th Century Italian Alabaster Figure
Located in Pasadena, CA
An Italian alabaster sculpture, circa 1860. Perfect for desktop, coffee table or bookcase accessorizing or to add to an existing collection of 19th century sculptures.
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Antique Mid-19th Century Italian Classical Greek Figurative Sculptures

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Marble

  • 19th Century Italian Alabaster Figure
  • 19th Century Italian Alabaster Figure
  • 19th Century Italian Alabaster Figure
  • 19th Century Italian Alabaster Figure
H 13 in. W 4.75 in. D 4 in.
Vintage Alabaster Sculpture by Emilio Fiaschi
Located in Bronx, NY
This vintage hand carved late 19th century Italian alabaster sculpture is signed E. Fiaschi. This exquisitely rendered depiction of a fashionable lady is presented wearing a tight se...
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Antique Late 19th Century Italian Victorian Busts

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Alabaster

  • Vintage Alabaster Sculpture by Emilio Fiaschi
  • Vintage Alabaster Sculpture by Emilio Fiaschi
  • Vintage Alabaster Sculpture by Emilio Fiaschi
  • Vintage Alabaster Sculpture by Emilio Fiaschi
H 24 in. W 17.25 in. D 9.63 in.
19th Century Italian Gentleman Figurative Bust Alabaster
By Odoardo Tabacchi
Located in Milan, IT
Antique Italian alabaster sculpture of a gentleman signed Tabacchi, a young work of the Italian Lombard artist, Odoardo Tabacchi (Valganna 1831- Milano 1905), realized in alabaster m...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Italian Romantic Figurative Sculptures

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Alabaster

1950s Italian Alabaster Owl Sculpture
Located in New York City, NY
1950s Italian alabaster owl sculpture.
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Animal Sculptures

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Alabaster

  • 1950s Italian Alabaster Owl Sculpture
  • 1950s Italian Alabaster Owl Sculpture
  • 1950s Italian Alabaster Owl Sculpture
  • 1950s Italian Alabaster Owl Sculpture
H 15.5 in. W 7.5 in. D 6.5 in.
Alabaster Marble Sculpture Italian Design 1970 Miner Man
Located in Palermo, Sicily
Alabaster marble sculpture Italian design 1970 Miner Man, Signed Comm, 1976.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Alabaster

Mid-Century Modern Italian Alabaster Elephant Sculpture, 1970s
Located in Byron Bay, NSW
Stunning Mid-Century Modern Italian sculpture in alabaster, perfect for as desk decorative piece and paperweight. Perfect condition.
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Vintage 1970s Italian Mid-Century Modern Animal Sculptures

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Alabaster

Early 20th Century Italian Hand Carved Alabaster Sculpture
Located in Birmingham, AL
Early 20th century Italian hand carved alabaster sculpture depicting a pillow fight between two playful cherubs. The sculpture is finely chiseled and obviously the work of a master c...
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Early 20th Century Italian Figurative Sculptures

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Alabaster

Italian Neoclassical Style Hand-Carved Alabaster Sculpture, 19 Century
Located in Cypress, CA
Fine Italian neoclassical style hand-carved white Alabaster sculpture depicting a standing maiden dressed in neoclassical garments/ leaned on an architectural pedestal, portraying a ...
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Antique Late 19th Century Italian Neoclassical Figurative Sculptures

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Alabaster

1900's Alabaster Sculpture of Dante
Located in Newport Beach, CA
A sensitively carved, solid alabaster, antique sculpture of famed Italian poet and philospher, Dante Aligheri (1265-1321). The figure in a rich, flowing robe, holding a book and wear...
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Vintage 1910s Italian Figurative Sculptures

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Alabaster, Marble

  • 1900's Alabaster Sculpture of Dante
  • 1900's Alabaster Sculpture of Dante
  • 1900's Alabaster Sculpture of Dante
  • 1900's Alabaster Sculpture of Dante
H 29.5 in. W 11.25 in. D 8.25 in.
Alabaster Sculpture Signed C. Olivieri with Marble Pedestal, Italy, circa 1900
By Claudio Olivieri
Located in Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires
Alabaster sculpture of two eagles fighting, signed C. Olivieri, with marble pedestal, Italy, circa 1900. Pedestal in marble dimensions: 115 cm height.
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Antique Early 1900s Italian Art Deco Animal Sculptures

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Marble, Alabaster

Mid-Century Alabaster Horses Sculpture by Boldrini from Italy, 1960s
Located in Byron Bay, NSW
Stunning Alabaster Horses sculture from Volterra Italy 1960s With signature and in really good shape considering the age.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Animal Sculptures

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Alabaster

Italian Alabaster Owl Bookends
Located in Denton, TX
Pair of cubist owl sculptures handcrafted in Italy with glass eyes.
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Animal Sculptures

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Alabaster

  • Italian Alabaster Owl Bookends
  • Italian Alabaster Owl Bookends
  • Italian Alabaster Owl Bookends
  • Italian Alabaster Owl Bookends
H 3.13 in. W 3.13 in. D 3.13 in.
17th Century Figurative Sculptures Alabaster Farnese Bull 1600 Baroque Italy
Located in Milano, IT
Alabaster sculpture composed of 2 elements. The upper part derives from a reinterpretation of the Farnese Bull. It has a nineteenth-century restoration on the left front leg of the...
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Antique 17th Century Italian Baroque Figurative Sculptures

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Alabaster

Italian Alabaster Statue of a Girl
Located in Pasadena, CA
Italian alabaster statue of a young girl.
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Vintage 1920s Italian Figurative Sculptures

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Alabaster

  • Italian Alabaster Statue of a Girl
  • Italian Alabaster Statue of a Girl
  • Italian Alabaster Statue of a Girl
  • Italian Alabaster Statue of a Girl
H 16.50 in. W 8 in. D 7 in.
20th Century Marble with Alabaster Base Italian Prancing Horse Sculpture, 1960
Located in Vicoforte, Piedmont
Italian sculpture from the second half of the 20th century. Marble object with alabaster base depicting a prancing horse. Beautifully sized sculpture and decoration for antique deale...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Animal Sculptures

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Alabaster, Marble

Italian Alabaster Tennis Ball Bookends
Located in Denton, TX
Solid alabaster carved into tennis ball design that can be used as a sculpture or book ends.
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Alabaster

  • Italian Alabaster Tennis Ball Bookends
  • Italian Alabaster Tennis Ball Bookends
  • Italian Alabaster Tennis Ball Bookends
  • Italian Alabaster Tennis Ball Bookends
H 6.63 in. W 5 in. D 4.63 in.
Large Midcentury Italian Alabaster Grapes
Located in Albano Laziale, Rome/Lazio
A really large original midcentury decorative yellow cluster of grapes in painted alabaster with an olive branch for stem.
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Alabaster

  • Large Midcentury Italian Alabaster Grapes
  • Large Midcentury Italian Alabaster Grapes
  • Large Midcentury Italian Alabaster Grapes
  • Large Midcentury Italian Alabaster Grapes
H 7.88 in. W 15.75 in. D 7.88 in.
Large Midcentury Italian Alabaster Grapes
Located in Albano Laziale, Rome/Lazio
Original midcentury decorative large cluster of grapes in painted alabaster with an olive branch for stem.
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Figurative Sculptures

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Alabaster

  • Large Midcentury Italian Alabaster Grapes
  • Large Midcentury Italian Alabaster Grapes
  • Large Midcentury Italian Alabaster Grapes
  • Large Midcentury Italian Alabaster Grapes
H 7.88 in. W 11.82 in. D 7.88 in.
Stunning and Large Italian Hand Carved Alabaster / Mineral Stone Tiger Sculpture
Located in Lisse, NL
Large sculpture of a majestic big cat. Over the years we have owned and sold a fair number of beautiful quality sculptures in all kinds of materials, but we never had the pleasure o...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Arts and Crafts Animal Sculptures

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Alabaster

Seguso Sculpture Murano Glass Alabaster Elephant Murano Italian Design
By Archimede Seguso
Located in Palermo, Sicily
1960 sculpture Murano glass Seguso imitation alabaster.
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Vintage 1960s Italian Mid-Century Modern Animal Sculptures

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Art Glass

Alabaster Grapes, North of Italy, 1930's
Located in Brecht, BE
A very decorative piece, rare to find in this brown color, made in the north of Italy.  
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Early 20th Century Italian Figurative Sculptures

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Alabaster

  • Alabaster Grapes, North of Italy, 1930's
  • Alabaster Grapes, North of Italy, 1930's
  • Alabaster Grapes, North of Italy, 1930's
  • Alabaster Grapes, North of Italy, 1930's
H 6.3 in. W 13.78 in. D 7.49 in.
Fountain Shaped Alabaster Sculpture
Located in New York, NY
A circa 1920 Italian carved alabaster fountain shaped sculpture with birds and leaves on body. Measurements: Height: 29.5" Diameter: 12"  
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Early 20th Century Italian Sculptures

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Alabaster

Antique Large Alabaster Sculpture P. Emilio Fiaschi 19th Century
By Emilio Fiaschi
Located in London, GB
This is a splendid antique Italian carved alabaster sculpture of a figural group titled 'The Artist's Muse' by P. Emilio Fiaschi (Italian, 1858-1941), circa 1890 in date. This fine...
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Antique 1890s Italian Figurative Sculptures

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Alabaster

20th Century Reclining Woman with Sphinx Sculpture Alabaster
Located in Milan, IT
20th Century Reclining woman with Sphinx Alabaster, 43 x 60 x 25 cm The sculpture depicts a young and charming odalisque lying languidly on a refined sheet. The face with d...
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20th Century Italian Figurative Sculptures

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Alabaster

Matching Pair of Handcarved Italian Alabaster Horses
Located in Dallas, TX
Presenting a lovely matching pair of handcarved Italian Alabaster horses. Mid 20th century circa 1960. Pair of hand-carved horses that look like ‘Lipizzaner Stallions’ on a fau...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Classical Roman Animal Sculptures

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Alabaster

Italian 19th Century Alabaster and Marble Statue
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
An elegant and decorative Italian 19th century alabaster and marble statue of a Greek goddess Ariadne seated on her panther. Gazing towards her left while her elbow rests on her pant...
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Antique 19th Century Italian Figurative Sculptures

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Alabaster, Marble

Alabaster Sculpture by Carlo di Monte
By Carlo di Monte
Located in New York, NY
Organic form alabaster sculpture on a stone base which allows the sculpture to rotate easily.
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Vintage 1950s Italian Sculptures

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Stone, Alabaster

  • Alabaster Sculpture by Carlo di Monte
  • Alabaster Sculpture by Carlo di Monte
  • Alabaster Sculpture by Carlo di Monte
  • Alabaster Sculpture by Carlo di Monte
H 17.5 in. W 9.5 in. D 1 in.
Whimsical Owl Paperweight in Alabaster Made in Italy
Located in San Diego, CA
Whimsical rare sculpture paperweight in alabaster very collectible made in Italy, circa 1960s, Made in Italy.
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Animal Sculptures

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Alabaster

1930s Italian Alabaster &Marble Sculpture of Two Bull Elephants with Bone Tusks
Located in Ottawa, Ontario
1930's Italian Alabaster Carved &Mounted on a Marble Base, A Sculpture of 2 Bull Elephants with Bone Tusks, Both up raised trunks and bone tusks, Bought in Italy in 1930, Imported to...
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Vintage 1930s Italian Edwardian Animal Sculptures

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Marble

Adolpho Cipriani 'Italian, Active 1880-1930' Alabaster Figure
By Adolfo Cipriani
Located in Bridgeport, CT
The shy semi-nude maiden, her hair in ringlets with rosette ornaments, is dressed in a loincloth with wings in relief and chains. She is wrapped in a long cloak that she holds out to...
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Early 20th Century Italian Classical Greek Figurative Sculptures

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Alabaster

Alabaster Sculpture by Adolfo Cipriani of Queen Louise of Prussia
By Adolfo Cipriani
Located in Belmont, MA
The white and grey alabaster sculpture by Adolfo Cipriani (active 1880-1930) is modeled after a painting of Louise of Prussia by Gustav Richter (1823-84). Signed to reverse, on a gre...
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Antique Late 19th Century Italian Neoclassical Revival Figurative Sculpt...

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Alabaster

Alabaster Woman's Head Sculpture on Marble Base Rotates 360 Degree
Located in San Diego, CA
Beautiful hand-carved woman's head sculpture, sitting on a black marble base with a brass pivot that rotates its well done and beautiful circa 1980's not signed.
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20th Century Italian Art Deco Figurative Sculptures

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Alabaster, Belgian Black Marble, Brass

19th Century Italian Orientalist Style Alabaster Relief Plaque
Located in London, GB
This charming antique panel is carved in the refined Orientalist style, and depicts a tender embrace between man and woman, capturing a moment of emotional intensity. The panel po...
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Antique Late 19th Century Italian Figurative Sculptures

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Alabaster

Whimsical Petite Owl Paperweight in Alabaster Made in Italy
Located in San Diego, CA
Whimsical rare petite sculpture paperweight in alabaster very collectible made in Italy, circa 1960s, retains label as shown Made in Italy.
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20th Century Italian Mid-Century Modern Animal Sculptures

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Alabaster

Pair of Antique Italian Neoclassical Alabaster Figures on Bases
Located in New York, NY
A pair of fine antique neoclassical hand-carved alabaster figures of Grecian ladies on carved alabaster bases.
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Early 20th Century Italian Neoclassical Figurative Sculptures

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Alabaster

19th Century Italian Alabaster Gothic Revival Virgin and Child
Located in Malaga, ES
19th century Italian alabaster Gothic revival virgin and child.
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Antique Late 19th Century Italian Figurative Sculptures

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Alabaster

19th Century Paolina Bonaparte as Venus Winner Sculpture Alabaster by Canova
By Antonio Canova
Located in Milan, IT
Second half of the 19th century, by Antonio Canova (1757, Possagno - 1822, Venice) Paolina Bonaparte as Venus Winner Measures: Alabaster alt. 39.5 x 57 x 17.5 cm Wooden pedesta...
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Antique Late 19th Century Italian Neoclassical Figurative Sculptures

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Alabaster

Antique Italian Carved Alabaster Bust Sculpture Renata Di Francia Ferrara Study
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
Antique carved alabaster bust depicting the Duchess of Ferrara, Renata Di Francia. The lower body of the bust may be composed of marble or other hard stone, but is of a different mat...
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Early 20th Century Italian Neoclassical Revival Busts

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Alabaster

Magnificent 19th Century Italian Alabaster Bust Sculpture of Holy Jesus Christ
Located in New York, NY
A magnificent Italian alabaster bust sculpture of Holy Jesus Christ by Guerrieri. Realistically carved in Italy in the 19th century, a very powerful bust that would fit any home, ...
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Antique 19th Century Italian Baroque Busts

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Alabaster

Graceful, Alabaster, Architecture Model
Located in Newport Beach, CA
Beautifully carved, Grand Tour period architectural model featuring fluted columns surmounted by Corinthian capitals and a relief carved pediment above a raised base inset with a fli...
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Antique Early 1900s Italian Figurative Sculptures

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Alabaster

  • Graceful, Alabaster, Architecture Model
  • Graceful, Alabaster, Architecture Model
  • Graceful, Alabaster, Architecture Model
  • Graceful, Alabaster, Architecture Model
H 17.75 in. W 5.5 in. D 5.5 in.
Pair of 19th Century Italian Alabaster Classical Figures of Muses
Located in London, GB
A pair of very finely carved 19th century alabaster figures of muses, in classical dress, each standing on circular pedestals intricately carved with flowers and beading, Italian, c....
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Antique Mid-19th Century Italian Neoclassical Figurative Sculptures

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Alabaster

Small Alabaster Sculpture of Homer, by Italian Sculptor Early 19th Century
Located in Roma, IT
Alabaster sculpture with base in black marble and 4 friezes legs in golden bronze. This artwork is shipped from Italy. Under existing legislation, any artwork in Italy created ove...
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Antique Early 19th Century Italian Neoclassical Busts

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Alabaster

19th Century Italian Alabaster Group of Children Pushing a Cart
By Aristide Petrilli
Located in Brighton, Sussex
This enchanting 19th century Italian carved Alabaster group of four putti playing whilst pushing and pulling a wooden cart, entitled; 'From the harvest' By Prof; A. Petrill, Firenz...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Classical Roman Figurative Sculptures

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Alabaster

19th Century Italian Alabaster Bust
Located in Houston, TX
Well sculpted antique Italian alabaster or marble bust of a classical female mounted on a plinth. This is a beautifully detailed antique alabaster bust sculpture.
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Antique 1860s Italian Classical Roman Busts

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Alabaster

  • 19th Century Italian Alabaster Bust
  • 19th Century Italian Alabaster Bust
  • 19th Century Italian Alabaster Bust
  • 19th Century Italian Alabaster Bust
H 20.25 in. W 13 in. D 7.5 in.
Antique Italian Carved Eagle Sculpture
Located in Dallas, TX
An antique Italian figural sculpture offers carved alabaster depicting eagle taking flight.
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Early 20th Century Unknown American Colonial Animal Sculptures

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Alabaster

  • Antique Italian Carved Eagle Sculpture
  • Antique Italian Carved Eagle Sculpture
  • Antique Italian Carved Eagle Sculpture
  • Antique Italian Carved Eagle Sculpture
H 14.5 in. W 10.5 in. D 8.5 in.
Pair of Carved Alabaster Putti
Located in New York, NY
Pair of Italian circa 19th century alabaster putti with original patina. Measurements: Height 12.5" Diameter 5".
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Antique 19th Century Italian Figurative Sculptures

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Alabaster

Charming Italian 19th-20th Century Carved Alabaster Figure of a Fisher Boy
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A charming Italian 19th-20th century carved alabaster figure of a fisher boy. The young boy wearing a blouse, with his pant legs rolled up to his knees and a straw hat, standing on a...
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Antique Early 1900s Italian Country Figurative Sculptures

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Alabaster

Alabaster Lamp with Eagle and Base, Art Deco Period, Italy, Early 20th Century
Located in Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires
Alabaster lamp with eagle and base. Art Deco period. Italy, early 20th century. Alabaster sculpture dimensions: 40 cm depth x 35 cm width x 84 cm height. Alabaster pedestal dimen...
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Early 20th Century Italian Art Deco Animal Sculptures

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Alabaster

Pair of Antique Alabaster Vases on Stands
Located in New York, NY
A pair of Italian circa 1900's carved alabaster urns on wooden stands. Measurements: Height: 62.5" Width: 13" (widest) Depth: 9".
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Antique Early 1900s Italian Figurative Sculptures

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Alabaster

Italian Alabaster Bust of Veiled Woman
Located in New York, NY
Italian Alabaster bust of a woman wearing a sheer veil with rose flower in her ponytail. Unsigned. Good condition with minor bruising to some edges.
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Antique 19th Century European Busts

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Alabaster

Art Nouveau Bust Alabaster, Italy circa 1900
Located in Lichtenberg, AT
Lovely Art Nouveau Bust of a young woman made in Italy at the beginning of the 20th century. Worked out of fine alabaster the sculptor took greatest attention on details. Just watch ...
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Early 20th Century Italian Busts

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Alabaster, Carrara Marble

  • Art Nouveau Bust Alabaster, Italy circa 1900
  • Art Nouveau Bust Alabaster, Italy circa 1900
  • Art Nouveau Bust Alabaster, Italy circa 1900
  • Art Nouveau Bust Alabaster, Italy circa 1900
H 13.4 in. W 13.4 in. D 5.9 in.
19th Century Carved Alabaster Figure of a Woman
Located in New York, NY
Carved figure of a woman resting along a figural console table, 19th century.
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Antique 19th Century Italian Figurative Sculptures

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Alabaster

19th Century Alabaster Figure of a Young Boy
Located in Brighton, Sussex
A good quality 19th century alabaster statue of a young boy seated on rock.
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Antique 19th Century Italian Figurative Sculptures

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Alabaster

  • 19th Century Alabaster Figure of a Young Boy
  • 19th Century Alabaster Figure of a Young Boy
  • 19th Century Alabaster Figure of a Young Boy
  • 19th Century Alabaster Figure of a Young Boy
H 24.81 in. W 10.63 in. D 12.6 in.
Moses Sculpture
By Raffaello Romanelli
Located in Milan, IT
This alabaster work recreates one of the most famous statues of Renaissance Italy, Michelangelo's Moses. The bearded prophet is seated with his head facing left. His right foot is re...
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2010s Italian Figurative Sculptures

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Alabaster

  • Moses Sculpture
  • Moses Sculpture
  • Moses Sculpture
  • Moses Sculpture
H 14.18 in. W 5.12 in. D 5.71 in.
Angiolo Malavolti Carved Alabaster Antique Female Maiden Bust Sculpture Statue
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Angiolo Malavolti Carved Alabaster Antique Female Maiden Bust Sculpture Statue. Item features a signed to base, remarkable carving and detail, Angiolo Malavolti (Italian 1876-1947). ...
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Early 20th Century Italian Victorian Busts

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Alabaster, Marble

Turn-of-the-century, Solid Alabaster, Kwan Yin Figure
Located in Newport Beach, CA
Italian, hand-carved, graceful Kwan sculpture in flowing robes. The figure stands on an octagonal, solid alabaster base and is mounted on a large, fluted, period, carved-wood column....
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Antique Early 1900s Italian Figurative Sculptures

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Alabaster

Original Italian Hand Carved Nude Sculpture/ Lamp Signed Umberto Stiaccini
By Umberto Stiaccini
Located in New York City, NY
Hand carved white alabaster sculpture of a nude woman reclining inside a clam shell with three winged putti carrying her aloft from shell laden waters. Signed to verso by the Italian...
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Early 20th Century Italian Art Deco Figurative Sculptures

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Alabaster

19th Century Alabaster Arab Girl Holding a Water Jug
Located in Brighton, Sussex
An enchanting 19th century Italian carved Alabaster statue of a seated Arab girl holding a water jug.  
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Antique Late 19th Century Italian Romantic Figurative Sculptures

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Alabaster

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Italian Alabaster Sculptures For Sale on 1stDibs

An assortment of Italian alabaster sculptures is available at 1stDibs. Frequently made of stone, alabaster and marble, all Italian alabaster sculptures available were constructed with great care. There are 276 antique and vintage Italian alabaster sculptures for sale at 1stDibs, while we also have 2 modern editions to choose from as well. Italian alabaster sculptures have been made for many years, and versions that date back to the 18th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 21st Century. Mid-Century Modern, Neoclassical and Art Deco Italian alabaster sculptures are consistently popular styles. Italian alabaster sculptures have been a part of the life’s work for many furniture makers, but those produced by Guglielmo Pugi, Archimede Seguso and Adolfo Cipriani are consistently popular.

How Much are Italian Alabaster Sculptures?

Prices for Italian alabaster sculptures can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — at 1stDibs, Italian alabaster sculptures begin at $175 and can go as high as $134,486, while the average can fetch as much as $2,485.

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.

Questions About Italian Alabaster Sculptures
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Alabaster is a very soft stone that is easy to carve. It’s also easy to pulverize and when you take the alabaster powder and mix it with resin, you create a substance that can be poured into molds, or casts. The resultant product is cast alabaster. You’ll find a variety of cast alabaster products from some of the world’s top sellers on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    Italian alabaster is a fine-grained stone that is hand-crafted by artisans in Volterra, Italy to create items such as vases, decorative objects and sculptures. Alabaster mining in Italy has been ongoing for centuries, and many artisans continue to produce alabaster works with the same methods as their ancestors. Browse a selection of Italian alabaster pieces on 1stDibs.
  • 1stDibs ExpertApril 5, 2022
    An alabaster sculpture is one that is made out of alabaster, which is a soft white or translucent stone. A variety of gypsum, alabaster is described as fine-grained and marble-like. On 1stDibs, find a collection of alabaster sculptures from some of the world’s top sellers.

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Ask an Interior Designer: Work-from-Home Edition

Ask an Interior Designer: Work-from-Home Edition

Leaping into a design project, whether it's refreshing the bedroom or redoing the whole house, can be overwhelming. Luckily, we know more than a few interior designers. You asked questions on Instagram, and now they're answering.

How Noguchi Elevated Ashtrays to Objets d’Art

How Noguchi Elevated Ashtrays to Objets d’Art

Smoking might have fallen out of fashion, but these ashtrays have enduring design appeal.

10 On-Point Vessels for Flaunting Your Houseplants and Bouquets

10 On-Point Vessels for Flaunting Your Houseplants and Bouquets

Whether you're a genius gardener or have your florist on speed dial, every stem in your home deserves the best.