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Period: 18th Century and Earlier
17th Century French Baroque Polychrome Madonna and Child
Located in Rio Vista, CA
Extraordinary polychromed 17th century French baroque Madonna and Child sculpture. Large carved statue carved from a single column of wood which was hollowed out in the back for weig...
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French Baroque Antique 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

Materials

Gesso, Linen, Wood

17th-18th Century Baroque Religious French Lamb of God
Located in Amsterdam, NL
Beautiful hand carved lamb of god, France, circa 1650-1750. Very rare item. Beautiful colours. Weathered, small losses
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French Baroque Antique 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

Materials

Wood

18th Century Italian Marble White Bust Sculpture of Child, Carrara
Located in Valladolid, ES
Stunning Italian sculpture in white Carrara Marble, bust of child,was part of an very important altarpiece in a private collection from a palace in Turin, Italia. With a great expre...
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Italian Baroque Antique 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

Materials

Carrara Marble

Gandharan Carved Stone Relief Fragment of a Female Musician
Located in Austin, TX
An unusual relief panel of a female figure playing a lute. The demure figure stands on a pedestal, and is dressed in the Grecian style. She wears a loose fitting, pleated chiton, he...
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Pakistani Hellenistic Antique 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

Materials

Schist

Large Geode Slice
Located in London, GB
Expertly cut from a large geode, this slice preserves large lilac crystals of amethystine quartz, bordered by a thin agate layer and a rough basalt exterior. This piece was legall...
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Uruguayan Antique 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

Materials

Agate, Amethyst, Quartz

Pair of Patinated Solid Brass Theatre Face Masks - "Comedy & Tragedy"
Located in San Diego, CA
A nice pair of patinated solid brass theatre face masks - comedy and tragedy, circa 1970s. The set is in very good vintage condition and has a hanger on the reverse side; each mask m...
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American Hollywood Regency Antique 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Set of Three Edo Period Arrowheads, Japan
Located in Point Richmond, CA
Edo Period Arrowheads on custom bases, Japan These arrowheads are called yashiri or yanone and were used for various purposes, such as presentations and gifts, or for battle and h...
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Japanese Edo Antique 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

Materials

Steel

Phasma Species Stick Insects in Display Frame
Located in New York, NY
Phasma is an Australasian genus of stick insects in the family Phasmatidae, subfamily Phasmatinae and tribe Phasmatini. This insect is placed in a display frame. The frame includes a...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

Materials

Other

18th Century Spanish Altarpiece, Wallmounted Sculpture, Carved Gilwood
Located in Valladolid, ES
One of a kind Set of two pieces belonging to a monumental Baroque altarpiece made in the 18th century. These are two magnificent carvings of large dimensions, which together make a ...
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Spanish Baroque Antique 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

Materials

Wood, Giltwood

18th Century Indian Bronze of the Goddess Durga
Located in Kensington, MD
Durga is a warrior goddess in the Hindu culture, she is the protector of the good depicted here multi-armed with a sword, a trident, the wheel and a jewel in her hands. She is flanke...
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Indian Tribal Antique 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

Materials

Brass

Set of Bronze Handles Manufactured in Italy, 17th Century
By Niccolo Roccatagliata
Located in Milano, IT
Set of nine bronze handles shaped like cherubs and female figures. Bronzes in the way of the famous sculptor Nicolò Roccatagliata. Manufactured in Italy, 17th century.
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Italian Other Antique 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Sculptural 17-18th Century Italian Vase with Agate Coral and Fossil Shells
Located in Dublin, Dalkey
17th or 18th century Italian fragment vase with agate coral, zig zag oyster fossil arms, fossil shells, and a baroque pearl on a polished petrified wood base. This fragment is fro...
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Italian Rococo Antique 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

Materials

Agate, Coral

17th Century Spanish Religious Sculpture in Carved Silver Gild Wood Saint Michel
Located in Valladolid, ES
One of a kind Spanish religious sculpture. A museum piece !! The artistic imprint shows the typical Castilian traces in the conception and interpretation of the subject. This allows...
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Albanian Baroque Antique 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

Materials

Gold Leaf, Silver Leaf

Bronze Sculpture Rattanakosin Thai Depicting a Buddha
Located in Milano, IT
Gilt bronze sculpture depicting a 'BUDDHA'. Thailand, late 600's. In the Bhumisparsha mudra (posture), sitting on a multi-layered base is one of the rarest for its symbolism. The scu...
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Thai Qing Antique 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

18th Century French Terracotta Sculpture, Child with Dog
Located in Valladolid, ES
Amazing French terracotta 18th century "Child with dog" Sculptural work made in terracotta that represents an endearing image of a child accompanied by his large dog. The balanced p...
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Italian Baroque Antique 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

Materials

Terracotta

Polished Lapis Lazuli Freeform from Afghanistan
Located in New York, NY
Beautiful hand-polished free form of AAA quality natural Afghani lapis lazuli. This specimen has rich, electric-royal blue color enriched with scintillating pyrite microcrystals. ...
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Afghan Antique 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

Materials

Lapis Lazuli

17th Century Upper Torso Fragment
Located in Newport Beach, CA
Glorious, c. 1650, hand-carved, solid Carrara marble upper torso fragment of a Roman soldier. The piece featuring fish-scale armor atop a tunic. The right shoulder in a pleated sleev...
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Italian Antique 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

Materials

Carrara Marble, Iron

French Bronze Ecorche Figure of a Man, after the model by Pietro Francavilla
By Pietro Francavilla
Located in Kensington, MD
After the model by Pierre (Pietro Francavilla) de Francheville) (1548-1615) This energetic model of an athlete in motion has finely detailed musculature. The patina is a rich brown...
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Italian Renaissance Antique 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

Materials

Marble, Bronze

18th Century Italian Mecca Candlestick with Phantom Quartz & Chalcedony Rosettes
Located in Dublin, Dalkey
18th century Italian mecca gold leaf candlestick with a red phantom crystal quartz point encased in Italian antique metal petal drip pan tray. The candlestick is decorated with chalc...
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Italian Rococo Antique 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

Materials

Quartz, Rock Crystal, Marble, Metal, Gold Leaf

Polished Labradorite Freeform from Madagascar
Located in New York, NY
Handmade polished Labradorite freeform with beautiful iridescent play of colors of blue, yellow and red which is caused by internal fractures in the mineral that reflect light back a...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

Materials

Other

Rare Late 18th Century French Hand-Carved Angel Wood Statue Articulated Arms
Located in GB
We are delighted to offer for sale this exceptionally rare late 18th early 19th-century hand carved wood statue of an Angel with lovely movement and articulated arms A truly stunn...
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French French Provincial Antique 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

Materials

Wood

18th Century Italian Gold Leaf Fragment with Baroque Pearl on Obsidian Mineral
Located in Dublin, Dalkey
18th century Italian gold leaf fragment with a coordinating baroque pearl on a free-forming obsidian mineral with a polished face. Obsidian is naturally occurring volcanic glass prod...
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Italian Modern Antique 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

Materials

Wood

18th Century Italian Silver Candlestick with Herkimer Diamond on Mica in Matrix
Located in Dublin, Dalkey
18th century Italian silver candlestick decorated with a large Herkimer diamond with inclusions surrounded by mica foliage ruffle on mica with a calcite matrix base with Herkimer dia...
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Italian Rococo Antique 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

Materials

Crystal, Rock Crystal

Derby Porcelain Figure of Neptune with a Dolphin, 1765-1830
Located in London, GB
This is a gorgeous porcelain figure of Neptune with a dolphin, shaped by Derby possibly as early as around the year 1765, and finished by Bloor Derby in 1829 or 1830. The figure is i...
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English Rococo Antique 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

Materials

Porcelain

18th Century Italian Candlestick on Barite Crystals, Copper and Fused Glass
Located in Dublin, Dalkey
18th century Italian candlestick with coordinating natural-forming copper and intertwined with fused glass and baroque pearls. It is on a matrix with tapering barite crystals from El...
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Italian Rococo Antique 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

Materials

Rock Crystal, Copper

Ancient Bactrian Marble Idol Staff Sceptor
Located in Vosselaar, BE
A large Bactrian marble staff circa late 3rd-2nd millennium BCE. The Bactrian culture was discovered by Soviet archeologists in the 1970s in Afghanistan. Also called the Oxus culture...
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Afghan Antique 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

Materials

Marble

18th Century Italian Cross on a Blue Celestial Geode Heart with Baroque Pearls
Located in Dublin, Dalkey
18th century Italian cross mounted on a blue celestial geode heart and adorned with natural-forming baroque pearls and a cross-shaped baroque pearl adorning the cross. The piece is i...
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Italian Rococo Antique 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

Materials

Rock Crystal, Gold Leaf

Antique Ammonite, Cretaceous Period
Located in Brecht, BE
This ammonite was found in Madagascar, Africa, ageless artifact of life.
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Malagasy Antique 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

Materials

Sandstone

Carved Greek Marble Head of Alexander the Great
Located in Stamford, CT
Classical carved Greek marble head statue of Alexander the Great on later stand. The statue dates to circa 300 BC. Made in Greece. With stand the marble head measures 5.625 Inches hi...
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Greek Classical Greek Antique 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

Materials

Marble

Rare 18th Century Life Size Carved Wood Statue of St. Joseph
Located in Birmingham, AL
Magnificent wood statue of St. Joseph, hand-carved of solid oak with intricate draped cloths and a beautiful, lifelike facial expression. A rare and exquisite work of 18th century re...
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French Antique 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

Materials

Oak

Burmese Arakan Lacquered and Gilt Bronze Healing Buddha, 18th Century
Located in Austin, TX
An unusual 18th century Burmese Arakan style red lacquered and richly gilt cast bronze figure of the Crowned Medicine Buddha, commonly referred to as Bhaishajyaguru. The Supreme Hea...
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Burmese Antique 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

Genuine Natural Sikhote-Alin Meteorite
Located in New York, NY
An iron meteorite fell on the Sikhote-Alin Mountains, in southeastern Russia, in 1947. Though large iron meteorite falls had been witnessed previously and fragments recovered, never ...
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Russian Antique 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

Materials

Other

17th Century Carved Walnut, Wall-Mounted Sculptures Baroque Angels, Gold Leaf
Located in Vigonza, Padua
1600s wall-mounted sculptures, baroque angels, hand carved walnut, gold and silver leaf.
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Italian Baroque Antique 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

Materials

Walnut

Large Calcite Crystal with Druzy Quartz Blanket on Amethyst Surrounded by Agate
Located in London, GB
An exquisite and rare piece composed of blue/grey agate, white quartz, amethyst and calcite. This piece presents a large calcite reclining on an amethyst. To further add to its be...
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Uruguayan Antique 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

Materials

Agate, Amethyst, Quartz

18th Century Italian Candlestick with Angle Plated Quartz & Pearl on Selenite
Located in Dublin, Dalkey
18th century Italian candlestick decorated with angle plated quartz with a baroque pearl and fossil shells on a double polished selenite base. Angle-plated quartz is an extremely r...
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Italian Rococo Antique 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

Materials

Rock Crystal, Quartz

16th Century Head Of A Noble
Located in Atlanta, GA
A very striking 16th century statue - head of a nobleman - crafted from Roman concrete - opus caementicium. Roman concrete is durable due to its incorporation of volcanic ash, which...
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Italian Antique 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

Materials

Coade Stone

Unusual Black Amethyst Druze Formation on Metal Stand
Located in London, GB
An exquisite black amethyst druze cluster with polished stalactite. Rare and notoriously difficult to find, this stunning and unique black amethyst druze, is known as Black “galaxy” ...
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Uruguayan Antique 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

Materials

Agate, Amethyst, Quartz

A pair of 17th century Dutch polychrome painted carved putti/cherubs
Located in Baambrugge, NL
A pair of 17th century Dutch polychrome painted carved wooden putti/cherubs. The larger angel in the middle is not included.
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Dutch Antique 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

Large Fantastic Wood 'Scholars Rock'
Located in Ottawa, Ontario
A large fantastic wood 'scholar's rock' The formation of natural knots, gnarled and twisted projections Of the variety greyish brown-toned wood, imitating a vertical scholar’s r...
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Chinese Chinese Export Antique 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

Materials

Other

Pair of 1615 English Polychrome Painted Heraldic Lion Newel Banisters Finials
Located in GB
Wer are delighted to offer this exceptionally rare pair of King James 1st 1615 English Heraldic Lion Newel Finials with period Polychrome paint Where to begin! What a find, these ...
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English Jacobean Antique 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

Materials

Oak

17th Century Chinese Ming Bronze Figure of a Ho Ho Boy
Located in Chicago, IL
Fine cast bronze figures created over 400 years ago during China's Ming dynasty are rare and highly appreciated. In this exceptional example, a spirited young boy stands on a lotus b...
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Chinese Ming Antique 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

Materials

Bronze

French 18th Century Bust of Saint Louis
Located in Atlanta, GA
A magnificent 18th century bust of King Louis IX of France, Saint Louis. Wonderfully hand carved from wood with a water gilded finish. Decorated with the fleur-de-lis and the Lamb of...
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French Antique 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

Materials

Wood

Genuine Muonionalusta Meteorite on a Custom Stand
Located in New York, NY
Genuine Muonionalusta Meteorite Slab on a Custom Stand from Norrbotten, Sweden The Muonionalusta is a meteorite classified as fine octahedrite, type IVA (Of) which impacted in nor...
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Swedish Antique 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

Materials

Other

Genuine Natural Dronino Ataxite Meteorite from Russia
Located in New York, NY
The Dronino meteorite was found in the Ryazan Oblast of Russia in July 2000. It is classified as an ataxite. The meteorite is named after the village Dronino where it was found. The ...
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Russian Antique 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

Materials

Other

Genuine Natural Seymchan Meteorite Slice from Russia
Located in New York, NY
Seymchan is a pallasite meteorite found in the dry bed of the river Hekandue, a left tributary of river Jasacnaja in the Magadan district, Russia, near the settlement of Seymchan, in...
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Russian Antique 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

Materials

Other

Polished Imperial Rhodonite Sphere from Madagascar
Located in New York, NY
Beautiful top quality hand-polished natural Imperial Rhodonite sphere from Madagascar. It has an amazing pattern with vibrant hues of pink and red. Rhodonite is a stone of compas...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

Materials

Other

Genuine Natural Seymchan Meteorite Slice from Russia
Located in New York, NY
Seymchan is a pallasite meteorite found in the dry bed of the river Hekandue, a left tributary of river Jasacnaja in the Magadan district, Russia, near the settlement of Seymchan, in...
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Russian Antique 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

Materials

Other

Polished Imperial Rhodonite Sphere from Madagascar
Located in New York, NY
Beautiful top quality hand-polished natural Imperial Rhodonite sphere from Madagascar. It has an amazing pattern with vibrant hues of pink and red. Rhodonite is a stone of compas...
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

Materials

Other

Genuine Natural Seymchan Meteorite Slice from Russia
Located in New York, NY
Seymchan is a pallasite meteorite found in the dry bed of the river Hekandue, a left tributary of river Jasacnaja in the Magadan district, Russia, near the settlement of Seymchan, in...
Category

Russian Antique 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

Materials

Other

Polished Blue Apatite Sphere
Located in New York, NY
Beautiful top quality hand-polished blue apatite sphere from Madagascar. It has an amazing pattern with vibrant hues of green and blue. Apatite is a blue stone associated with abund...
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Malagasy Antique 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

Materials

Other

Polished Chevron Amethyst Sphere from Brazil
Located in New York, NY
Top quality polished chevron amethyst sphere with vivid purple color and translucent to transparent clarity. Chevron Amethyst is a combination of Amethyst and White Quartz, mixed to...
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Brazilian Antique 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

Materials

Other

Giant Polished Agate Slice on Custom Metal Stand
Located in New York, NY
Beautiful, giant Brazilian banded agate mounted on a metal stand. Both sides are polished to a glassy finish revealing soft bands of beige and grey tones. Agates are grounding stone...
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Brazilian Antique 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

Materials

Agate

Polished Chevron Amethyst Sphere from Brazil
Located in New York, NY
Top quality polished chevron amethyst sphere with vivid purple color and translucent to transparent clarity. Chevron Amethyst is a combination of Amethyst and White Quartz, mixed to...
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Brazilian Antique 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

Materials

Other

17th Century Italian Vase with a Chesapecten Shell & Crystal Point
Located in Dublin, Dalkey
17th century Italian vase with a chesapecten shell, crystal point, and fossil shells on a petrified wood base. This fragment is from a church in Florence. It was found and saved f...
Category

Italian Rococo Antique 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

Materials

Rock Crystal

18th Century White Marble Bust of Queen Marie-Antoinette
Located in Brussels, BE
Beautiful 18th century marble bust of Marie-Antoinette, wear and losses consistent with age and use.
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French Louis XVI Antique 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

Materials

Statuary Marble

Northern Wei Dynasty Terracotta Sculpture of Buddha 386-534 AD
Located in Dallas, TX
C. 386-534 AD. Chinese Northern Wei Dynasty. A interim Han-Tang Dynasty terracotta brick in a cream-coloured fabric featuring a beautiful depiction of a seated Buddha with a red ro...
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Chinese Han Antique 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

Materials

Terracotta

Megalithic Stone Chicken Statue from Sumba Island, Indonesia, c. 1500
Located in Jimbaran, Bali
Sumba Island has maintained a megalithic tradition from the Neolithic times to the present day and is one of the few remaining truly megalithic cultures. Sumba Island Nobility and th...
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Indonesian Other Antique 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

Materials

Stone

Amonite on Iron Stand
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Historic genuine large amonite, thousands of years old.
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Antique 18th Century and Earlier Sculptures

Materials

Stone

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