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Italian School (Italian, 19th c.), “Amore and Psyche”, monumental carrara marble, signed “Alba”, titled and dated “1887” at base, Sold on October 4, 2003 for $175,375.00

Enrique Alferez (Mexican‑American/New Orleans, 1901‑1999), "Repose", patinated bronze, brown and verdigris patina, h. 30 in., w. 24 in., d. 27 in. Sold for $173,240.00 on December 2, 2016. A RECORD PRICE FOR A WORK BY THE ARTIST AT ITS TIME OF AUCTION.

 

Alexander Calder (American, 1898-1976), a suite of three wall sculptures, c. 1949, "Moon Mask", painted metal, height 14 1/2 in., width 10 in., depth 4 1/2 in.; "Red Smiling Mask", painted metal, height 13 3/4 in., width 14 3/4 in., depth 4 1/4 in.; and "Blue Mask with Orange Nose", painted metal, height 14 1/4 in., width 9 in., depth 3 3/4 in. Sold for $73,800.00 on September14th, 2013.

Marius Jean Antonin Mercié (French, 1845-1916), "A Bacchante Toying with the Young Pan", a carved white marble figural group depicting a life-sized bacchante teasing the young faun who pleads for his reed pipe, a lion cub at his side, signed "a. Mercie" on base, raised on a carved marble pedestal, figural group height 54 in., width 40 in., pedestal height 37 in., overall height 91 in. Sold for $56,762.50 on March 27th, 2010.

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Enrique Alferez (American/New Orleans, 1901 1995), "Moses", 1962, carved wood, signed and dated on reverse of base, h. 45 1/2 in., w. 24 in., d. 9 3/4 in. Sold on November 21, 2015 for $55,125.00 A WORLD RECORD PRICE AT ITS TIME OF AUCTION.

An Antique Carrara Marble Portrait Bust of the Emperor Hadrian (A.D. 117-138), after the classical, height 24 1/2 in., width 22 in. Sold on June 11, 2005 for $37,600

Raffaelo Romanelli (Italian/Florence, 1856‑1928), "La Sulamitide [The Shulamite]", 1881, kneeling marble figure, inscribed "SU / LA / MI / TI / DE" across bangles on headdress; signed and dated at side of base, "R. Romanelli Firenze 1881", h. 44 in. Sold for $36,600.00 on May 6, 2016.

A Rare Pair of French Portrait-Headed Bronze Sphinxes, mid-18th c., mounted by Cupids posed as holding urns (elements now lacking), on boullework sarcophagus stands, as a garniture de cheminée (the stands partially reworked), height of each 13 1/4 in., width 10 3/4 in., depth 5 3/4 in.
Sold on April 14, 2007 for $31,200.00
Ferdinando Vichi (Italian, late 19th/early 20th c.), “Bacchante”, carrara marble, Sold on October 4, 2003 for $29,900.00



A Russian Patinated Bronze Sculpture Group of a Bear Attacking Two Men, 19th c., after Nicolai Ivanovich Lieberich (Russian, 1828-1883), cyrillic cast signature, foundry mark "Fabr. C.F. Woerfrel/ St. Petersbourg", dark brown patina, height 15 1/4 in., width 15 1/2 in., on a period ebonized walnut octagonal base, base height 2 3/4 in., width 17 in. Sold for $28,680.00 on January 30th, 2010.

A Russian Patinated Bronze Sculpture Group of a Bear Attacking a Man, 19th c., after Nicolai Ivanovich Lieberich (Russian, 1828-1883), cyrillic cast signature, foundry mark "Fabr. C.F. Woerfrel", dark brown patina, height 13 1/4 in., width 15 1/2 in., on a period stained and ebonized walnut base, base height 2 3/4 in., width 17 in. Sold for $27,485.00 on January 30th, 2010.

A Very Rare American Bronze Patinated Zinc Figure of Andrew Jackson, 19th c., after the 1853 original in Washington D.C. by Clark Mills (American, 1810-1883), with brass foundry plaque from Cornelius and Baker, Philadelphia on base, inscribed "Patented, May 15, 1855" on side of sculpture, height 19 1/2 in., length 18 1/2 in., width 5 in., on a stone-shaped base, overall height 23 1/2 in. Sold for $27,025.00 on October 11th, 2008

A Continental Stained and Gilt Decorated Ivory Figural Group of the Madonna and Child, 19th c. or earlier, carved along the natural curve of the tusk, the Virgin modeled standing, wearing voluminous robes carrying the Christ child in her arms; the Christ child rendered in the pose of Salvator Mundi (Savior of the World) with his right hand raised in blessing and his left holding an orb (lacking cross), symbolic of Earth, height 16 in. Sold for $26,290.00 on April 21st, 2012.

A Fine French Bronze Group of "Aeneas Taking Leave of Dido", after Jean-Baptiste Germain (French, 1841-1910), late 19th c., signature inscribed on right top surface of base, title incised on front molding, extensive remains of gilding, height 36 in., diameter 15 in., on a 4-inch-high Rouge Royale marble rotary base (stamped "déposé C.K." on the central bearing); together with a cylindrical giallo antico marble pedestal, molded capital and plinth, height 32 in., diameter 20 in., height of ensemble 72 in. Sold for $25,850.00 on July 12th, 2008

After Jean-Louis Grégoire (French, 1840-1890), late 19th/early 20th c., "Perseus and Andromeda", patinated bronze, cast signature "L. Grégoire", height 33 in., diameter 18 in., presented on a bronze-mounted marble pedestal, overall height 62 in. Sold for $25,095.00 on September14th, 2013.

A Group of Four Italian Marble Garden Figures, late 19th c., depicting the "Four Seasons", h. 41 in.
Sold for $24,150.00 on May 17, 2003.

A French Gilt Bronze Statuette of "Jeanne d'Arc à Cheval", after Emmanuel Frémiet (French, 1824-1910), original maquette 1872-73; master modelle for this size 1874-75; this cast signed "E. FREMIET" on top surface of self-base, and inscribed "F. Barbedienne. Fondeur" on side; this example probably cast c. 1875/1910 height 29 in., length 17 in., width 4 in., on a two-stage red marble base (total height 31 3/4 in.) Sold for $23,500.00 on October 11th, 2008

Attributed to Lorenzo Bartolini (Italian, 1777-1850), "Portrait Bust of Col. Arthur Peronneau Hayne (1788/90-1867)", early 1830s, white marble, unsigned, on original socle inscribed "A. P. HAYNE." in tinted letters on front tablet, height 28 in. (including socle), width 19 in., depth 10 in.; together with Thomas H. Benton, A Thirty Years' View:...the Working of the American Government, vol. 2 (New York, 1856), twice inscribed "A.P. Hayne" and dated "'59", also inscribed "Mitchell Jr., A.P. Hayne was your great-great grandfather. Love-Mother." Sold for $23,500.00 on October 11th, 2008

Boris M. Frödman-Cluzel (Russian, b. 1874), "Dancer with Drum", bronze, signed and inscribed on base "S. Petersberg, 1911", foundry mark of A.A. Hebrard, symbol "M", height 9 1/4 in., width 5 1/4 in., depth 4 in.
Sold on December 1, 2007 for $23,500.00
A Fine Set of Continental Lead Figural Groups, late 17th/early 18th c., probably by John Van Nost (1678-1710) or Arnold Quellin (1653-1686).
Sold on October 12, 2003 for $23,000.
Raffaello Romanelli (Italian, 1856-1928), “Rebecca and Jacob at the Well”, signed on reverse, set on a rocaille plinth, Sold on October 4, 2003 for $21,850.00

Continental, late 18th/early 19th c., "A Large Octastyle Circular Tempietto of the Tuscan Order, Inlaid with Specimen Marbles", height 17 1/2 in., diameter 14 in. Sold for $21,510.00 on September 10th, 2011

A Matched Pair of Monumental Continental White Marble Sphinxes in the Neo-Imperial-Style, early 20th c., height 67 1/2 in., width 54 1/2 in., depth 22 1/2 in Sold for $21,150.00 on October 11th, 2008

Rafaello Romanelli (Italian, 1856-1928), “Rebecca”, carrara marble, Sold on October 4, 2003 for $20,700.00

Affortunato Gory (Gori) (Italian/French, known active 1895-1925), "Danseuse Arabe", gilt bronze and marble figure of a female dancer, signed on upper surface of base, height 35 1/2 in., width 14 1/2 in., depth 14 in. Sold for $20,315.00 on November 17th, 2012.

Louis-Marie Moris or Morise (French, 1818-1883), equestrian Bronze of The Emperor Napoleon on Horseback (Study for a Monument?), c. 1857, signed "Morise" on top of terrasse between hind feet of horse, with very fine and clear foundry seal between forefeet, reading "BRONZE GARANTI AU TITRE. PARIS.", height 25 in. Sold for $20,315.00 on November 19th, 2011

Enrique Alferez (American/New Orleans, 1901‑1999), "Standing Cloaked Woman", terracotta, unsigned, h. 28 1/4 in., w. 9 1/2 in., d. 4 1/2 in., wood base, overall h. 30 1/4 in. Sold on January 27, 2018 for $19,520.00

A Very Fine Pair of Spanish Colonial Polychrome Carved Figures of Moses and a Related Prophet, 18th c., each height 43 in., width 17 in., depth 13 7/8 in. Sold for $19,120.00 on January 30th, 2010.

Auguste Rodin (French, 1840-1917), "Nu Debout", bronze with black patina, signed A. Rodin on side, inscribed "Alexis Rudier Fondeur Paris" at back, height 9 in., length 2 3/4 in., depth 1 3/4 in., on a square marble base with mitered sides, overall height 9 1/2 in. Sold for $17,625.00 on April 18th, 2009.

Attributed to Gustave Eiffel (French, 1832-1923), cast iron architectural element in the form of a figure of a Dolphin, the serpentine body surrounded by reeds and cattails, terminating in an aperture to emit water, vertical bracket support with mounting holes, height 61 in., width 28 in. Sold for $16,730.00 on September 13, 2014.

Fratelli Romanelli (Italian, late 19th/early 20th c.), “Kneeling Venus”, after the Antique, white marble, Sold on October 4, 2003 for $16,100.00

Hilda Kristina Lascari (American, 1885-1937), "La Nymphea (The Waterlily)", c. 1928, bronze fountain, inscribed "MODERN ART FOUNDRY, NY" on base, height 57 in., width 19 in., depth 10 in. Sold for $15,535.00 on February 12th, 2011

Mathilde M. Mylander (American/Baltimore, 20th c.), "Life‑Size Male Figure Holding Grapes and a Basin", bronze with verdigris patina, signed on self base, foundry mark of Roman Bronze Works, New York, h. 74 in., w. 20 1/2 in., d. 17 in. Sold for $14,640.00 on July 16, 2016

A Regency Patinated Plaster Figure of a Vestal Holding a Votive Basin, early 19th c., London, after the colossal marble original by Jean-Antoine Houdon in the Louvre, Paris; unsigned, patinated to a buff-colored terracotta; the basin shaped to receive a gilt brass burner, brass heating element with pierced gallery and Greek key frieze, on a later ebonized and gilt plinth base, total height 73 1/2 in., width 19 in., depth 11 in. Sold for $14,100.00 on May 3rd, 2008

Alfred Dubucand (French, 1828 – 1894) “Hunting in the Sahara”, c. 1875, a bronze figural group of an Arab warrior astride a camel racing alongside two greyhounds, with gilt bronze accents, cast signature on a raised oval base, height 30 in., width 31 in., depth 13 in. Sold on February 19, 2005 for $14,100.

Attributed to Gustave Eiffel (French, 1832-1923), cast iron architectural panel with a colossal bas relief head of Neptune or a river god surrounded by stemmed flowers, crowned cornice, bracket feet, height 34 1/2 in., width 60 1/2 in. Sold for $11,950.00 on September 13, 2014.

Charles O. Perry (American, b. 1929), "Double Knot", c. 1975, bronze, height 33 in., width 31 in., depth 35 in., on a pedestal. Sold for $11,750 on December 6th, 2008

An Antique Carrara Marble Portrait Bust of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington (1769-1852), after Joseph Nollekens, (British, 1737-1823).
Sold on June 11, 2005 for $11,750

 

After Antonio Canova (Italian, 1757-1822), 19th c., "Venus Italica" h. 5 ft., 8 in.
Sold for $9,775.00 on June 7, 2003

A Superb Antique Grand Tour White Carrara Marble Portrait Bust, depicted in “Roman” armor and mantle, the breastplate of “fish scale” design ornamented with a Medusa head, a cloak gathered with a large foliate clasp over his left shoulder and an epaulette strap affixed to the breastplate with a delicately carved lion’s mask holding a rosette badge, on a marble piedouche and socle, height 34 in., width 24 1/2 in., depth 14 in. Sold for $9,600.00 on May 3rd, 2008

A French Gilt Bronze Figure of Napoleon, late 19th/early 20th c., with raised stamp "Fabrication Française", on a marble base, height 18 in., width 5 1/2 in., depth 5 1/2 in. Sold for $9,187.00 on February 23, 2008

After Antonio Canova (Italian, 1757-1822), 19th c., "Venus", h. 5 ft. 8 in.
Sold for $8,625.00 on June 7, 2003.
Malvina Hoffman (American, 1885-1966), "African Slave", mahogany sculpture, incised signed and dated "Paris, 1929" on right side lower right, Conner-Rosenkranz, New York label, and title label en verso, 18 3/8 in. x 12 1/8 in. x 8 1/2 in.
Sold on April 14, 2007 for $7,750.00 A RECORD PRICE FOR A SCULPTURE, IN WOOD, AT ITS TIME OF AUCTION.
Emmanuel Fremiet (French, 1824-1910), "Le Char de Minerve", gilt bronze, h. 25 in., w. 21 in., d. 12 1/2 in.
Sold for $7,187.00 on June 7, 2003
Ievgueni or Eugene Alexandrovitch Lanceray (Russian, 1848-1886), “Russian Warrior After Battle”, patinated bronze, h. 25 1/2 in., w. 22 in., d. 11 1/2 in.
Sold for $6,900.00 on June 7, 2003

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