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Arab Water Seller With Clay Jug On His Back

An old Arab water seller with a clay jug wrapped with camel skin on his back leaning on a staff.  Water sellers used to walk around busy markets offering water, coffee and tea to walkers by.  The bronze sculpture is signed and marked. Dimensions 24 cm x 10 cm/ 9.44 inches x 3.93 inches

The Carpet Seller Sculpture By Franz Bergmann of Austria

The carpet seller is one of a series of similar statues of middle eastern Arab figures from the start of the 20th century made in Austria by Franz Bergmann. The sculptures are made of cold-painted bronze with vibrant colors. This sculpture is of an Arab carpet seller presenting his carpet to a potential customer that might have been passing by him in the busy bazar market. Dimensions (Height x Length x Width) 18 cm X 16.5 cm X 14 cm 7" X 6.5" X 5.5"

Saint George and the Dragon Sculpture

A sculpture of Saint George slaying the dragon with his lance.  The statue is made of silver gilded spelter with a 925 sterling silver plaque stamped W.J.G. Dimensions Height: 40.5 cm / 15.94 inches Width: 12 cm / 4.72 inches Base diameter: 9.7 cm / 3.81 inches Weight: 2.5 Kg / 5.5 Lbs.

Bocce or Petanque Sculpture Made of Spelter

A sculpture of a Bocce or Petanque player made of spelter signed 1890 with an unreadable sculpture's name.  The petanque player is holding two balls, one that he is holding in his right hand aiming and getting ready to throw and the other in his left hand. Dimensions Height: 50 cm (19.68 inches) Width: 20 cm (7.87 inches) Weight: 4.6 Kg (10.14 lbs.)

Saint Barbara Skoda Sculpture

Or best offer Saint Barbara was an early Christian martyr worshiped by mainly Catholics who face danger of sudden and violent death at work.  She is the patron saint of artillery and explosives professions, armorers and gunsmiths, military engineers, miners and tunnelers.  This statue of Saint Barbara features the main items associated with her story: the three windowed tower, a cannon and a branch. This statue of Saint Barbara is one of two known to be made as a special commissioned work for the Czech Skoda company.  Skoda started in 1859 as an arms manufacturing company, later a producer of bicycles, motorcycles, cars and trucks.  During World War 2 and Nazi Germany's occupation of Czechoslovakia, the Skoda factory was under control of Reichswerke Hermann Göring and served as producers of artillery parts, aircraft, firearms and ammunition components.  This statue is thought to be presented to the Nazi officers who controlled the company in 1942.  The statue is said to be made of artillery grade metal. The small plaque at the base reads: Skodawerke Pilsen, Kreigsjahr 1942. It is in excellent condition. Specifications: Height (with base): 51 cm Width (total): 16.5 cm Width of base: 14 cm Weight: 13.1 Kg

Gaulois By Adolphe Jean Lavergne – Bronze sculpture

Gaulois by Adolphe Jean Lavergne bronze sculpture of ancient Celtic warrior.  This bronze sculpture of a Gaul warrior, features the Celtic fighter with his helmet, holding his sword in one hand and a leaf in another, axe hanging from his belt and a fur garment covering his groin.  A beautiful depiction of this ancient French Celtic warrior by French sculptor Adolphe Jean Lavergne (1852-1901).  This warrior might be a depiction of Vercingetorix (80 – 46 BC) the Gallic king and chieftain of the Arverni tribe who united the Gauls in a failed revolt against Roman forces during the last phase of Julius Caesar's Gallic Wars.  After surrendering to Caesar and spending almost six years in prison, he was executed in Rome. Dimensions Height: 49 cm Width: 15 cm Length: 15 cm Weight: 6 Kg

Art Nouveau Bronze Bust on Stand by Amedeo Neri

A small art nouveau bronze bust of a woman on stand by sculptor Prof. Amedeo Neri and cast by Aktien-Ges. Vorm. H. Gladenbeck & Sohn signed 1902.  The words "Aktien-Ges. Vorm. H. Gladenbeck & Sohn" translate as "Aktien Company, formerly H. Gladenbeck & Son." The company made monumental statues as well as smaller figures in bronze.  The company was located in Berlin and operated from 1851 to 1926. Dimensions: Height: 24.5 cm / 9.64 inches Base width: 5 cm / 1.96 inches

Scottish Fox Hunter By P.J. Mene Bronze Sculpture

Scottish hunter holding the freshly killed fox retrieved by his loyal dog.  This bronze sculpture of a Scottish hunter with fox by Pierre Jules Mene (1810-1879) captures the victorious final moments of the hunt as the fox is captured.  This casting is in excellent condition showing all details of this Scottish hunter wearing his kilt, leather and fur sporran (wallet), belt with large buckle, fly plaid cloth wrapped around torso and the famous Scottish Highland dirk hanging from the belt.  All of these as well as the dog and the fox are beautifully cast in bronze, crisp and life like just like P. J, Mene was famous for his realistic animal and human sculptures. Dimensions Height: 54.5 cm / 21.45 inches Base width: 29 cm / 11.4 inches Weight: 21.5 Kg / 47.4 Lbs

Pompeian Bronze Bookends “The Sculptor”

Beautiful Pompeian Bronze Company Bookends of the "The Sculptor" from 1920's in art deco/nouveau style.  These bookends were made by the Pompeian Bronze Company of Brooklyn, NY during the 1920's.  They copyrighted this set as named "The Sculptor" in 1921.  Each bookend features an ancient Greek style nude figure wearing the traditional cloth and holding a mallet in his right hand. These bookends are made probably of spelter and are in very good condition considering that they are now 100 years old. Dimensions Length: 16 cm / 6.3 inches Width: 7 cm / 2.75 inches Height: 18 cm /7.08 inches Weight: 1.84 Kg / 4 lbs

German Blacksmith Bronze Sculpture

An Antique early 20th century German blacksmith bronze sculpture beautifully made showing the blacksmith swinging his hammer towards the anvil which is set on a chopped tree truck.  The iron piece on the anvil that is being hammered is made loose and comes out. This blacksmith sculpture was given as an award or gift according to the plaque on the base written: Jhrem allverehrten Paul Siele zum 1. October 1919 Vereinigung Deutscher Sackgrosshandler Translated: To the well honored Paul Siele On October 1st 191 From the Association of German sack wholesalers Probably a one of a kind item since we couldn't find another. Dimensions Height: 38 cm (15 inches) Width: 21 cm (8.26 inches) Base: 18 x 13 cm (7x5.11 inches) Weight: 6.5 Kg (14.33 lbs)

Three Thai Thephanom Statues Set

A set of three Thephanom statues made of bronze and covered in gold leaf.  In Thai Buddhist mythology the Thephanom are angels or deities who are temple protectors and guardians.  The Thepanom first came to earth when Buddha reached enlightenment becoming his protector, guardians of religious temples and artifacts such as scrolls. These three antique Thai bronze sculptures are with the following dimension from left to right Height: 84 cm / 66 cm / 84 cm Width: 18 cm / 16 cm / 18 cm Weight: 15.5 Kg / 14.2 Kg / 15.6 Kg

The Liberator by Sculpture Yevgeny Vuchetich

The Liberator sculpture by Yevgeny Vuchetich, featuring the idealistic Soviet liberator warrior with his sword pointed to the ground symbolizing the end of combat, holding in his other arm a baby girl symbolizing the future, and stepping on a broken swastika symbolizing the defeat of Nazi Germany. The Liberator statue is located in the central monument at the Soviet WW II Cemetery and Memorial in Berlin-Treptow, Germany.  Almost 5000 soldiers and officers who died during the battles for Berlin are buried next to the bulk mound. It is a bronze sculpture 11 meters tall (36 feet), weighing 63 metric tons (70 US tons) made by famous Soviet sculptor Yevgeny Vuchetich and dedicated on May 8, 1949, the 4th anniversary of the Soviet victory over Nazi-Germany. Dimensions: Height: 42 cm (16.5 inches) Width: 17.4 cm (6.85 inches) Weight: 4 Kg (8.81 lbs)