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Antique Terracotta Bust Sculpture of G. Gabrieli Italian Composer of O Jesu Mi
Located in Lisse, NL
Rare and stunning Italian sculpture of a composer of famous religious music. With pride we offer you this antique and incredibly well crafted bust of 16th century, Venetian composer...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Italian Renaissance Revival Busts

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Terracotta

Antique 3D Anatomical Foot Model Made by Somso, circa 1930
Located in Berghuelen, DE
A delicately hand painted and highly detailed anatomical foot model for class. Made of papier mâché, and plaster. Manufactured by Somso, Germany, circa 1930. With manufacturer paper ...
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Early 20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Busts

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Plaster

Antique Teaching Aid Modell of an Ear, Somso, circa 1900
Located in Berghuelen, DE
A large folding model of an ear. Used as teaching material in German schools circa 1900. Made of wood and papier mâché by Somso, Germany. Measures: Width 13.39" (34cm) Height 9.6...
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Antique Late 19th Century German Mid-Century Modern Busts

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Plaster, Wood, Paper

Antique Teaching Aid, Median Incision of the Human Head by PHYWE
Located in Berghuelen, DE
A great antique hand painted and hand lettered anatomical model. A median incision of the head for class. Made of wood, papier maché and plaster, manufactured by PHYWE, Germany, circ...
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Mid-20th Century German Mid-Century Modern Busts

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Laid Paper

Antique Hand Carved Solid Wood American Indian Sculpture Bust
Located in San Diego, CA
Well done hand-carved American Indian sculpture bust unsigned circa 1960's. Solid mahogany.
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20th Century American American Craftsman Busts

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Mahogany

Antique Male Portrait Bust, Continental, Plaster, Sculpture, Victorian, C.1860
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique male portrait bust. A Continental, plaster sculpture presented upon an oak base, dating to the mid Victorian period, circa 1860. Of striking appearance with shi...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Busts

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Oak, Plaster

French Antique Painted Terracotta Bust Sculpture "Comtesse du Barry"
Located in Shippensburg, PA
A powerful presentation piece, this stunning bust of Jean Bécu - Comtesse du Barry is both beautiful and tragic. Executed in terracotta that has then been painted, the surface has ox...
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Antique 19th Century French Romantic Busts

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Terracotta, Paint

Antique H. Lemaire General Hoche Napoleon Plaster Paint Bust Sculpture
Located in Munich, DE
Bust of general Hoche, one of the most important generals under Napoléon the 1st. Signed and dated on the left: H. Lemaire and dated 1830. The plaster with polychrome painting has be...
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Antique 1830s French Charles X Busts

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Paint, Plaster

Bust Pope Gilt Metal Bust on Hand Carved Wood Base Sculpture Antique Dealer LA
Located in West Hollywood, CA
An amazing 19th century bust depicting figure of Pope of Rome Leo XIII composed of repoussé gilt metal (a technique in which the metal is beaten over hand carved wood sculpted base. ...
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Antique Late 19th Century European Busts

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Metal

Classical Antique Bust
Located in Brighton, Sussex
A very pleasing French 19th century terracotta bust of a girl with a head and shoulder scarf.
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Antique 1880s French Busts

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Terracotta

  • Classical Antique Bust
  • Classical Antique Bust
  • Classical Antique Bust
  • Classical Antique Bust
H 25 in. W 13 in. D 9 in.
Antique Neoclassical Polychromed Terra Cotta Sculpture Bust of Child, 1910
Located in Big Flats, NY
An antique Neoclassical sculpture offers polychromed terra cotta portrait bust of a child, c1910 Measures - 12.5'' H x 11'' W x 7'' D.
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20th Century Neoclassical Busts

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Terracotta

Antique Italian Carved Alabaster Bust Sculpture of Raffaello, circa 1890
Located in Big Flats, NY
An antique Italian sculpture offers carved alabaster depicting a portrait bust of Raffaello seated on stepped circular plinth, titled as photographed, c1890 Measures - 8.5''H x 4....
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Antique Late 19th Century Italian Busts

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Alabaster

Antique Italian Carved Marble Bust Sculpture of Dante Alighieri, C 1890
Located in Big Flats, NY
An antique Italian sculpture offers carved marble depicting a portrait bust of Dante Alighieri seated on stepped circular plinth, titled as photographed, c1890 Measures - 8.25''H ...
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Antique Late 19th Century Italian Classical Greek Busts

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Marble

Large Antique Art Nouveau Austrian Porcelain Female Sculpture or Bust
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
This large and very well executed antique porcelain bust is presumed to have been made in Austria in circa 1890 in the period Art Nouveau style. The bust does have a very faint and i...
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Antique Late 19th Century Austrian Art Nouveau Busts

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Porcelain

Antique Italian Carved Alabaster Bust Sculpture of Lord Biron, circa 1890
Located in Big Flats, NY
An antique Italian sculpture offers carved alabaster depicting a portrait bust of Lord Biron seated on stepped circular plinth, titled as photographed, c1890 Measures - 8.25''H x ...
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Antique Late 19th Century Italian Busts

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Alabaster

Antique Carrara Marble Bust
Located in Tyrone, Northern Ireland
Antique statuary Carrara marble bust depicting a male in the classical Roman portrait style. Life-sized and beautifully carved in the purest of white statuary marble. The bust is o...
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Antique 1820s Irish Georgian Busts

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Statuary Marble

  • Antique Carrara Marble Bust
  • Antique Carrara Marble Bust
  • Antique Carrara Marble Bust
  • Antique Carrara Marble Bust
H 28 in. W 21 in. D 12 in.
Antique Bronze Sculpture Bust of a Boy, Cupid Signed Louis, France 1900
By François Duquesnoy
Located in Antwerp, BE
Antique bronze sculpture bust of a cupid in the style of François Duquesnoy (17 th. century) Patinated bronze on a Belgian Black marble base. France ca. 1900/1920.
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Early 20th Century French Neoclassical Busts

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Belgian Black Marble, Bronze

Large Antique English Signed C. Papworth Hand-Carved Marble Bust or Sculpture
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
This substantial and well executed hand-carved marble bust is signed by an unknown artist, and originates from England and done in the period Victorian style. The sculpture depicts a...
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Antique Mid-19th Century English Victorian Busts

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Marble

Large Antique Renaissance Styled Hand Carved Marble Female Sculpture or Bust
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
This very large and well executed antique mixed marble and hardstone sculpture is unsigned, but presumed to have been done in Italy in circa 1880 in a Renaissance style. The bust dep...
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Antique Late 19th Century Italian Renaissance Revival Busts

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Marble

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

Antique Italian Carved Marble Sculpture Bust of Joan of Arc, Circa 1890
Located in Big Flats, NY
An antique Italian carved marble portrait bust of Joan of Arc, Joan D'Arc, 1890 Measures: 5.75" H x 6" W x 3" D.
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Antique Late 19th Century Italian Busts

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Marble

Marble Sculpture Bust Of Emperor Julius Caesar After The Antique Grand Tour
Located in Tivoli Terme, Roma
The sculpture realized by a Roman sculptor as from the Roman academy tradition, is carved with white marble. The sculpture represents the face of a young Julius Caesar, Julius Caesa...
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20th Century Italian Classical Roman Busts

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Marble

Antique Art Nouveau Gilt Plaster Portrait Bust Sculpture of Woman, Circa 1910
Located in Big Flats, NY
An antique Art Nouveau sculpture offers gilt plaster depicting portrait bust of a woman on plinth, unsigned, c1910 Measures: 23.5" H x 11" W x 10.75" D.
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Early 20th Century French Art Nouveau Busts

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Plaster

French Antique Bronze Sculpture “Bust of Girl” by Eugene Laurent & Susse Frères
By Susse Freres
Located in Shippensburg, PA
An exquisitely cast antique bronze sculpture by the prolific sculptor Eugene Laurent, it is a form and sentiment ahead of its time with all of the elements of the Art Nouveau aesthet...
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Antique 19th Century French Romantic Busts

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Bronze

Antique Mounted on Base Sculpture Cast Head Zeus Bust Decorative Bibelot CA LA
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Bust inspired by Classic models. Head mounted on a black base representing a bearded male character. Inspired by ancient Roman pieces while maintaining the idealization that was an i...
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Early 20th Century European Busts

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Plaster, Wood

Antique Hand Carved Oak Wood Bust or Sculpture of a Religious Monk or Friar
Located in Hamilton, Ontario
This well executed hand carved bust is unsigned, but believed to have been done in England in circa 1900 in the period Edwardian style. The sculpture is composed of solid oak and dep...
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Early 20th Century English Edwardian Busts

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Oak

Antique Hand Painted Pair of Lady Bust Sculptures by Clodion Aka Claude Michel
By Claude Michel Clodion
Located in Lisse, NL
Rare pair of Rococo style lady sculptures in terra colors by Claude Michel, (1738-1814). This beautiful pair of endearing and meaningful lady sculptures was originally made sometime...
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Antique 19th Century French Rococo Revival Busts

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Spelter

Antique Bust of Roman Emperor Vitellius
Located in Newport Beach, CA
Substantial, hand carved, solid marble bust of Roman Emperor Vitellius (24-69 C.E.) on a custom, iron base. Likely a 16th century copy of a 2nd century original known as the “Grimani...
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Antique 16th Century Italian Classical Roman Busts

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Carrara Marble

  • Antique Bust of Roman Emperor Vitellius
  • Antique Bust of Roman Emperor Vitellius
  • Antique Bust of Roman Emperor Vitellius
  • Antique Bust of Roman Emperor Vitellius
H 18.5 in. W 11 in. D 12 in.
Antique Carved Wood Bust of a Sailor
Located in London, GB
A charming vintage carved solid wood bust, depicting an 18th / 19th century sailor. This dates from around the 1950-60’s. It is beautifully made and in lovely condition for its ag...
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Mid-20th Century Unknown Busts

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Wood

  • Antique Carved Wood Bust of a Sailor
  • Antique Carved Wood Bust of a Sailor
  • Antique Carved Wood Bust of a Sailor
  • Antique Carved Wood Bust of a Sailor
H 17 in. W 10 in. D 8 in.
Antique Marble Bust of Young Caesar
Located in New York, NY
An early 19th century Italian carved marble bust of a young Caesar, sitting on an antique marble and bronze column base. Measurements: Total height 51.5" Length 10" Depth 7" D...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Italian Busts

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Marble, Bronze

  • Antique Marble Bust of Young Caesar
  • Antique Marble Bust of Young Caesar
  • Antique Marble Bust of Young Caesar
  • Antique Marble Bust of Young Caesar
H 51.5 in. W 10 in. D 7 in.
Antique French Carved Marble Bust of a Man
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Large and fine 19th century French hand carved white marble bust of a man. Measures: Height 27" Width 24" Depth 14".   
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Antique 19th Century French Busts

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Carrara Marble

Antique Italian Terracotta Bust of a Greco, Roman
Located in Houston, TX
Handsome large antique Italian terracotta bust of an ancient Greco, Roman. This stunning sculpture is well executed and has some restorations at the base which give it a much older l...
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Vintage 1920s Italian Greco Roman Busts

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Terracotta

Antique Classical Carved Giltwood Bust of a Roman
Located in New York, NY
Antique classical carved giltwood and gesso portrait bust of a Roman Emperor or Senator on faux marble base, late 18th / early 19th century, base later. 23.25” height x 15” diameter.
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Antique 19th Century European Grand Tour Busts

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Wood

Antique Art Nouveau Plaster Bust by Hochock
Located in London, GB
A stunning antique bust from the Art Nouveau period. We think this is French and dates from around the 1890-1900 period. It depicts a young girl in a shawl, it is signed and numbe...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Art Nouveau Busts

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Plaster

Antique Bronzed Spelter Bust of a Moorish Man
Located in London, GB
Large antique painted bronzed spelter bust of a Moorish man, nicely aged & in good original condition. I believe this piece dates to circa 1890-1910 period & I think it’s possibly...
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Antique 19th Century French Victorian Busts

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Spelter

Antique Italian Marble Bust by Aristide Petrilli
By Aristide Petrilli
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Exquisitely rendered Carrara marble bust of a young Florentine nobleman by Aristide Petrilli. Signed in verso: 'Gall Prof Petrilli, Firenze.' Aristide Petrilli, born in Tivoli, La...
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Antique 1890s Italian Neoclassical Busts

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Carrara Marble

Pair of Large French Orientalist Antique Busts
Located in London, GB
Crafted in cold painted spelter and modelled as a man and a woman in traditional Eastern clothing and jewelery.
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Antique Late 19th Century French Busts

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Spelter

  • Pair of Large French Orientalist Antique Busts
  • Pair of Large French Orientalist Antique Busts
  • Pair of Large French Orientalist Antique Busts
  • Pair of Large French Orientalist Antique Busts
H 29.14 in. W 13.78 in. D 9.85 in.
Antique Grand Tour Bronze Bust of Dionysius
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A very good, antique Grand Tour bronze bust of Dionysius. Modelled after the ancient bust from the Villa of the Papyri at Herculaneum. The model is occasionally, alternately id...
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Antique 19th Century Italian Grand Tour Busts

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Bronze

Antique Italian Terracotta Classical Bust on a Wood Base
Located in Houston, TX
Italian patinated terracotta bust or sculpture of a classical Roman on a wood base, circa 1920, possibly a Grand Tour piece. Well executed and detailed.
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Vintage 1920s Italian Classical Roman Busts

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Terracotta

Antique English "Bust of a Gentleman" by Samuel Joseph
Located in Shippensburg, PA
A very finely carved portrayal of an English statesman, the work is particularly interesting in light of its striking resemblance to Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington and form...
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Antique 19th Century British Busts

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Marble

Antique Carved Marble Bust in the Neoclassical Taste
Located in London, GB
A male portrait bust in the Roman manner by Lawrence MacDonald (1799-1878) Carved in Carrara marble, rising from a round socle supporting a waisted column, the bust having resemblanc...
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Antique 1840s British Neoclassical Busts

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Marble

Antique Portuguese Majolica Bust, Cape Verde Island, 1890s
Located in New York, NY
This exquisite and very unusual sculptural majolica bust of a woman, wearing a coral necklace and a bright headscarf made in the last quarter of XIX Century on the Portuguese colonia...
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Antique 1870s Portuguese Rustic Busts

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Terracotta

Italian Marble Bust of Narcissus, after the Antique
Located in Montreal, QC
The beautiful youth Narcissus, obsessed with his own beauty, catches sight of his reflection in a pool and falls in love with his own image. Here the sculptor in a tour-de-force of s...
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Antique Late 19th Century Italian Greco Roman Busts

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Carrara Marble

Antique Italian Plaster Bust of a Woman, circa 1890
Located in Dallas, TX
This serene Italian plaster bust of a woman dates to circa 1890. She is gazing downward and slightly to her right. The draping of the fabric, the tied bow on her chest, and details o...
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Antique Late 19th Century Italian Busts

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Plaster

Antique Large Bust in Terracotta of Marie Antoinette
Located in Woodbury, CT
With dark glazed finish. After the original by Felix Lecomte, (1737-1817) Marble base.
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Antique Late 19th Century French Busts

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Terracotta

Antique Marble Head Sculpture
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Italian head sculpture of the child. Hand chiselled free standing on the 19th century stone column. Dimension without column: H 7 inches, W 8 inches, D 7 inches.      
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Early 20th Century Italian Campaign Busts

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Marble

  • Antique Marble Head Sculpture
  • Antique Marble Head Sculpture
  • Antique Marble Head Sculpture
  • Antique Marble Head Sculpture
H 13.5 in. W 9.75 in. D 9.5 in.
Antique Orientalist Plaster Bust of a Man, circa 1900-1930
By GOLDSCHEIDERSCHE PORZELLAN-MANUFACTUR UND MAJOLICA-FABRIK (1885-1953)
Located in Saint-Ouen, FR
Antique orientalist plaster bust of a man, circa 1900-1930.
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Early 20th Century European Art Nouveau Busts

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Plaster

Pair of Antique Decorative Bronze Roman Busts on Columns
Located in London, GB
A Pair of Miniature Bronzes of Roman Busts On Marmore Nero Columns In the Manner of Georges Servant After the original models exhibited at the Paris exposition universelle of 1867, ...
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Antique 19th Century English Classical Roman Busts

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Marble, Belgian Black Marble, Bronze

Patinated Bronze Antique Bust of a Young Lady, after Greuze
By Jean-Baptiste Greuze
Located in London, GB
On a veined marble base; after Jean-Baptiste Greuze, inscribed on the reverse 'D'Apres Greuze (Musee Du Louvre)'. This beautiful patinated bronze bust depicts an elegant young lad...
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Antique Early 1900s French Busts

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Marble, Bronze

Bust of a Young Man, Antique Ephebe by Morin Dry
By Morin Dry
Located in Beuzevillette, FR
Beautiful bust of an ephebe in terra cotta in the manner of the ancient. Unique piece by Morin Dry (Signed M.M), circa 1940.
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Vintage 1940s European Art Deco Busts

  • Bust of a Young Man, Antique Ephebe by Morin Dry
  • Bust of a Young Man, Antique Ephebe by Morin Dry
  • Bust of a Young Man, Antique Ephebe by Morin Dry
  • Bust of a Young Man, Antique Ephebe by Morin Dry
H 13.19 in. W 7.68 in. D 7.68 in.
Antique Italian Neoclassical Marble Bust of Psyche, by Giuseppe Carnevale
Located in New York, NY
An antique Italian neoclassical marble bust of psyche, by Giuseppe Carnevale, Rome, 19th century. Very decorative bust of a male with half a head Psyche of Capua. Signed G. Car...
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Antique 19th Century Italian Neoclassical Busts

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Marble

Antique Jezus Bust by Jean Carli France 1920, Glazed Plaster
Located in Hoogeveen, NL
Beautiful and rare Jezus bust made by Jean Carli around 1920. Nice details and colours. Some small chipping but overall still an eyecatcher. The buste is numbered and signed at the b...
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Vintage 1920s French Other Busts

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Plaster

Small Antique Bronze Bust of a Child after Jean-Antoine Houdon
By Jean-Antoine Houdon
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A good small bronze bust of a child after Jean-Antoine Houdon. The child with head turned to the left in a downward gaze. Slightly pensive and somewhat angelic gaze. Mounted ...
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Early 20th Century French Neoclassical Busts

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Bronze

Antique Carrara Marble Portrait Bust by Auguste Moreau, 19th Century
By Auguste Moreau
Located in London, GB
This is beautiful antique French marble shoulder length bust of a beautiful maiden, signed Auguste Moreau, circa 1890 in date. The face and body has been sensitively modelled in Car...
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Antique 1890s French Busts

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Marble

Antique Pair French Grand Tour Bronze Military Pedestal Busts 19th C
By Hermann Gladenbeck
Located in London, GB
This is a fine antique pair of German solid bronze busts of military generals by Hermann Gladenbeck & Sons, dating from the mid19th century. The pair feature gilt bronze finely ca...
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Antique 1850s German Busts

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Marble, Bronze, Ormolu

Antique Hand Carved Female Bust, African, Ebony, Ornamental Figure, Circa 1900
Located in Hele, Devon, GB
This is an antique hand-carved female bust. An African, ebony ornamental figure on Portland stone base, dating to the late 19th century, circa 1900. Striking form with an inherent...
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Antique Late 19th Century Busts

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Ebony

Pair of Antique Tyrolean Terracotta Busts of a Bavarian Man and Woman
Located in London, GB
These charming antique busts originate from the western Austrian state of Tyrol, which sits on the border of Bavaria in Germany. The pair are modelled as a Bavarian woodsman and his ...
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Antique Late 19th Century Austrian Arts and Crafts Busts

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Terracotta

Antique Pair Italian Grand Tour Bronze Busts Apollo & Diana, 19th C
Located in London, GB
This is a fine antique pair of Italian Grand Tour solid bronze busts of Apollo and Diana, dating from the mid 19th century. The pair feature black patinated finely cast busts mou...
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Antique 1850s Italian Busts

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Carrara Marble, Bronze

Antique Italian Neoclassical Carrara Marble Bust of Daphne, Apollo's First Love
Located in New York, NY
A fabulously hand carved antique neoclassical style Italian Carrara marble bust of Daphne. This bust is of immaculate quality and craftsmanship. Daphne's hair is beautifully hand car...
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Antique Mid-19th Century Italian Neoclassical Busts

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Carrara Marble

Antique French Bronze Bust of a Classical Maiden on Reeded Marble Base
Located in London, GB
A very attractive antique bronze of a young woman, mounted on a marble base. The young girl with her hair up, one shoulder bare and with a rose in her bodice. She stands upon a reede...
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Antique 1890s French Busts

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Marble, Bronze

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