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19th Century Marble Bust of Sir Thomas Spencer Wells, circa 1879
By Richard Liebreich
Located in London, Greenwich
Sir Thomas Wells was an illustrious surgeon and President of the Royal College of Surgeons in 1883 and was also Surgeon to the Household of Queen Victoria from 1863-1896.there is so ...
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Antique 1870s British Victorian Busts

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Marble

Hand Carved Marble Bust of Female
Located in Atlanta, GA
Beautiful hand carved marble bust of a young girl DIMENSIONS: H 25 in. x Dm 15 in. H 63.5 cm x Dm 38.1 cm CW3389
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Early 20th Century French Busts

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Marble

Italian Carved Marble Bust of a Girl
Located in Cypress, CA
Fine Italian hand carved white marble bust of a girl with curly hair. With beautifully carved ringlets of hair, meticulous attention has been given to every detail, Mid-20th centur...
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Mid-20th Century Italian Busts

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Marble

  • Italian Carved Marble Bust of a Girl
  • Italian Carved Marble Bust of a Girl
  • Italian Carved Marble Bust of a Girl
  • Italian Carved Marble Bust of a Girl
H 27 in. W 13 in. D 12 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

Italian Carved Marble Bust of Ajax
By Bernini
Located in Atlanta, GA
A magnificent Carrara marble bust of Ajax. Exquisite rendering of the Greek hero featuring elaborate helmet. On an associated square base. After Gian Lorenzo Bernini (Italian, 1598-...
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Antique 1880s Italian Neoclassical Busts

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Marble

  • Italian Carved Marble Bust of Ajax
  • Italian Carved Marble Bust of Ajax
  • Italian Carved Marble Bust of Ajax
  • Italian Carved Marble Bust of Ajax
H 37.5 in. W 19 in. D 10 in.
Italian Carved Marble Bust of Eros . Circa 1820
Located in Charleston, SC
Italian hand carved marble bust of Eros with cloak & quivers. Eros signifies the god of love. Early 19th Century
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Antique 1820s Italian Classical Roman Busts

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Marble

Italian Carved Marble Bust of Girl, 19th Century
Located in Cypress, CA
19th century Italian carved marble bust of a maiden in classical robes and headdress. Meticulous attention is given to the details of the bust and especially on the facial features. ...
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Antique 19th Century Italian 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 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

Carved Marble Bust of a Gentleman on Fluted Pedestal
Located in Dallas, TX
Wonderful Carved-Marble Bust of a Gentleman,<br /> on Creme-Painted Columnar Pedestal
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Antique 19th Century English Busts

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

Italian Marble Alabaster Carved Busts
Located in Stamford, CT
Art Nouveau bust of maiden on pedestal, circa 19th century. Flowing hair and florals. Hand carved. Outstanding quality.  
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Antique Late 19th Century Art Nouveau Busts

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Marble

Antique Carved Marble Bust of the Duke of Wellington by Robert Physick
Located in London, GB
A carved white Carrara marble bust of Arthur Wellesley, The 1st Duke of Wellington By Robert Physick. Signed and dated 1853 to the reverse. Recorded as a 'Sculptor' in the Post ...
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Antique Mid-19th Century English Busts

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Marble

Carved White Marble Bust of a Young Lady
Located in Woodbury, CT
Her hair covered by a cap. She wears a collared covering decorated in low relief with flowers and leaves. Her undergarment visible and tied in a knot. Her eyes are partially closed.  
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Antique Late 19th Century Busts

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Marble

  • Carved White Marble Bust of a Young Lady
  • Carved White Marble Bust of a Young Lady
  • Carved White Marble Bust of a Young Lady
  • Carved White Marble Bust of a Young Lady
H 20.5 in. W 18 in. D 10 in.
Fine Italian 19th-20th Century Lifesize Carved Marble Bust of a Posing Lady
By Antonio Frilli
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A fine Italian 19th-20th century lifesize carved marble bust of a lady wearing a hat, the beautifully carved marble bust of a lady posing with a gaze to her right, wearing a bonnet w...
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Antique Early 1900s Italian Romantic Busts

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Marble

Classical Hand Carved White Marble Female Bust
Located in Malaga, ES
Classical hand carved white marble bust of a woman wearing Greek period dress and a laurel wreath.  
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Late 20th Century Italian Busts

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Marble

  • Classical Hand Carved White Marble Female Bust
  • Classical Hand Carved White Marble Female Bust
  • Classical Hand Carved White Marble Female Bust
  • Classical Hand Carved White Marble Female Bust
H 23.23 in. W 16.93 in. D 7.09 in.
Carved White & Rouge Marble Bust of Marcus Aurelius
Located in Worcester, GB
Carved white & rouge marble bust of Marcus Aurelius Measures: Width 74 cm 29 in Depth 32 cm 12 1/2 in Height 95 cm 37 1/2 in Base 25 x 25 cm 10 x 10 in. Period late 20th ...
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Late 20th Century European Busts

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Marble

  • Carved White & Rouge Marble Bust of Marcus Aurelius
  • Carved White & Rouge Marble Bust of Marcus Aurelius
  • Carved White & Rouge Marble Bust of Marcus Aurelius
  • Carved White & Rouge Marble Bust of Marcus Aurelius
H 37.41 in. W 29.14 in. D 12.6 in.
Carved Marble 2nd Century Roman Bust
Located in Donhead St Mary, Wiltshire
A 2nd century Roman bust of a young boy with curled long hair and classical dress. The nose is slightly preserved which adds to the busts character and is expected due to the age. Th...
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Italian Classical Roman Busts

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Marble

  • Carved Marble 2nd Century Roman Bust
  • Carved Marble 2nd Century Roman Bust
  • Carved Marble 2nd Century Roman Bust
  • Carved Marble 2nd Century Roman Bust
H 20.48 in. W 59.45 in. D 5.12 in.
Classical Hand Carved White Marble Female Bust with Black Marble Base
Located in Malaga, ES
Classical hand carved white marble female bust with black marble base.
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Late 20th Century Italian Busts

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Marble

1990s Bust of Roman Hand Carved in White Marble and Travertine Marble
Located in Malaga, ES
1990s bust of a Roman, hand carved by craftsmen using white marble for the head and travertine marble on the toga, where the white veins give movement and realism to the cloth.
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Late 20th Century Italian Busts

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Travertine, Marble

Pair of Hand Carved Marble and Onyx Moros Bust
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Italian pair of hand carved marble and onyx moros bust, early 20th century.
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Early 20th Century Italian Other Busts

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Marble

1990s Hand Carved Marble Bust of Bacchus Roman God of Wine and Fertility
Located in Malaga, ES
1990s hand carved marble bust of Bacchus Roman god of wine and fertility.
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Late 20th Century Italian Busts

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Sandstone

Marble Bust of Sapho
Located in Woodbury, CT
The white marble bust set upon a trapazoid shaped darker, veined marble. That part inscribed with the name SAPHO. She wears a laurel wreath atop her head. It has traces of paint, whi...
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Antique Late 19th Century Busts

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Marble

  • Marble Bust of Sapho
  • Marble Bust of Sapho
  • Marble Bust of Sapho
  • Marble Bust of Sapho
H 18 in. W 11.75 in. D 6 in.
Carved Renaissance Style Cararra Marble Bust of a Child after Desiderio
By Desiderio da Settignano
Located in Philadelphia, PA
A very fine copy of the Renaissance sculpture entitled 'A Little Boy'. After Italian Renaissance sculptor Desiderio da Settignano, or Desiderio de Bartolomeo di Francesco detto Fe...
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20th Century Unknown Renaissance Busts

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Carrara Marble

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.
Marble Bust of Caesar
Located in Manchester, MA
This very handsome 40" tal marble bust was hand-carved in Italy in the Grand Tour period. Made of rouge- grey- and Statuario-Marbles. Circa 1860. It is possibly of Marcus Junius Brut...
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Antique 1860s Italian Classical Roman Busts

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Marble

  • Marble Bust of Caesar
  • Marble Bust of Caesar
  • Marble Bust of Caesar
  • Marble Bust of Caesar
H 40 in. W 27.5 in. D 13 in.
Classical Hand Carved Portuguese Rosa Marble Two Faced Winged Bust
Located in Malaga, ES
Classical hand carved Portuguese Rosa marble two faced winged bust on a white marble base.
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Late 20th Century Italian Busts

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Marble

Roman Empire Marble Bust
Located in Newport Beach, CA
Rare, Late Roman Empire (3rd to 5th centuries, C.E.), solid marble bust of a young man. Beautiful patina. Mounted on a later, Carrara marble base.
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Antique 15th Century and Earlier Italian Busts

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Marble

  • Roman Empire Marble Bust
  • Roman Empire Marble Bust
  • Roman Empire Marble Bust
  • Roman Empire Marble Bust
H 12.75 in. W 8 in. D 7.5 in.
Fantastic Art Nouveau Hand-Carved Italian White Marble Bust of a Woman
Located in New York, NY
Fantastic Art Nouveau hand-carved Italian white marble bust of a woman. Signed.
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20th Century Busts

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Marble

Grand Tour Period, Marble Bust
Located in Newport Beach, CA
Larger than life, beautifully carved, Carrara marble bust of a noble figure in clasped robes- perhaps the Emperor Hadrian (24 January 76 CE–10 July 138 CE), known as one of the "Five...
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Vintage 1920s Italian Classical Roman Busts

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Marble, Carrara Marble

  • Grand Tour Period, Marble Bust
  • Grand Tour Period, Marble Bust
  • Grand Tour Period, Marble Bust
  • Grand Tour Period, Marble Bust
H 70.5 in. W 20.5 in. D 13.5 in.
Marble Bust, England, circa 1850
Located in Culver City, CA
Marble bust, England, circa 1850. Sculpted marble bust with extraordinary patina. Signed R.Laws.
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Antique 1850s English Victorian Busts

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Marble

  • Marble Bust, England, circa 1850
  • Marble Bust, England, circa 1850
  • Marble Bust, England, circa 1850
  • Marble Bust, England, circa 1850
H 26 in. W 19 in. D 11.5 in.
1990s Hand Carved Roman Bust in White Carrara and Breccia Marble
Located in Malaga, ES
1990s hand carved roman bust in white Carrara and breccia marble.
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Late 20th Century Italian Busts

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Marble

White Marble Bust of a Girl
Located in Woodbury, CT
She wears a scarf, tightly around her head and chin. The scarf hangs behind her neck.
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Vintage 1920s Italian Busts

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Marble

  • White Marble Bust of a Girl
  • White Marble Bust of a Girl
  • White Marble Bust of a Girl
  • White Marble Bust of a Girl
H 15.5 in. W 10 in. D 6 in.
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

Lifesize Marble Bust of Apollo
Located in San Francisco, CA
An impressive and larger than life size hand-carved Carrara marble bust of Apollo, signed C. Scheggi (1833-1876). Showing natural inclusions in the marble. Italy, 19th century.
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Antique 19th Century Italian Busts

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Marble

  • Lifesize Marble Bust of Apollo
  • Lifesize Marble Bust of Apollo
  • Lifesize Marble Bust of Apollo
  • Lifesize Marble Bust of Apollo
H 28 in. W 24 in. D 8 in.
Italian Marble Bust Vanitas / Memento Mori 19th Century Carved Sculpture Italy
Located in Ijzendijke, NL
Masterfully carved Italian Vanitas bust in solid marble from late 19th century. White Carrara marble skull combined with a Pavonazzetto marble Roman toga (robe). We have seen man...
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Antique Late 19th Century Italian Renaissance Revival Busts

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Marble, Carrara Marble

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

Italian 19th Century White Carrara Marble Impeccably Carved Bust
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A striking Italian 19th century white Carrara marble impeccably carved bust. The bust of an Italian scholar, with long fine beard, and wavy hair tied at the top of his head. Remarkab...
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Antique 19th Century Italian Busts

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Carrara Marble

Italian 19th Century White Carrara Marble Finely Carved Bust
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
A very handsome Italian 19th century white Carrara marble finely carved bust. The bust of an Italian scholar, with full exquisitely defined beard, and long wavy hair tied in the back...
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Antique 19th Century Italian Busts

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Carrara Marble

18th Century, Carrara Marble Bust
Located in Newport Beach, CA
Hand carved, marble bust in three quarters, of a young man in a sensitively rendered, open-neck robe, with flowing hair held in a delicate circlet.
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Antique Late 18th Century Italian Busts

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Carrara Marble

  • 18th Century, Carrara Marble Bust
  • 18th Century, Carrara Marble Bust
  • 18th Century, Carrara Marble Bust
  • 18th Century, Carrara Marble Bust
H 17.25 in. W 15.75 in. D 6.5 in.
Hand Carved Aged Marble Bust of Woman with Helmet and Toga
Located in Malaga, ES
Hand carved marble bust of woman with helmet and toga, that has been aged to look antique.
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Late 20th Century European Busts

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Marble

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.
Marble Bust of Child, Holding Flowers
Located in Woodbury, CT
This half body marble bust depicts a female child holding a bunch of flowers to her chest. She wears a bonnet on her head, with front locks of hair showing. There is a bow, made of r...
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Antique 19th Century Busts

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Marble

  • Marble Bust of Child, Holding Flowers
  • Marble Bust of Child, Holding Flowers
  • Marble Bust of Child, Holding Flowers
  • Marble Bust of Child, Holding Flowers
H 26 in. W 12 in. D 11 in.
Hand Carved 19th Century French Carrara Marble Bust of a Young Lady
Located in WEST PALM BEACH, FL
This is a delicate and gentle French Carrara marble sculpture of a young lady, wearing a lace head dress and cape. 19th century.
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Antique 1890s French Other Busts

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Carrara Marble

Hand Carved 19th Century French Carrara Marble Bust of a Young Lady
Located in WEST PALM BEACH, FL
This is a delicate and gentle French Carrara marble sculpture of a young lady, wearing a lace head dress and cape. 19th century.
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Antique 1890s French Other Busts

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Carrara Marble

1990s Hand Carved White Carrara Marble and Brown Limestone Greek Thinker Bust
Located in Malaga, ES
1990s hand carved white Carrara marble and brown limestone Greek thinker bust.
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Late 20th Century Italian Busts

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Marble

1990s Bust of Roman Hand Carved in Carrara White and Travertine Marble
Located in Malaga, ES
1990s bust of a Roman, hand carved by craftsmen using Carrara white marble for the head and travertine marble on the toga, where the white veins give movement and realism to the cloth.
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1990s Italian Classical Roman Busts

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Marble

19th Century Marble Bust
Located in Newport Beach, CA
Sensitively hand carved, Italian, solid Carrara marble bust of a young man with flowing locks. Mounted on a custom, hand painted faux rouge marble base.
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Antique 19th Century Italian Classical Roman Busts

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Marble

  • 19th Century Marble Bust
  • 19th Century Marble Bust
  • 19th Century Marble Bust
  • 19th Century Marble Bust
H 16.5 in. W 6.25 in. D 9 in.
1990s Hand Carved Roman Bust in White Carrara and Portuguese Rosa Marble
Located in Malaga, ES
1990s hand carved Roman with toga bust in white Carrara and Portuguese Rosa marble.
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Late 20th Century Italian Busts

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Marble

Renaissance Style Carved White Marble Bust, Italy, 19th Century
Located in London, GB
Carved white marble bust in the Renaissance style of a nobleman as Ceasar, Italian Grand Tour, 19th century. The bust sits on a simple square stepped plinth. Classical in style with ...
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Antique 19th Century Italian Grand Tour Busts

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Marble

1990s Bust of Greek Amazon Warrior Hand Carved in Carrara White Marble
Located in Malaga, ES
1990s bust of a Green Amazon, hand carved by craftsmen using Carrara white marble. The Amazons were a tribe of women warriors in Greek and Roman mythology.  
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Late 20th Century European Classical Roman Busts

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Marble

Bust Roman Sculpture in Solid Marble
Located in Paris, FR
Sculpture Bust Roman in solid hand carved marble lightly red tinted and grey tinted. Exceptional piece. Available now on stock.
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Vintage 1980s Italian Busts

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Marble

  • Bust Roman Sculpture in Solid Marble
  • Bust Roman Sculpture in Solid Marble
  • Bust Roman Sculpture in Solid Marble
  • Bust Roman Sculpture in Solid Marble
H 28.35 in. W 22.05 in. D 11.03 in.
Classical Style Marble Bust of Lady
Located in Worcester, GB
Classical style marble bust of lady Measures: Width 42 cm 16 1/2 in Depth 23 cm 9 in Height 67 cm 26 1/2 in Period Late 20th c., Antique style Composition Marble ...
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Late 20th Century European Busts

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Marble

  • Classical Style Marble Bust of Lady
  • Classical Style Marble Bust of Lady
  • Classical Style Marble Bust of Lady
  • Classical Style Marble Bust of Lady
H 26.38 in. W 16.54 in. D 9.06 in.
White Marble Bust of a Young Woman
Located in Woodbury, CT
Set upon a black marble base, Facing towards her right shoulder. She wears a loose fitting scarf on her head that is tied at the nape of her neck. A bit of her hair protrudes onto he...
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Antique 19th Century French Busts

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Marble

  • White Marble Bust of a Young Woman
  • White Marble Bust of a Young Woman
  • White Marble Bust of a Young Woman
  • White Marble Bust of a Young Woman
H 17 in. W 17 in. D 9 in.
White Marble Bust of a Young Woman
Located in Woodbury, CT
The lady where's a cross hatched carved close fitting hat with a V shape to her forehead. She wears a square neckline garment with poof shoulders. Her hair extends from under the clo...
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Antique Late 19th Century Busts

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Marble

  • White Marble Bust of a Young Woman
  • White Marble Bust of a Young Woman
  • White Marble Bust of a Young Woman
  • White Marble Bust of a Young Woman
H 14 in. W 13.5 in. D 5.5 in.
Marble Bust of a Boy with a Cap
Located in Woodbury, CT
Solid marble of white, and grey veined coat Smiling face, and sporting a winter cap with a dangling pompom ending, behind his left shoulder. Set upon a coved oval base.   
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Antique Late 19th Century Busts

Materials

Marble

  • Marble Bust of a Boy with a Cap
  • Marble Bust of a Boy with a Cap
  • Marble Bust of a Boy with a Cap
  • Marble Bust of a Boy with a Cap
H 10.5 in. W 9 in. D 5 in.
Marble Bust of an Elegant Lady
Located in Woodbury, CT
In the early 19th century manner, og bright white marble. Separate socle. Unsigned.
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Early 20th Century Louis XV Busts

Materials

Marble

  • Marble Bust of an Elegant Lady
  • Marble Bust of an Elegant Lady
  • Marble Bust of an Elegant Lady
  • Marble Bust of an Elegant Lady
H 29 in. W 20 in. D 12 in.
19th Century French Carved Two-Tone White Marble Bust of Young Beauty
Located in Dallas, TX
Crafted in France circa 1890, this antique marble bust is a true representation of French elegance. The figural sculpture stands on an attached white and grey square base, and featur...
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Antique Late 19th Century French Busts

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Marble

Large White Marble Bust of a Woman
Located in Woodbury, CT
Extremely well carved bust, from the top of her head to below the busts. Great detail of her hair, hair accessories, and her bodice. (Note the epaulets). The style all suggests the R...
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Antique Late 19th Century Renaissance Busts

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Marble

  • Large White Marble Bust of a Woman
  • Large White Marble Bust of a Woman
  • Large White Marble Bust of a Woman
  • Large White Marble Bust of a Woman
H 26 in. W 19 in. D 12 in.
Marble Busts of Roman. Circa 1830
Located in Charleston, SC
Marble Busts of Roman on pedestal. Early 19th Century
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Antique 1830s Italian Neoclassical Busts

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Marble

  • Marble Busts of Roman. Circa 1830
  • Marble Busts of Roman. Circa 1830
  • Marble Busts of Roman. Circa 1830
  • Marble Busts of Roman. Circa 1830
H 31 in. W 25 in. D 14 in.
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Carved Marble Bust For Sale on 1stDibs

Find many varieties of an authentic carved marble bust available at 1stDibs. A carved marble bust — often made from stone, marble and carrara marble — can elevate any home. If you’re shopping for a carved marble bust, we have 393 options in-stock, while there are 2 modern editions to choose from as well. There are many kinds of the carved marble bust you’re looking for, from those produced as long ago as the 18th Century to those made as recently as the 21st Century. A carved marble bust, designed in the Neoclassical, Louis XVI or Victorian style, is generally a popular piece of furniture. A well-made carved marble bust has long been a part of the offerings for many furniture designers and manufacturers, but those produced by Affortunato Gory, Adolfo Cipriani and Guglielmo Pugi are consistently popular.

How Much is a Carved Marble Bust?

Prices for a carved marble bust start at $150 and top out at $275,926 with the average selling for $4,783.

Finding the Right Busts for You

The presence of vintage and antique bust sculptures can add a necessary decorative layer to any interior. And just because a statue looks classical doesn't mean it has to be conventional.

A touch of whimsy, a dose of drama — a single bust can alter a room. And when placed in just the right spot, these statues can almost feel alive.

“They give humanity in a way that a more abstract sculpture can’t give,” says Los Angeles designer Timothy Corrigan, who loves pieces that beg to be touched. For a welcoming entry hall project in California, Corrigan selected an antique Persian rug and a bust that invites you to touch it. A collection of sculptures in wood, marble and brass complement the star of the show.

For Consort cofounder and creative director Mat Sanders, a bust doesn’t have to be pretty. “I most enjoy busts that are a little busted,” Sanders jokes — but choose something with a soul you can live with, as “sculpture representative of the human form carries with it an energy you will add to the space.”

The antique and vintage bust sculptures for sale on 1stDibs include Art Deco busts, mid-century modern busts and more.