• 6
    Sep

Ask A Worthologist Question: After J. Willis Good Bronze Figure

Melanie R. inherited this bronze figurine some years ago from her aunt, who collected horse racing memorabilia for years. Melanie has no idea where it was purchased; only that it had graced the fireplace mantel since the 1970s, when she was a little girl. She doesn’t want to sell it but is concerned about insurance […]

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  • 21
    Mar

Ask A Worthologist Question: Bronzi Oni Statue

Sam L. bought this bronze figure at an antique store about five years ago. He found it so ugly he almost felt sorry for it and brought it home. The dealer who sold it specialized mainly in furniture and didn’t know much about it. After many inquiries about it, he recently he decided it was […]

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  • 15
    Jun

Ask A Worthologist Question: ‘Piegan Squaw’ Bust

  Harris J. had what he believed to be a sculpture by a named American artist—if he was to believe a friend—but didn’t know how to identify it. He engaged WorthPoint’s “Ask a Worthologist” service, and it was forwarded to me. Here is John’s question: “I picked this piece up three years ago at a […]

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  • 5
    Aug

Take Steps Now to Prevent Winter Damage to Outdoor Art

People love their gardens, and that includes many wonderful old statues and other ornaments made of stone and metal. But every winter, many witness damage to some of them from exposure to the elements. So what should you do now—or this fall at the latest—to protect stone and metal yard art from extreme winter conditions? […]

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  • 30
    Nov

ART DECO AND AFRICAN STYLE NUBIANS-LINK TO TELEVISION PROGRAM

http://www.abc.net.au/tv/collectors/video/default.htm?pres=ep_vid_EP29&story=1

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  • 30
    Nov

‘Red Flag Law’ Figurine

‘Red Flag Law’ Figurine

By Dave Bausch

Automobilia art objects take several forms, some are made just for pleasure to the eye, but others were made to tell a story or help record a historic event. This art item was made to tell a story about “Red Flag Law.”

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  • 9
    Sep

Prosper d’Épinay (French, 1836-1914)

Prosper d’Épinay (French, 1836-1914) was born to aristocratic parents who emigrated from France to

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  • 4
    Sep

Spelter, The Great Pretender

Spelter figurines and busts of this type were produced in great numbers during the late 19th Century, most were based on Greek and Roman Classical works or originals of famous 19th Century sculptors. The spelter examples were made as an inexpensive option to the expensive bronze examples produced by noted artists such as Frederic Remington, Auguste Rodin, P.J. Mene and A.L.

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  • 7
    Aug

Antique Chinese Carved Ivory Rich In Detail As Well As Life Lessons

Shown here today, is a fine example of Chinese carved ivory from China’s golden age of exporting, circa 1850.This piece is very detailed showing different patterns on the three individuals’ robes.The detail is complete,down to the heels of their feet to the fine lines on the elder man’s face.

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  • 5
    Aug

Offered for the first time in years an original Antoine-Louis Barye monument

I’m happy to announce that I’ve been contracted to sell one of the most important bronze collectibles to come on the market in quite some time. It’s an original work by French Romantic Artist Antoine-Louis Barye (1796–1875), the foremost animal sculptor or animalier of the 19th century.

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