Ask A Worthologist Question: Art Deco ‘Fayral’ Figurine
Anne P. has an interesting figurine that she bought at a silent auction fundraiser last month. She bid on it because it was the only […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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‘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.”
Prosper d’Épinay (French, 1836-1914)
Prosper d’Épinay (French, 1836-1914) was born to aristocratic parents who emigrated from France to
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.
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.
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.