Finely cast Art Deco archer by Salvatore Melani (Italy, 1902-1934). The romanticized, draped figure has sculpted muscle-tone detail. The kneeling archer holds a bow upon a two-level variegated black-and-white marble base with geometric green onyx insets. Green patinated metal figure is signed upon the reverse. France circa 1930. 8" W., 17 3/4" H., 23 1/2" W.
Detailed cast bronze figure of a German Shepherd. Patinated bronze with partial gilding. France, circa 1900. 6/14" L., 2 1/2" H.
Sweet Art Nouveau bronze letter opener. A young boy in detailed relief with his heels upward, contemplates a rabbit among grasses. Open, curved handle. Made in France circa 1900. 8 1/2" L.
A running hound in detailed relief forms the handle of the bronze letter opener. Artist signed. Made in France circa 1920's. 11 3/4" L.
Detailed, cast gilded bronze paper-holder clip in the form of an alligator. The whimsical figure with its glass eyes rests upon a naturalistic bronze base. Press the tail and the mouth opens to allow the alligator to grasp papers. With Made in England with impressed patent number beneath for year 1888. 2 1/2" w., 4 3/4" L.
Tiffany patinated-bronze zodiac-pattern bookends. The pair depicts the twelve signs of the zodiac in relief. Impressed marks upon each: Tiffany Studios, New York 1091. Circa 1905. A similar pair illustrated in "Tiffany Desk Sets," by Holland, page 36. 6" H., 5" W.
Hagenauer patinated bronze giraffe sculpture. Wonderful stylized Modernist form for which this famous workshop is so well-known. Signed upon base "Made in Austria, Hagenauer Wien," along with the Hagenauer workshop mark. Made circa 1940. 4 1/4" W., 7 3/8" H.
Finely cast, gilded eagle letter opener and wax seal. Nice, crisp detail to feathers and eagles' heads on front as well as back. Artist signed upon the seal. Fitted in original silk- and- woolen-lined box. France circa 1900. 9" L. opener, 3 3/4" H. seal
Sweet! Art Deco figure of a young girl in a jester costume. She holds three puppies in her arms as she gazes at them. Beautifully patinated in silver and golden tones. She stands upon a variegated mocha-brown and white base with stylized monogram. France circa 1925. 2 3/8" W., 6 3/4" H.
Fine cast bronze sculpture by P. Ludwig Kowalczewski (Mieltschin 1865-1910 Berlin). A maiden holds a hand to her ear as she upholds her billowing dress. The sculptor was active 1890-1910. Golden brown patina. Germany circa 1900. Signed upon the base edge. 11 3/4" H.
Pair of gilded bronze candlesticks with three facing silvered swans mounted upon the tri-form base. Central detailed foliate-and-berry columns lead to foliate candlecups with their complementing, detachable bobeches. The candlesticks float upon notched bun feet. France circa 1890. 7 1/8" H., 4 1/4" W.
Bronze rooster with gilded patina. Well-cast figure of the crowing cockerel stands upon a naturalistic ground. A variegated golden marble round base supports the signed work. France circa 1930. 6 1/2" H.
Finely cast bronze figure of a male in chains. Remarkable attention to muscle tone in the crisp casting. The richly patinated bronze stands upon a black slate base. France circa 1910. 10 5/8" H.
Gilded bronze letter opener with detailed Art Nouveau florals in relief upon both sides of the opener. Fine functional size and form for use. Artist signed, A. Cladoux. France circa 1900. 5 5/8" L.
Sweet bronze seal depicting a young boy wearing a hat with a scarf about his neck. Germany circa 1910. 3" H.
Hagenauer bronze woman golfer. Wonderful, stylized Modernist interpretation for which the workshop is so well-known. Made in Austria, circa 1930. 3 3/8" H.
Detailed cast Vienna bronze dog of the retriever breed. The fur is cold-painted in realistic golden, tan and brown tones. Wonderful expression! Vienna circa 1900. 1" W., 3 1/8" H., 4 1/2" L.
Detailed cast bronze sculpture by P. Ludwig Kowalczewski (Mieltschin 1865-1910 Berlin) of a maiden presenting a branch laden with florals. She walks upon a naturalistic base. Brown patina bronze upon a mottled green marble, round plinth. The sculptor was active 1890-1910. Germany circa 1900. Signed upon the base. 11 3/4" H.