Hagenauer rabbit bronze sculpture or seal. Nicely stylized whimsical form for which this famous workshop is so well-known. Signed upon the top of the base, "Made in Austria." A photo of the rabbit is pictured in the "Werkstatte Karl Hagenauer, Wien VII," an early catalogue, page 1. Made in Austria circa 1928. 2 1/2" H.
Handsome pair of Tiffany Studios gilded bronze bookends in the Graduate pattern. The architectural design is signed beneath, "Tiffany Studios, New York, 1807." Circa 1905. A similar pair illustrated in "Tiffany Desk Sets," by Holland, page 146.
Tiffany gilded bronze zodiac pattern bookends. The pair depicts the twelves 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 sculpture or seal. Wonderful stylized Modernist form for which this famous workshop is so well-known. Signed beneath, "Made in Austria," along with Hagenauer workshop mark. A photo of thie squirrl is pictured in "Werkstatte Karl Hagenauer Wein VII," an early catalogue, page 1. 2 3/8" H.
Sweet Hagenauer bronze sculpture of a hound. Stylized Modernist form for which this famous workshop is so well-known. Signed upon the base "Made in Austria" along with workshop mark. A photo of the hound is pictured in "Werkstatte Karl Hagenauer Wien VII," an early catalogue, page 3; circa 1928. 3 1/4" H.
Hagenaeur patinated bronze giraffe sculpture. Wonderful stylized Modernist form for which this famous workshop is so well-known. Signed upon the base. "Made in Austria, Hagenauer Wien," along with the Hagenauer workshop mark. Made circa 1940. 4 1/4" W., 7 3/8" H.
Nineteenth century Regency-style gilded bronze candlesticks, each with three eagles supporting a candle cup. The holders have a bobeche with beaded detail. Paw-footed eagles rest upon a stepped tri-form base. England, circa 1890. 8 5/8" H., 4" W.
Rectangular gilt bronze Empire design frame accommodates two photos. Borders have fine foliate detail. Moire background is enhanced with ribbon-and-wreath appliques and an undulating bow is mounted upon the top. A loop at the back for wall mounting. France circa 1900. 5" H., 7 3/4" L.; 2 3/8" round each photo
Bronze sculpture by Hermann Eichberg, who was active in Berlin in the early 1900's, depicts a whistling cobbler boy. A pair of boots are strapped alongside the boy's apron. The sweet subject is signed upon the bronze base which rests on a green marble plinth. Germany circa 1910. 5 1/2" H.
Bronze boy grasping an apple. Sweetly sculpted with a scarf about his neck and wearing a knit cap. Olive-brown patina with a contrasting gold patina upon the face and hand. Signed A. Titze upon the reverse. The artist was active in Vienna from 1900-1920 creating detailed figures of harlequins, animals and children. The bronze stands upon a variegated caramel-tone marble base. 6 1/4" H.
Sweet bronze sculpture of a Dutch boy holding a pipe. Nicely cast with a rich olive-brown patina. Signed "Kek," also known as Keck. Hans Keck sculpted figures of children and was active 1900-'25. Bronze stands upon a black onyx base. Germany circa 1910. 5 3/8" H.
Tiffany Studios gilded bronze Zodiac pattern pen tray. The versatile form tray depicts signs of the zodiac in detailed relief. Impressed marks upon the base; Tiffany Studios, New York, 1000. Circa 1905. An example illustrated in "Tiffany Desk Sets," by Holland, page 29. 10" L., 3 1/4" W.
Tiffany Studios gilded bronze Zodiac pattern letter, or paper rack. The three-section holder depicts signs of the zodiac in detailed relief. Impressed marks upon the base: Tiffany Studios, New York, 1030. Circa 1905. An example illustrated in "Tiffany Desk Sets," by Holland, page 22. 12" L., 8 1/4" H., 3 1/4" D.
Gilt bronze frame with scrolling openwork foliate borders. Burnished highlights enhance the elegant design. France circa 1900. 4 1/2" W., 6: H.; 3 7/8" W., 5 3/8" H. photo
Stunning antique gilded bronze frame in the Empire style. A cornice with foliate detail supported by twist pillars floats in front of the frame. Turned finials are upon the base as well as top corners. A finely cast ribbon and wreath are mounted on the top. France circa 1900. 6" W., 9 1/4" H.; 3 7/8" W., 5 3/8" H. photo
Gilded bronze French- Empire-design frame with a detailed, cast Napoleonic eagle perched upon its top. Lovely, cascading floral appliques adorn its silk liner. A relief pattern of heart-shape foliates at the frame's borders completes the design. France circa 1890. Beautifully re-backed in suede. 5 1/2" W., 8 1/2" H.; 3 1/2" W., 4 3/4" H. photo
Bronze of a 16th-century gentleman holding two geese. Charming depiction of the well-known bronze sculpture by Hans Peisser, titled "Gaensemaennchenbrunnen" ("The Goose Man's Fountain"). The original sculpture, cast in 1550, is located in the Nuremberg Town Hall square in the old town. The depiction portrays the tale of the geese being carried to market, and as they loudly protested, the gentleman took pity upon them and swiftly returned them to their home. This detailed casting rests upon a variegated green marble base and bears the original retailer's label beneath, G.G. Leykauf. Nuremberg circa 1910. 6 1/4" H.
Lovely Art Nouveau bronze in the style of Alphonse Mucha. A maiden draped in a flowing gown sweetly holds a hand to her cheek. The fluid casting patinated in olive and deep golden tones stands upon a mottled green marble base. Inscribed Matin. Stamped Geschutzt in the bronze. Germany, circa 1900. 8 3/4" H.