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  • A Fine Russian Bronze of a Cossack with Rifle on a Green Malachite Stone Base – Grachev Brothers, Imperial Silversmiths.

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    A Fine Russian Bronze of a Cossack with Rifle on a Green Malachite Stone Base – Grachev Brothers, Imperial Silversmiths.

    A lovely little Russian bronze Cossack figure lying belly down with his rifle on a beautifully bright green malachite stone base.  The bronze is signed in Russian cyrillic characters for the Grachev Brothers who were the purveyors of silver, jewelry and objects of vertu for the Imperial family between 1892-1917.

    “Recognised for exceptional design and quality, Grachev Brothers received a number of important commissions from European royalty and nobility. In 1886, the company became a principal supplier to King Christian IX of Denmark and in 1892 was appointed court supplier to His Imperial Majesty Tsar Alexander III.  Pieces by Grachev Brothers are in private collections around the world, including the collection of the British Royal Family, and the firm continues to be known for its royal associations”.

    Measures:  5 3/4 inches long (rifle to foot) x 3 3/4 inches wide x 3 1/4 inches high.
    Signed on bottom & side of right foot in Russian cyrillic characters for “Grachev” & imperial double headed eagle.

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  • French 19th Century Large Barbedienne Classical Figure of a Woman – “Diana of Gabii” after Praxiteles

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    French 19th Century Large Barbedienne Classical Figure of a Woman – “Diana of Gabii” after Praxiteles

    A French, late 19th century beautifully patina’d large bronze figure of a female figure – ‘Diana of Gabii’ – in classical drapery after the sculpture (in marble) that is attributed to Praxiteles.

    The Diana of Gabii is a statue of a woman in drapery which probably represents the goddess Artemis and is traditionally attributed to the sculptor Praxiteles. It became part of the Borghese collection and is now conserved in the Louvre with the inventory number Ma 529.

    Impressed to base F. Barbedienne Foundeur – and coin founder mark on back corner.

    Measures:  22 1/2 inches high x 6 3/4 inches wide x 5 3/4 inches deep.

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  • “Winter” – Bronze Figurine of Woman, after Houdon (Jean Antoine Houdon 1748-1841) – F. Barbedienne Fondeur – late 19th Century.

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    “Winter” – Bronze Figurine of Woman, after Houdon (Jean Antoine Houdon 1748-1841) – F. Barbedienne Fondeur – late 19th Century.

    A wonderful bronze figurine of a woman – Representing “Winter” with a shawl wrapped around her shoulders and head – although she has no clothes on from the waist down.  It has a beautiful patina.

    The bronze is signed “Houdon” on the base and “F. Barbedienne Fondeur” further down on the side of the base.
    Jean Antoine Houdon (1748-1841) – The original by Houdon is done in Marble.

    Another bronze example can be found at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York:
    https://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/202614

    The bronze measures 17 inches tall and 6 inches wide.

    It is in excellent condition.

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  • Large Heavy, Fantastic Quality Bronze Classical Grouping – “The Chiron Instructing Achilles” – Attributed to François Rude (French, 1784–1855)

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    Large Heavy, Fantastic Quality Bronze Classical Grouping – “The Chiron Instructing Achilles” – Attributed to François Rude (French, 1784–1855)

    An exceptional quality large, heavy bronze classical grouping portraying  the centaur (1/2 man, 1/2 horse) teaching the young warrior archery. At one end of the grouping is a large snake and a tree stump. The other end shows a lyre in a pile of material. The centaur has flowing robes and a quiver of arrows at his back.

    The sculpture is taken after a painting by French artist – JEAN-BAPTISTE REGNAULT (1754-1829)
    and the bronze attributed to  Francois Rude (French, 1784–1855).

    Both the centaur and Achilles have their arms extended but are missing their bows.

    The bronze is unsigned.  Dates  mid-19th century.

    The grouping measures 18 inches long from the end of the centaur’s tail to the other end and is 8 inches wide.  The grouping stands 17 inches tall.

    Other than the missing bows, the grouping is in beautiful condition.  A photo of what the bows would look like is pictured from a Christie’s auction.

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  • Oil on Canvas by Jacob Lucas Jongsma (Dutch, 1893-1926), Thatched Cottage & Surrounding Scenery, Carved Wooden Frame

    Oil on Canvas by Jacob Lucas Jongsma (Dutch, 1893-1926), Thatched Cottage & Surrounding Scenery, Carved Wooden Frame

    A lovely oil painting on canvas by Dutch artist, Jacob Lucas Jongsma (1893-1926), showing a thatched cottage on a hill, surrounded by trees. The painting is signed by the artist in the lower left corner of the canvas.

    The painting is housed in a wonderfully carved wooden frame.

    The painting and frame measure 29 inches wide and are 21 1/2 inches tall.

    Note: there is some damage to the top edge of the frame. However the rest of the frame and painting are in very good condition.

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  • Dutch Oil Painting on Canvas – Interior Kitchen Scene – Mother & 3 Children, Signed Cornelius Bouter (1888-1966)

    Dutch Oil Painting on Canvas – Interior Kitchen Scene – Mother & 3 Children, Signed Cornelius Bouter (1888-1966)

    A lovely oil painting on canvas by the Dutch artist, Cornelius Bouter (1888-1966). The painting shows an interior kitchen scene with a woman and her three children.

    It is signed in the lower right of the canvas. The painting is housed in a beautiful carved wood frame.

    Cornelis Bouter was born in 1888 in Gouda, Holland.  He specialized in painting traditional scenes of Holland, both interior family scenes and landscapes.
    Bouter is known by several pseudonyms including C. Verschuur, C. Willems, and C. Hendriks.
    He lived primarily in Holland, between La Haye and Voorburg, though he traveled to and spent significant time in the United States and Canada. 

    Canvas measures 20 inches high x 24 inches high.
    The painting with frame measures 24 inches high x  28 inches high.

    Both the painting and frame are in very good condition.

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    Marine Scenic Oil Painting – “Sailing Ship at Dusk” – 24 x 24 (stretcher) dated 1855. Henry Dawson (British 1811-1878)

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    Marine Scenic Oil Painting – “Sailing Ship at Dusk” – 24 x 24 (stretcher) dated 1855. Henry Dawson (British 1811-1878)

    A very bold marine scene by British artist Henry Dawson (1811-1878).  The scene is a large Sailing ship on the sea at dusk – the ship is sailing into the sunset – the sun bursting through from behind the dark moody clouds.  The painting canvas is on a square 24 x 24 inch stretcher but is framed in a circle and laid down on board.

    Signed on the lower left “Dawson ’55” (dated 1855) –  Also Stamped on the board on the back – ‘LW BOARD’

    Frame measures:  31 1/2 inches x 31 1/2 inches
    painting measures:  24 inches x 24 inches.
    circle matte measures:  23 1/4 inches diameter.

    Henry Dawson was a marine and landscape painter who was born in Hull. He lived in Nottingham until 1844, when he moved to Liverpool to study at the Academy. He studied art with J. B. Pyne before moving, but was mainly self-taught in Liverpool, where after he soon acquired patrons. He moved to Croydon in 1850 and was encouraged by Ruskin to exhibit at the RA, where he exhibited 28 works. He also exhibited 33 paintings at the British Institute and 6 at the Suffolk Street Galleries. Prior to moving down south he exhibited at the Liverpool Academy and the Nottingham Gallery. He is represented at Ferens A. G., Hull and at the Castle Museum, Nottingham.

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  • French marble bust pedestal antiques

    Early 19th Century French Life Size Carved Marble Bust of a Woman – and Large French Marble Pedestal.

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    Early 19th Century French Life Size Carved Marble Bust of a Woman – and Large French Marble Pedestal.

    A life size carved marble bust of a woman with braided long hair in two long tails, a carved necklace and headband.  Her dress is loose and has slipped down beneath one breast.  The hand carved marble bust dates early 19th century – most likely French.

    The large pedestal that she sits upon is also included.  The carved marble pedestal is a tapered square shape with bronze applications.
    The pedestal dates mid-19th century.

    The marble bust measures:  31 inches high x 19 inches wide
    Pedestal Measures: 44 1/2 inches high x 17 inches square at top

    Total Height.  75 1/2 inches

    The weight of the bust is extremely heavy as is the pedestal.  Free North American shipping is not included in this price.  Local delivery is free.

    Please call for a crating and shipping price for international delivery.

    Priced at $22,000 for the set
    Bust:  $17,500
    Pedestal: $4,500

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  • Hungarian Oil on Wood Panel – ‘Greguss, Imre’ (1856-1910) – ‘Portrait of a Girl’

    Hungarian Oil on Wood Panel – ‘Greguss, Imre’ (1856-1910) – ‘Portrait of a Girl’

    A lovely oil painting on panel of a portrait of a young woman by Hungarian painter – Imre Greguss (1856-1910) (or Greguss Imre as name is often reversed in Europe).  Framed in a wide blonde Oak frame.

    Marked on back panel with stamp from Budapest, Hungary.  Not signed – but plaque on front with name of artist “Greguss Imre”, and is very much the style of the painter along with Hungarian stamps on back – all point to this being painted by this artist.

    Also back panel stamped with numbers – indicating the painting went through an auction at some point.

    Painting measures  10 inches high x 8 inches wide
    with Frame: 15 1/2 inches high x 13 1/2 inches wide.

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  • Large Oil Painting on Canvas – Irish Artist – Ronald Ossory Dunlop (b.1894-d.1973) – “the Ferry at Stratford-on-Avon” d.1937 – 25 x 31

    Large Oil Painting on Canvas – Irish Artist – Ronald Ossory Dunlop (b.1894-d.1973) – “the Ferry at Stratford-on-Avon” d.1937 – 25 x 31

    A large oil painting on canvas by Irish born artist – R.O. Dunlop (born 1894 Dublin – died 1973 Manchester) R.A. .

    Ronald Ossory Dunlop was an Irish author and painter in oil of landscapes, seascapes, figure studies, portraits and still lip.  He was a member of the Royal Academy.

    The painting is a scene in Stratford-on-Avon with houses and trees situated along the river.  Signed on the lower right.  According to the gallery label the painting was featured in the Art Review in November 1937.

    Gallery label from “the Carroll Galleries” in Toronto (28 Grenville Street).
    Remarks include:  English, Contemporary.  Reproduced in colour “The Art Review” November 1937.  Exhibited Redfern Gallery.  Mentioned many Publications.

    Canvas measures:  25 inches high x 31 inches wide
    with Frame measures:  33 inches high  x 38 inches wide

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  • Canadian East Coast – Oil Painting on Board dated 1981 – “Sailing in the Harbour” (Nova Scotia) by Ross MacCulloch (1950-1993)

    Canadian East Coast – Oil Painting on Board dated 1981 – “Sailing in the Harbour” (Nova Scotia) by Ross MacCulloch (1950-1993)

    Here is a beautiful oil painting on board called “Sailing in the Harbour”, signed by the artist, Ross MacCulloch (1950-1993), in the lower left corner, and dated 1981.

    The painting is framed in a black and gilt wood frame.

    On the back of the painting is a typed label that reads “Sailing in the Harbour. 1981. 12 x 16. Oil. Ross Mac Culloch. A guaranteed original work by the Master”.

    In addition, there is a printing that reads “Sailing in the Harbour”. 12 x 16. Mixed Media on Panel. Ross Mac Culloch 1981″.

    The painting and frame measure 23 inches in width x 18 3/4 inches tall.
    Unframed, the painting is 12 inches x 16 inches.

    Both the painting and frame are in excellent condition.

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    Art Deco Oil Painting on Canvas – Richard Geiger (Vienna 1870-1945 Budapest) – “Columbine & Pierrot”

    Art Deco Oil Painting on Canvas – Richard Geiger (Vienna 1870-1945 Budapest) – “Columbine & Pierrot”

    A playful and colourful oil on canvas of a very pretty Columbine seated and looking at herself with a hand held mirror.  2 male Harlequins look onwards, one from an open window and the other from behind – he holds a lute in his hand.

    Signed by the artist :  Richard Geiger (born Vienna 1870-1945 died Budapest)

    measures:  19 3/4 inches high x 16 inches wide.
    with frame measures:  27 inches high x 23 1/2 wide

    Signed lower right.

    Richard Geiger was born in Vienna and studied at the Vienna Art Institute. He later studied at the Académie Julian in Paris.  In 1893 he moved to Budapest specializing in figure and genre paintings.  He became primarily known for his Carnivale paintings.

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  • Pair of Successionist Period Cast Bronze Religious Plaques of Jesus Christ (“Ecce Homo”) and the Virgin Mary (“Mater Dolorosa”) in Ebonized Wood Frames

    Pair of Successionist Period Cast Bronze Religious Plaques of Jesus Christ (“Ecce Homo”) and the Virgin Mary (“Mater Dolorosa”) in Ebonized Wood Frames

    A wonderful pair of cast bronze religious plaques in ebonized wood frames.  The design in a Secessionist style from the early 1900’s.  Most likely from Hungary or Austria.

    One plaque shows the profile of the Virgin Mary and is entitled “Mater Dolorosa” (Our Lady of Sorrows or Sorrowful Mother). The other plaque shows the profile of Jesus Christ and is entitled “Ecce Homo” (Behold the Man. Belived to be the words uttered by Pontius Pilate when he presented the scourges Jesus to the crowds).

    The plaques each have a metal ring holder on the back of the frame for hanging them on a wall.

    Each plaque with frame is 10 inches wide x 14 1/2 inches tall.

    There are some surface scratches on the wood frames but, overall, the pieces are in good condition.

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  • Large Oil on Canvas Painting – ‘Interior Forest Scene with Stream at Sunset’ – In Gilt Frame c. 1900 – 50 inches High.

    Large Oil on Canvas Painting – ‘Interior Forest Scene with Stream at Sunset’ – In Gilt Frame c. 1900 – 50 inches High.

    A large oil on canvas in a plastered and gilt wood frame.  The scene is of an interior forest with a stream running through it lined with tall trees at sunset – there is a large Buck deer at the river’s edge.  The red glow of the sunset is seen at the end of the stream.

    Unsigned.

    Total measurement with Frame:  50 inches high x 39 inches wide.

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  • Pair of Dutch Oil Paintings on Canvas by Willem Hendriks (1888-1966) – Pastoral Country Scenes

    Pair of Dutch Oil Paintings on Canvas by Willem Hendriks (1888-1966) – Pastoral Country Scenes

    A wonderful pair of oil on canvas paintings by Willem Hendriks, a Dutch artist (1888-1966) with matching  carved wooden frames.

    The first painting shows a figure with cattle walking down a country lane with a thatched cottage in the background.

    The second painting shows cattle in pastureland by a river.

    Each painting is signed in the lower left corner.

    The paintings and frames measure 18 inches in length and are 16 inches tall.

    They are in excellent condition.

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  • Oil on Panel – British – J.J. Selwin dated 1866 – “Floral Still Life”

    Oil on Panel – British – J.J. Selwin dated 1866 – “Floral Still Life”

    A dark yet colourful Floral Still Life by British artist J.J. Selwin.  An assortment of flowers that consists of carnations & chrysanthemums among some other flowers.  Oil painting on panel.

    Signed J.J. Selwyn 1866 on the lower right of the  painting.

    Panel Measures:  17.5 inches high x 14.5 inches wide
    with Frame measures: 25 inches high x 22 inches wide.

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