Sculpture – Figurative

soldSculptor Giovanni de Martino born  Naples 1870 died 1935. He was considered one of the classic Italian sculptors of his day specialising in popular subjects in particular Neapolitan Fisher folk. This delightful study of a young boy holding a lobster is typical of his fine work. Circa 1900. approx. 21 inches H (51 cm)  code C. new

newsoldSculptor Eugene MARIOTON, born Paris 1857 died 1933. A fine sculptor who exhibited at all the major Paris Salons winning many awards for his work. This bronze of a young man with a snake is entitled “Fascinator” It has a dark patina with the snake softly gilded. In original condition it is also  illustrated in the 19th Century book of Sculptors by Pierre Kjellberg. Circa 1980 approx. 21 inches high (52 cm) price code B.

Sculpture – Figurative

Sculptor Emmanuel VILLANIS. Born in Lille late 19th Century to Italian Parents Villanis was a fine artist who exhibited many time at all the important Salons in Paris. winning awards for his work, He specialised in beautiful female’s. This bronze bust is entitled “Javotte” lovely patina  in original condition. Also this piece is illustrated in  the Pierre Kjellberg book of 19th century sculptors. approx. 19 inches H (48 cm) price code B. new

newsoldsculptor: Mathurin MOREAU 1822-1912 French. Mathurin was the eldest of this very famous family of sculptors. He won many awards for his work and is considered one of the best artist of this period. This mid brown patinated bronze of a young foot soldier wearing full pack with a war weary expression is unusual, as most of his work is of beautiful young women. This piece is illustrated in the Berman. Examples of Moreau’s work can be found in the Museums of Dijon, Caen Paris decorative arts. Circa 1890. 45.5 cm high. price code B

newSculptor Hippolyte MOREAU. 1832-1927 The second son of this very famous family from Dijon. A romantic artist the best of his work is of young children and female figures. This beautiful bronze of a young woman with a nest of chicks at her feet has the title. “Chant de la Alouette.” winning the Meddaile au Salon. Circa 1885. 18 inches High (46 cm) Price code B

Sculpture – Figurative

A small French figural lamp in bronze. With original Glass shade. Re wired for the UK. lovely original condition. Depicting a nymph sitting by a lily pond. Circa 1920  approx 6 inches high . Price code A.

Sculpture – Figurative

newA Bois durci Corpus Christi , The cross is Bois Durci which was patented in Paris by Lepage in 1855. It is made from finely ground wood “flour” mixed with a binder either egg or blood albumen or gelatine. The wood is either ebony or rosewood. giving a black or brown result. It is put in a mould heated and compressed leaving a highly polished finished. An unusual piece. The Christ is sculpted in bronze which has been gilded. Circa 1880. price code A.

Sculpture – Figurative

newsoldSculptor:  Jean Chateignon.    born in  the late 19th Century. Jean was the son and pupil of Ernest Chateigon, later studying under Boutty and Perratte/ He exhibited genre figures and groups at the Salon des Artistes Francais from 1911 to 1924. This study of a Scythe Maker is typical of his fine work. Circa 1915.  20cm L x 13cm H 13cm D.  Price Code A,

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Sculpture – Figurative


Sculptor: Hippolyte MOREAU,  1832-1927  French

Hippolyte was the second son of this very famous family of sculptors from Dijon. His bronzes are always full of detail and life, this enchanting study of a young girl is entitled “Chant de Alouettes” (songs of the birds) It won a prize  at the Paris Salon and is illustrated in the Berman volume 11. Lovely original patina in excellent condition Circa 1875.   Code C.

Sculpture – Figurative

Herman Heusers 1892-1938 (Bnewelgium)  this sculpture is of mixed medium, Alabaster and Gilt Bronze. signed on the bronze and mounted on a striated marble base .

A beautiful study of a young dancer in excellent condition. Circa 1910.

23 “H  x 7″ W.  (59 cm H x 18 cm W)  code C.

Sculpture – Figurative

This bronze of a young woman entertainer who appears to be playing with two cherubs. Is an unusual sculpture, it is full of life and fun. It has a good patina and it is indistinctly signed by the artist. Circa 1900. Code B.

This small bronze of a young woman playing with her cat is by the Sculptor Pierre Felix FIX-MASSEAU  1869-1937.  French. it is signed by the artist and inscribed IHF Fondeur Paris. A Charming and unusual study. Circa 1900. CodeB

soldHenri Francois COUTHEILLAS.  1862-1927  French.

“The Miner” a study of a bare chested youth wearing a cap and sabots axing a boulder. on the rear of the marble there is a bronze staff and back pack where the artist has signed the sculpture. A very well executed piece full of strength and movement. with a soft gilded patina. Circa 1900. Code b

newMathurin MOREAU 1822-1912  French.  Mathurin was the eldest brother of this very famous family of sculptors from Dijon. This delightful bronze entitled “Fillette lisant”  depicting a young girl walking whilst reading a book  full of detail. Lovely patina

Circa 1880   24″ H (62 cm H)  code C

lower bronze fitted with a rotating socle

newAmadeo GENNARELLI   1881 – 1943     Italian

Gennarelli was born in Naples and exhibited  there in 1913-1914 He also exhibited in Paris .

This dark green patinated bronze study of a man tying up wheat sheaths. It  is signed and stamped No 7          Circa 1920.             Code A

newAmadea GENNARELLI     1881 – 1943   Italian

Gennarelli was born in Naples where he exhibited his work from 1913 onwards He also exhibited in the Paris Salons. His work is now highly collectable and not easily found. This impressionistic  study of a man drinking from a flask is Circa 1920.   Code B

Sculptor:  Antonio PANDIANI  working C1875-1910  Italian founder Cassa Pandiani Milano Italy. Ths amusing pair of little bronzes entitled “Art of Flirtation”  these are very detailed sculptures.   Circa 1890  (price code B)

Sculptor:  Mathurin MOREAU   1822-1912  French. The eldest son of this very famous family from Dijon. This lovely bronze study of a young woman is entitled “La Vague”  This sculptor exhibited at all the major salons in Paris winning many awards. His work can be seen in the Museum in Dijon and other City’s across France. Circa 1887.  price code C.

Sculptor: Georges PARENTE. This Italian artist worked late 19th and early 20th Century . This delightful study of a young girl crossing a stream is signed and has the Art Napoli Foundry seal. Circa 1900. price code B

Geneworges OMERTH   worked  1895-1925

Omerth often worked with two mediums as in this case Bronze and Ivory, this bronze of a  Shepherd and his faithful dog is Circa 1910.  signed on his coat tail.

11 1/2″  high (29cm h)   Code B.


Sculptor  Ganu GANTCHEFF  born in Bulgaria Gantcheff moved to Paris in 1920 where He studied and exhibited at the Salon des Artistes Francaises in 1930. He also worked for a time at the Golsheider works. This wonderful Art Deco study of a Strong Man pushing a wheel is Circa 1925. (Code B)

Crackle Glaze

Art Deco Crackleware Nude Study bt the Sculptor and Artist Joe Descompes Cormier. 1869    French Descompes studied in Paris and exhibited at the Salon des Artistes Francaises winning many awards. This lovely girl is very typically Art Deco it is signed and in excellent condition. Circa 1925. (Code B)

Sculptor: Georges Van de STRAETEN  born 1856  Belgium. This sculptor exhibited  his work many times at the Paris Salon’s He was well known for his bust of pretty young women so this is an unusual bronze by him of a full figure of a young musician. It is in excellent condition Circa 1900(Code C)

Sculptor: Pierre Le FAGUAYS  born 1892 Nantes France.

Le Faguays was a superb artist of the Art Deco Period. winning many awards a the Paris Salons. He had a rather unique style which is evident in this green patinated bronze male figure seated on  black marble

circa 1920. (Code B)   24″ High