FINE ART AND ANTIQUES
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6053. A NEAR LIFESIZE VICTORIAN MARBLE NUDE, 19th century. 15 x 50 x 21 inches. 300-400 lbs. Left arm missing enhancing the antique look of the piece.
6033. A FINE VICTORIAN WHITE METAL BUST OF 'DIOMED', c. 19th century. 5 x 9.5 inches. Excellent casting. Some patina wear as to be expected of this type of antique but very presentable. Diomedes was king of Aetolia and one of the bravest of Grecian chiefs in the Trojan war, ranking next to Achilles and Ajax. Homer writes extensively of his exploits.
6034. A FINE BRONZE BUST OF AUGUSTUS CAESAR, c. 19th century. Signed B. Boschetti, Roma. A superb likeness of the famous Roman emperor after ancient originals. 6 x 12 inches. Choice condition.
6035. A FINE VICTORIAN CLASSICAL PLAQUE, ca. 19th century. Depicting a semi-nude maiden reclining in her bed embracing a dove which kisses her neck. 4 x 7 inches. The material appears to be the same as that used in the exquisite 'Union' cases of top quality daguerotypes which takes extremely fine detail. See our Auction 50, fine art section for an example of such a case. Excellent condition.
6036. A FINE VICTORIAN CLASSICAL BRONZE LAMP. Italian, ca. 19th century. The statue base depicting the famous 'Venus Callipygies' after the ancient marble original in which the maiden is depicted in the act of raising her gown to expose her charms. The Venus 23 inches on its base, the lamp 41 inches total. Excellent condition and very high quality Italian foundry work. The lamp stand is attached by four small screws to the back of the gown and could be removed if desired.
6037. A SUPERB BRONZE STATUE OF THE 'YOUNG DIONYSOS' FROM POMPEII. Italian foundry, 19th century. Superb full sized copy of the original found in Pompeii, even down to the surface which has the appearance of an antiquity. 24 inches. Sometimes called Narcissus as the gaze seems to be downward at his own reflection, it is now generally believed to represent the young Dionysos due to the grape bunches in his hair which are a typical attribute of Dionysos. This statue has been called one of the finest representations of the youthful male form in Classical art.
6038. A GRAND TOUR BRONZE OIL LAMP, c. 19th century. Nice quality Grand Tour version of a Roman lamp with double spout, leaf handle and swan. 4 inches. Nice.
6039. A CLASSICAL NUDE PAINTING, 20th century. Oil on board, signed B. Kinlog. Nude maiden gathering flowers in the meadow. 8 x 10 inches.
6040. A CLASSICAL NUDE PAINTING, 20th century. Oil on board, signed B. Kinlog. Nude, veiled dancer by the shore. 8 x 10 inches.
6041. A CLASSICAL NUDE PAINTING, 20th century. Oil on board, signed C. Kramer. Nude bather attending to her hair. 8 x 10 inches.
6042. A CLASSICAL NUDE PAINTING, 20th century. Oil on board, signed C. Kramer. Nude bather attending to her hair. 8 x 10 inches.
6043. MOONLIT WINTER SCENE. Northern European School, ca. 19th century. Oil on canvas. Unsigned. 14x26".
6044. OLD LADY WEARING A SHAWL. Italian School, ca. late 19th-early 20th century. Oil on canvas genre painting. Indistinctly signed lr. 12x14".
6050. A STAFFORDSHIRE GIRL WITH FLOWER BASKET, early 20th century. 7.25 inches. Intact.
6051. A GERMAN CAKE PLATE, early 20th century. 9 inches diameter. Intact.