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Antique Garden Sculpture & Statues

BUTTERFLY, MARBLE
BUTTERFLY, MARBLE
Date: early 20th century
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Description: Carved marble butterfly of rare red Italian marble mounted on stone stand. An unusual and charming piece for the garden or garden room. Sculpture by artist Richard H. Bailey. Early 20th century. Butterfly with out base measures: 10"H. 11"W. 1"D.
CAT SCULPTURE, MARBLE
CAT SCULPTURE, MARBLE
Date: Early 20th century
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Description: Marble sculpture of reclining cat in rare King of Prussia marble, the Pennsylvania stone quarried north of Philadelphia 1790-1860, having distinctive white with blue-grey striations. Sculpture by noted artist Richard Bailey. Perfect modern garden piece for all cat lovers. 11 1/2"H. 19 1/2"W. 10"D.
FRENCH ANTIQUE STONE CHERUB STATUES, PAIR
FRENCH ANTIQUE STONE CHERUB STATUES, PAIR
Date: 19th century
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Description: Pair of antique French stone cherubs from Montpellier, France, in form of putti or cherubs leaning against tree stumps with original plinths, modeled as standard bearers. 19th century. 48 inches H. 15 inches W. Two part. Unusual and charming. Perfect for greeting your party guests!
FROG CARVED MARBLE SIGNED
FROG CARVED MARBLE SIGNED
Date: Early 20th century
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Description: Carved verde antique Italian marble frog, signed by stone sculptor Richard Bailey. A beautiful blackish green marble modern frog to decorate your garden or garden room. 10 inches high, 12 inches deep.
HERON SCULPTURE, RED ITALIAN MARBLE
HERON SCULPTURE, RED ITALIAN MARBLE
Date: Early 20th century
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Description: A large carved heron sculpture of beautiful red Italian marble by sculptor Richard Bailey. 44"H. 7.5"wide. Mounted on white marble plinth. Perfect for an eye catching garden sculpture. Richard Bailey studied at The Arts Student League in New York and under the famous sculptor Jose de Creeft. He also worked and studied in Carrara, Italy, and Vermont quarries. He is now retired.
HORSE HEAD, PAINTED ZINC
HORSE HEAD, PAINTED ZINC
Date: late 19th or very early 20th c.
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Description: Wonderful late 19th century decorative horse head, of galvanize zinc with fine detail, painted in brown and silver with pink and red. Paint appears to be original. 19 inches high, 14 inches deep and 15 inches wide.
MARBLE DECOY
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225
MARBLE DECOY
Date: Early 20th century
Price: $225
Description: Carved marble decoy of King of Prussia marble, a Pennsylvania marble quarried north of Philadelphia. This beautiful white and grey marble was used for important public buildings and furniture in the late 18th and early 19th century and is avidly sought today. 9" H. 15"W. 5"D. Signed by sculptor Richard Bailey. $225.
MARBLE DECOY
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225
MARBLE DECOY
Date: Early 20th century
Price: $225
Description: Carved marble decoy of King of Prussia marble, quarried in Pennsylvania north of Philadelphia in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. This beautiful white and grey marble was used for many important public buildings and fine furniture at that time and is highly sought today. Signed by sculptor. 9"H. 15"W. 5 "D. $225.
MARBLE FROG SCULPTURE, VERDE ANTIQUE
MARBLE FROG SCULPTURE, VERDE ANTIQUE
Date: early 20th century
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Description: A charming carved marble sculpture of a frog, carved of Italian Verde Antique black and white marble by sculptor Richard Bailey, of Delaware. He studied at The Students Art League in New York and also in Carrara, Italy and Vermont marble works. An unusual and beautiful piece for a garden or garden room. 7.5"H. 8.5" W. 12"L.
MONKEY MUSICIANS STATUES, PAIR, ANTIQUE
MONKEY MUSICIANS STATUES, PAIR, ANTIQUE
Date: early 20th century
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Description: Pair of monkey musicians garden statues, antique cast stone with marble aggregate and weathered surface with lichen. One is playing a tambourine and one is playing a drum and both are dressed in fashionable 18th century costumes. These are very well modeled figures with fine detail. Very early 20th century. 23 inches high, 12 inches wide and 10 inch square base. These monkey musician figures are after the 18th century porcelain monkey figures created by Johann Kaendler of the Meissen Porcelain Manufactory in Saxony in 1756. These also could be used as figural finials on gate posts or pillars which would be amusing and unusual in a garden. Examples of this exist at "Mount Stewart", the 1820 historic estate east of Bellfast,Ireland where there are dodos and monkeys bearing urns on their heads mounted on tall pillars displayed in the gardens. SOLD
PAIR FROG FORM WROUGHT WIRE TOPIARIES
PAIR FROG FORM WROUGHT WIRE TOPIARIES
Date: mid 20th century
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Description: Pair wrought wire frog form sculptures/garden planters painted green. Space for flower pot on back of frog. Mid 20th century. Heavy weight. These would be fun and unusual in any garden. 22"H. 38"D. 30"W. Pair $450.
PAIR LARGE LION STATUES, CAST STONE WITH QUARTZ AGGREGATE
PAIR LARGE LION STATUES, CAST STONE WITH QUARTZ AGGREGATE
Date: very early 20th century
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Description: Opposing pair of large male lion statues with paws raised on top of spheres, cast stone with quartz aggregate and white lime wash, cast with fine detail. These are after the "Medici Lions" (1589) standing at the Loggia Dei Lanzi Piazza Della Signoria in Florence there they can be seen today. 42"high, 46"deep, and 16 inches wide. Circa 1920. Provenance: Baltimore estate. The "Medici Lions" were commissioned by Ferdinando 1 de Medici, grand Duke of Tuscany, and originally set in the Loggia dei Lioni at Villa Medici, Rome to ornate the villa's garden staircase. The basis for the design was an antique Roman marble relief. This was worked up as a full figure by Giovanni di Scherano Fancelli in circa 1598, and accompanied by a mirror-image version by a contemporary sculptor Flaminio Vacca (1538-1605).The original pair remained in Rome until 1789, before being moved to Florence. They can be seen today at the Loggia dei Lanze in Florence, Italy.
Rabbit, cast iron WIDE AWAKE RABBIT
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Rabbit, cast iron WIDE AWAKE RABBIT
Date: very early 20th century
Price: $0
Description: Cast iron rabbit painted white. These rabbits were shown in 19th century iron foundry catalogs and illustrated as garden ornament or doorstops. They were often listed as "Wide Awake Rabbits." 12"H. 5"W.
SKUNK, CARVED MARBLE
SKUNK, CARVED MARBLE
Date: 1966
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Description: Unusual carved King of Prussia marble sculpture of a skunk with prominent grey and white bands depicting the natural markings of a skunk. Signed and dated 1966 by noted sculptor Richard Bailey. 13"H. 7"W. 17"D.
STONE DOG SCULPTURE
STONE DOG SCULPTURE
Date: Early 20th century
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Description: A reclining grey stone dog by noted Delaware stone sculptor Richard Bailey. 9"H. 18.5" deep 7"W. This dog is carved from steatite stone found near the Conowingo Dam in Maryland. A charming sculpture to feature in your home or garden. Richard Bailey studied at the Arts Students League in New York, studied under noted sculptor Jose de Creeft,and later worked in Carrara,Italy and at Vermont stone quarries. He is now retired.

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