(7) COLLECTION OF METAL & CERAMIC DECORATIVE ITEMS(lot of 7) Collection of metal and ceramic items, comprising: (1) metal hotel bell, in a foliated design, (1) ceramic tray, with colorful painted florals, (1) Limoges ceramic and gilt metal footed tray, (1) gilt metal wall planter, having a foliate frame and beveled mirror above a bird relief, (1) spelter statue, depicting a man holding a violin, modeled after the original by Adriene Etienne Gaudez, (1) figural porcelain two light table lamp, in need of wiring, (1) carved wood figural sculpture depicting a man and woman, largest: approx 14"h, 10"w, 2"d; 15.25lbs total
ADRIEN ETIENNE GAUDEZ (FR 1845 - 1902) "LABOR" Large and well executed with nice original patina. Signed and from a Manhasset Long Island NY estate. Dimensions: 23.5"H Condition: Good, scuffs and scratches on back.
ADRIEN ETIENNE GAUDEZ (FRANCE, 1845-1902). Finely executed and large silvered bronze grouping on a rouge marble base. Signed and titled. From a Scarsdale, NY estate. Dimensions: 13" x 13" Condition: Darkening to silver patina.
ADRIEN ÉTIENNE GAUDEZ (FRENCH, 1845-1902) LA MELODIE La Melodie after a work by Albert-Ernest Carrier-Belleuse (French, 1824-1887), a maiden with lyre atop a plinth, mounted on a marble base with canted corners, signed in cast "A. Gaudez, ht. 31 1/4, wd. 16, dp. 14 in.
ADRIEN ETIENNE GAUDEZ BRONZELarge Polychrome Figural Bronze by Adrien Etienne Gaudez (french, 1845-1902) after A. Carrier-Belleuse. Bronze depicts a woman draped in fabric playing a lyre. Footed on a marble base. Marked in multiple places with "A. Gaudez" and "A. Carrier-Belleuse." CIRCA: 19th Century ORIGIN: French DIMENSIONS: H:32" W: 20" including base CONDITION: Great condition. See lot description for details on item condition. More detailed condition requests can be obtained via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or SMS (305) 333-4134. Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Akiba Antiques shall have no responsibility for any error or omission."
ADRIEN ETIENNE GAUDEZ (FRENCH 1845-1902)ADRIEN ETIENNE GAUDEZ (FRENCH 1845-1902)
Retour des hirondelles , circa 1900
bronze and brown patina
overall height: 65 cm (25 5/8 in.); dimensions of base: 16.51 x 13.97 cm (6 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)
signed lower right
The sculpture appears in very good original condition, minor patina on the back of the swallows wing, as well as minor dust around the marble plinth. Otherwise no other issues to report.
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