Jean-Baptiste Auguste Clésinger (Besançon 1814 – 1883 Paris) Bronze, partly gilt 30.5 cm (high), 36 cm (wide), 19 cm (deep) J. Clesinger Rome 1860 F. Barbedienne (1810-1892), French bronze founder Colas. Achille Colas (1795-1859) invented a machine which could create miniature replicas of bronze sculptures. He entered into partnership with Barbedienne in 1838. F. Barbedienne (1810-1892), French bronze founder Colas. Achille Colas (1795-1859) invented a machine which could create miniature
Three (3) Bronze items, including Ferdinand Barbedienne bowl or cup. 1st item: Ferdinand Barbedienne gilt bronze double handled bowl or cup, the body decorated with molded branches and berries and naturalistic handles at each side, raised on a footed base. Stamped "F. Barbedienne" on the rim. 1 7/8" H x 6" W x 4" D. 2nd item: Circular bronze plaque with molded vignettes of four Classical deities, each identified, flanked by statue-like figures of men, women, and winged demons and scrolling folia
French bronze and Champleve Cloisonne enamel inkwell Encrier by Ferdinand Barbedienne, circa 1870. Signed F. Barbedienne Measures: 5.5″ high x 6.5″ diameter. Good antique condition. French bronze and Champleve Cloisonne enamel inkwell Encrier by Ferdinand Barbedienne, circa 1870. Signed F. Barbedienne, Measures: 5.5″ high x 6.5″ diameter. Good antique condition
Antoine-Louis Barye (French, 1795-1875) Bronze Figure Lion qui Marche, dark green/black patina, inscribed signature and "F. Barbedienne Fondeur," ht. 9, lg. 15 1/4 in. Estimate $3,000-5,000 Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.
This exceptional sculpture was cast by the bronzier, Ferdinand Barbedienne (French, 1810-1892) after a model by the sculptor Marius-Jean-Antonin Mercié (French, 1845-1916). Barbedienne and Mercié were both award-winning craftsmen, who achieved international acclaim in their lifetimes. This work is titled ‘Gloria Victis’ on its base and signed ‘A Mercié’ and ‘F. Barbedienne/ Paris’. Mercié created this sculpture to commemorate the Franco-Prussian war, which lasted from July 1870-May 1871. He ori
Ferdinand Barbedienne Pendule en bronze doré à piétement griffes ornés de palmettes, de mascarons phénicien et d'une frise de rinceaux en émaux cloisonnés sur fond bleu. Cadran circulaire de même décor à index émaillés au chiffres romains. Elle est surmontée d'un canthare en bronze doré dont la panse est également de rinceaux en émaux cloisonnés sur fond bleu. Signé F. BARBEDIENNE sur la base et sur le piétement du canthare. (Manque un anneau sur le canthare) Hauteur : 33 cm ; Longueur : 32 cm ;
Antoine Louis Barye (French, 1795-1875) Elephant du Senegal, bronze with dark brown patina, inscribed signature and impressed "F. Barbedienne Fondeur," ht. 5 1/4, lg. 8 in. Estimate $2,000-4,000 Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.
Traditional furniture is perfect for home designers looking to create a comfortable and timeless sophistication in their households. Depicting David preparing for his combat with Goliath, this bronze sculpture is designed after Marius Jean Antonin Mercie. It is cast in several editions and noted in Berman vol. 1. The hand-chasing and patina is typical of work by the Barbedienne foundry. This piece is inscribed "F. Barbedienne Fondeur Paris 130".
An unusual pair of mid 19th Century French bronze & ormolu Candlesticks, having grape and vine nozzles raised on swagged, fluted tapering stems surmounted by classical busts of man and woman, ending on decorated & beaded circular bases. Signed F. Barbedienne.
Eugene Delaplanche (French, 1836-1891) 'Fee aux Fleurs', gilt bronze modelled as a flower fairy dancing with her arms held aloft, dressed in a flowing diaphanous dress, signed 'E. Delaplanche' and 'F. Barbedienne' to the base edge, mounted on a polished marble socle, 15 1/2in. (39.4cm.) high. *Condition: Very good condition, with no faults. Estimate £1,000-1,500
A large bronze sculpture of the 'Diana of Gabii' signed 'F. Barbedienne'. The Barbedienne foundry, well-known for its superb quality casts using 'Collas' mechanical reduction method, reproduced bronze sculptures after large original classical sculptures. Here it is the 'Diana of Gabii', discovered in 1792 by Gavin Hamilton on the property of the Prince Borghese at Gabii, not far from Rome, sold to Napoleon in 1807 and now at the Louvre. Diana is resting whilst in the act of pinning her cloak, st