Sculpture

"Giacometti's Soul" Bronze Bust by Philip & Kelvin Laverne

"Giacometti's Soul" Bronze Bust by Philip & Kelvin Laverne
USA
c. 1971

Abstract bust of cast bronze in homage to Giacometti. Great form with lots of texture and very nice patina. From an edition of 6, signed on the bottom

h. 22.25" w. 14" d. 7"

$18,500.

Ref: 08 PKL 08

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"Igneous" Cube by Philip & Kelvin LaVerne

"Igneous" Cube by Philip & Kelvin LaVerne
USA
c. 1971

Irregular form bronze cube with both concave & convex areas. Textured surfaces throughout.  Artist signed at top front and on lower rear.
h. 16"  w. 15"  d. 11"

Very good original condition, showing some wear to surface.  This piece has been cleaned and lightly waxed.

$23,000.

Ref: 84 PKL 15

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"La Face Cachée de la Lune #22," by Lucien Petit

“La Face Cachée de la Lune #22” by Lucien Petit
France
2018

Massive-scale glazed stoneware sculpture. Wood fired.
h. 34”  w. 23.25”  d. 13.25”

Price on request.

Ref: 08 LPT 09

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"Kabuto #4," by Lucien Petit

“Kabuto #4,” by Lucien Petit
France
2017

Glazed stoneware sculpture. Wood fired.
h. 13.5” diam. 11”

$7,500.

Ref: 08 LPT 04

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"Descent," Large-Scale Painting by Philip & Kelvin LaVerne

"Descent," Large-Scale Panel by Philip & Kelvin LaVerne
USA
c. 1971

Abstract panel executed on bronze & pewter over wood. Outside edges trimmed in bronze. Signed on lower right. A unique piece and a very rare example of this style of work.
h. 70” w. 35” d. 1.5”

Excellent original condition.

$36,000.

Ref: 08 PKL 06

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"Encastrure #5," by Lucien Petit

"Encastrure #5," by Lucien Petit
France
2017

Large-scale glazed stoneware sculpture. Wood fired.
h. 28.75” w. 20.5” d. 7.5”

$14,500.

Ref: 08 LPT 06

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“New England Woman,” by Minna Harkavy

“New England Woman,”  by Minna Harkavy
United States
1939

Hand-built terra cotta bust. Signed on lower rear. Published: “American Art Today, Gallery of American Art Today, New York World’s Fair.” Whalen & Goodyear,  pg 201.
*This sculpture was exhibited in the New York 1939 World’s Fair.
h. 19”  w. 12”  d. 10” 

Excellent original condition.

$18,500.

Ref: 08 MH 01

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Rare Gorilla Sculpture by Franz Hagenauer

Rare Gorilla Sculpture by Franz Hagenauer
Austria
c. 1970

Cast bronze and nickel plated gorilla form.  A rare late form of incredible quality.  Signed on underside.
h. 10"  w. 7"  d. 4.75"

$12,500.

Ref: 08 HA 02

 

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Untitled Sculpture by Franz Hagenauer

Untitled Sculpture by Franz Hagenauer
Austria
c. 1950

Hammered brass sculpture of two abstract human forms.  Incredible example of Hagenauer's studio metalwork.  A very rare form.  Signed on underside.
h. 30.5"  w. 13"  d. 6"

$52,000.

Ref: 08 HA 01

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"Miss Benjamin of Jamaica," by Ruth Nickerson

"Miss Benjamin of Jamaica," by Ruth Nickerson
USA
1946

Bust sculpted from Tennessee marble with newly made oak pedestal.
*Published: "Sculpture in Modern America."  J. Schnier, 1948.  Plate #7.
Sculpture: h. 12.5"  w. 7"  d. 10"  Base: h. 4"  w. 9"  d. 9"  Overall:  h. 16.5"

Excellent condition.

$19,500.

Ref: 08 RNS 01

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Plaster Bust of a Man

Plaster Bust of a Man
Italy
c. 1932

Plaster head of a man.  Artist signed, but not legible.  Most likely a Sicilian artist.
h. 19.5"  w. 15"  d. 12"

Excellent condition.

$5,500.

Ref: 08 IT 02

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Hand Built Sculptures by Giovanni Barbera

Hand-built Sculptures by Giovanni Barbera
Italy
1930

Studio-built, earthenware sculptures depicting a young man & woman. Roughly textured and beautifully stylized. Signed and dated by the artist. Barbera lived and worked in Palermo and was very active in the anti-fascist artist movement in Sicily.  Each sculpture is signed "Barbera XI." This Roman numeral references the 11th year of the fascist government, dating these sculptures at 1930.  *Publication references available.
h. 30"  w. 12"  d. 9"  /  h. 29"  w. 11"  d. 8"

Very good condition, with some chips and nicks to surface.  Also, discoloration and one visible repair. 

$28,000. pair

Ref:  08 GBB 01

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Untitled Vessel by Rosanne Sniderman

Untitled Vessel by Rosanne Sniderman
USA
2017

Studio-built, stoneware vase form with pale blue glaze.  Artist signed and dated on underside.
h. 14"  diam. 6.5"

$2,800.

Ref:  08 RSN 11

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Untitled Vessel by Rosanne Sniderman

Untitled Vessel by Rosanne Sniderman
USA
2017

Handmade stoneware vase form, with teal blue glaze.  Artist-signed and dated on underside.
h. 15.5"  diam. 5.5"

$2,800.

Ref:  08 RSN 09

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"Synchronicity," Massive Sculpture by Philip & Kelvin LaVerne

"Synchronicity," Massive Sculpture by Philip & Kelvin LaVerne
USA
c. 1968

Freeform sculpture of welded and hand-worked bronze with riveted corners and applied texture. Inspired by the writings of Carl Jung. Artist-signed at base.
h. 89" w. 30"  Base: w. 34" d. 27"

Price on request.

Ref: 08 PKL 03

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Untitled Sculpture by Rosanne Sniderman

Untitled Sculpture by Rosanne Sniderman
USA
2016

High-fired earthenware sculpture with matte glaze in sand tones.  Artist signed on underside.
h. 27"  diam. 12"

$6,500.

Ref:  08 RSN 08

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Untitled, "Blue Twist" Sculpture by Rosanne Sniderman

Untitled "Blue Twist" Sculpture by Rosanne Sniderman
USA
2016

Hand-built stoneware sculpture of organic form, high-fired and glazed in shades of teal blue with great surface reactions. Artist signed and dated on bottom.
h. 30.5"  diam. 10"

$7,500.

Ref:  08 RSN 07

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“Rettangolare Unico,” Limited Edition Light Panel by Angelo Brotto for Esperia

“Rettangolare Unico,” Limited Edition Light Panel by Angelo Brotto for Esperia
Italy
1972/2012

Limited edition panel, re-editioned from the “Quasar” series to celebrate Esperia’s 60 years in business. Brushed and polished steel frame inset with multiple slices and slabs of colored glass. Each example made unique by the glass inset into the metal panels. Signed and numbered on back, 4/7.
h. 39”  w. 22.5”  d. 5"

$11,500.

Ref:  08 AB 02

 

 

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Untitled Sculpture #4 by Rosanne Sniderman


Untitled Sculpture #4 by Rosanne Sniderman
United States
2014

Hand-built, organic stoneware form in large scale. High fired glaze in shades of blue-green and gunmetal. Signed on underside.
h. 15"  diam. 19.5"

Excellent condition.

$6,800.

Ref: 08 RSN 05

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Large & Rare Archer Sculpture by San Polo

Large & Rare Archer Sculpture by San Polo
Italy
c. 1955

Handmade surrealist form in ceramic with high fire glaze in blues and whites. Wood base and brass bow form. Works by San Polo of this size and abstract theme are very rare to come by.
h. 34"  h2. 21"  w. 28"  d. 9"

Ceramic is perfect. Some scratching to wood base and great patina to metal.

$8,500

Ref: 08 SP 01

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