Posts tagged “Bust”

MAR
03
2014

African "Benin Bronze Queen Mother Busts"

By mwilcox

Beninfake


Examples like this tend to be 20th century pieces based on original African Benin Bronze “Queen Mother” busts. The Benin kingdom was founded by the son of an Ife king in the early 14th century. The art of bronze casting was introduced around the...

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DEC
10
2013

Arnaldo Giannelli Sculptures

By mwilcox

Silverowl

The artist that created this silver Owl is Arnaldo Giannelli, ( Italian , born 1907) a master sculpture, primarily working in stone. Giannelli graduated from the Royal School of Art and in 1944 opened his own studio, much of his work was for the...

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OCT
28
2013

Parian U.S. Grant Bust- Ott & Brewer

By mwilcox

Usgrant


Parian ware is a type of unglazed porcelain that resembles white marble, first becoming popular during the mid 19th Century. While it's generally considered to a product of a number of English firms such as Minton's , Wedgwood or Copeland's, it...

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