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Gottfred Eickhoff Patinated Bronze Sculpture

Gottfred Eickhoff 1902-1982. Patinated bronze sculpture of a young woman sitting on rock. Signed Eickhoff 46 Stamped: L.R.20, Cire Perdue (casting technique).

Large Japanese Bronze Meiji Period Tiger

Large Japanese patinated bronze tiger with inset glass eyes. Meiji period, 1868-1912. The sculpture is signed with a small seal: Meiji/Taisho. In perfect condition with a fine patina. Weight: 6850 g. Length: 57 cm

Olyphant Battle Horn

The Olyphant hunting horn dates back to the 11th century and traditionally handcrafted from carved ivory and decorated with detailed motifs. This fully functioning battle horn is made from an elephant’s tusk and intricately carved with motifs of animals of the hunt, including rabbits, ducks, and deer. It was sold for $16.1 million at a private auction in Scandinavia. The Olyphant Battle Horn is extremely rare as there are only six such horns exist in the world.

Venus Genetrix, Life-Size Bronze Statue

A copy cast in bronze in 2016 at the world famous Foundry, Fonderia Mariani, in Pietrasanta in Tuscany. Height with base 160 cm. The copy is based on a marble statue that since 1896 has been part of the antiquities collection at the Carlsberg Glyptotek in Copenhagen. Formerly at Palazzo Guggenheim in Venice. The Venus, also known as the Louvre/Napoli type after two of the best known replicas, is one of the most copied statues since the early roman period. It is copied on coins, gems, reliefs and statues, and in Italy used as the body for roman female portraits.