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A bronze sculpture by Charles Henry Niehaus (1855 - 1935, America) depicting cupid holding a swan. This piece, of museum quality, is most likely a bronze maquette or study for a public drinking fountain submitted by Niehaus to the New York Municipal Art Society who offered commissions for public drinking fountains, Niehaus had 5 entries and two were chosen (Niehaus, Regina Armstrong, The Sculpture of Charles Henry Niehaus, New York: De Vinne Press, 1902, p. 8, 9). This example was not one of…

A LURISTAN BRONZE HORNED FIGURE EARLY 1ST MILLENNIUM B.C. The stylized elongated figure wearing horned headdress, with large heavy rimmed eyes under long incised eyebrows, large nose and fleshy lips, hands clasped in front holding a sword(?), faint traces of an incised belt, prominent buttocks behind, mounted 5 in. (12.7 cm.) high

Unknown, Iranian Master of Animals Finial, 799 BCE - 700 BCE Iranian Metalwork, made in Luristan Bronze =

George Lundeen (20th - 21st Century, America) Large 27.5"h (69.85cm), Bronze mounted to wood base, Titled, "Dancer at Rest," 1978, numbered 8 of 9 examples. Includes the original 1978, Certificate of Authenticity as well as a 2012 letter from Lundeen Sculptures, Ltd. appraising the value at $5000 - $7500.