logo
Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
Log In

Busts

394 Lots

Sort
Best Match
Location & Shipping
Payment Method
House Rating
Buying Format
Creator
Style / Period
Material / Technique
Origin
Auction House
Current Bid
Est. Price Range
$1,2004 bids

Antique Carved Wood/ Hand Painted Egyptian Bust. Provenance: Deceased Estate of Dr. John Schaeffer (Orlando Florida). Height: 20 in. Width: 14 in. Depth: 6 in.

$4503 bids

Grand Tour style bust of Caesar Augustus (Roman, 63 BCE – 14 CE), modeled after the Augustus of Prima Porta, the breastplate with relief details of the Carmen Saeculare (Song of the Ages) by Horace

$502 bids

Lot 44Unknown Artist (XX/XXI)Lincoln Bust bronze with artist applied brown patina on granite plinthincised ”RG” on the back, numbered 10/65height with base: 17 inchesProvenance:From a

$603 bids

Bronze-Patinated Plaster Bust of Queen Alexandra , after the model by Mary Thornycroft, "WT Copeland/Pub June 1, 1963" on truncation, "Art Union of London. Mary Thornycroft Sc 1863" on self-base, h. 1

$2001 bid

French 2 piece porcelain bust on stand, a bust of an innocent young woman of means atop an an ornate Carl Thieme Dresden marked pedestal., 17 in. T, 6 in. Dia.

$1001 bid

A cast bronze bust of a young woman, marked "Made in Indochina". 11in tall x 10-1/2in wide x 7-1/2in deep. Provenance: From the Ivo Ispani Estate Collection.

$501 bid

Bronze Bust of a Roman Statesman20th century, unsigned, no foundry mark, hollow-cast with applied patina and raised on a conforming base. 14-3/4 in. From the Collection of the late James and Nelson Te

$202 bids

This carving of the bust of a horse measures approx. 8" H x 9.5" W and is carved from a single piece of exotic wood applied to a base. It is well-executed.

$1001 bid

Hector Lemaine for Henri Ardant & Cie, circa 1880's. Artist signed French Parian bisque bust of a young woman. Excellent condition. Measures 8.5" x 7" x 14".

$150

A white marble bust of Rinaldo Della Luna, after the original by Mino da Fiesole in Florence in 1461. Titled on base and with gilt adornment. 15in tall x 16in wide x 6in deep. Provenance: From the Ivo

$450

Antique Dutch carved and painted wood bust of a sailor titled HET REDDINGSWEZEN STEUNT (The rescue supporter). 21.5 inches tall.

View:
24

News about Busts

Busts

Busts are sculptural portraits usually made of marble, bronze, plaster, terracotta, wood or stone modeled into different shapes. Evidence showcases that the first busts were sculpted in ancient Egypt around 1345 B.C, such as the famous Bust of Nefertiti. Through the years, busts were associated with the Hellenistic and Roman periods, depicting either idealized or realistic human forms. During the Renaissance busts were delicately carved and meticulously designed with soft naturalistic lines and exceptional elegance. Busts are recognized as coveted works of art with an ageless appeal that can bring incredible detail to any space. Sculptural ancient masterpieces representing remarkable leaders at their time have adorned the houses of many museums an collectors. The reason why portrait busts are so valuable pieces is that they exude an air of aristocracy. Busts are monuments of th

 
iphoneandroidPhone
As Seen On
NBC
ABC
Today
Chicago Tribune
Architectural Digest
Shop With Confidence
Since 2002, LiveAuctioneers has made exceptional items available for safe purchase in secure online auctions.
BACK TO TOP