Holidays.net Online Store

Holdays.net Home


November 25th, 2014
World Day to Eliminate Violence on Women

November 27th, 2014
Thanksgiving Day

November 28th, 2014
Black Friday

November 28th, 2014
American Indian Heritage Day

November 28th, 2014
Lincoln's Birthday

November 29th, 2014
World Solidarity Day with Palestinian People

November 30th, 2014
First Sunday Advent

December 1st, 2014
World AIDS Day

December 2nd, 2014
World Day for Slavery Abolition

December 3rd, 2014
World Day for Persons with Disabilities

December 5th, 2014
International Volunteer Day

December 7th, 2014
Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

December 7th, 2014
International Civil Aviation Day

December 8th, 2014
Feast of the Immaculate Conception

December 9th, 2014
International Anti-Corruption Day

December 10th, 2014
Human Rights Day

December 11th, 2014
International Mountain Day

December 17th, 2014
First Day of Chanukah

December 17th, 2014
Pan American Aviation Day

December 17th, 2014
Wright Brothers Day

December 18th, 2014
International Migrants Day

December 19th, 2014
International South-South Cooperation Day

December 20th, 2014
International Human Solidarity Day

December 21st, 2014
December Solstice

December 24th, 2014
Christmas Eve

December 24th, 2014
Last day of Chanukah

December 25th, 2014
Christmas Day

December 26th, 2014
Kwanzaa

 



Search:

Austrian-vienna Bronze 'garden Gate With Bird & Butterflies' Candelabra/ Bergman For Sale

Austrian-vienna Bronze 'garden Gate With Bird & Butterflies' Candelabra/ Bergman

`~ Fine Austrian Bronze 'Garden Gate' Candelabra
~ Ornate Bird & Butterflies Design ~

Attributed to Franz Bergmann - Circa 1900

~ please scroll down for more photos ~ SIZE:

Height - 9.25" (23.5 - 11.25" (28.5 - 4.75" (12 cm) DESCRIPTION:

Rare and possibly unique Austrian bronze candelabra or candleholder designed as a garden gate and decorated with a naturalistic cold-painted bronze songbird, attributed to Franz Bergman, and four cold-painted bronze butterflies.

Unsigned. Austria circa 1900 - 1910. Marked only with a "7" stamped into
the bottom of one of the center uprights. one

This piece was made to be a table ornament and double candlestick. At the front there are two chains, with rings at the ends, that originally that originally held the tops of two cut glass crystal condiment jars. Now the two jars are missing and only the tops are present, as can be seen in the last photograph. The jars would have been set into the bronze reserves, on either side of the gate.

The piece is decorated with a bronze songbird, that although it appears to be unsigned, can definitely be attributed to Franz Bergman, as the detail is so fine and realistic. I have had a number of Bergman bronzes that were unsigned, especially animated songbirds.

There are also four colorfully painted butterflies which have thin wire legs and antennae. The front of the gate has a small handle which does not move but indicates that this architectural minature is indeed a gate. The back of the gate has two curved rests, probably for a candle-snuffer, or possibly for a utensil to use with the condiments that were in the jars.

The overall design of this piece is very much in the Austrian Secessionist style of the day and I have never seen another like it in over 30 years buying and selling Austrian - Vienna bronzes. AGE: Circa 1900 - 1910. CONDITION:

Good condition, as shown in the photos and with the following noted: Old darkened, unpolished patina to the surfaces of the gate. Light wear to the painted surfaces. Several of the uprights that hold the two jars are slightly bent outward, could easily be bent back. Missing the cut glass condiment jars, as noted above. Jars could be replaced and the tops to the original jars will be included (pictured). No losses of restorations to the bronze birds or butterflies or gate.

PLEASE NOTE :

The low opening offer, with , is not meant to reflect upon the actual monetary value of the piece. My sales are structured this way to encourage offerding and to allow the final sale price to be determined by the buyers. ~ please click on image for high definition photos ~

This item will be a museum quality addition to any collection of European Decorative Art and will display beautifully in any Mid Century Modern, Secessionist Era, Modernist or Arts and Crafts decor. PLEASE NOTE :

The low opening offer, with , is not meant to reflect upon the actual monetary value of the piece. My sales are structured this way to encourage offerding and to allow the final sale price to be determined by the buyers. This object comes from a smoke-free, pet-free environment and it will be carefully packed and shipped for quick and safe arrival to its new owner.

Please look carefully at all the photographs to view the details and condition of the piece. Please e-mail with any questions ... we always respond quickly!

Shipped from Brisbane, California, USA.
International shipping by USPS.

Items shipped to a location in California are subject to CA State sales tax.All of our pieces are guaranteed authentic, as described, and to your satisfaction, with a full money-back guarantee, including return shipping, if returned promptly and in good condition.


Austrian-vienna Bronze 'garden Gate With Bird & Butterflies' Candelabra/ Bergman

This item has been shown 0 times.

Buy Now

Austrian-vienna Bronze 'garden Gate With Bird & Butterflies' Candelabra/ Bergman:
$1,325




Dapres Sevres Antique Bronze Ormolu Boy Base 12 Cm 19 C picture
Dapres Sevres Antique Bronze Ormolu Boy Base 12 Cm 19 C


Antique Tin Chocolate Mold Rabbit Banny On Motorcycle picture
Antique Tin Chocolate Mold Rabbit Banny On Motorcycle


Antique Indian Traditional Ethnic Brass Bucket picture
Antique Indian Traditional Ethnic Brass Bucket


Bronze Winged Fairy Girl With Hearts On Dress - Solid Marble Base - Hot Cast picture
Bronze Winged Fairy Girl With Hearts On Dress - Solid Marble Base - Hot Cast


Bronze Sculpture Two Penguins & Chick On A Solid Marble Base - Signed By Artist picture
Bronze Sculpture Two Penguins & Chick On A Solid Marble Base - Signed By Artist


Antique Indian Traditional Ethnic Brass Glass Kalasha picture
Antique Indian Traditional Ethnic Brass Glass Kalasha


Walter Bosse Funny Skier Hagenauer Era Bronze picture
Walter Bosse Funny Skier Hagenauer Era Bronze


Walter Bosse Gold Plated Hippo Hagenauer Era Bronze picture
Walter Bosse Gold Plated Hippo Hagenauer Era Bronze


 Rare 18th Furniture Ornament Entry Lock picture
Rare 18th Furniture Ornament Entry Lock


Two Antique Brass Candlesticks With Ejectors picture
Two Antique Brass Candlesticks With Ejectors