Sculptures of dogs in terracotta and marble. Mostly greyhounds. Victorian. Joseph Gott, sculptor. Living from 1786 to 1860, he was English but mostly worked in Rome. A member of the Royal Academy Schools, his work was very popular in the 1830s.


Greyhound with puppies. ca. 1825-27. Sculpted in Rome, Italy. Carved white marble on a variegated marble base. Joseph Gott, English sculptor (1786-1860). Image © 2022 and collections of the Barber Institute of Fine Arts, Birmingham. Fair use license. via https://barber.org.uk/joseph-gott-1786-1860/
Model of a dog, a dog sitting on hindlegs, atop a green polished stone plinth.. Undated, by 1860. English. Terracotta. Joseph Gott, sculptor (1786-1860). Collections of Hospitalfield, Arbroath. Cc0 License. via https://artuk.org/discover/artworks/model-of-a-dog-271686/search/keyword:joseph-gott–referrer:global-search/page/2/view_as/grid


Greyhound suckling her two pups. 1825-1930. Sculpted in Rome, Italy. Terracotta group on a later black marble plinth. Joseph Gott, English sculptor (1786-1860). Signed J GOTT. FT. Image © CHRISTIE’S 2022. Fair use license. via https://www.christies.com/en/lot/lot-6172379

A greyhound with her two puppies suckling. 1825. English. Marble. Joseph Gott, sculptor (1786-1860). Displayed in the Sculpture Gallery, Chatsworth House, Derbyshire, England. Image source: Daderot. Artwork itself in the public domain because the artist died over 100 years ago. via https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:A_greyhound_with_her_two_puppies_suckling,by_Joseph_Gott,_1825,_marbleSculpture_Gallery,_Chatsworth_HouseDerbyshire,_England-_DSC03497.jpg

Art Déco Garniture de cheminée to put on the mantlepiece in the drawing room. Best kind of wedding present if they are malachite. Nice even if it’s not.

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Garniture de cheminée. 1930. Egyptian Revival. Art Déco. Onyx, bleu turquin marble, and gilt bronze. Maker not known. Image © DANTAN and proantic.com. Fair use license. via https://www.proantic.com/display.php?mode=obj&id=609897

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Garniture de cheminée with a clock and a nymph pouring an onyx vase. Art Déco. French. Metal with a green and gold patina, inlaid onyx and Portor marble. Makers marks: Marked “Guerbe LeVerrier” on the base. Image © en.expertissim.com. Fair use license. via https://en.expertissim.com/art-deco-period-chimney-garniture-12277132

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Garniture de cheminée with a clock and gazelle. ca. 1930. Art Déco. Black marble, green onyx and patinated copper. Maker not known. Image © Millon & Associés. Fair use license. via https://www.millon.com/lot/98007/10316174

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Garniture de cheminée. Art Déco. Bronze. Limousin, maker. Image © Ruyten Fine Art and proantic.com. Fair use license. via https://www.proantic.com/display.php?mode=obj&id=335953