of Living American Artists"
Noble House Gallery"
bronze sculptures are inspired by the art and history
of China. The first in the series of the fine bronze
sculptures offered are designs of Goldfish. In
the Chinese historic tradition the Goldfish
is the symbol of peace, tranquility, good will and good
breeding of Goldfish
first began in China during the
Ming dynasty in approximately 1400 AD when breeding
stock was imported to China from the Ryukyu Islands.
The highly valued breeding stock was a diplomatic
gift made to the Rulers of the Ming Dynasty by the
rulers of Japan. The good will represented by
the diplomatic gift of the first breeding stock
is at the root of the meaning of the goldfish symbology
in Chinese art.
great variety of Fancy
Goldfish that currently exist
in China started primarily with the fish from this
first stock. Both Japan and China have selectively
bred different varieties of gold fishes from the 14th
century to the present. The numerousvarieties and
distribution of the descendants of this earliest breeding
stock is now a trade of international and global
designs are made to capture the beauty and variety
of these Fancy Goldfish.
These sculptures are part of a collectors series which
will be added to over the coming years. The
sculptures offered in the series are designed specifically
for collectors who can appreciate the finest of modern
sculptures represent the perfect gift of enduring
value that you can make to friends, family and business
associates. The history and symbol behind these designs
has been carefully considered in order to honor
and preserve the meaning of diplomacy and gift
Comstock's designs are always distinctive and the
embody the best values of classical design creating
a distinctive accent to any home or office.
Comstock The artist who created
these sculptures is considered to be one of America's
premiere sculptors. Many of Chester's sculptures
have been recognized as collectors items with extremely
favorable comparative appraisals by members of
the ASA (American Society of Appraisers),
AAA and ISA. Mr.
Comstock's sculptures individually have had values
placed well into the tens of thousands of dollars.
The serious collector realizes that a Comstock
sculpture is a classic example of American
art which will only increase in value over time.
We are pleased to be
able to offer Mr. Comstock's latest designs to
a selected audience.
will carry the distinctive logo of
Noble House Gallery"
foundry mark, Mr. Comstock's signature and the
date of manufacture.
a reservation simply indicate which sculpture
you would like to purchase and return an e-Mail to
our sales staff. There is no financial obligation
required to create a reservation it is simply an expression
of your interest to acquire one the products being
offered. Your reservation will insure that our sales
staff will be in personal contact with you to complete