A stunning and extremely lifelike bronze sculpture of two stags rutting against each other.The piece is set on an attractive marble base.Bearing the replica signature of ''C Maison.''La Maison Charles was founded in 1908 by Frenchman Ernest Charles. Renowned worldwide for creating objects of elegance and beauty, their earliest works were primarily of bronze.This high quality bronze is a hot cast recast of an original produced using the ''lost wax'' (cire perdue) process.Measurements:Approx. weight 9.4 kgHeight 24 cm x Width 44 cm x Depth 17 cmSometimes called by the French name of ''cire perdue'' or the Latin, ''cera perduta'' is the process by which a bronze or brass is cast from an artist''s sculpture.In industrial uses, the modern process is called investment casting. An ancient practice, the process today varies from foundry to foundry, but the steps which are usually used in casting small bronze sculptures in a modern bronze foundry are generally quite standardised.
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