A charming Art Deco style bronze sculpture of a semi-nude woman dancing with a hoop in the manner of Alonzo.The piece bears a replica maker''s mark and foundry mark of the renowned French sculptor.This high quality bronze is set on an attractive red and white marble base and is made from the lost wax process (cire perdue).The attention to detail is absolutely fantastic and it is truly breathtaking to behold.Height 51 cm x Width 19 cm x Depth 24 cm Weighs approx 6.8kgsSometimes 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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