Gorgeous Pair French Style Gilded Bronze Vases MoreauThese are exquisite French gilded bronze vases. There is no mistaking the elegant quality and design of these vases and they are sure to become favourite pieces amongst your display collection. They will receive the maximum amount of attention wherever they are placed. These vases feature women sitting on the base. One woman has long hair and another woman has short hair. Both of the figures are draped in gilded gold cloth and their breasts are exposed. The vases have beautiful floral detailing on the base as well.The bronze vases are uniquely shaped with a round bottom and a fluted top. These are extremely well designed and attractive pieces that can only grow in style and worth. They bear the replica signature Moreau.MeasurementsThese vases are approximately 44 cm high, 24 cm wide and 22 cm deep.ConditionThese lovely bronze vases are in excellent condition and have been well cared for. Please see photographs to confirm condition.They were made by the classical cire perdue method.Cire PerdueSometimes 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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