A stunning bronze bust of a blackamoor with his arms crossed over his chest.The attention to detail throughout the piece is truly striking and this outstanding piece will receive the maximum amount of attention wherever it is placed.This bronze bust will make a fine display item for anyone who appreciates the elegance of classic African motifs. The bust stands 62 cm high, 42 cm wide and 30 cm deep.Approx. weight 25.95 kgSometimes 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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