A beautiful bronze sculpture of a semi-nude lady in a flowing dress holding two jars.The attention to detail throughout the piece is second to none and the figure stands upon an attractive marble base and is indistinctly inscribed.This high quality bronze is made from the lost wax process (cire perdue).Measurements:39 cm high
x 15 cm wide x 18 cm deepApprox. weight 2.2 kilosSometimes 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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