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An absolutely stunning bronze sculpture of a dog on the hunt.This charming dog appears to bringing back a caught pheasant in his mouth.This piece is extremely lifelike and the craftsmanship and attention to detail are absolutely fantastic.A truly special piece that will be the centre of attention wherever it is placed.It was cast by the ''lost wax'' or ''cire perdue'' process.Signed indistinctly at base.Measurements: Height 18 cm x Width 26 cm
x Depth 11 cmWeight 4kgsCire 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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