A stunning bronze scultpture of a native American Indian.This fearsome warrior stands ready for battle with an ax in his hand and two feathers in his head dress.The artist has beautifully captured the outline of his strong muscles. This high quality piece is made from the lost wax process (cire perdue). The attention to detail is fantastic and the sculpture, set on an attractive marble base, is extremely lifelike.Height 58 cmWidth 20 cmDepth 15 cm Sometimes 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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