This is an antique bronze sculpture of a distinguished old elephant with fabulous tusks set on an attractive marble base, circa 1920.
This high quality bronze was produced using the traditional ‘lost wax’ process.
It can be used as a bowl, an ashtray, or a depository for keys.
Excellent – please see photos for confirmation of condition.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 19.5 x Width 28 x Depth 28 & Weight 7.5 kg
Dimensions in inches:
Height 8 inches x Width 11 inches x Depth 11 inches & Weight 16.5 lbs
Lost Wax Method
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 artists 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.
Our reference: 05632
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