Solid Bronze Art Nouveau Vase Depicting Survival
Reaching for the top or long-term survival is a struggle and it is depicted in this unique Art Nouveau vase. This authentically hand-cast in cold-cast bronze sculpture features a nude man who is either climbing a tree or escaping deadly snakes, artfully placed at the neck of this beautiful piece. He seems to function as a distinctive, eye-catching, handle. It is painted in dark cherry with reddish-bronze ad green undertones. It has meticulous attention to detail, from the man’s physique to the vase's engravings.
- Finish Colour: Dark Cherry
- Style: A classic antique decorative piece associated with maturity and earthiness.
- High-Quality Material: Bronze is ductile, strong, and durable which allows complex detailing because it can easily fit in any mold.
- Attention to Detail: The vase has very detailed features from the man’s physique to the detailed engravings on the base that depict either the roots of a tree or poisonous snakes.
- Width (side to side): 6"
- Height (bottom to top): 8.5"
- Depth (front to back): 5.5"
Bronze is the most popular metal for cast metal sculptures because of the alloy’s ductility so it is not brittle when cast. It also has incredible strength.
- Bronze -Rinse the surface with clean running water. Pay particular attention to places in textured surfaces that collect and hold water. Use a mixture of non-ionic or neutral detergent and water to clean the surface. Allow the surface of the bronze sculpture to dry in the sun. Towels may be used to help soak up water remaining in low-lying areas of texture.