The Daum Verrier de Nancy factory was set up by Auguste and his father Jean Daum in the early 1880’s. It initially specialised in pocket watch crystals and household glassware.
Regarded as one of the leading ivory carvers of the 1920s and 1930s, the skill of Ferdinand Preiss in detailing and modelling in ivory was unsurpassed in the Art Deco era. Preiss is most well known for his stunning young ladies that perfectly capture the energy and seduction of the Art Deco Period, as well as his exquisite models of children.
Fortunately for collectors, Bronze sculptures need very little in the way of cleaning and polishing. The best advice as to their care is more a case of what not to do rather than what must be done. But to give you peace of mind, below we have written our top tips for cleaning and taking care of bronzes.