A marvellous French Bronze cold painted bronze group of birds perched upon a tree branch with excellent cold painted colours and fine hand finished detail. Raised on a black marble plinth, signed LUC and Stamped BRONZE.
Height: 16 cm
Width: 24 cm
Materials: Cold Painted Bronze
French Bronze, During the 19th Century a time when Paris was the centre of the art world, the French bronze sculptors and their foundries were creating work with remarkable precision and detail. Table-top and figurative bronzes became a popular feature of tasteful interior decor. Leading the demand of bronzes were foundries including: Barbedienne, Susse Freres, Peyrol and Siot-Decauville. The foundries became proficient at using both lost-wax and sand cast techniques to produce exceptional bronze of outstanding quality.