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Stunning Bronze Mermaid Fountain Siren

Stunning Bronze Mermaid Fountain Siren
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  • Stunning Bronze Mermaid Fountain Siren
  • Stunning Bronze Mermaid Fountain Siren
  • Stunning Bronze Mermaid Fountain Siren
  • Stunning Bronze Mermaid Fountain Siren
  • Stunning Bronze Mermaid Fountain Siren
  • Stunning Bronze Mermaid Fountain Siren
  • Stunning Bronze Mermaid Fountain Siren
  • Stunning Bronze Mermaid Fountain Siren
  • Stunning Bronze Mermaid Fountain Siren
  • Stunning Bronze Mermaid Fountain Siren
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Price: £1,150.00
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This is a bronze mermaid sculpture, designed for use as a fountain, depicting a mermaid holding a large shell from which the water flows when the fountain is turned on.

This bronze is ideal for both indoor or outdoor use and dates from the last quarter of the 20th century.

The mermaid is finely crafted and the piece is of a suitable size for even the most modestly sized garden or patio area. Of particular note is the delightfully sculpted tail. This bronze mermaid fountain would be equally at home in a commercial or domestic environment.

This high quality hot cast solid bronze was produced using the traditional "lost wax" process, otherwise known as the "cire perdue" method.

Condition

This bronze mermaid fountain statue is in excellent condition - a fact which you can verify by visiting our premises and viewing the piece or by studying the supplied gallery of photographs in detail.

More Information and To View

When it comes to bronze sculpture and bronze fountains it is always preferable, if possible, to view them in person if you can. However we appreciate that this is not always possible so you are welcome to contact us using the contact details shown above with any questions you might have about this delightful bronze mermaid fountain. We would also be pleased to arrange a viewing of this and our many other bronzes at our North London warehouse and showroom. Please email us or call for an appointment to view, quoting our reference as shown above so we know which items you are referring to.

Our showroom is open from 10am to 5pm every weekday and also on occasional Saturdays - please call first before making a journey on a Saturday to make certain that we are open on your chosen day.

Shipping, Delivery and Return

You are looking at a bronze fountain which will require careful specialised packing and shipping to reach its final destination in good condition - whether it be your home or other premises. We can pack and ship these items to almost any destination worldwide, but we request that you please call or email for a shipping quotation before making your purchase so that we can fully discuss your requirements.

We ship to any mainland UK address free of charge. If you are not satisfied with the item we offer a 14-day money back guarantee in accordance with the Distance Selling Regulations. You will be responsible for the return shipping fees for this bronze mermaid fountain unless we have erroneously described the item in some material way and you do not receive what you were expecting. You must return the item in its original packaging and condition. You are also responsible for any customs duties or local taxes that fall due outside the European Union.

Dimensions in cm:

Height 78 x Width 90 x Depth 54 & Weight 25 kg

Dimensions in inches:

Height 2 feet, 7 inches x Width 2 feet, 11 inches x Depth 1 foot, 9 inches & Weight 55.1 lbs

Angelica Kauffman, RA (1741 - 1807)

was a Swiss-born Austrian Neoclassical painter who had a successful career in London and Rome. Though born as "Kauffmann", Kauffman is the preferred spelling of her name in English; it is the form she herself used most in signing her correspondence, documents and paintings.

While Kauffman produced many types of art, she identified herself primarily as a history painter, an unusual designation for a woman artist in the 18th century. History painting, was considered the most elite and lucrative category in academic painting during this time period. Under the direction of Sir Joshua Reynolds, the Royal Academy made a strong effort to promote history painting to a native audience who were more interested in commissioning and buying portraits and landscapes.

Despite the popularity that Kauffman enjoyed in British society and her success as an artist, she was disappointed by the relative apathy that the British had towards history painting. Ultimately she left Britain for the continent, where history painting was better established, held in higher esteem and patronized.

The works of Angelica Kauffman have retained their reputation. By 1911, rooms decorated with her work were still to be seen in various quarters. At Hampton Court was a portrait of the duchess of Brunswick; in the National Portrait Gallery, a self-portrait. There were other pictures by her at Paris, at Dresden, in the Hermitage at St Petersburg, in the Alte Pinakothek atMunich, in Kadriorg Palace, Tallinn (Estonia).

Satinwood

is a hard and durable wood with a satinlike sheen, much used in cabinetmaking, especially in marquetry. It comes from two tropical trees of the family Rutaceae (rue family). East Indian or Ceylon satinwood is the yellowish or dark-brown heartwood of Chloroxylon swietenia.

The lustrous, fine-grained, usually figured wood is used for furniture, cabinetwork, veneers, and backs of brushes. West Indian satinwood, sometimes called yellow wood, is considered superior. It is the golden yellow, lustrous, even-grained wood found in the Florida Keys and the West Indies.

It has long been valued for furniture. It is also used for musical instruments, veneers, and other purposes. Satinwood is classified in the division Magnoliophyta, class Magnoliopsida, order Sapindales, family Rutaceae.

Our reference: 06060

Please feel free to email or call us (+44 20 8809 9605) to arrange a viewing in our North London warehouse.