This very large bespoke bronze outdoor water fountain has been cast from solid bronze and is sculpted in the Neoclassical style.
This fabulous bronze outdoor water fountain has three tiers: the water flows from the top tier through a central nozzle into and over the second tier which is supported by a pair of cherubs and then finally flows into the third tier supported by four extended wing swans on a shaped base.
It is free standing and is decorated with shaped fluting and shell motifs in high relief. With fabulous intricate detailing, this solid bronze outdoor water fountain can either be used stand-alone or as a gorgeous centrepiece in a pond.
Cast from solid bronze by the lost wax (cire perdu) method also known as investment casting in more modern times is a way of casting from an original sculpture. It is particularly useful for works of art where intricacy is required.
A mould is made from the original piece to be copied or a model. The inside of this mould is brushed with wax to the thickness that is required of the final bronze cast. The mould is then removed and the wax shell is filled with a heat-resistant material. Wax tubes are inserted to allow for the pouring of the melted bronze and to act as vents to allow the gases that are produced by the process to escape.
The wax shell is then covered in layers of heat resistant plaster and put in a kiln. During this heating the wax runs out of the ducts created by the wax tubes. The plaster mould is then packed in sand and filled with the molten bronze through the ducts filling the space left by the melted wax. When cooled the outer plaster and core are removed leaving the cast bronze sculpture. This method was used to produce this wonderful bronze outdoor water fountain.
As can be seen from the photographs, this bronze outdoor water fountain is in excellent condition.
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Shipping, Delivery and Returns
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You are also responsible for for any customs duties or local taxes that fall due outside the European Union for the transporting of this bronze outdoor water fountain.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 226 x Width 98 x Depth 98
Dimensions in inches:
Height 7 feet, 5 inches x Width 3 feet, 3 inches x Depth 3 feet, 3 inches
Our reference: 09263