BRONZE STATUE, LARGE SKELETON GUARD BOOK END, ART FIGURE SCULPTURE HOME DECOR

$299.00
SKU: YRD-298
Description
Total Dimensions: Height 10'' x Width 8''
Approximate Weight: 10 LBS
Original Reproduction: Original
Based on one of Auguste Rodin`s most famous sculptures, The Thinker, this sculpture is a skeletal version. Initially named the The Poet, The Thinker statue was intended to represent Dante himself at the top of the door reflecting on the scene below. However, we can speculate that Rodin thought of the figure in broader, more universal terms. The Thinker is depicted as a man in sober meditation battling with a powerful internal struggle. The unique pose with hand to the chin, right elbow to the left knee, and crouching position allows the statue to survey the work with a contemplative feel. A sculpture for fellow deep thinkers and testament to all to always think twice. The structure of the skeleton was done with great attention to detail. You will be amazed by the ripples of his spine and exposed ribcage. 100% bronze and handmade, this sculpture was cast using the "Lost Wax Method" and mounted on a marble base and is signed by artist Milo.

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What material are your sculptures made out of?

All of our sculptures are made from100% hot cast bronze, and handmade in the ancient lost wax casting method. We never sell cheap cold cast sculptures or resins!

What is the difference between hot cast and cold cast bronzes?

Hot cast bronze is created by pouring a molten metal mixture into a mold.  Before the metal can be poured, our artists must first create the mold on a medium such as clay, rubber, or wood.  Each mold allows for a limited number of pours, and therefore a limited amount of sculptures can be created in any given round of production before the mold is destroyed and the artist must create a new mold.

Cold cast is actually made from resins and plastics which are painted over. They are cheaper, lighter, and less durable.

Generally speaking, hot cast bronzes are very time consuming and limited in their production, whereas cold cast resins can be mass produced and are inexpensive to create.

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