Minerva Athena Greek Goddess Bronze Statue Sculpture Nude Figure 26" x 21"


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SKU: YRD-216
Total Dimensions: Height 26'' x Width 12''
Approximate Weight: 28 LBS
Original Reproduction: Reproduction
This bronze sculpture is known as the “Allegory of Baravia” it depicts Tellus Bavarica. It is the personification of Bavaria, bearing the symbols of abundance. With her distant look, small breasts and ample stomach, she personifies opulence with a mysterious tranquility. The Allegory of Baravia is a handmade bronze statue signed by the artist A. Carrier. She stands tall with respect. She rests her foot on top of a barrel as a skinned elk lay across her right arm and drapes around the lower half of her naked bodice. You will find Carrier’s signature at the base of the sculpture. This sculpture was handmade using the "Lost Wax Method" and has a dark brown patina and is signed H.Gerhard.


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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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