Vintage Original Valli Bronze Sculpture Figure of Joseph Jesus Christ Dad Figure
Total Dimensions: Height 13'' x Width 5'' Approximate Weight: 8 LBS Original Reproduction: OriginalIn both Catholic and Protestant traditions, Joseph is regarded as the patron saint of workers and is associated with various feast days. Pope Pius IX declared him to be both the patron and the protector of the Catholic Church, in addition to his patronages of the sick and of a happy death, due to the belief that he died in the presence of Jesus and Mary. In popular piety, Joseph is regarded as a model for fathers and has also become patron of various dioceses and places. The bronze handmade sculpture was cast using the ancient method of lost-wax casting and stained with a brown and gold patina finish for preservation. It is mounted upon a black variegated marble base with the the artist Valli`s signature.
This Statue is absolutely stunning! I love it. Pictures do not begin to do it justice. I just ordered this and it's arrived already. I can't believe the level of protection for shipping. If anything they overprotected it. I have ordered from this company many times and know I will probably order again at a future date. I highly recommend this merchant.
What a delightful sculpture this is. I've ordered several pieces from Bronzhaus and this is among my favorite. I originally ordered the smaller, book-end, version by mistake. I ordered over the phone and Yan and I both thought it was the larger version. Switching them out was utterly hassle-free. They sent me a pre-paid shipping label and when we completed the re-order it arrived the next day, sort of shocking how fast it arrived.
Anyway, my advice is to go for the larger version. This is a complex sculpture, having three figures as it does, and can be much better appreciated in the larger scale.
I've dealt with both John and Yan by phone and found them both to be easy-going.
Love the whimsy of the piece.
Nice bronze of classic English bulldog. I was happy with the artist’s work. Have several from him.
This is a very nice bronze piece. Clean lines and nice detail. Goes well with my other musicians.
This is a nice medium-scale copy of the famous Botero statue. It is very well done. I ordered two statues as gifts, but needed to return one because it had some noticeable defects. While ordering and getting the order from Bronzhaus is easy and quick, returning a statue is pain in the butt because it takes weeks to get any reply from the Bronzhaus and weeks to process your return. My impression is that Customer service looses any interest in you after you placed an order and your credit card was charged. You can call them any number of times you can, but they would never answer or call you back. So 5 stars for the statue, 1 star for the customer service.
This is a well made statue. Good size, not too big and not too small; weight is about 2 lbs. High quality. Pleasant to the eye. Purchasing was easy, fast shipping, no problems whatsoever. What you see in the pictures is what you will get. Remember, this is "J. Mavchi," and all his ladies have nearly the same face, hair, and facial expressions.
The size of the sculpture is less than adverstised. According ti the ad it was 9” tall, but really is only 8”.
This statuette is exquisite. I'm extremely pleased. The detail is phenomenal. Truly a work of art. I've purchased a number of times and have never been disappointed. The packing provides excellent protection. Shipping was super fast. I recommend this company.
Really like this sculpture! Adds some pizzazz to my den.
From the Purchase to shipping speed to delivery was excellent. Product was received in excellent condition and was very well packed.
Communication was quick and very good too.
Have bought from here couple of times before and will do again.
Great product , quick delivery. Thank you!
The artistry in the eroticism in the piece lets it fit into many displays and rooms. Very nice.
This is a stunningly beautiful creation. From her expression to everything said in her body language, her desires are captured perfectly.
This is an extra-large copy of the famous Rodin's sculpture. The rendition is perfect, all fine features are nicely reproduced. Both lovers are gorgeous and the kiss is passionate. It is very sensual and erotic while modest and tasteful. A great gift for your loved one. Prepare to free some space in your home for it. Strongly recommend.
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.
Do you do custom work?
Custom work is available in some cases. Please contact us with the details of the job.
Can I sell you one of my own pieces?
Unfortunately, we do not buy pieces from the public. To ensure the highest quality, we only sell brand new pieces that we commission ourselves, or buy directly from artists and manufacturers we know and trust.
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