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Away We Go Statue

Handcrafted in Burkina Faso

Availability:
Out of stock
SKU 1801000

Away We Go Statue

Handcrafted in Burkina Faso

Availability:
Out of stock
SKU 1801000

Item Status: NLP
Item Date: 2020-04-01
UPC Code: 732919521474
STORY

The bronze Away We Go Statue is handcrafted using the ancient lost wax method of casting bronze. Originating in the Middle East, lost wax is one of the first known methods of working with molten metal. The artisan sculpts wax, then coats it with clay and allows it to dry. Molten bronze is poured into the mold, melting the wax and allowing liquid bronze to fill the shape. After the metal cools, the artisan breaks the clay, revealing a one-of-a-kind figure.

DETAILS
  • Bronze
  • Due to the handcrafted nature of our products, slight variations enhance authenticity.
  • 8.75H inches, Base: 2.25D inches, Baby: 2.25L inches
  • Handcrafted in Burkina Faso
ABOUT THE ARTISAN
Atelier de Bronze
BURKINA FASO
Atelier de Bronze Bonkoungou et Frère specializes in the traditional technique of lost wax bronze casting. The workshop leader, Issouf Bonkoungou l...
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