Posts tagged “Foundry”

JUN
01
2016

Franz Xavier Bergmann (1861–1936) Bronze

By mwilcox

Franz Bergman

This "Vienna Cold Painted Bronze" is by Franz Xavier Bergman (or Franz Xavier Bergmann) (1861–1936) . 'Cold-painted bronze' refers to pieces cast in Vienna and then decorated in several layers with so-called "Dust paint", the formula for the mix...

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FEB
08
2014

Alexandre Vibert Vase (French, 1847-1909)

By mwilcox

Vibert

This Art Nouveau style ewer vase is by Alexandre Vibert (French, 1847-1909). The Art Nouveau style was one of the shortest lasting in modern times, its design using organic forms such a whiplash vines, flowers organic curves, and depictions of...

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OCT
06
2013

Charles Cumberworth (1811-1852) Bronze

By mwilcox

Cumber

This piece is by Charles Cumberworth (1811-1852), a French sculptor, who like many of the period produced Decorative Art bronzes designed to appeal to the growing middle class eagar to display their new found wealth. Cumberworth entered the...

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