Brass and Bronze Ormolu Candelabra

Brass and Bronze Ormolu Candelabra

French, 19th century Private collection French 18th and 19th century decorative art objects are among the most finely crafted in the world. Each of these ormolu candelabra is built of twenty-two separate brass castings with ormolu surfaces and two finely

Zinc Garden Statue

Zinc Garden Statue

French, 19th century Cast zinc with natural patina Private collection At some point this maiden caught in the act of collecting fruit was anchored in concrete. At some point in an attempt to move the sculpture, her legs broke off

Zinc Bust; The Moor

Zinc Bust; The Moor

French (?), 19th century Cast zinc, copper plate with patina Private collection Two of this cast zinc bust’s feet had been broken off in shipping. The challenge was to reattach them, reinforce the weak areas to prevent further damage, and