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Bronze Hindu Bird-Catcher by Auguste de Wever 'Belgian, 1836-1910'



Large bronze statue featuring a Hindu bird-catcher by the Belgian sculptor and medallist Auguste de Wever. He wears a ribbon and a drapery supporting a small sword. His necklace is adorned with an elephant-shaped medallion. Our bird-catcher testifies to the taste of the time for the exoticism and the fascination for the countries of the East and Far East. Antique edition cast in darkened patinated bronze. Signed de Wever on plinth and titled L'oiseleur Indou (Hindu bird-catcher). circa 1900 Dimensions: W 13.8 in - D 11.8in - H 34.3in. Dimensions: L 35cm, P 30cm, H 87cm.


  • Creator
    Auguste de Wever (Sculptor)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 34.26 in. (87 cm)Width: 13.78 in. (35 cm)Depth: 11.82 in. (30 cm)
  • Style
    Art Nouveau (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Overall, the bronze is in very good condition, with a very small crack on the bow.
  • Seller Location
    Paris, FR
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 26451stDibs: LU2065316423711

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  • Shipping
    US$172.74 Express Parcel Shipping
    to United States 0, arrives in 6-7 days.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Montesson, France
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 14 days of delivery.

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