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

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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.

Details

  • Creator
    Auguste de Wever (Sculptor)
  • Of the Period
  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    1900
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 34.26 in. x W 13.78 in. x D 11.82 in.H 87 cm x W 35 cm x D 30 cm
  • Seller Location
    Paris, FR
  • Seller Reference Number
    2645
  • Reference Number
    LU2065316423711
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