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In this section you can find all the Ancient and Modern Bronzes in our catalogue.

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History of the bronzes

Is it obvious and predictable to associate the first use of Bronze during the Bronze Age, when better than the age that takes its name?
Bronze is initially used for functional purposes, then the production of hunting weapons or for any work tool, then it moves towards a decorative purpose: the creation of Bronze Statues .
One of the reasons why this Production in Bronze begins is the ease with which the raw material is found: bronze.
Coming not only from excavations, but also from the fusion of Antecedent Sculptures .

Bronze working techniques

One of the most used techniques for the production of Ancient Bronze Statues is the lost wax technique. There are two methods of making these sculptures : direct method ( Full Sculpture ) and indirect method ( Hollow Sculpture ).
The direct method is much faster, but it could have been used for small statues, Animal Statuettes for example, because making a large and full statue was particularly difficult to handle.
Before proceeding, you need to make a wax model and cover it with clay, so as to create a mold for our final statue .
Now let's heat this mold of ours and see how the wax comes out of the tubes, made in our clay surface. The molten Bronze must flow inside these channels and fill the inside of our mould. Once dried, we remove the mold and obtain the starting Bronze Bust of our wax model. The second technique, the indirect method, is more complicated and takes more time, but for large works it is the best choice.
In this case, we prepare the original model in clay and cover it with wax on top of it. A subsequent layer is composed of the clay, which also has channels through which the molten wax is removed from the model to make room for the Cast Bronze .
Are there only two methods of processing Bronze ?
The answer is no, there is a third technique that allows for the infinite production of models: sand casting. This method has flaws, real masterpieces did not always come out. The quality of the Ancient Bronze Figurines was inferior and much smaller in size than the indirect method.
So what was this procedure used for?
With the third method, Medals or Bas-Reliefs were produced.
Bottomless boxes (brackets) were taken, the size of the Bronze Objects to be made, and stacked one on top of the other. The molds were created through models that were pressed on the clay-based earth, leaving the mold of the model. At this point the Bronze was poured and, once dried, the front part of the Bronze Statuettes was finished, the one that the observers saw, while the rear part was left raw, as it was when it was made. In terms of preparation methods, one thing unites all three techniques, namely the removal of the Bronze Pouring channels.
Last step?
Finish the Bronze Objects and polish them, to have a better result.

Ancient bronzes catalogue

Do you want to beautify the entrance to your home? Not sure how to make it more elegant?
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We at DiManoinMano will take care of it and offer you a wide choice of our best Roman Bronze Statuettes , what are you waiting for? Give that extra touch to your home and buy our Bronze Busts or, why not, our antiques !
In the online catalog you can find all our available pieces.
If you would like to see them live, just contact us and you can make an appointment in our stores. A seller will be able to help you in your choice thanks to the experience gained in over 20 years of DiManoinMano. Ancient Bronze Objects , but not only. Our cooperative has been operating in the sector of buying and Selling Antiques, Modern Art and Design for over 20 years. If you want to get rid of your Ancient Bronzes or Marble Statues but you don't know what to do, sell it! Contact us and we will let you know the evaluation of your piece of furniture as soon as possible.
In our catalog you can find Bronzes in Baroque and Renaissance Style.


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Restoration of bronze statues

In addition to the vast choice of Ancient Bronze Statues that we offer, we can also offer you a Restoration Service . The Bronze Statues or your Animal Statuettes are subject to the action of time and for this reason they can be ruined. DiManoinMano during the purchase, not only does it support its customers by an expert seller but also by a restorer . Thanks to him, in fact, you will be able to understand how to restore your Bronze Object to its original beauty.


 

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Pair of Antique Tiles Bronze Wooden Frame Italy XIX Century
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OGANBR0231751
Pair of Antique Tiles Bronze Wooden Frame Italy XIX Century

Central Europe, Late XIX Century

OGANBR0231751
Pair of Antique Tiles Bronze Wooden Frame Italy XIX Century

Central Europe, Late XIX Century

Pair of bronze tondi with molded walnut wood frame depicting a couple of philosophers.

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613.00$

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Ancient Sculpture Marshal Ney G. Domenico Grandi Late XIX Century
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OGANBR0225195
Ancient Sculpture Marshal Ney G. Domenico Grandi Late XIX Century

Italy, Late XIX Century

OGANBR0225195
Ancient Sculpture Marshal Ney G. Domenico Grandi Late XIX Century

Italy, Late XIX Century

Bronze sculpture depicting "Marshal Ney". Title of the work and author's signature engraved on the base.

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861.00$

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Antique Sculpture of a Ganesha '900 Bronze Lalitashana Position
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OGANBR0219778
Antique Sculpture of a Ganesha '900 Bronze Lalitashana Position

Asia, XX Century

OGANBR0219778
Antique Sculpture of a Ganesha '900 Bronze Lalitashana Position

Asia, XX Century

Bronze sculpture depicting the Hindu Deity Ganesha or Ganesh in the Lalitashana position. The God Ganesha is a symbol of prosperity and luck, also called "Destroyer of obstacles".

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431.00$

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Pair of Ancient Sculptures Giovanni De Martino '900 Bronze Objects
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OGANBR0213744
Pair of Ancient Sculptures Giovanni De Martino '900 Bronze Objects

Italy, XX Century

OGANBR0213744
Pair of Ancient Sculptures Giovanni De Martino '900 Bronze Objects

Italy, XX Century

Pair of bronze sculptures depicting busts of a boy and a girl. Author's signature.

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441.00$

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Ancient Sculpture Female Nude Oreste Zampieri Italy '900 Wooden Base
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OGANBR0192289
Ancient Sculpture Female Nude Oreste Zampieri Italy '900 Wooden Base

Italy, First Half XX Century

OGANBR0192289
Ancient Sculpture Female Nude Oreste Zampieri Italy '900 Wooden Base

Italy, First Half XX Century

Bronze sculpture on a circular base portraying a female nude. Engraved signature of the artist.

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925.00$

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Antique Bronze Water Carrier G. Farnese Italy XX Century
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OGANBR0231674
Antique Bronze Water Carrier G. Farnese Italy XX Century

Italy, Early XX Century

OGANBR0231674
Antique Bronze Water Carrier G. Farnese Italy XX Century

Italy, Early XX Century

Bronze sculpture depicting a water carrier. The author's signature is inscribed on the base.

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861.00$

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Antique Sculpture Seneca's Head Bronze Italy XX Century
OGANBR0189557
Antique Sculpture Seneca's Head Bronze Italy XX Century

Italy XX Century

OGANBR0189557
Antique Sculpture Seneca's Head Bronze Italy XX Century

Italy XX Century

Bronze head of Seneca on a marble base.

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420.00$

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Antique F. Barbedienne Bronze Cup France XIX Century
OGANBR0164221
Antique F. Barbedienne Bronze Cup France XIX Century

France XIX Century

OGANBR0164221
Antique F. Barbedienne Bronze Cup France XIX Century

France XIX Century

Bronze cup with putti in relief in the central band; parts gilded and chiseled. Volute handles with lion and gecko heads. Based on the artist's signature engraved.

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1,237.00$

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Lantern Bronze with Inkwell Italy XIX Century
OGANBR0188229
Lantern Bronze with Inkwell Italy XIX Century

Italy, Mid XX Century

OGANBR0188229
Lantern Bronze with Inkwell Italy XIX Century

Italy, Mid XX Century

Bronze oil lamp transformed into an inkwell in an eclectic style with leafy scroll decorations and chiselled plant motifs. The two spouts are decorated with faces in relief. Glass cup is missing.

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807.00$

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Young Fisherman Bronze Sculpture Italy XX Century
OGANBR0134604
Young Fisherman Bronze Sculpture Italy XX Century

OGANBR0134604
Young Fisherman Bronze Sculpture Italy XX Century

Bronze sculpture depicting a young fishmonger on a marble base. Signature of the author engraved at the base.

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1,140.00$

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Antique Bronze Rooster by P. Maggioni Wooden Base Italy XX Century
OGANBR0222229
Antique Bronze Rooster by P. Maggioni Wooden Base Italy XX Century

Italy XX Century

OGANBR0222229
Antique Bronze Rooster by P. Maggioni Wooden Base Italy XX Century

Italy XX Century

Bronze sculpture depicting a large rooster. Unidentified author's signature on the sculpture but identifying label on the wooden base.

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1,785.00$

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Pair of Candelabra Empire Style Gilded Bronze XX Century
OGANBR0186414
Pair of Candelabra Empire Style Gilded Bronze XX Century

Italy, Early XX Century

OGANBR0186414
Pair of Candelabra Empire Style Gilded Bronze XX Century

Italy, Early XX Century

Pair of gilt bronze three-flame candelabra. On a white marble base rests a circular plinth to support a fluted column surmounted by flowers, fruits and a pinnacle in the shape of a pine cone. Three arms each decorated with leaves, flowers and anthems.

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1,000.00$

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Antique Chandelier with Cloth Lampshade Italy XX Century
OGANBR0225950
Antique Chandelier with Cloth Lampshade Italy XX Century

Italy, Early XX Century

OGANBR0225950
Antique Chandelier with Cloth Lampshade Italy XX Century

Italy, Early XX Century

Bronze lamp with a circular base supported by three feet in the shape of dragons. Decorations with leaf scrolls and garlands. Fabric lampshade.

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269.00$

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Plaque by M. Vedani Bronze Italy 1960s
OGANBR0183130
Plaque by M. Vedani Bronze Italy 1960s

Italy, 1960s

OGANBR0183130
Plaque by M. Vedani Bronze Italy 1960s

Italy, 1960s

Bronze plaque with the inscription "Unione tiro a volo stand villa Lonati Milano". Relief figure of a man with a rifle. At the bottom engraved signature of the author. Wooden frame.

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495.00$

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Antique Sculpture of a Dame F. Pasanisi '800-'900 Bronze
OGANBR0225194
Antique Sculpture of a Dame F. Pasanisi '800-'900 Bronze

Italy, Late XIX - Early XX Century

OGANBR0225194
Antique Sculpture of a Dame F. Pasanisi '800-'900 Bronze

Italy, Late XIX - Early XX Century

Bronze sculpture depicting a lady. Author's signature engraved on the base.

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796.00$

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Ancient Figure of a Dancing Boy G. Renda Early XX Century Bronze
OGANBR0224050
Ancient Figure of a Dancing Boy G. Renda Early XX Century Bronze

Italy, First Half XX Century

OGANBR0224050
Ancient Figure of a Dancing Boy G. Renda Early XX Century Bronze

Italy, First Half XX Century

Bronze sculpture on a wooden base depicting a dancing boy. Based on the author's signature work.

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678.00$

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Ancient Sculpture the Newspaper's Seller 1992 Bronze de Bucinos
OGANBR0202072
Ancient Sculpture the Newspaper's Seller 1992 Bronze de Bucinos

Spain 1992

OGANBR0202072
Ancient Sculpture the Newspaper's Seller 1992 Bronze de Bucinos

Spain 1992

Bronze sculpture depicting a young man selling newspapers. Cubic base in travertine. Signature of the author and year of creation engraved on the left bottom of the garment.

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409.00$

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Ancient Sculpture of a Street Urchin G. De Martino '900 Bronze Marble
OGANBR0219121
Ancient Sculpture of a Street Urchin G. De Martino '900 Bronze Marble

20th Century Italy

OGANBR0219121
Ancient Sculpture of a Street Urchin G. De Martino '900 Bronze Marble

20th Century Italy

Bronze half-bust depicting a street urchin on a green marble base with white veins. Author's signature on the back.

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291.00$

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Ancient Sculpture The Head of a Child First Half XX Century Bronze
OGANBR0217211
Ancient Sculpture The Head of a Child First Half XX Century Bronze

Italy First Half of the 20th century

OGANBR0217211
Ancient Sculpture The Head of a Child First Half XX Century Bronze

Italy First Half of the 20th century

Bronze sculpture depicting the head of a laughing child. Square marble base. Anonymous author.

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366.00$

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Vintage Sculpture Winged Victory Bronze Italy 1920s Marble Round
OGANBR0193219
Vintage Sculpture Winged Victory Bronze Italy 1920s Marble Round

Italy, 1920s-1930s

OGANBR0193219
Vintage Sculpture Winged Victory Bronze Italy 1920s Marble Round

Italy, 1920s-1930s

Bronze sculpture depicting"winged victory" on a circular marble base from the 19th century.

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839.00$

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