Garden Sculpture "Thorn Warbler Couple", Copper on Stone

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Garden Sculpture "Thorn Warbler Couple", Copper on Stone

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Handmade | Certified | Copper + stone | Format 12 x 23 x 14 cm (H/W/D) | Weight 2,7 kg | Weather proof

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Garden Sculpture "Thorn Warbler Couple", Copper on Stone

Since 1897 the artisan workshop Philippe Basche has been preparing garden object in the technique from the nineteenth century.

This thorn warbler couple is made of pure copper by hand. The two animal sculptures are mounted on a handpicked Riverstone base so that they fit harmoniously into the garden or park. The dark patina, produced according to a recipe by company founder Karl Basche, lends the sculptures timeless elegance. The great material guarantees total weather resistance. Format 12 x 23 x 14 cm (H/W/D). Weight 2.7 kg. Delivery with a certificate.

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Copper is the oldest metal known to mankind and used in crafts - at least since 8000 B.C - a whole epoch of the Neolithic period is named after it.

This fascinating metal experienced an artistic highpoint with the copperplate engraving in the 16th century. Picasso appreciated this graphical method for its line sharpness and contributed to its revival today. Copper has firmly established itself also in the field of sculpture.

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Copperplate engraving

A plastic work of sculptural art made of wood, stone, ivory, bronze or other metals.

While sculptures from wood, ivory or stone are made directly from the block of material, for bronze casting a working model is prepared at first. Usually it is made of clay or other easily shaped materials.

The prime time of sculpture after the Roman antiquity was the Renaissance. Impressionism gave a new impulse to the sculptural arts. Also the contemporary artists, such as Jorg Immendorf, Andora, and Markus Lupertz enriched the sculpture with outstanding works.