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Dancing Faun Pompeii in bronze - 85 cm/ 33,46 inch statue, black or green patina

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Dancing Faun, replica in Bronze; h 85cm, from PompeiiHouse of the Faun; Roman copy of a Greek original dating back to the 1st/2nd century. B.C.

It is a bronze statue produced with the technique of persian wax. was made  by a cast of the original made at the beginning of the twentieth century by a historic foundry in Naples, the foundry Chiarazzi. In addition to large-scale monuments, this foundry also produced reproductions of statues from the main museums, and fed the "souvenir" market for travelers in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, travelers from the Grand Tour.

  • Material: bronze, lost wax casting
  • Suitable for interiors and exteriors (the color of the patina changes to green outside)
  • Dimensione: Alt.85 x Larg.35 x Prof.35cm  
  • Weight: 10 kg
  • The color of the patina is obtained by heating the bronze over a fire and applying nitric acid and copper with a brush

Enrich your home with the beauty of ancient culture.

Handmade product made in Italy

Original exhibited atNational Archaeological Museum of Naples

House of the Faun, Pompeii

 

 

 

 

Casa del Fauno so called from the admirable small bronze of the dancing Faun which decorated the impluvium. L'most beautiful example of a private residence left to us from antiquity ... In addition to the Dancing Faun, this house also housed the most precious mosaic representing the Battle of Issus .. " It depicts a battle between the armies of Alexander the Great and Darius III of Persia. (Amadeo Maiuri, 1953)

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Produced in Italy

 


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