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Austrian Cold Painted Bronze 'Praying Arab' by Franz Bergman

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Fabulous cold painted Austrian bronze study of an Arab man knelt on his oriental rug praying, with his walking stick laid beside him. With good rich brown and enamel colours and very Fine hand finished detail. Signed with the Bergman ‘B’ in an Amphora vase, numbered and stamped ?Geschutz Franz Bergman Bohemian, 1838-1894 Bergman was born in Gablonz, Northern Bohemia where he worked as a metalwork chaser and finisher. He came to Vienna where he founded a small bronze factory in 1860. His son, Franz Xavier Bergman ~ Austrian, 1861-1936, opened a new foundry at the turn of the Century. Bergman bronzes are normally stamped with a capital 'B' placed in a twin handled vase and occasionally inscribed 'Gesch' or 'Geschutzt' referring to the model/design being 'registered' or copyrighted.  

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  • Materials and Techniques
    CastBronze
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Condition Details
    Excellent. Excellent Original Condition Please note that our items are genuine antiques with considerable age. It is therefore normal that they will show some signs of wear and handling to the surface.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 5.71 in. x W 0 in. x D 0 in.H 14.5 cm x W 0.01 mm x D 0.01 mm
  • Seller Location
    London, GB
  • Seller Reference Number
    SKU 8029
  • Reference Number
    LU3216313896461
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