With original plaque along front edge; signed "Mce Constant" to reverse of base Item # 905JSP16M. With an exquisite polychromed patina, there is a great deal of life and vibrance in Constant's figure of. He has the stance of a natural born hero with eyes set to the infinite horizon and jaw set in determination. It is a picture of a man equally comfortable with punishing labor and brutal battle, a statement made all the more evident in Constant's modeling of the exact same figure fitted with a sword instead of a hammer in his. In this example, the foundry has done a fine job of casting and chasing the surfaces.
These were beautifully finished in a complex multiple step patination process involving various hues of chemical patination on garment, base and skin to highlight differences that appears to be highlighted with further original layering of pigmentation and trace gilding for affect. 3287 for "Le Droit Civique". 23 1/2" H x 13 1/4" W x approx. Condition Report: Relieving of patina throughout appears to be mostly original and intentional to create some surface drama: light scuffing beneath the armpits on both sides, light wear to arms, trace verdigris to toes.
Slight "wiggle" at torso between upper and lower half - does not cause any issues, simply the rotation around the roman pin. Very slight curve to base edge, does not sit perfectly flush. Cleaned, waxed and polished, in fine presentation-ready condition. My name is Andrew Silla and my wife and I own and operate Silla, ltd in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania.
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