Antique C19th Century Austrian Cold Painted Bronze Witches Cat, Possibly Bergman


Antique C19th Century Austrian Cold Painted Bronze Witches Cat, Possibly Bergman

This item has been shown 0 times.

Buy Now

Antique C19th Century Austrian Cold Painted Bronze Witches Cat, Possibly Bergman:
$32


Here on offer is a wonderful antique Austrian cold painted bronze witches cat, possibly by Franz Bergman, dating to the late 1800s

Franz Bergman was not a sculptor himself as he is often described, instead he hired many anonymous sculptors, hired temporarily by his workshops. At the turn of the 19th/20th century there were about 50 workshops producing Vienna bronzes. ‘Cold painted bronze’ refers to items cast in Vienna, but were made from bronze or spelter. They were decorated with several layers of ‘dust’ paint, this technique has now been lost. The colour was not fired, giving the name ‘cold painted’ and was done by women at home in a cottage industry set up.

This great little character is made to be free standing. He has very chips to the paint. He is skilfully modelled, with his back arched and hair on end. It has ‘geschutz’ embossed on the belly of the cat.

The cat is offered in good antique condition, it measures about 5cm by 5.9cm in height and weighs 52g.

A delightful collectable.

Please see my pictures for the details of the condition.

My offerding starts at 99p

Thanks for looking and Happy offerding!

Please ask if you would like me to look at cheaper delivery services.

I am always happy to combine postage, all I ask if you let me know if you are offerding on more than one item within a few days of each other. I will pack and weigh the items together and get the best possible price that I can, sometimes weight or value might dictate that I send multiple parcels to get a better value for you


Antique C19th Century Austrian Cold Painted Bronze Witches Cat, Possibly Bergman:
$32

Buy Now



Antique Vintage Brass Tabledustpan With Brush == picture
Antique Vintage Brass Tabledustpan With Brush ==


Vintage Antique Ornate Japaned Copper Oriental Cobalt Blue Glass Smoking Set  picture
Vintage Antique Ornate Japaned Copper Oriental Cobalt Blue Glass Smoking Set


Modernist Brass Sculpture Nude Figures Elongated Dancing Ballerina's Vintage Mcm picture
Modernist Brass Sculpture Nude Figures Elongated Dancing Ballerina's Vintage Mcm


Antique Russian Brass Samovar 18 Inches W/tray And Bowl. picture
Antique Russian Brass Samovar 18 Inches W/tray And Bowl.


Rare Tall - Was Benson Arts Crafts Insulated Copper Flask / Jug - 17 Inch picture
Rare Tall - Was Benson Arts Crafts Insulated Copper Flask / Jug - 17 Inch


Fabulous Vintage Retro Solid Brass Concorde   picture
Fabulous Vintage Retro Solid Brass Concorde