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Orangutan, 1920

Lemar (Leon Marcel Marceau)

An early twentieth century, fine quality bronze model of a seated ‘Orangutan’ by Marcel Lemar (French, 1892 – 1941). This bronze was cast using the lost wax process at the Claude Valsuani foundry, Paris. Prior to casting it was signed¬†and inscribed in the wax ‘Lemar’, ‘C. Valsuani Cire Perdue’. It has a dark brown patina with golden undertones.


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Orangutan, 1920