Hindu Birdcatcher

A fine quality, a nineteenth-century bronze cast of the Hindu bird-catcher standing on an elephant skull and holding two birds in the air which are sitting on a bambu stick by Auguste De Wever (Belgian 1836-1910). Old cast probably by the Compagnie des Bronzes foundry signed De Wever, Titled Oiseleur Hindu (on a plaque. This cast has a rich Blackish patina with green and brown undertones.

  • Title: Oiseleur Hindu (Hindu Birdcatcher)
  • Measurements: 30 cm (l) X 79,5 cm (h) X 38 cm (w).
  • Material: Bronze cast 
  • Signed: De Wever
  • Foundry stamp: None