Detail from Bronze Gate - Item #20
Patina Options and Material Information
Each and every piece is custom finished. A slight variation in color from order to order is to be expected.
Most reproductions are hand-cast in Gypsum reinforced with polymer, glass fiber, burlap and/or metal rods for extra strength.
Here are examples of the patina options:
6 Inches High x 6 Inches Wide
From the North Door of the Baptistery, Florence. The door is made of gilded bronze and contains twenty-eight reliefs arranged in 7 rows. The first 20 reliefs depict the life of Christ and the lower 8 panels contain the Evangelists and Fathers of the Church. At each intersection there is a head representing a male or female prophet. This is one such figure. 1404-1424.
Artist: Lorenzo Ghiberti
Origin: The Baptistery, Florence
Time Period: Renaissance
1911 Catalog ID # - 9632