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    Posted 2 years ago

    kyratango
    (418 items)

    CW friends do know my bug obsession...
    Here is another one! LIZARDS!

    This cute little Vienna bronze (Austrian cold painted very detailed bronze figurines) comes from Belgium eBay, it is unmarked, but as you can see, painting quality is far better than modern ones... I'd say it is around 1920, but only a guess :-)

    Size:
    2.1/4" or 5.8 centimeters long,
    1.1/2" or 3.8 centimeters wide.

    21 grams.

    Comments

    1. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 2 years ago
      Geeze, I thought you posted photos of your pet lizard - how beautiful!
    2. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
      Ha! You were prompt Bonnie!
      No pet lezard... not very comfortable with them, they move too fast! :-D


      Don't you think we have a new A.M. avatar in R.1234, same manners ;-))
    3. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 2 years ago
      Yes, I certainly do.......
    4. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 2 years ago
      Oh he is adorable .......just gorgeous colours too!!

      Good for you having a dig at 1234.....loved it!!
    5. katherinescollections katherinescollections, 2 years ago
      Oh my, I love your leeeeezard, kyratango!!!!!!! He is absolutely adorable!! :)
    6. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
      Thank you Judy! Call me Pascale in return :-)


      Yep, her style is unmistakable, and now she is multiple! Ô_ô ;-D
    7. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
      Thank you Katherine! I love him too, so realistic:-)
    8. jscott0363 jscott0363, 2 years ago
      Oh Kyra! He's awesome! I love all of the Vienna cold cast bronze figures and have a few myself. This little fellow is just wonderful!!! All of the Vienna cold cast bronze figures are highly sought after and very collectible!
    9. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
      Hi Scott! Vienna bronze are hot cast, cold painted :-)
      Please post yours! I love these!
      Just bought a large monkey pen/nib wiper for reasonable price :-)

      Thank you for your visit, nice comment and love!

    10. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 2 years ago
      If I put that out on my gallery, my lizards would probably try to mate with it !
    11. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
      Oh he is wonderful I thought it was real at first look . A person might think it was real if you were wearing him/her :-) Love it xo
    12. jscott0363 jscott0363, 2 years ago
      Kyra,
      Ironically, I just posted one earlier today. Hope you get a chance to check it out.
    13. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
      Ha Bb2! Only the lizards? ;-D
      Always glad to see you on my posts, thank you!

      Dear Mani, hi! Yes he/she is so lifelike!
      I'd love to wear it, but don't want to alter the little fellow :-)
      XOXO
    14. Gillian, 2 years ago
      Hi Kyra,
      Really neat lizard. As you say, the colouration, painting is very good indeed. It looks incredibly lifelike, especially the way his head is held up.
      Did I miss R. altogether, a search brings zilch?
    15. pops52 pops52, 2 years ago
      This is amazing, I can see why you love to collect them!
    16. valentino97 valentino97, 2 years ago
      Put him on an open windowsill and see if a predator comes by to check him out....only if you feel like it and can rescue him....Love it!
    17. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
      Yes Gillian, so lively! Thank you for loving him too.

      Pops! Thank you for your nice comment and love :-)

      Valentino, surely a magpie would kidnap him! Won't take the risk ;-); missed you my friend!

    18. Celiene Celiene, 2 years ago
      Totally lifelike!
    19. nutsabotas6 nutsabotas6, 2 years ago
      I honestly thought it was real! So beautiful ! :)
    20. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
      Celiene, Nutsabotas, thank you for your lovely visit and comments! My bugs are frightened to be eaten now ;-)

      Thanks for your loves, Mike, Aura, Kevin, Karen and Iggy :-)
    21. vintagelamp vintagelamp, 2 years ago
      Love the colors!!!
    22. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
      Ha, perfect for Green Lady! Thank you for your lovely visit, Vintagelamp!

      Many thanks for loving the lizard, Paul, Ho2, Jean and Sean!
    23. Rick55 Rick55, 2 years ago
      Beautiful colors Kyra.. it looks so real!
    24. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
      Thank you Rick!
    25. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
      Thank you for the love, Hyp-storian!
    26. Vintagefran Vintagefran, 2 years ago
      Stunning. It looks so real!
    27. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
      Ha, thank you Vintagefran, he looks real, but not big enough to eat the montruous centipede ;-)

      Many thanks for your loves too, Recordmantime, Budek, Paris, Trey, Phil, Artislove :-D
    28. kyratango kyratango, 12 months ago
      Lil'lizard says thanks for your loves, Vintagefran, Jenni and Lauren :-D

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