Protecting the Booty

This is a 1:7 scale solid bronze cast statue of a saucy pirate wench sitting on a bronze treasure chest.

The pirate wench is guarding her booty. She has a medium size fully bored and operational bronze cannon to help scare off anyone interested in her treasures.

If you look closely you might find a treasure map. This may help locate the booty if you have a sailing ship.

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SKU: 20180102-2 Category:

Description

The pirate wench has been cast from a natural bronze alloy made with copper and tin. Her stockings and boots and three corner pirate hat were cast in a white bronze alloy. The treasure chest was cast in silicon bronze.

The figurine has been coloured with a heat cured decorative enamel that is virtually equivalent to hard-fired enamel.

The girl is set into a custom fabricated granite base with a 3/16 inch solid brass pin. She can be lifted off the base and the treasure chest top can be opened. This is a particularly appropriate place to hide an engagement ring if you are looking for a unique proposal.

The treasure chest contains 500 grams of bronze. The sculpture contains 720 grams of bronze.

The cannon is solid cast from silicon bronze and also weighs over 500 grams. It is mounted on a bronze cast carriage also made from silicon bronze. Both the treasure chest and the carriage have been given a liver of sulphur patina. The cannon is decorated with mermaids on each side.

Two bronze cast shells cast in white bronze are positioned near the treasure chest. A treasure map has been etched into a copper sheet. The Jolly Roger pirate flag is mounted on a brass rod.

The white bronze includes 58% copper, 1% lead and various amounts of manganese, zinc and aluminum. The silicon bronze contains 95% Cu, 4% Si, 1% Mn. The natural bronze is 90% copper with tin. The yellow brass has 63% copper, 1% lead, and various amounts of zinc and tin.

Height: 24.5 cm
Width: 24.0 cm
Depth: 19.5 cm
Weight: 5.7 kg