cire perdue

English translation: lost wax

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French term or phrase:cire perdue
English translation:lost wax
Entered by: Emma Cox
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19:44 Jan 19, 2002
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Art/Literary
French term or phrase: cire perdue
Les différentes étapes de l'élaboration d'une sculpture en bronze par moulage à la cire perdue
Emma Cox
United Kingdom
Local time: 05:50
lost wax
Explanation:
It's a casting process for sculptures
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Guy Bray
United States
Local time: 21:50
Grading comment
my goodness, I thought that was way too obvious but there we go...
Thanks very much to Margaret too!
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Summary of answers provided
4lost wax casting/technique
Margaret Doney
4lost wax
Guy Bray


  

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lost wax


Explanation:
It's a casting process for sculptures

Guy Bray
United States
Local time: 21:50
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 819
Grading comment
my goodness, I thought that was way too obvious but there we go...
Thanks very much to Margaret too!
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5 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
lost wax casting/technique


Explanation:
try "lost wax" at google and you'll find many examples

Margaret Doney
PRO pts in pair: 28
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