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Identifying a Piece of Metal Relief Art?

Identifying a Piece of Metal Relief Art - bronze or copper colored relief of musicians
I have been given this picture. I must admit I have never seen this type before. What kind of craft picture is this? I am not sure if it is copper or brass. It has a hanging chain. Has anyone seen this or something similar? The picture itself seems to be of the olden times with minstrels.
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March 21, 2018

Identifying a Piece of Metal Relief Art - bronze or copper colored relief of musiciansI have been given this picture. I must admit I have never seen this type before. What kind of craft picture is this? I am not sure if it is copper or brass. It has a hanging chain. Has anyone seen this or something similar? The picture itself seems to be of the olden times with minstrels. It is raised on the frame.

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March 22, 20181 found this helpful
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This is a technique that has been around for centuries. You'll use a very thin piece of metal, draw your design and transfer it to the metal. Afterwards, you'll use a stylus to make the impressions in the metal. The harder you push, the deeper the impression is in the metal. The metal used is pewter or silver that is coated. Here is some good information about the tools and metal that you can use.

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March 22, 20180 found this helpful
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I believe this may have been called Repoussé and Chasing but less expensive pieces may rightfully be called wall art relief.

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March 22, 20182 found this helpful

It is called metal embossing.

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April 17, 20210 found this helpful

looks like Japanese Kanazawa gold leaf relief

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