Ex-Voto Wax Sculpture
This ex-voto was found during archaeological excavations in Syria during the 1850s. It was most likely an offering to a Syrian deity. The dedication engraved around its wrist: “Prokla en ex-voto” means “For herself or her house, to dedicate.” The original work is exhibited at the Louvre.
Measures approx 5 1/8" Tall
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Throughout the 17th century, the manufacturer became the Royal Wax Manufacturer and official supplier in the French court, then to Napoléon Bonaparte. Cire Trudon received a Gold Medal during the 1889 Universal Exhibit as a reward for the outstanding quality of its candles and wax.
Trudon enlists well-known “noses” to create perfumes for the stories it wishes to tell. Each candle is still dripped and made by hand in its factory in Normandy, perpetuating a luxury manufacturing which helps perpetuates the skills of its founder, Claude Trudon.