cire perdue definition

  • noun:
    • lost-wax
    • A method of casting bronze by making a model in wax and inclosing it in plaster, melting the wax out from the plaster, and then utilizing the latter as a mold when it comes to bronze.
    • lost-wax
    • A method of casting bronze through a model in wax and inclosing it in plaster, melting the wax from the plaster, and then utilising the latter as a mold for bronze.
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