Michele Balestra

Josef Knecht Sculpture


Josef Knecht Sculpture  - Michele Balestra


This magnificent sculpture depicts the head of Josef Knecht, the hero of Hermann Hesse’s masterpiece The Glass Bead Game. The character is forever in search of beauty and happiness, torn between spiritual and material life. This unique piece was cast entirely in bronze using the lost wax technique and finished by hand with a hot patina in a mid-brown hue. It is part of a limited edition of 8 pieces.

Product Reference: MICHBG-010


• Material: Bronze
• Dimensions (in): W 5.12 x L 3.54 x H 16.14
• Dimensions (cm): W 13 x L 9 x H 41
• Handmade In Italy


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Michele Balestra

Lombardy, Italy

Michele Balestra’s pieces, created in his Bergamo workshop, are the epitome of luxury with refined elegance and timeless appeal, combining the ancient lost wax casting technique with the ageless and charming materia…

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