Victoria and Albert Museum

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Bronze is an alloy of copper and tin, and often also contains lead or zinc. It is strong and durable but can also capture the fine, complex detail within a casting mould. The V&A holds in its collections a large number of bronze objects, including a group of sculptures donated by Auguste Rodin.

A gift in your will

You may not have thought of including a gift to a museum in your will, but the V&A is a charity and legacies form an important source of funding for our work. It is not just the great collectors and the wealthy who leave legacies to the V&A. Legacies of all sizes, large and small, make a real difference to what we can do and your support can help ensure that future generations enjoy the V&A as much as you have.

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Bronze Khmer Style Apsara Statue

Bronze Khmer Style Apsara Statue

Inspired by sculptures and devotional objects found in the V&A's Asia Collections, this bronze sculpture has been reproduced with applied patina a…

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