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Lobmeyr is known for the kind of detailed handiwork that used to be quite common but is now beginning to vanish. Lobmeyr will often purchase the tools from a workshop that’s on the verge of closing, and on rare occasions, the company will incorporate a one-man workshop wholesale — the machine, the tools, and the worker. This is one of those workshops, led by a man who specializes in the French bronzes of Versailles. “It’s something we weren’t able to do before, and we’re now very good at it,” Rath explains of the occasional mixing of bronze and glass for trays or other products.