How to spot a fake bronze statue?

One of the most popular pieces of home decor is the bronze statue. With its great popularity, the fake bronze statue has become quite a problem. The key to find a real bronze statue instead of a fake bronze statue know how to spot.
The first line of defense against fake bronze statues is the workmanship. Fake bronze statues tend to simply not live up to the more classic lines and designs. If the workmanship seems to be off or the feel of the piece is not professional, it is best to seek professional advice before spending money on a piece.
Most people see the greenish hue of bronze and immediately believe the statue is real. Not every statue with green and brown hues is a real bronzes statue. In most cases of fake bronze statues the green hues will be present in the clothing areas of the piece. 
This is not consistent with real time aging of bronze. If you see a piece that is only green clothing on the statue, you can be sure the piece is not authentic.