Baby Hippo Side
Baby Hippo Side
Bronze Baby Hippo
Baby Hippo Sculpture
Baby Hippo Front
Baby Hippo Statue
Baby Hippo Ornament
Baby Hippo Art
Baby Hippo Back

BABY HIPPO SCULPTURE

I’ve always loved baby hippos, which share a ridiculous cute factor with baby elephants. I did this piece for myself, and Charles has been requesting a mother hippo to join him, so one day he’ll likely be part of a set.

This bronze Baby Hippo bears Tanya’s signature and unique edition number. Your casting of the hippo sculpture will be personally approved and will be accompanied by a certificate of authenticity.

10% of the proceeds from this bronze wildlife sculpture support the David Shepherd Wildlife Trust animal charity.

FREE DELIVERY to the United States and the United Kingdom.

Currency conversions are estimated and should be used for informational purposes only.

Dimensions & Sizing

Metric –  H: 5 W: 9 D: 4  centimetres

Imperial – H: 2 W: 3 1/2 D: 1 1/2  inches

(Height / Width / Depth)

Edition

Foundry Bronze Edition:  Open (Unlimited)

Bronze Resin Edition:  Open (Unlimited)

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Which Material to Choose

Bronze Resin – bronze metal powder is mixed with a resin to create the appearance of foundry bronze metal, but is more affordable and lightweight.

Foundry Bronze  – refers to the poured molten metal that is cast solid or hollow, depending on size, at a bronze foundry (using the traditional lost wax process). It is more robust and will appreciate in value.

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Sculpture Description, Bases & Fixings

This cute Baby Hippo statue is sculpted by artist Tanya Russell, who is well known for her life-like wildlife and animal sculptures. Tanya has a passion for improving the welfare of the animals she sculpts and 10% of all proceeds from the Hippo statue will go to the ‘David Shepherd Wildlife Trust’, a charity that fights for greater legal protection of endangered species.

The Baby Hippo is an open edition sculpture, and your piece will be a superb recreation of the original bronze sculpture from a mould.

If you would like this statue to be mounted on a stone or wooden base, please contact me for a quote.

How The Sculpture Was Made

The Baby Hippo sculpture was modelled in wax, over a steel and aluminium armature for support. After the statue was finished a rubber mould was taken, with ‘keys’ placed in the rubber to ensure proper positioning. Then a shell of fibreglass was applied, to protect the mould and support it during the casting process.

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Delivery & Returns

The delivery costs are calculated once you add a sculpture to your bag. Contact us for other delivery options. e.g. collection, express delivery for bulky sculptures etc.

International delivery is available. If you are an international buyer, you may need to pay local customs duties or taxes when importing a sculpture into your country. This most often applies to more valuable sculptures.

Your local customs and taxes are not prepaid for you.

If you contact us we can try to estimate them for you. If a sculpture is broken in transit, it may be returned and a replacement sculpture will be sent to you at no further cost. If no replacement is available, we will cast a new one for you or offer you a refund.

Client Testimonials

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Commission a bespoke wildlife sculpture

Commission A Bespoke Wildlife Sculpture

If you would like to commission a made-to-order wildlife sculpture, first of all I recommend looking at the information about bespoke sculptures on my commissions page. In particular, this should help guide you on sizing and possibly pricing.

Afterwards, please contact me about your idea.