LABRADOR PORTRAIT 3 SCULPTURE

Tabletop-sized bronze Labrador Portrait 3 sculpture by Tanya Russell MRBS – a bronze Labrador Portrait statue and labrador garden ornament.

10% of the proceeds from this sculpture support ‘The Dogs Trust’ animal charity.

  • Bronze Resin
  • Foundry Bronze
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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.

Dimensions

Metric –  H: 33 W: 27 D: 30 centimeters

Imperial – H: 13 W: 11 D: 12 inches

(Height / Width / Depth)

Description

As this sculpture is handmade the bronze colour may vary.

The beautiful bronze Labrador Portrait 3 sculpture is a casting of an original sculpture. It is hand cast by a British foundry or resin caster and is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity. This is an original foundry or resin casting of the sculptor’s work that she has personally approved.

This casting is a perfect recreation of the original sculpture and bears the artist’s signature and its own unique edition number.

Edition

Foundry Bronze Edition:  25

Bronze Resin Edition:  25

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The inspiration behind the sculpture

The Labrador Portrait 3 sculpture was modelled on Bonus, a wonderful labrador who lives in Sweden. His owners were keen to participate in the commission, and enjoyed receiving photos of my progress.

It was a shame I did not get to meet Bonus. But it was lovely to see that my commission work was being sought in places like Sweden and I believe Bonus’ family were happy with him!

How it was made

I sculpted Bonus using photographs sent from his owner.  They kindly showed me what they loved about their handsome boy, and took some measurements for me. After that, with his owners, I decided which pose would suit Bonus best, then proceeded to model him in clay.

Once I’d sculpted Bonus 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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Client testimonials

“Thank you for a fantastic sculpture. Bonus will be with the family for ever.” 

Hans (Owner) 

“The Labrador portrait arrived safely today. I am absolutely thrilled with it and already neighbours have visited to see it. It brings me so much peace and joy having lost my gorgeous girl so recently. “

Jane (Buyer)

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Delivery & returns

Delivery costs are calculated once you add a sculpture to your bag. Contact us for other delivery options like collection or express delivery for bulky sculptures.

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.

Sculpture that is broken in transit to you 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.

Commissioning a bespoke dog sculpture
If you would like to commission a made-to-order dog sculpture, or your own bronze labrador portrait statue, first of all I recommend looking at the information about bespoke sculptures on my dog commissions page. In particular, this should help guide you on sizing and possibly pricing.

Afterwards, please contact me about your idea.

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