LYING YORKSHIRE TERRIER SCULPTURE
Life-sized bronze Lying Yorkshire Terrier sculpture by Tanya Russell MRBS – a bronze Yorkshire Terrier statue and yorkshire terrier garden ornament.
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Which material to choose?
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.
Metric – H: 33 W: 47 D: 35 centimeters
Imperial – H: 13 W: 19 D: 14 inches
(Height / Width / Depth)
As this sculpture is handmade the bronze colour may vary.
The beautiful bronze Lying Yorkshire Terrier 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.
Foundry Bronze Edition: 25
Bronze Resin Edition: 25
The inspiration behind the sculpture
The Lying Yorkshire Terrier sculpture was modelled on Ben. Ben was commissioned with his companion Charlie as a pair, though while I was able to meet Charlie, sadly I didn’t have the pleasure of meeting Ben as he’d passed away.
How it was made
I visited Charlie and took lots of photographs and measurements of him in a variety of poses, and I worked from photos of Ben taken by his family. After that, with his owners, I decided which pose would suit Charlie and Ben best, then proceeded to model them both in clay.
Once I’d sculpted Charlie 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.
“We are delighted with the sculpture – thank you.”
Delivery & returns
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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 yorkshire terrier 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.