LYING YORKSHIRE TERRIER 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.
This bronze yorkie statue bears Tanya’s signature and unique edition number. Your casting of the Lying Yorkshire Terrier sculpture will be personally approved and will be accompanied by a certificate of authenticity.
10% of the proceeds from this bronze dog sculpture support ‘The Dogs Trust’ animal charity.
FREE DELIVERY to the United States and the United Kingdom.
Dimensions & Sizing
Metric – H: 33 W: 47 D: 35 centimeters
Imperial – H: 13 W: 19 D: 14 inches
(Height / Width / Depth)
Foundry Bronze Edition: 25
Bronze Resin Edition: 25
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.
Sculpture Description, Bases & Fixings
Suitable for outdoor display as a yorkshire terrier garden ornament or yorkshire terrier memorial statue.
If requested this statue can be provided with screw-in threaded rods, which allow you to bolt it onto, or glue it into, hard surfaces. Alternatively, if requested, we can provide fixed (for bronze metal only) or screw in security rings, which will allow you to lock the sculpture to a buried security chain.
This affectionate lifesized yorkshire terrier statue is sculpted by the artist Tanya Russell, who is the UK’s pre-eminent dog sculptor. Tanya has a passion for improving the welfare of the animals she sculpts and 10% of all proceeds from the Lying Yorkshire Terrier statue will go to the ‘Dogs Trust’, a charity that provides sanctuary and rehoming services for dogs in the UK and also lobbies for welfare policy changes all over the world.
The Lying Yorkshire Terrier is a limited edition sculpture, and your piece will be a superb recreation of the original yorkshire terrier sculpture, taken from a mould. Your bronze dog sculpture can be cast in Bronze Resin or Foundry Bronze metal depending on which material you prefer.
How The Sculpture 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.
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.
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Maintenance & Security
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