PAIR OF OTTERS SCULPTURE
“This Otter Pair sculpture is one of my earlier sculptures. I sculpted it after falling in love with otters after doing a commission for the then Young People’s Trust for Endangered Species. I love how otters are so sweet with each other, they seem to love touching each other and play and nuzzle each other all the time.
They always seem so intelligent and form these wonderful family bonds that I really wanted to represent.”
This bronze Pair of Otters bears Tanya’s signature and unique edition number. Your casting of the otters 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 Kingdom.
Dimensions & Sizing
Ideal size for tabletops and mantelpieces
Metric – H: 13 W: 12 D: 10 centimetres
Imperial – H: 5 W: 5 D: 4 inches
(Height / Width / Depth)
Foundry Bronze Edition: Open
Bronze Resin Edition: Open
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
This pleasant Pair of Otters 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 Otters statue will go to the ‘David Shepherd Wildlife Trust’, a charity that fights for greater legal protection of endangered species.
The Pair of Otters 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
When I model animals I try where possible to find examples from life. I also use many photos – often hundreds – showing the animal (and other animals of the breed or species). This helps me sculpt their anatomical features. I study the way that hair, fur or skin lies over their muscles or alters their shape, and their different poses and attitudes.
The Pair of Otters sculpture was modelled in wax, over a steel and aluminium armature for support. After the pair of otters 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.
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.
“I am delighted with it, such a stunning and sensitive piece, beautifully observed.”
“The trophy has arrived and we love it!, Tim would have like it and it reflects his personality.”
“We have the otters – and very nice they are too. We could not be happier with them. Many thanks.”
“The otters are widely admired.”
“Really lovely, arrived on time, much better than the photo’s , thank you.”
Maintenance & Security
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