SITTING GOLDEN RETRIEVER SCULPTURE
“This Golden Retriever statue was a commission of a lively young girl called Lexi. She was commissioned as a secret present to the commissioner’s husband, and I had fun with her sitting as she had such a lot of energy. It’s always lovely sculpting a young dog, and Lexi is a stunning girl with a beautiful, classic golden retriever coat. The real challenge was getting her to sit still in the pose that the clients wanted, and keep her tongue from hanging out after all her running about!”
This bronze golden retriever statue bears Tanya’s signature and unique edition number. Your casting of the Sitting Golden Retriever 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 Kingdom.
Dimensions & Sizing
Metric – H: 75 W: 97 D: 40 centimetres
Imperial – H: 30 W: 38 D: 16 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 golden retriever garden ornament or golden retriever 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.
Learn more about security for outdoor sculptures…
This handsome sitting golden retriever 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 Sitting Golden Retriever 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 Sitting Golden Retriever is a limited edition sculpture, and your piece will be a superb recreation of the original clay golden retriever 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
After the Sitting Golden Retriever 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
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.
“We wanted to thank you for the beautiful Lexi”…”we are thrilled to bits and & know that she will be loved & cherished for many years to come”
Maintenance & Security
Take a look at our information pages for detailed guidance on:
Maintaining your sculpture – how to clean your bronze cat statue
Securing your outdoor sculpture – our recommendations about outdoor bronze statue security
Commission A Bespoke Dog Sculpture
If you would like to commission a made-to-order dog sculpture, 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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