“I’d wanted to do a Border Terrier sculpture for a long time, and was lucky to be commissioned to sculpt Archie, who is very representative of the breed. His stance and presence is naturally very sculptural and he posed for me beautifully.
While I was with him, Archie followed the gardener around between the buildings, and I heard that Archie liked to sit with him in the greenhouse. Archie is also best friends with the cat.”

This bronze border terrier statue bears Tanya’s signature and unique edition number. Your casting of the Standing Border 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 Kingdom.

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Dimensions & Sizing

Metric –  H: 46 W: 43 D: 19  centimeters

Imperial –  H: 18 W: 17 D: 7 inches

(Height / Width / Depth)


Foundry Bronze Edition:  25

Bronze Resin Edition:  25

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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.

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Sculpture Description, Bases & Fixings

Suitable for outdoor display as a border terrier garden ornament or border terrier memorial statue.

This statue is provided with screw-in threaded rods for added stability in soft ground, which also allow you to bolt it onto, or glue it into, hard surfaces. Alternatively, if requested, we can provide fixed or screw in security rings, which will allow you to lock the sculpture to a buried security chain.

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This alert lifesized border 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 Standing Border 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 Standing Border Terrier is a limited edition sculpture, and your piece will be a superb recreation of the original clay border 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

After taking Archie’s measurements I took lots of photographs of him in a variety of poses, watching his expressions and mannerisms, and hearing about the way he behaved at home with his family. After that, with his owners, I decided which pose would suit Archie best, then proceeded to model him in clay.

Once I’d sculpted Archie 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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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.

Client Testimonials

“Archie No 2 arrived just now, we love it so much and Archie no 1 had a sniff to see what all the fuss was about, then later when we decided where he was going to stand had another sniff to make sure there was not another intruder into his life.”

Karen, (Commissioner)

“…my wife is overjoyed with the sculpture. It’s currently being “inspected” by a curious border terrier!”

Paul, (Buyer)

“Thanks for bringing our Charlie back to our home – he is gorgeous!”

Steven, (Buyer)

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Bespoke Dog Sculptures

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.