Fighting Giraffes - Bronze Sculpture - Flat Square Base
Fighting Giraffes - Bronze Sculpture - Flat Square Base
Fighting Giraffes - Bronze Sculpture - Flat Square Base
Fighting Giraffes - Bronze Sculpture - Flat Square Base
Fighting Giraffes - Bronze Sculpture - Flat Square Base
Fighting Giraffes - Bronze Sculpture - Flat Square Base
Fighting Giraffes - Bronze Sculpture - Flat Square Base
Fighting Giraffes - Bronze Sculpture - Flat Square Base

Fighting Giraffes - Bronze Sculpture - Flat Square Base

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Origins of the artefact

One moment there was peace in the bush, the next, it was war! Two massive giraffe bulls engaged in a life-or-death battle so nearby that it was – despite attempts to - not possible to effectively  photograph their epic engagement. I commenced with this sculpture immediately after returning home from that truly memorable safari.

Dimensions :

Height of bronze component: +- 190mm (7.48 Inches)

Average width of bronze component: +-220mm (8.66 Inches)

Length of wooden base: +-295mm (11.61 Inches)

Width of wooden base: +- 240mm (9.45)

Height of wooden base: +-35mm (1.38)

Height of entire artefact +-235mm (9.25 Inches)

Weight

Approximately 6.0 Kilograms (13.23 pounds) per completed artefact. Kindly note, there may be substantial variations in the weight of different square-based artefacts produced in this edition. This is due to the selection of different wood types and variations in machining techniques employed in the manufacturing process.

Medium

Only available in foundry-cast bronze. No 'cold-bronze' copies of this artefact are available.

Medium used for square wooden base of artefact

The three types of wood that the artist prefers to use in his work are as follows:

  • African Mahogany (Khaya spp.)
  • Rosewood (Bubinga; Guibortia spp.)
  • Afrormosia (Pericopsis elata) [Also known as African Teak]

Edition

An edition of 100 artefacts only. Both the fighting giraffes on flat wooden bases and those on rounded bases (and any other variations that may be forthcoming) will form part of this edition. Furthermore, there are no Artist Proofs (AP's) in this edition. Also, this edition runs from 1/100 to 100/100 and there will be no second edition produced. Thereafter, all relevant moulds will be destroyed in order to protect the value of your artefact.

Time required for completion of order

Approximately 8 to 10 weeks.