Dog Bronze Sculpture
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Dimensions: 12" x
6" x 6"
bronze sculpture by Sharon Ziegenhagen is limited to a signed and numbered edition of 35
plus 3 artist's proofs. The original model is first sculpted in clay. Then, at a foundry
in Montana, a mold for casting in bronze is made from it using the lost-wax method. This
piece is also available in the standard patina, the typical bronze color. (To see an example of this finish, please check out the Bloodhound catalog page.)
shipping may delay arrival up to 8 weeks.
Please call for current availability.
Basenji are small, elegant-looking, short-haired
dogs with erect ears, a tightly curled tail and a graceful neck. A basenji's
forehead is wrinkled, especially when the animal is young or extremely old.
Basenji eyes are typically almond-shaped, which gives the dog the appearance of
Dogs typically weigh 24 pounds (11 kg) and
stand 16 inches (40.6 cm) at the withers. They are typically a square
breed, which means that they are as long as they are tall. The basenji is an
athletic dog and is deceptively powerful for its size. They have a graceful,
confident gait like a trotting horse, and skim the ground in a double-suspension
gallop, with their characteristic curled tail straightened out for greater
balance, when running flat-out at their top speed.
The basenji is recognized in the following
standard colorations: red, black, tricolor (black with tan in the traditional
pattern), and brindle (black stripes on a background of red), all with white, by
There are additional variations, such as the "trindle", which is a
tricolor with brindle points, and several other colorations exist in the Congo
such as liver, shaded reds and sables, and "capped" tricolors
(creeping tan). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Basenji