The Tree Hippo was a Rare Species (Bronze Sculpture)
The Tree Hippo was a Rare Species (Bronze Sculpture)
The Tree Hippo was a Rare Species (Bronze Sculpture)
The Tree Hippo was a Rare Species (Bronze Sculpture)

The Tree Hippo was a Rare Species (Bronze Sculpture)

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Dimensions
23.6inch x 13inch x 7.1inch (H*L*W) 11.9lbs
60cm x 33cm x 18cm (H*L*W) 5.38kg

Medium
Bronze with Blue Patina

Style
Contemporary Sculpture, Figurative, Wildlife

Edition Number
/12

Description
Hippos are vulnerable to endangerment, their numbers dwindling as poachers eye up their tusks. But one species is so rare that hardly anybody has heard of it, the Tree Hippo. These beautiful animals are the stuff of fairy tales, elegantly perched in the branches of trees, seemingly weightless considering their great size. These hippos are the guardians of the African water holes, watching out over the few remaining holes that their fellow hippos love to wallow in. They try their best to keep order in these ever-shrinking pools, trying to find a way to save the remaining spots from the rising temperatures.

Artwork Features
Gillie and Marc love working in bronze for many reasons. Bronze is a very hardy material and will last forever. As experts in coloring bronze, Gillie and Marc enjoy experimenting with their sculptures, adding a splash of color to brighten the work, making it even more unique. > Read more 

For every purchase of a bronze sculpture you will receive a certificate of authenticity, titled, signed, dated and editioned by the artists.

Care Instructions
Bronze is very easy to clean, allowing you to enjoy your precious sculpture with minimal upkeep. > Read more

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