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Pair Fine 20th Century Lifesize Bronze Whippet Dogs Sculptures After Gill Parker
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- Pair Fine Vintage 20th Century Lifesize Bronze Whippet Hound Dogs Sculptures After Gill Parker.
- One dog is looking lovingly towards the other and the second dog is looking straight ahead.
- Unsigned sculpture maker unknown.
- In the style of after similar to the sculptor Gill Parker.
- Gill Parker is one of the most acclaimed animal sculptors in the world.
- In May 1983 Gill took her first bronzes to London where they were bought by Garrard's and Asprey.
- Early support and encouragement from the Sladmore Gallery led to her first one women show in November 1984.
- Since then she has become a leader in the field of equine and wildlife sculpture.
- With many major commissions to her name including the life-size bronze Motivator at Ascot Racecourse.
- Gill’s sculpture is eagerly sought by art collectors around the world and is in many public, private and Royal collections.
- Collectors of Gill's work make a solid investment in art of timeless quality, tactile and visual beauty, and fine craftsmanship.
- Very finely modelled and beautifully cast, the whippets.
- Such a great pair a female and male dog.
- Made from cast bronze.
- They are smooth to the touch in most parts a feature we love.
- They have such beautiful patina to the bronze and can be displayed outside or inside.
- Perfect for your garden lawn, terrace or living room area.
- The Whippet also English Whippet or Snap Dog is a dog breed of medium size.
- They are a sighthound breed that originated in England, where they descended from Greyhounds.
- Whippets today still strongly resemble a smaller Greyhound, part of the hound group.
- Circa late 20th century 1970's.
- They weigh around 7kg each, total combined weight 14kg approximate.
- Provenance bought from a fine auction.
- Condition report.
- Offered in fine used condition.
- Having various noticeable scratches, scuffs, wear marks commensurate with usage & age.
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Dimensions in inches & centimetres of male dog
16.68" High (50cm)
6.29" Width at the bottom from the feet widest part (16cm)
28.54" Length (72.5cm)
Dimensions in inches & centimetres of female dog
21.45" High (54.5cm)
6.69" Width at the bottom from the feet widest part (17cm)
22.04" Length (56cm)