This African Honey-Badger is the badass cousin to the North American Wolverine. Similar in size and temperament it is one tough customer. Just ask any unfortunate snake that crosses his path. Interestingly, these animals are immune to reptile venom and use that to their advantage. This enhanced patina bronze stands about 8 inches tall and is mounted on a solid walnut base. The edition is limited to 100. $1800 USD includes shipping to continental US and Canada.
The unique feature of this Greater African Kudu sculpture is the use of .999 fine silver to depict the stripe markings and the chevron. It is mounted on exotic African zebra wood. This elegant sculpture measures 22 inches tall. $4800 USD includes shipping to continental US and Canada.
Commissioned by the Murulle Foundation this bronze sculpture is a fundraiser for habitat projects in Ethiopia to benefit the elusive Mountain Nyala. Limited to a small edition of only 25 pieces each sculpture is inlaid with .999 fine silver to mimic the subtle spots and stripes of this unique animal. It is mounted on a premium marble and bronze laminated base and weights approximately 75 pounds. At 1/4 scale the finished bronze stands 24 inches tall and is 22 inches long. $12,000. USD includes shipping in North America.
The Giant Eland is the largest antelope in the world with bulls standing over 6 feet at the shoulder and weighing over a ton. This large bronze is over 30 inches tall and 30 inches long. It’s distinctive vertical body stripes have been precisely inlaid with .999 silver and its tawny coat has been captured with a uniquely contemporary patina. The majesty of this singular species is portrayed by a mighty bull in full winter pelage and represents the ultimate spiral horned trophy. No small figurine could ever capture the power of this animal so at one quarter scale this is a large and impressive bronze sculpture. “Lord Derby’s Giant Eland” is an edition of only 25 and will command a place of honour in your trophy room. $15,000. USD includes crating and shipping in North America.
The Greater Kudu is one of the most magnificent animals in the world. It’s huge spiraling horns and white stripes on a gray ghost pelage appeal to everyone and make it one of the most striking trophies from Africa. This bronze “Panic” depicts a 60 inch bull which has just winded a nearby lion and is vaulting over an eroding termite mound. This is a small limited edition of only 25 castings. This bronze will feature inland stainless steel to dramatically enhance the chevron and striping on the sculpture. This stainless steel is Rick’s signature technique which he has perfected over many years and many sculptures of his favorite spiral horned antelope. This bronze measures approximately 16″ tall. $4800 USD (Inquire for pre-cast price).
This a big bull African elephant! He hears you. He smells you. He might even see you. Get ready to run! This tusker is ready to “Rumble.” This bronze stands 18 inches tall and measures 28″ long. This piece will be mounted on black marble atop a walnut base. “Rumble” is strictly limited to 25 castings and it is a very rare sculpture in that was jointly created by Rick and Carole to showcase their specific sculpture skills. It is shown in enhanced color patina but can also be finished in the warm classic bronze tones. Inquire.
During their recent trip to Africa Rick and Carole spent several days in the company of Jan and Annetta Oelofse at their beautiful safari camp at Mount Etjo in central Namibia. During their safari the beautiful gemsbok inspired Rick to try to capture the elegance of these rugged yet graceful animals. Photoed here is the wax model in progresss. Entitled “Kalahari” it will be available in either a custom color patina or a traditional buffed ferric finish. It is approximately 12″ tall and 17″ long and will be mounted on a 2″ hardwood base. “Kalahari” is an edition of 48 $4800. US includes shipping in US and Canada.
The African Cape Buffalo is recognized as one of the largest and most dangerous of all African big game. Whether a solitary bull or a whole herd , when one encounters this animal one must realize who is the hunter and who is the hunted. Here we have a large bull testing the wind and if that dreaded human scent wafts past his nostrils he will either flee or charge. To quote Robert Ruark, the “Cape Buffalo looks at you, like you owe him money”. This limited edition bronze is 21″ long and is mounted on fine walnut wood. Edition limited to 48. $5900. includes shipping in US and Canada.
Limited edition bronze “Sable” antelope. Cast bronze mounted on exotic hardwood. Patina has buffed markings. Edition limited to 250.