Solid Bronze Large Hare Moon Gazing (1160) by Michael Simpson
The largest of the hares illustrating the Moon Gazing pose of this revered animal. From early times and all the world over the Hare has been viewed as a symbol of fertility and good fortune. In Saxon and Roman days the Hare was worshipped as a Goddess, and the mystery and fascination has been carried forward to present day.
Height: 16.5cm x Width: 9.5cm x Depth: 9.5cm Weight: 1.29kg
Limited Edition: 95
Sculptor: Michael Simpson
This moon gazing hare is made in solid foundry bronze using the ancient method of lost wax casting. The design finished by the art of patination where various acids are applied to the surface of the bronze and heat applied to create a deep rich brown patina. Then bronze is then sealed with a special wax which further enhances the colour and protects the bronze for years to come.
The hare is beautifully presented in a printed box containing a signed certificate of authenticity. The bronze is engraved with the sculptor’s signature and limited edition number, matching the certificate enclosed.
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