Code: AA1304

Butler and Peach - Miniature Boxing Hares in Cold Cast Bronze

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Butler and Peach - Miniature Boxing Hares in Cold Cast Bronze

An enchanting miniature pair of boxing hares by Butler and Peach made in solid bronze using the lost wax method. These hares are deep in concentration in their fighting stance with one attacking the other from the air with his hind legs. Hares box during courtship when females fend off amorous males.This usually happens around March giving rise to the term “Mad March Hares”. This small sculpture is 70mm high and is extremely striking.

Each minature bronze by Butler and Peach is presented in an elegant box with pouch and authentication certificate making it a stunning gift. This pair of bronze boxing hares is ideal for those that love British wildlife, especially hares. These bronze pieces are easy to keep clean, just buff with a soft cloth or brush.

The lost-wax process, also called “cire-perdue” is a method of metal casting where a molten metal is poured into a mold that has been created using a wax model. Once the mold is made, the wax model is melted and drained away. A hollow core can be created by introducing a heat-proof core that prevents the molten metal from totally filling the mold. The lost-wax method dates from the 3rd millennium BC and has changed very little since then.

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