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Tusker

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In Africa, “Tusker” is a nickname for big elephants. Doug’s love for African Elephants inspired him to sculpt this bull who is in charge and on the move! This bronze sculpture has a smooth finish for a carved marble effect. The … Continue reading

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Something in the Wind

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In this small bronze sculpture, Douglas Van Howd captures a male African lion detecting something in the wind… Throughout Doug’s fifty photo safari trips to Africa, the sculptor has observed the king of the jungle scoping his domain. Limited edition of … Continue reading

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African Bull Elephant

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Tanzania’s Ngorongoro Crater has the greatest concentration of large African elephants remaining.  Affectionately referred to as ‘Little Big Guy’, this small sculpture is a reminder of the greatness of the world’s largest land mammal. Limited edition of 100 Dimensions: 5″H … Continue reading

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Silver Lord Derby Eland

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The eland is the largest of the antelopes in the world. These stately animals remain agile in spite of being massive. Douglas Van Howd has observed these mighty animals in Cameroon and found inspiration for both his paintings and sculptures. This .999 … Continue reading

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Lord Derby Eland

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The eland is the largest of the antelopes in the world. These stately animals remain agile in spite of being massive. The male Lord Derby Eland has a chevron on its neck and dewlap that darkens during the rutting season. Douglas … Continue reading

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“Mtoto” Baby Elephant

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Mtoto, meaning “Little One” or “Baby” in Swahili, is the perfect name for this cocky baby African elephant.  After a gestation period of nearly two years, this 200 pound bundle of energy carries on the heritage of one of the … Continue reading

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Baylee’s Bunny

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Douglas Van Howd found inspiration for this touching life-sized bronze sculpture while watching his youngest granddaughter holding a baby bunny rabbit. The young girl, Baylee, is seated cross-legged in her Oshkosh B’gosh overalls. Size: 25.5″H x 17″D x 17.5″W Price: $24,500 USD   … Continue reading

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St. Francis

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It is so appropriate to have the patron saint of animals among our collection. His peaceful countenance and open bidding invite us to be a part of his natural world. This maquette was sculpted before the monument, which was first … Continue reading

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Giraffe Relief

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This bronze wall hanging depicts our tallest mammal, the giraffe, which is found in many parts of Africa. This unlimited edition is signed on the back and is finished with felt and a hanger. Height: 19” Price: $600 USD   … Continue reading

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King of Speed

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One of Douglas Van Howd’s newest sculptures, “King of Speed” features the world’s fastest land mammal: the cheetah. These African animals can reach speeds up to 75 m.p.h.  This action-packed bronze cheetah sculpture has a marble base inlaid in walnut. Limited … Continue reading

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