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Animals 2


Traquair Bear

Bronze on oak base, height c.22cm, 1986

Made as a prize for a treasure hunt organised by Traquair House, Peebles-shire, said to be Scotland's oldest inhabited house, where the "Bear Gates" were locked after the Jacobite rebellion in 1746, never to be opened until a Stewart is again monarch of Scotland. They have never been reopened.

Grey Seal and Pup

Silver, width c.30cm, 1992

(Private collection)

This piece, based on studies at the Farne Islands, was commissioned by Hamilton & Inches as an item for their George Street shop in Edinburgh

Fish

Bronze (left), Marble (Right), width c.15cm, 1982, 1973.

(Private collection, Artist's collection)

The original marble carving, made as a student project, was later molded and cast in bronze.

 

Tess

Bronze on Elm Base, c.20cm, 1998

(Private collection)

A miniature portrait of a Hungarian Vizla bitch in the characteristic act of pointing.

Blackface Sheep

Bronze on wood base, length c.25cm, 2000

(Royal Highland Show)

This piece was made to replace a lost trophy for the Show