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    Posted 7 years ago

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    The poor little guy looked silly with no horns and a massive curly hairdo ;-D

    He certainly had once ivory horns, but my kyratisation's ethic doesn't allow killing an elephant to take off his tusks...

    White polymer clay tinted with coffee did the job for his prosthetic new horns!

    A little touch of black permanent marker on the bright bronze spots, a slight oily wipe... et voilà, ready to join my sparrow and monkey penwipes, previously posted!

    Unmarked, 11cm long, 5.5cm high, the brush is in as new condition. Dating early 20th century.

    He is even anatomically correct! ;-))

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    1. MALKEY MALKEY, 7 years ago
      Has some presence to this piece Kyratango thank you for sharing
    2. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 7 years ago
      He's lovely. :-)))) His majesty has been restored.
    3. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 7 years ago
      You have the neatest bronze animals, very envious as usual !
    4. courtenayantiques courtenayantiques, 7 years ago
      You are amazing, he looks fabulous!
    5. kyratango kyratango, 7 years ago
      Hi Malkey from Mr Bull! Thank you for appreciating his attitude :-D

      Ken, it was an easy job, I knew he would look nicer with his new horns ;-)) Thank you!

      Bonnie, yes, isn't he sweet? Thank you, my friend!

      Phil, I love these Vienna bronzes since long ago, difficult part is to get them at bargain prices... Thank you for your compliment, priceless coming from a high end pieces collector :-) XO

      Courtenayantiques, thank you so much for your kind comment and love!!!

      Oh la la... Already 17 lovers... Mr Bull warmly thanks you all :-)
    6. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 7 years ago
      Wow Pascale, he is terrific and looks perfect with his new horns!!! Love all your penwipes.
    7. Roycroftbooksfromme1, 7 years ago
      Hey it good to see you got the Bull by the horns ...Smiling... Nice save and great find as always ..enjoy the dayyyyyyyyyyyyyyy
    8. kyratango kyratango, 7 years ago
      Judy! Glad you love him and his buddies :-)

      Lisa, only rolled tiny pieces of polymer clay between my fingers and bake them... thanks!

      Gary, yep! Got him ;-)
      Even got hubby, showing him the two horns before gluing them, saying I kicked Benny so hard (after he chewed into pieces an outside electrical wire...) he lost two teeth... Lol!
    9. Roycroftbooksfromme1, 7 years ago
      LOL poor Benny ...Send hubby down to the hardware store and pick up a gfi breaker if the wires run to the electric panel inside ,but if you feed them with and outside outlet just pick up a gfi outlet .. and sprinkle some pepper around where Benny is digging it will change his mind better then losing more teeth...smiling .
    10. kyratango kyratango, 7 years ago
      Ha Gary, thanks for your advice! I used a wrong term... I meant he chewed an extension cord, a 40 meters long one, going from the house to the well for the water pump...
      Happily it was unplugged!
      I use tabasco hot chili for the furniture legs...
    11. Roycroftbooksfromme1, 7 years ago
      lol to run the the water pump ?? .... Now your sounding like one of us mountain hicks ,,,,lol They do sell gfi boxes you can plug in to any outlet then the cord chili works;*
      catch ya later...tell Benny to behave ...smiling
    12. GeodeJem GeodeJem, 7 years ago
      Most impressive bull. I thought he was a pin pad? Bit you have given me inspiration to re-purpose something.
    13. kyratango kyratango, 7 years ago
      Gary, not living in as wild place as yours ;-)
      Big garden, 2 old wells, for watering flowers...
      Benny and Ella chewed all the plastic water cans and the lavenders branches... will have to wait they calm down before doing any gardening :-))

      GeodeJem, thanks for your nice comment!
      Please, post your re purpose project! I'love to see it :-)

      Thank you so much for all your loves, 29 bull's friends :-D

    14. vintagelamp vintagelamp, 7 years ago
      You amaze me! Beautiful... and that's no "bull!"
    15. kyratango kyratango, 7 years ago
      Thank you Vintagelamp! Yep, no "bull" my friend :-D
    16. JFranca JFranca, 7 years ago
      Very nice job on the horns.
    17. kyratango kyratango, 7 years ago
      Thank you JFranca for your kind comment and loving Bill the bull :-))
    18. kyratango kyratango, 7 years ago
      Many thanks for all your loves, Aura, GeodeJem and Radegunder! :-)
    19. kyratango kyratango, 7 years ago
      Ô_Ô A brother for him... but he certainly won't join the family ;-)
    20. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 7 years ago
      You have to wonder where some people get their pricing from don't you!!
    21. kyratango kyratango, 7 years ago
      Yep Judy! Crazy!
      And this lead other people to think their stuff woud sell for the same...
      The real value is the sold price, not the asked for :-)))

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