Sea Turtle on Coral Sculpture
Exceptionally artistic and perfectly balanced, this heavyweight solid brass Sea Turtle on Coral Sculpture—a sea turtle appearing to swim below the surface of the ocean—is hand cast using the ancient lost-wax technique. Marble base. Protected underside. 5"h. x 4"w. x 3"d.
Sea turtles are studied by our National Museum of Natural History's Department of Vertebrate Zoology.
Every Smithsonian purchase will arrive with a museum provenance card explaining how it is adapted from or inspired by an object or objects in our collection.
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