Griffin Bronze

by Oliver Niklaus


Limited edition bronze sculpture directly from the artist. Brings art to your desktop or makes a perfect gift!

CHF 1’232

102% of CHF 1’200

102 %
This is how it worksä

The «all or nothing» principle applies: The project only receives the funds if the funding target is reached or exceeded.

7 backers

Successfully concluded on 28/1/2016

About the project

This project gives you the chance to order an exclusive and limited edition bronze sculpture directly from the artist

Key points

  • Get your own guardian!
  • A bronze sculpture lasts for generations
  • Sculpture size is: X 21cm Y 13,2cm Z 6,1cm
  • An overseas Foundry was carefully selected to provide high quality castings at a reasonable price
  • Crowdfunding eliminates the gallery’s fee (ca. 40%)
  • Production cost per unit is 780 USD (without shipping)
  • DHL shipping costs are inclusive (180 USD)


  • The griffin is a legendary creature with the body of a lion and the head and wings of an eagle
  • In heraldry, the griffin’s amalgamation of lion and eagle is used to denote strength, courage and leadership
  • In antiquity the griffin was a symbol of divine power and a guardian of the divine
  • Griffins were also known for guarding treasure/gold


The sculpture is produced with lost-wax casting. As the creature itself this technique has a very long tradition. The oldest known examples of the lost-wax technique are more than 5700 years old

Additional Rewards

Free 3D relief version

object file – for noncommercial usage only

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