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Alastair Gibson

1974 UOP Baby Piranha Sculpture

Sculpture Size
Medium
Regular price
$751.00 USD
Regular price
Sale price
$751.00 USD

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Contact us about 1974 UOP Baby Piranha Sculpture

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1974 UOP Baby Piranha Sculpture - Original Sculpture by Alastair Gibson

This retro 1970’s livery was inspired by the 1974 UOP Shadow F1 Grand Prix car driven by Peter Revson, Jean-Pier Jarier and Tom Pryce.

This sculpture is a smaller version of the ‘racing piranha 2’ sculpture which was originally commissioned by Rubens Barrichello in 2007. This sculpture captures the aggressive look and the hydrodynamic shape of the Red Bellied Piranha.

Selected parts and materials used in this sculpture are from modern Grand Prix cars as listed below.

Sculpture limited to sixteen pieces.

Body: Carbon fibre, 2 ply/layers 2 x 2 twill 200 gsm with UV resistant clear gloss coating.

Dorsal and underside fins: Black coated 0.5 mm photo etched stainless steel.

Tail and Pectoral fins: Black coated 0.5 mm photo etched stainless steel.

Marking detail: Black and silver standard piranha details with custom designed UOP vinyl transfer.

Teeth: Printed chrome on black Decal.

Mounting base and rod: Mounted on a black coated wooden base with Goodyear tyre ID logo and a gear from a modern Formula One GP car and stainless steel rod. *

Mounting methods: Desk mounted.

Dimensions: L 140 mm W 40 mm H 330 mm on base.

*Bases may vary slightly due to parts availability.

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