John Perry Studio

Black Rhino Sculpture by John Perry 9in Long Statue Airbrushed on Burl

The Black Rhino is most easily distinguished from its cousin the White Rhino by its mouth, the upper lip is pointed, being adapted for browsing on leaves on low growing bushes. The White Rhino's upper lip is broad, being adapted for grazing. The foremost horn of Black Rhinos is often longer than the White's - as in this piece. Both species are sadly depleted by poaching for their horns, valued in some parts of the world for medicinal purposes. The Black Rhino is the by poaching for their horns, valued in some parts of the world for medicinal purposes. The Black Rhino is the more endangered of the two. It is about 7 inches tall and is mounted on a beautiful polished burlwood slab about 9 inches long. PLEASE NOTE: these photos are of samples for illustration only. Each burl slab is a unique piece of nature's art so the one you will receive will be different but of similar size and comparable beauty. It is hand molded in a durable polyurethane resin and airbrushed here in the studio. It is SIGNED and comes with a CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY. We usually ship very quickly, sometimes even the same day if the order comes in early, otherwise it is nearly always the next day, the exceptions being Mondays when, because of the number of orders coming in from the weekend, some orders may not get shipped until Tuesday. read more