- Code: USA/8214
- Dimentions (mm): 550(L) x 520(W) x 470(H)
- Weight: Approx 4.50KG
A new edition to the collection introduced September 2015. Created in response to a former student of Texas University – the LongHorn Bull is the university’s mascot.
The leather is top grain British sourced cowhide leather tanned specifically for our purposes. The leather is “unfinished” ie it has not been coated, filled or embossed in any way. It is left to develop natural scuff marks reflecting the wear and tear of life. The horns have been created from an ivory leather and are stitched to the body of the bull.
Inside there is a sturdy metal and wooden frame which enables the product to be used as a footstool and will withstand average adult weight. We consider this size to be too small for use an OCCASIONAL seat due to the shorter back length. Please be aware the product is not built to furniture standards and is primarily a decorative piece for the home.
Woodwool (made from shredded pine wood) is hand worked around the frame to give the shape of the animal. This is a physical process and time consuming. It takes considerable time to become fully trained in the “art” of creating an animal particularly the larger pieces. As no two pieces of leather behave in the same manner and each piece is hand made, no two animals are the same and sizings given are approximate
The width of the leather animal (520 mm) is the total width across the horns.
Once assembled, the leather is stained to give an “antique” effect in mahogany brown, then waxed and polished to give a luxurious finish. The stain used is water based and can be susceptible to water damage as the leather takes time to absorb the stain. Please apply coats of clear wax polish in its early life to help seal in the stain and keep the leather in good condition. Nikwax Waterproofing wax is an excellent product and can be bought on our site under CARE PRODUCTS.