Mercedes Baby Piranha by Alastair Gibson/Carbon Art 45
Inspired by the 2022 Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One Grand Prix car.
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.
Body: Carbon fibre, 2 ply/layers 2 x 2 twill 200 gsm with UV resistant clear gloss coating.
Dorsal and underside fins: Silver coated 0.5 mm photo etched stainless steel.
Tail and Pectoral fins: Silver coated 0.5 mm photo etched stainless steel.
Marking detail: Silver, Ineos red and Mercedes blue vinyl transfer.
Teeth: Printed chrome on black Decal.
Mounting base and rod: Mounted on a black coated wooden base with white Pirelli 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
Edition Size of only 40
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