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McLaren Baby Piranha by Alastair Gibson 
Carbon fibre, 2 ply/layers 2 x 2 twill 200 gsm with UV resistant clear matte coating.
Image size: H:33 cm x W:14 cm
Complete Size of Unframed Work: H:33 cm x W:14 cm x D:4cm
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Inspired by the 2022 McLaren Racing 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. Sculpture limited to forty pieces. Body: Carbon fibre, 2 ply/layers 2 x 2 twill 200 gsm with UV resistant clear matte 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: Silver, Mclaren Papaya orange and Mclaren blue vinyl transfer. Teeth: Printed chrome on black Decal. Mounting base and rod: Mounted on a black coated wooden base with yellow 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. *Bases may vary slightly due to parts availability.