BRAFA exhibitor Xavier Eeckhout is bringing this model of an ostrich by Thierry van Ryswick, priced around €35,000.

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He has stood at the fair for 10 years and his display nearly always includes a selection of bronzes from the Antwerp school, based around Rembrandt Bugatti, and often focused on exotic animals at the Antwerp Zoo.

Pictured above is one of them, a model of an ostrich by Thierry van Ryswick signed and inscribed 1ière epreuve (first proof) with a Susse Frères foundry mark.

It is priced around €35,000.