Marie and Nandi

Piece Unique
Dimensions : 700mm x 1180mm x 750mm

Mari Dartnall approached Tienie to sculpt her with the cheetah Nandie, with whom she had a very special bond. Nandie was entrusted to Mari’s care by the sanctuary for threatened species in Hoedspruit, because she was born with a digestive defect that required special care She died at age 4 and Mari wanted to immortalise the memory of their rewarding relationship. The sculpture is a piece unique.