Moongazing Hare

Artist / Maker: John Rattenbury


An handmade piece using the cold cast bronze method.

Each piece is lovingly modelled by hand then cast and hand finished by John.

Many folklore tales surround the Hare, they are represented in The First People’s myths and creation stories as they see a hare depicted in the shapes of the moons craters. British folklore regards the hare as the spirits of the ancestors. They are often represented as Moongazing as they are associated with the Pagan spirits and symbols of the moon.

Hares are widely seen around the dales

Dimensions14 × 20 cm