Jersey Crapaud Toad Bronze Sculpture - Jersey Crapaud on a map of Jersey
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Description

The common toad's Latin name is Bufo spinosus or bufo bufo, but is usually referred to in Jersey using the Jerriais (Jersey Norman French) name 'Crapaud'. Jersey is the only Channel Island with these native toads.  It walks or hops rather than jumps as frogs do, is brown or olive in colour and has a warty skin, which tends to be drier than that of frogs.

Once a familiar sight in Jersey’s ponds and waterways, however in recent years the Crapaud has been declining in numbers and has been disappearing from the natural areas where it was once common.

Catherine Best commissioned a limited edition bronze ‘Crapaud’ to highlight the plight of the little toad which has been depicted by the sculptor, leaping from a map of Jersey.

  • Dimensions: Height 13cm X Width 14cm
  • Limited Edition Of: 250
  • Weight: 600g

Product Code: Rc866cb

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Excellent

The item came the next day and was exactly as described. Very impressed with every part of the experience and wouldn't hesitate using/recommending Catherine Best. Thanks

Anonymous
Nice peice

A very nice casting and very much as described although it may be a little top heavy for the delicate leaf support, very well packed.

John.winship
beautiful

as a cat lover it is what I wanted.i would recommend this item to anyone

MaryandDavid45