The American Angus Auxiliary is made up of members from all walks of life involved in promoting or raising Angus cattle. It is with teamwork and support for our programs, that our organization keeps rolling along.
Each year thousands of dollars in scholarships are awarded to our industry's future leaders - the members of the National Junior Angus Association. Funding for these scholarships is made possible through American Angus Auxiliary programs and fundraisers, such as sale of these sculptures by Montana artist Harvey Rattey. We encourage your support and welcome your inquiries.
These beautiful sculptures make great show awards and gifts! The 'New Generation' and 'Miss Liberty' were pieces created for the American Angus Auxiliary. Several other sculptures are also shown and others are available, so if you do not see what you are looking for, please contact us. A portion of all sales generated through the Auxiliary will benefit the Auxiliary Scholarship program.
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Harvey Rattey is an internationally known western and wildlife sculptor. A Native American of Chippewa descent, he grew up on a northern Montana ranch and spent his spare time calf roping in local rodeos. A full-time artist for the past 30 years, his work is purchased by the U.S. Pentagon for use as gifts to foreign dignitaries as well as by celebrities such as basketball star Larry Bird. Harvey lives on a ranch in the eastern Montana community of Glendive with his sculptor wife Pamela Harr and their five adopted children. They have a small herd of registered black Angus cows which Harvey uses as models for his Angus cattle sculptures, cast in either pewter or bronze.
This mother cow babysits five calves asleep in the noonday sun. This was a premier sculpture at the October 2006 Magic of the Vine Foundation fundraiser in California. The No. 1 of this edition of 24 brought the Foundation and American Angus Auxiliary scholarship programs $13,000.Bronze edition (Edition: 24)
During a roundup, our son Dom took time to pet this newborn calf and together they became Harvey's models for this miniature bronze.Bronze edition
Two calves frolic while mother looks on. This limited edition bronze is the perfect size for awards or a memorable gift.Bronze edition
A mother black cow and her newborn calf rest on a grass covered hill in the spring of the year. Produced in a limited numbered edition (975 pewter, 200 bronze), this highly detailed sculpture with a good black patina on the cow and calf will delight the owner. The pewter sculpture is mounted on a 7/8" high hand-rubbed black walnut base complete with a metal name plate. The bronze sculpture is mounted on a 1 7/8" high hand-rubbed black walnut base and can be personalized with a brand placed on the cow for an additional charge of $10 per brand.
This distinctive bronze, a stately addition to any home or office, is produced in a very limited edition of only 24 by the lost wax hot cast foundry method. A rich black patina enhances the overall look of the sculpture which can be personalized with your brand hand engraved in the metal for an additional charge of $10 per brand. The sculpture is mounted on a 1 3/4" high hand-rubbed black walnut base and finished off with a brass nameplate.Bronze edition
A lazy afternoon in the sun and a herd of black Angus cattle at rest are portrayed in this restful scene. This detailed bronze, produced in a limited numbered edition of 200 castings, includes a bull and three cows with their calves. It can be personalized with the hand-engraved brand of your choice for an additional $10 per brand. Each casting is mounted on a 1 3/4" high hand-rubbed black walnut base and finished with a brass name plate.Bronze edition
Spring snow storms are a hazard during calving time and a rancher keeps a vigilant eye out for early arrivals. This bronze, in a limited edition of 200 numbered castings, portrays a rancher on his horse giving a newborn calf a ride on his saddle while mother follows along. The sculpture is mounted on a hand-rubbed black walnut base with a brass name plate attached and can be personalized with brands on the cow as well as the horse for an additional $10 per brand.Bronze edition
The grass seems more enticing on the other side of the fence as these two black Angus cows reach for a better mouth full. The hand made barbed wire fence adds detail to this humorous scene. Maybe you'll want to customize your sculpture with your neighbor's brand on one or have your brand on both cows. Additional charge of $10 per brand.Bronze edition
Typical of curious yearlings, they will try almost anything and a box full of mail is just the perfect snack to sample during their daily adventures. With your order you can have your name inscribed on the mailbox as well as have your brand placed on the heifers. Please add $10 for each brand and $10 for the name on the mailbox.Bronze edition
It's always a delight to see those big January calves grow almost as tall as their mothers when it's just about weaning time. This good mother Angus cow grooms her big healthy calf on a lazy fall afternoon as they stand in deep grass and blooming flowers. Both animals can be personalized with your brand. Please add $10 per brand.Bronze edition
Good soggy bulls assemble at the 'water hole' on a lazy summer day. Please add $10 if you would like your brand on the bulls.Bronze edition