Smaug the Golden is the first sculpture in John Howe’s and Weta’s range of sculptures from Middle-earth. The sculpture is made-to-order item that will cost you $4,900. It is based on John’s original artwork created in 1990. It was first published on the cover of the paperback edition of The Hobbit by Grafton Books in 1991. Measuring 11.8″ x 15.7″ x 15.7″, the sculputre is part of the Art of John Howe collections sits on a natural wood base.
Only twenty of these Smaug sculptures will be made with each of them bearing its serial number and have its own Certificate of Authenticity signed by John Howe and Richard Taylor.
If you think this price is too high, but you’re Tolkien fan, you can opt for Smaug the Golden Faux Bronze, priced at $499.