This sculpture is in perfect condition. Bronze Dimensions with Marble Base:Height 11″ x Width 13″. Marble Dimensions: 12″ X 6″. Height without base: 10. The elephant can be envisioned trekking slowly and majestically across the ceaseless dryness of a plain in search of a watering hole or the shade of tree. He pulls his trunk upward as he passes on by with a tender passivity to his eyes. For years the elephant has been known as a sacred animal in the East. As the largest animal to walk the Earth, the elephant is known as a symbol of strength and power. In Buddhist cultures, white elephants are symbolic of patience and wisdom. The Chinese see elephants as a symbol of energy, strength, and power. Ganesha is a Hindu deity with an elephant’s head. The bronze sculpture was molded using the ancient method of lost-wax casting and stained with a brown patina finish for preservation. The elephant is mounted upon a variegated green marble base with the artist Barye’s signature. Virgin Islands, however, an additional charge may be required. The item “Bronze Sculpture Statue Hand Made Large Elephant Detailed Classic Anima BC” is in sale since Friday, September 1, 2017. This item is in the category “Antiques\Reproduction Antiques”. The seller is “bronze.corner” and is located in Mineola, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Material: Bronze
- Largest Dimension: 2ft.-5ft.
- Subject: Animals
- Original Reproduction: Reproduction