Cast Bronze Marble Sculpture Elephant Safari Statue Art Figure Figurine Animal

SKU: YRD-167

Condition: This sculpture is in perfect condition.
Bronze Dimensions with Marble Base: Height 11" X Width 17 1/2"
Marble Dimensions: Diameter 14"
Height without base:10"
Weight:24 LBS

Original or Reproduction: Reproduction

The bronze sculpture of the elephant evokes a sense of timeless grandeur and reverence. Imagining the elephant's slow and majestic stride across vast plains conjures images of its search for essential resources like water and shade, symbolizing resilience and survival in harsh environments. The gentle upward curve of its trunk and the tender expression in its eyes convey a quiet strength and passive grace, embodying the spirit of this magnificent creature. Across various cultures, elephants hold significant symbolic meanings. In Eastern traditions, they are revered as sacred animals, symbolizing strength, power, patience, wisdom, and energy. In Hinduism, Ganesha, the deity with an elephant's head, represents intellect, wisdom, and the removal of obstacles. The Chinese also associate elephants with attributes like strength and power, considering them auspicious symbols of good fortune. Crafted using the ancient lost-wax casting method, this bronze sculpture captures the intricate details of the elephant's anatomy and expression, showcasing the artist's skill and attention to realism. The brown patina finish adds a touch of antiquity and depth to the sculpture, enhancing its timeless appeal. Mounted on a variegated green marble base and bearing the signature of the artist Barye, this sculpture is not just a decorative piece but also a meaningful symbol of strength, wisdom, and cultural significance.