This sculpture is in perfect condition. Bronze Dimensions with Marble Base: Height 11 x Width 13Marble Dimensions: 12 X 6Height without base: 10Weight : 20 LBSInventory : 25YDW1918752 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. This item is in the category "Art\Art Sculptures".
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