7.7 x 7.9 x 7.5 inch (H*L*W) 10.1 lbs
19.5 x 20 x 19 cm (H*L*W) 4.6 kgs
Bronze with Blue Patina
Contemporary Figurative, Wildlife
This sculpture of a tiny, baby elephant sitting in a big armchair symbolizes the vulnerability and innocence of young life. While an elephant is a powerful, mighty animal that can be daunting to others creating a beautiful contradiction. The size difference between the chair and the baby elephant impresses upon viewer an overwhelming and unforgettable sense of the baby elephant's smallness in relation to the rest of the world, accentuating the remarkable contrast between delicate elephants and adult domination. The armchair is significant; it represents the comfort, safety, and warmth for newborns that they need and value. However, this particular sculpture can also be interpreted as a poignant message regarding the harsh reality faced by elephants and other endangered animals in their fight for survival amidst the ever-looming human presence and habitat loss. Overall, the sculpture provides a comforting and powerful message that invites humans to empathize, support remote conservation work, and protects the endangered species.
Gillie and Marc love working in bronze for many reasons. Bronze is a very hardy material and will last forever. As experts in coloring bronze, Gillie and Marc enjoy experimenting with their sculptures, adding a splash of color to brighten the work, making it even more unique. > Read more
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Bronze is very easy to clean, allowing you to enjoy your precious sculpture with minimal upkeep. > Read more
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