Enkesha Orphan (Bronze Sculpture)
Enkesha Orphan (Bronze Sculpture)
Enkesha Orphan (Bronze Sculpture)
Enkesha Orphan (Bronze Sculpture)

Enkesha Orphan (Bronze Sculpture)

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Dimensions
45.3 65.3 x 35.4 inch (H*L*W) approximately 440lbs
115 x 166 x 90 cm (H*L*W) approximately 200kgs

Medium
Bronze  

Style
Contemporary Sculpture, Wildlife, Activist Art

Edition Number
/3

Description
Enkesha's Story
This baby female elephant of approximately one year old was first spotted with a wire snare tight around her trunk on the evening of the 10th February 2017 at Ngirare in the Mara Triangle, in amongst a large herd of wild elephants. Given the late hour, any hope of operating on her that evening was not possible, so the Mara Conservancy management arranged to have their Rangers monitor the herd overnight in order to be able to determine the whereabouts of the injured calf the next morning when the SWT funded Mara Mobile Veterinary Unit working with KWS Veterinary Officer Dr. Campaign Limo could be called to the scene.

This is a sculpture that represents more than orphaned calves. This is a yearlong celebration of hope and strength for the generation who will grow up into the healthy and supported elephants of tomorrow thanks to the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust. The future of their species in the wild relies on this young generation being strong. Strength we can all help to provide. Because by December next year, when this sculpture leaves London, they’ll have only 19 years left to defy the odds with another generation to follow. This is a sculpture for positive change. One we won’t let become a memorial.

Enkesha is part of Gillie and Marc's exhibition - The Orphans. 

If you purchase her, 30% will go directly to the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust.

> You can also adopt Enkesha here 

The elephants of tomorrow...

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Artwork Features
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 

For every purchase of a bronze sculpture you will receive a certificate of authenticity, titled, signed, dated and editioned by the artists.

Care Instructions
Bronze is very easy to clean, allowing you to enjoy your precious sculpture with minimal upkeep. > Read more

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