Mwashoti Orphan (Bronze Sculpture)
Mwashoti Orphan (Bronze Sculpture)

Mwashoti Orphan (Bronze Sculpture)

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Dimensions
42.5 x 75.6 x 33.8 inch (H*L*W) approximately 440lbs
108 x 192 x 86 cm (H*L*W) approximately 200kgs

Medium
Bronze  

Style
Contemporary Sculpture, Wildlife, Activist Art

Edition Number
/3

Description
Mwashoti's Story
On the 14th of February an innocent victim of poaching was brought to our attention, a young elephant calf of around one year old required treatment for a horrendous snare wound, a wound that cut through the joint leaving the baby extremely compromised. His mother remained by his side, and had to be anesthetized too in order for his injury to be treated. The decision was made there and then to give him the benefit of doubt and leave him to try to heal in a wild situation, remaining by his mother’s side.

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.

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

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

> You can also adopt Mwashoti 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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