In Buddhist cultures, white elephants symbolize patience and wisdom. The Chinese see elephants as a symbol of energy, strength and power. The hand-made bronze sculpture was cast according to the ancestral method of lost wax casting and tinted with a brown patina finish for preservation.It is mounted on a black marble base with the European quality finery bronze stamp and with the signature of the canova artist. The spectator can imagine the ground trembling as the two male elephants take charge of their weight, their defences and their heads that clash in ritualized tests of force. The hand-made bronze sculpture was cast according to the ancestral method of casting to l. This item is in the category "art, antiques\art of xxe, contemporary\sculptures, statues". The seller is "europeanbronze" and is located in this country: us. This item can be shipped to the following country: whole world.