Mid- 20th Century Section Carved Elephant Candle Holder Statue
We are proud to offer a lovely characteristic weathered mid-20th century hand carved sectioned heavy wooden statue of an elephant in the form of a candle holder. Made from a heavy hard wood, the grain of the wood resembles the skin of an elephant as shown in the photos provided. The carving across the item is also well crafted if a little naïve. The tusks on this statue are missing which would presume they were made from ivory or some form of bone. Overall this item is very sculptural and highly decorative.
Size in inches approx.- H 24” x W 6” x D 14”
Condition: These items are completely solid in structure and form, wear across surface and aged patina is present due to age and use, the tusks are missing, and the wooden surface is scuffed and shows a lot of age. Old repairs are present as shown in the photos provided these repairs do not affect the decorative and ornate quality of this statue.
n across the neck means it doesn’t stand up straight on its own. The paint has flaked off over the years, but the remains is firmly in place. Its strongly suggested to review all the photos provided carefully and propose any questions where details are unclear before a purchase is made.
Postage: Please get in touch in advance of a purchase if you based outside of the UK to clarify P&P on this item as this varies dependent upon your global location. Global shipping is possible so please view all shipping details as explained. With items of this fragile and rare nature we always recommend recorded/tracked postage with adequate insurance cover. This may cost a bit more, but at least you are covered from accidents that may take place whilst in transit.
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