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Natural Soapstone Elephant Sculpture Carved by Hand, "Mother Elephant"

Ruffled rosettes crown an elephant who wears the jingling harness of the royal... more

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Ruffled rosettes crown an elephant who wears the jingling harness of the royal stables. Carved in dainty jali, or openwork, her tummy reveals a perfect miniature elephant inside--and yet an even tinier one inside of that! Gulam Rasool masterfully sculpts the elegant pachyderms of natural soapstone.

  • 1.59 kgs
  • 3.5 lbs
  • 13 cm H x 15 cm W x 10 cm D
  • 5" H x 6" W x 3.9" D

  • Soapstone
  • Natural stone - some variations in color and/or pattern are to be expected
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Made in India.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in India
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Close to his eightieth birthday, Gulam continues the art he learned from his elders. His father was an marble carver and jali artisan honored with the state award for excellence. Gulam has been honored with the same distinction. He still works alongside his son and other artisans to whom he has taught this craft, and treasures the role he plays in continuing this important Indian artistic tradition.

Gulam Rasool has received 4 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $400 and the most recent for $1800.

Nearing his eighth decade, master stone sculptor Gulam Rasool continues to provide for his family, especially his grandchildren.

This artist is an elder master and continues to actively practice their craft.

Gulam is proud to be able to help provide for his grandchildren's education.

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"wonderfully carved elephant"

She is a wonderful addition to my elephant collection. Her tiny baby carved inside her belly is a wonder.

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"Gift from my husband"

Received this beautiful elephant from my husband for our 27th wedding anniversary. It truly is a piece of art. The carvings are georgeous.

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  • Occasion: anniversary

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Unexpectedly large and beautifully carved
 
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