Marble Elephant of India
Traditional Indian handicraft – stone carving on marble.
4 in stock
An intricately carved elephant from premium quality marble. A traditional Indian handicraft. This beautiful and attractive carved trunk up elephant is a masterpiece of Indian handicraft. A baby elephant is also curved inside the marble elephant in an intricate way.
Color : white
Dimension: 5″ long, 3″ tall, 2″ depth
Marble Art of India:
The art of sculpting marble along with inlay work arrived in India from Europe four hundred years ago. The Mughals were fascinated by the beauty of this art form and immediately set upon adapting it to their tastes. Rajasthan, western part of India is a well known state for its well developed marble products.
When you take a close look at the marble figurines, you will be amazed at the incredible detail and complexity of craftsmanship. They are hand sculpted with incredible detail and polished to give a shiny look. Each marble figurine created is a piece of art as unique as the spirit of its creators. Sculpting marble is a craft that has been passed on from generation to generation.
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