Brass Alloy Elephant
Fair Trade INDIA
A small, weighty brass alloy elephant - hand cast with folk art techniques used for over 4,000 years.
about 3" x 2"
The product of dhokra artisans are in great demand in domestic and foreign markets because of primitive simplicity, enchanting folk motifs and forceful form.
Dhokra horses, elephants, peacocks, owls, religious images, measuring bowls, and lamp caskets etc., are highly appreciated. The lost wax technique for casting of copper based alloys has also been found in China, Egypt, Malaysia, Nigeria, Central America and other places.