More than any other wild animal, the elephant bears a nice perception in popular culture. Despite their colossal size, we find them entertaining, moving, intelligent.They seem to have human feelings - in fact, scientific research has shown that they are empathetic. Many societies consider the elephant to be a symbol of good-luck.
Carved out from mahogany wood and carefully polished, this statuette of a smiling elephant comes with good luck!
- Mahogany wood
- 7.5 x 1.5 x 3.5 inches (18 x 3,5 x 8 cm)
- Shipped from Montreal
The artisans ...
Dominican Republic is most widely known for its tourist attractions than its artistic reputation. Dominican artists of international reach perform mostly on the musical scene.
Oscar de la Renta, the great fashion designer, is however a Santo Domingo native. We should also mention Paul Giudicelli, Dominican artist whose abstract paintings still influence contemporary artists, as well as Juan Medina whose works decorate the Santo Domingo cathedral and the National Pantheon.
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