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Big five sculpture

Brand: Love Art Ceramic

Sculptor: Motsamayi

Painter: Nozipho Ntshalintshali

Dimensions: H.14 in. L.14 in. W.14 in.

SKU: 

LXNP98

Description
The ceramic Big Five sculpture, crafted by artisans at Love Art Ceramic in South Africa, is a beautiful representation of Africa's iconic wildlife: the lion, leopard, rhinoceros, elephant, and Cape buffalo. While the piece's dimensions are unspecified, its artistic and cultural significance are profound. Each animal in the Big Five holds a special place in African culture and ecosystems. Originally named by big-game hunters for their difficulty to hunt, today they symbolize strength, bravery, and biodiversity. Hand-painted details bring these animals to life. The lion symbolizes courage and leadership; the leopard, with its intricate rosettes, represents agility and cunning; the rhinoceros signifies strength and resilience; the elephant embodies wisdom and family bonds; and the Cape buffalo, with its rugged horns, symbolizes perseverance and adaptability. The sculpture also features protea flowers, South Africa's national flower, symbolizing change and hope. The protea’s inclusion highlights the region’s rich botanical heritage and its connection to wildlife. This Big Five sculpture is more than decor; it’s a tribute to Africa’s natural heritage, emphasizing wildlife conservation and cultural significance. The artistry reflects the dedication and talent of South African artists, celebrating the continent’s wildlife and flora.

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