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African Elephant Bust - Edge Sculpture

African Elephant Bust - Edge Sculpture

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The African Elephant Edge Sculpture by Matt Buckley, probably the largest and most imposing of all of the range, from the distinctive ears, to the unique 'two fingered' trunk, and the colour and texture of the skin, this creation made from marble resin, is mesmerising in its intricacy

There is so much to know about the African elephant, for example, it can be identified from other elephants by the size of its ears, (which radiate heat to help keep them cool) and the 'fingers' on the end of it's trunk, and with the usual attention to detail, both of these distinct features can be easily recognised on the sculpture

African elephants have a vital role in their ecosystem, in fact they have become known as 'ecosystem engineers.  For example, when it's dry season, they use their tusks to dig up what appear to be dry riverbeds, but actually they create watering holes both for themselves and other animals to drink from.  Also, the elephants  love of feasting on shrubs, plants and trees, create clearings and pathways for smaller animas to move through, their uprooting of trees also helps clear the landscape for other animals to thrive. 

Elephant ears radiate heat to help keep them cool, but if the heat gets too much, they love to shower themselves with water by sucking the water into their trunks and spraying it all over themselves, and then spray themselves with a protective coating of dust

An elephant's trunk is actually their nose, they use it for breathing, trumpeting, drinking, and of course smelling, but they also use those two finger like features to grab things - especially if they see a tempting meal!

This showstopper is one of the rare sculptures from Edge which can be both a stand alone piece, or wall mounted (see separate product African elephant with wall mount and stand to give you both options at an extra cost for the wall mount



Height - 47.5cm, Length - 68cm, Depth - 70cm

Weight - approx 24kg

Product Specification

Your artwork will come complete and ready to hang. Every piece will be bespoke made in your chosen frame, and will be presented mounted, giving just the right amount of visual separation between artwork and frame.

It will be glazed using acrylic, which gives 92% optical clarity, and 90% UV protection, and , being safer than standard glass, you can hang it anywhere in your home with complete peace of mind.

Simply dust your artwork with a soft lint free cloth

Sizes & Specification

Due to Variances in print sizes from publishers, and variances in border widths, all overall framed sizes are approximate up to 10cm, but most are accurate to within a few cms. The Framed Size is the overall size including the frame.

If you order a print only, this wil come in eco friendly paper or a tube dependent on size and courier. It doesn't come with a mount.


Free Delivery. Please allow the stated times on each product for delivery and if you require an express service, available on some products, please email us for availability.

Extensive Frame Choice

Whether your style is minimalist, contemporary, or traditional, we have curated a wide selection of frame colours to compliment both the artwork, and your interior space.

Handmade in the UK

Our skilled framers have over 20 years experience in the business, and bespoke make every piece in our workshop, and using the latest equipment, we are able to achieve an excellent finish to your artwork. Your frame will be fitted with a rigid backboard, secured with locking pins, sealed with framers grade brown tape, strong steel D rings and screws, and a double picture cord.

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