Elephants have always been the mystical
animals, huge and rare. It is considered a symbol of auspice in many
cultures. It is even worshiped as Lord Ganesha in India. Interesting
as it is with a hugebody, a long trunk and tusks, Elephant image gives
the sculptor a chance to experiment and create unique elephant
Elephant statues and figurines in many sizes are made in marble and
other stones. Elephant seems to be the most sculptured animal figure
in most varied forms with largest number of elephant images in India.
The aristocratic animal is often carved with a royal flair.