Elephant, Brass, on Wheels

$9.00
Elephant, mount of kings,  working and fighting animal, in brass statue
SKU: STWA
Price: $9.00

These wheeled brass elephants are replicas of Indian toys made for Indian children by their loving families. From war to work, elephants have always played, and continue to play, a prominent role in India's history. Whether fighting off invaders in the olden days, transporting honored dignitaries in processions, or dragging loads through a forest, the Asian elephant has a long, illustrious history. In Hinduism, the elephant is associated with rain as he is believed to be able to call his heavenly counterpart, the rain cloud.

Weight: 10 oz.
Size: 
3.5" (9 cm)
Materials: 
Brass
Country of origin: 
India