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Profile image of April YoungApril Young began her full time sculptural practice after joining Glasgow Ceramic Studio in 2001. Her work is figurative and whether taking human or animal form, usually bursting with life or telling a story.

Work is produced to a variety of scales to suit either homes, gardens or the public arena.

Sculpture: 'Clockwork Elephant (Bronze small Semi abstract sculptures/statuettes)'
by April Young

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Bronze Resin Wild Animals and Wild Life sculpture by sculptor April Young titled: 'Clockwork Elephant (Bronze small Semi abstract sculptures/statuettes)'
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Sculpture description:
Bronze resin small Semi Contemporary/Abstract Elephant statuette, or Small Elephant cross Clockwork cold cast Bronze Figurine statue. April Young has long been fascinated with the relationship between man and beast, being a great lover of horses. But it was man`s commodification of animals, even wild ones, that gave rise to the ideas for this piece. The design concept references the elephant`s notoriety for memory, combined with the recklessness of their treatment as an ivory product. The use of dismantled time pieces to form the surface for the piece mirrors the time critical nature of the species` conservation.
Artist's comments:
It`s a sad fact that, due to a combination of poaching and destruction of their natural habitat, the elephant population is under serious threat. Since 1900, when the population was a thriving 10 million in Africa, numbers have dwindled to a mere 470, 000 (by the year 2007). Hearing that the elephant, our largest and most powerful land mammal, had received a `vulnerable` status seems so ironic. It was this irony that provided the inspiration which mobilised April to make a statement on their behalf. 5% of sales from this piece will be donated to `TUSK` Elephant Conservation Charity.
Dimensions/size: 27 x 44 x 16 cm (height x width x depth)
approx: 10 2/3 in x 1 ft 5 1/3 in x 6 1/3 in
Edition: 25
Medium: Bronze resin
Sculptor: April Young [sculptor profile]
Price: £
1,167

Converted prices below are only for guidance and should be checked:
1,348
/ USD $
1,438
/ AUD $
1,903
/ CAD $
1,910
/ CHF
1,447
Availability: Yes, for sale.*
Category: Animals in General Sculptures Statues
Wild Animals and Wild Life Sculptures
Animal Abstract Contemporary Modern Stylised Minimalist Sculptures
African Animal and Wildlife Sculptures
Small Animal Sculptures
Tabletop Desktop Small Indoor Statuettes Figurines Sculptures
Weight: 7 Kg / 15.4 lb
Title: Clockwork Elephant (Bronze small Semi abstract sculptures/statuettes)
Finish: Traditional Bronze
Recommended Usage: Indoors and as a Garden Sculpture
Year: 2011
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