Art Gallery - Sculpture Animals

Artisan Crafted Gifts and Decor From Around the World

These Art Gallery - Sculpture Animals - are available from Novica who in association with National Geographic bring a whole range of handcrafted items from small scale crafts workshops, often run by a single craft worker in the developing world.
 
Prices correct at time of writing - subject to change

Celadon ceramic figurine, 'Chariot Horse' (Thailand)
$177.99

Strong and proud, a chariot horse comes to life in deep jade green. Duangkamol depicts the steed in fine celadon ceramic with the characteristic crackled glaze of true celadon. This artistic style came from China around 1250 B.C.
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Celadon ceramic figurine, 'Elephant Power & Tranquility' (Thailand)
$67.99

Even while in repose, this elephant's enormous strength inspires awe. Highly revered because of their importance to monarchs and religious figures, elephants appear in many Thai proverbs and sayings. Painting celadon ceramics since adolescence, Kanda
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Celadon ceramic figurine, 'Reclining Elephant' (Thailand)
$67.99

Kneeling, a proud elephant lifts his head in greeting. Duangkamol depicts the reclining pachyderm in fine celadon ceramic. A symbol of old Siam, the elephant is much respected in modern Thailand.
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Celadon ceramic figurines, 'Bunnies' (pair) (Thailand)
$46.49

By Duangkamol, these whimsical figurines depict two bunny rabbits with expressive ears. They contentedly munch on crisp carrots. She works in cool green celadon ceramic to create the charming pair.
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Celadon ceramic figurines, 'Green Monkeys Shun Evil' (Thailand)
$34.99

Three green monkeys learn their first lessons in life شاِ see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil. Duangkamol crafts the charming figurine with traditional celadon ceramic techniques featuring a unique crackled glazed.
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Celadon ceramic figurines, 'Jade Bunny Rabbits' (pair) (Thailand)
$72.99

Two shy bunnies frolic in the garden, the cuddly creatures beautifully depicted in ceramic. By Kanda, the rabbits receive their exquisite jade color from celadon glazes with their characteristic crackled finish.
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Celadon ceramic figurines, 'Kneeling Horses' (pair) (Thailand)
$46.99

Fully tacked with saddle and bridle, two kneeling horses await a rider. Duangkamol depicts the reclining steeds in fine celadon ceramic with the characteristic crackled glaze of true celadon.
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Celadon ceramic figurines, 'Piggy Family' (set of 4) (Thailand)
$110.24

By Duangkamol, these whimsical figurines depict a mother pig with three rotund piglets. The Thai artisan works in cool green celadon ceramic to create the charming family, with the babies in three sizes.
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Celadon ceramic figurines, 'Turquoise Rabbits' (pair) (Thailand)
$42.99

By Duangkamol, these charming figurines depict two sweet bunny rabbits with turquoise fur. She works in rich celadon ceramic to create the charming pair.
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Celadon ceramic figurines, 'Turquoise Rhinos' (pair) (Thailand)
$62.99

By Duangkamol, these charming figurines depict two rhinoceros babies. She works in traditional celadon ceramic to create the figurines with a rich turquoise glaze.
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Celadon ceramic sculpture, 'Blue Thai Stallion' (Thailand)
$129.99

Posing with handsome elegance, this horse symbolizes the versatile artistry of Thailand's Duangkamol. She masters the ancient techniques of celadon ceramic to craft this beautiful sculpture in light blue hue. This specialized art form features subtle
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Celadon ceramic statuette, 'Baby Blue Elephant Child' (Thailand)
$62.99

Handcrafted of ceramic, this sleek figurine represents an elephant's grace. Duangkamol works in the painstaking celadon technique, creating a beautiful symbol of old Siam. It is glazed in a pale baby blue.
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Celadon ceramic statuette, 'Blue Elephant Welcome' (Thailand)
$45.99

Shaped of ceramic, this charming elephant lifts its trunk in welcome. Duangkamol works in the painstaking celadon technique, creating a beautiful symbol of old Siam. It is glazed in a deep, rich blue.
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Celadon ceramic statuette, 'Blue Elephant' (large) (Thailand)
$169.99

Shaped of ceramic, this sleek figurine represents an elephant's grace. Duangkamol works in the painstaking celadon technique, creating a beautiful symbol of old Siam. It is glazed in a deep, rich blue.
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Celadon ceramic statuette, 'Blue Elephant' (medium) (Thailand)
$119.99

Shaped of ceramic, this sleek figurine represents an elephant's grace. Duangkamol works in the painstaking celadon technique, creating a beautiful symbol of old Siam. It is glazed in a deep, rich blue.
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Celadon ceramic statuette, 'Elephant Grace' (Thailand)
$119.99

Shaped of ceramic, this sleek figurine represents an elephant's grace. Duangkamol works in the painstaking celadon technique, creating a beautiful symbol of old Siam. It is glazed in a cool pale green.
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Celadon ceramic statuette, 'Miniature Donkey' (Thailand)
$39.99

Curled comfortably in the grass, this charming donkey awaits his dinner. The hardworking animal is highly prized in most parts of the world. Kanda sculpts a celadon ceramic figurine in exquisite detail.
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Celadon ceramic statuette, 'Olive Elephant Child' (Thailand)
$62.99

Handcrafted of ceramic, this sleek figurine represents an elephant's grace. Duangkamol works in the painstaking celadon technique, creating a beautiful symbol of old Siam. It is glazed in a deep, olive green.
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Celadon ceramic statuette, 'Welcoming Elephants' (pair) (Thailand)
$54.99

Shaped of ceramic, these charming elephant figurines trumpet a welcome while one seems to curtsy. Duangkamol works in the painstaking celadon technique, creating a beautiful symbol of old Siam. The pair is bathed in a cool green glaze.
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Celadon ceramic statuette, 'Wise Monkeys' (Thailand)
$37.99

Huddled together in front of a tree trunk, monkeys see no evil, hear no evil, and speak no evil. Duangkamol crafts the endearing statuette with traditional celadon ceramic techniques featuring a unique glazed, crackled texture.
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Celadon ceramic statuettes, 'Charming Good Luck Cats' (pair) (Thailand)
$27.99

Working in cool blue-green Celadon ceramic, Duangkamol depicts the lucky Maneki Neko. These figurines depict Japanese cats who bring good fortune. With their cheerful, smiling faces, they raise their right paws to attract money and also wear necklace
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Celadon ceramic statuettes, 'Chimps Hang Out' (set of 3) (Thailand)
$36.99

A trio of chimps is depicted in celadon ceramic. One lifts a hand to encircle a branch while all cup their hands to hang from one another's grasp. Kanda sculpts the trio in clay. Using the celadon technique, she colors the smooth jade contours with a
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Celadon ceramic statuettes, 'Happy Blue Elephants' (pair) (Thailand)
$32.49

Duangkamol conveys the universal emotions expressed by Thai elephants. Working in cool blue Celadon ceramic, she creates an enchanting pair of statuettes. The lovely blue pachyderms are wonderfully detailed, seeming to share in belly-shaking laughter
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Celadon ceramic statuettes, 'Happy Green Elephants' (pair) (Thailand)
$38.99

Duangkamol conveys the universal emotions expressed by Thai elephants. Working in cool green celadon ceramic, she creates an enchanting pair of statuettes. The lovely green pachyderms are wonderfully detailed, seeming to share in belly-shaking laught
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Celadon ceramic statuettes, 'How to Create Universal Peace' (set of 3) (Thailand)
$79.99

The universal parable of "Speak no evil, hear no evil, see no evil" comes to life in the cool tones of celadon. The timeless lesson is personified by three monkeys - a tradition adapted from the Japanese culture. Painting celadon ceramics since adole
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Celadon ceramic statuettes, 'Jade Piglets' (set of 4) (Thailand)
$62.99

Wriggling and snorting with happiness, four fat piglets seem to smile. Kanda sculpts the figurines in clay. Using the celadon technique, she colors the smooth jade contours with a delightfully crackled glaze.
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Celadon ceramic statuettes, 'Playful Kitties' (pair) (Thailand)
$23.99

Playful kitties grin with satisfaction when catching a ball of yarn with their paws. Their expressions are sweet and admirably vivid. Duangkamol crafts them with millenary ceramic techniques unique to the green glazed, crackled beauty of celadon arti
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Ceramic figurine, 'Blue Capped Owl' (Peru)
$60.99

The owl is a hunter, portrayed in smoky ceramic in the style of Chulucanas. Lulli Luca shapes the big bird of clay, depicting the sparkling eyes that see far into the night. Wearing a cap of blue, the figurine flaunts plumage in red and green.
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Ceramic figurine, 'Cuban Trogon Song' (Guatemala)
$67.99

By Mario Rodenas, this delightful figurine depicts the Cuban trogon, with its distinctive coloring. He works in clay, fashioning and painting the cheery creature by hand to pose on a cedar base. Birds are the Guatemalan artisan's favorite theme.
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Ceramic figurine, 'New World Oriole' (Guatemala)
$69.99

By Mario Rodenas, this delightful figurine depicts the turpial, Venezuela's national bird. He works in clay, fashioning and painting the cheery creature by hand to pose on a cedar base. Birds are the Guatemalan artisan's favorite theme.
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Ceramic figurine, 'Owl Friends' (Guatemala)
$72.99

Modeled by hand, a vermiculated screech owl joins a gray mountain pygmy owl for some avian camaraderie. Mario Rodenas crafts the realistic birds from clay and paints them in vivid color as they pose on a cedar base. Birds are the Guatemalan artisan's
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Ceramic figurine, 'Parakeet Pair' (Guatemala)
$69.99

Modeled by hand, a peach-fronted parakeet joins a Pacific parakeet for some avian camaraderie. Mario Rodenas crafts the realistic birds from clay and paints them in vivid color as they pose on a cedar base. Birds are the Guatemalan artisan's favorite
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Ceramic figurine, 'Red Rooster' (Guatemala)
$77.99

Welcoming a new day, a little red rooster crows as dawn lights the sky. Modeled by hand, the cheerful bird poses on a tree trunk. Mario Rodenas crafts the realistic creature of ceramic, displayed on a cedar wood base.
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Ceramic figurine, 'Tropical Birds' (Guatemala)
$72.99

Modeled by hand, an American redstart joins a ring-necked pheasant for some bird camaraderie. Mario Rodenas crafts the realistic birds from clay and paints them in vivid color as they pose on a cedar base. Birds are the Guatemalan artisan's favorite
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Ceramic sculptures, 'Antigua Butterflies' (set of 3) (Guatemala)
$24.99

"I love Guatemala's natural environment, its beautiful colors are a constant source of inspiration," says Jose Arriola with obvious pride. He crafts this set of three ceramic butterflies by hand, the larger one holding a smaller one on its wings. Aft
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Ceramic sculptures, 'Atitlan Butterflies' (set of 3) (Guatemala)
$29.49

"I love Guatemala's natural environment, its beautiful colors are a constant source of inspiration," says Jose Arriola with obvious pride. He crafts this set of three ceramic butterflies by hand, the larger one holding a smaller one on its wings. Aft
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Ceramic sculptures, 'Chimaltenango Butterflies' (set of 3) (Guatemala)
$24.99

"I love Guatemala's natural environment, its beautiful colors are a constant source of inspiration," says Jose Arriola with obvious pride. He crafts this set of three ceramic butterflies by hand, the larger one holding a smaller one on its wings. Aft
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Ceramic sculptures, 'Coban Butterflies' (set of 3) (Guatemala)
$24.99

"I love Guatemala's natural environment, its beautiful colors are a constant source of inspiration," says Jose Arriola with obvious pride. He crafts this set of three ceramic butterflies by hand, the larger one holding a smaller one on its wings. Aft
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Ceramic sculptures, 'Solola Butterflies' (set of 3) (Guatemala)
$24.99

"I love Guatemala's natural environment, its beautiful colors are a constant source of inspiration," says Jose Arriola with obvious pride. He crafts this set of three ceramic butterflies by hand, the larger one holding a smaller one on its wings. Aft
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Ceramic sculptures, 'Totonicapan Butterflies' (set of 3) (Guatemala)
$24.99

"I love Guatemala's natural environment, its beautiful colors are a constant source of inspiration," says Jose Arriola with obvious pride. He crafts this set of three ceramic butterflies by hand, the larger one holding a smaller one on its wings. Aft
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Ceramic statuette, 'Elephant Regalia' (Thailand)
$329.99

Delicately painted by hand, this exquisite statuette demonstrates Kanda's skills and artistry. Elephants are an important part of Thai culture and have always been a symbol of both power and peace. The artists sketch the pattern freehand onto the fig
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Ceramic statuette, 'Long Legged Horse' (Brazil)
$209.99

Mario Garcia sculpts a stylized horse in his characteristic style. Its massive neck and powerful thighs exude a voluptuous sexuality. Crafted in ceramic, the exquisite piece is titled "Cavalo perna longa" in Portuguese.
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Ceramic statuette, 'Sphinx Horse' (Brazil)
$207.99

Inspiring, this voluptuous horse stands as a symbol of pride and courage. Mario Garcia sculpts the horse from ceramic, masterfully capturing the admirable beauty of the horse through his particular stylizations. Standing with its chest valiantly forw
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Ebony bookends, 'Prancing Horses' (Ghana)
$69.99

Sleek and beautiful, prancing horses grace these bookends by Kwaku Ofosuhene Apenteng. He sculpts the figures from lustrous ebony wood, adorning the books with the Gye Nyame Adinkra symbol. Ghanaian Adinkra symbols communicate popular wisdom to the p
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Sandstone sculpture, 'Frog Goes Courting' (Indonesia)
$37.99

He falls to his knees, clutching the flower he brings to his beloved. Wayan Kandiyasa captures the young swain's nervous eagerness as he woos his sweetheart. Sandstone is the artist's medium for this fanciful frog portrait.
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Sandstone sculpture, 'Frog Relaxes' (Indonesia)
$29.99

A frog relaxes, resting his head on his hand while the other caresses his rotund belly. Wayan Kandiyasa depicts the thoughtful creature in a whimsical sandstone sculpture.
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Sandstone sculpture, 'Frog with a Leaf' (Indonesia)
$29.99

A frog holds a lotus leaf to improvise a parasol, which he grasps with strong fingers. Wayan Kandiyasa depicts the resourceful young amphibian in a fanciful sandstone sculpture.
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Sandstone sculpture, 'Frog with a Parasol' (Indonesia)
$29.99

A frog exhibits purpose and good will as it goes about its business. A jaunty fringed parasol shades the amphibian from Bali's bright sun. A good luck talisman, the frog is a frequent theme in Indonesian art, portrayed by Wayan Kandiyasa.
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Sandstone sculpture, 'Gentleman Frog' (Indonesia)
$32.99

He places a hand on his portly stomach and kneels, as though courting a young woman. This gallant frog smiles with sincerity, depicted in sandstone by the talented Wayan Kandiyasa.
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Sandstone statuette, 'Acrobat Frogs' (Indonesia)
$112.99

Frogs perform as acrobats in an intriguing statuette by Wayan Kandiyasa. The muscular amphibians execute feats of skill, their rounded contours sculpted from smooth Balinese sandstone.
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Sandstone statuette, 'Big Eyed Fish' (Indonesia)
$74.99

Celebrating the bounty of Balinese waters, this delightful statuette by Wayan Kandiyasa depicts an elegant tropical fish caught in a dynamic pose. Delicate fins and tail swirl seductively in a work of intense beauty. Sculpted of sandstone, the large-
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Sandstone statuette, 'Lotus Frog' (Indonesia)
$89.99

Kneeling before his lady, a frog proffers a brilliant blossom; his is the heart of a prince. Wayan Kandiyasa sculpts this charming statuette of smooth sandstone, rich details adding to the enchantment of the work. It brings the artistry of Bali to an
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Sandstone statuette, 'Playing Kendang' (Indonesia)
$84.99

Eyes big with excitement, wide mouth open in song, a charming frog musician takes up his kendang drum. Wayan Kandiyasa carves the rotund body, bright eyes and webbed hands of smooth Balinese sandstone. This whimsical statuette is a fascinating exampl
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Sculpture, 'Giraffe Maternal Love' (Mexico)
$299.99

Mother and child cuddle close to each other in a sculpture that expresses the strength of their bond. Albert Ickenroth sculpts the giraffes by hand, transforming the clay and resin medium into a moving work of art. Working with acrylic paints, Ickenr
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Sculpture, 'Good Luck Frogs' (Mexico)
$279.99

Emerging from an egg, two frogs in rainbow colors are harbingers of good luck. Albert Ickenroth sculpts the whimsical pair in a mixture of ceramic clay and resin. Painted by hand, they seem to smile.
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Sculpture, 'Horse's Head' (Brazil)
$1344.99

Magnificent in its beauty, a powerful horse seems to pose and prance, its grace evoked only by the head and neck. Brazilian sculptor Urubatan creates this extraordinary work of art. The sculpture is signed and receives an antique black finish.
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Sculpture, 'Stylized Horse' (Brazil)
$779.99

Reminiscent of Etruscan images dating to 600 BC, this elegant sculpture conveys equine beauty and strength. Brazil's Urubatan sculpts the horse with minimalist line, giving the piece an antique black finish. It bears the artist's signature.
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Soapstone panel, 'Loyal Elephants' (India)
$149.99

Strong, powerful and loyal, a herd of elephants enjoys traveling together through time. Long revered in India, elephants inspire this detailed panel by Gulam Rasool. He works on a single soapstone slab, carefully detailing each pachyderm as he expert
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Soapstone sculpture, 'Father Elephant' (India)
$74.99

A mighty elephant lifts his trunk in fury, thrusting powerful tusks upward. Carved in intricate jali, or openwork, he reveals two perfect miniature elephants inside. Gulam Rasool masterfully sculpts the elegant pachyderms of natural soapstone.
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