Elephant & Mopane Tree Candelabra Pair

This is Patrick’s original design for a small to medium size table and is still his favourite. Each piece was made to hold two candles at different heights and has elephants at its base.

Price is for the pair. Can be ordered individually on request.

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The Mopane trees, although different, have a gentle symmetry; the setting comprised the semi-submerged trees in Lake Kariba. At the base of the first Mopane tree are two cow elephants with their calves around a mud pool. Whilst one mother gently extricates her playful calf from its mud bath, the other stands up waiting for her calf to come suckle, as elephants do, from between her front legs. All around the edge of the mud bath are elephant footprints. Beneath the second Mopane tree are two bull elephants. The old tusker is bent down on one knee with his trunk outstretched as if to drink. The young askari, an East African word for policeman that also denotes a vigilant young bull elephant, stands on higher ground on the lookout for danger.


Item code: 798-410

Complimentary gift wrapping

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£18000 GBP

$23856 USD

€20280 EUR

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Most pieces can be made in 18 ct gold and in sterling silver. Engraving and the setting of semi-precious stones are also available.

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Every Patrick Mavros silver sculpture is made using the ancient technique of lost wax casting. Obtaining a silver sculpture of the original wax model is a long and involved process. The wax model is encased in liquid rubber which, once set, is carefully cut away to provide a negative. Into this cavity... More about silver casting »

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Delivery on orders less than £200:

Standard UK delivery 3-5 working days £5.00
Express UK delivery 1-2 working days £8.00
Standard International delivery 7-12 working days £12.00
Express International delivery 3-5 days working £30.00

Collection of your order can be arranged from our stores in London, Harare, Mauritius and Nairobi. If this item is in stock, United Kingdom customers can expect delivery within 2 business days. For other customers world-wide, expect delivery within 7 to 12 days. If your selection is not in stock, we will inform you within 24 hours and an order will be placed that will be dispatched to you within three weeks. Each piece is lovingly handmade and we promise it's worth the wait!

Gift wrapping

Gift wrap is complimentary. This and every piece ordered here will come with our signature wrapping paper featuring silver elephants and the classic red ribbon.

Most pieces come in black signature Mavros embossed boxes, and some smaller pieces are placed in black velvet pouches prior to wrapping. See more about our gift wrap with photos here.

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