The lion is a symbol of courage and fearlessness. Out of all the wildlife in Africa, no animal arouses as much awe and admiration as the African lion. As the largest of Africa's big cats, the ‘King of the Jungle” represents power, strength and majesty. Unlike other big cats that prefer to live solitarily, African lions are social animals and live in groups, or prides. Lion reminds us of the balance between worldly power and family.
Artist: Daniel Thomas, painted by Khumbalani Muraga
Made In: Zimbabwe
About the artist:
The Improved Arts Metal Sculpture Project was started in 1986 by five brothers. Having discovered their artistic talents, they founded the group to depict African natural history through metalwork and to make a better living. Old tin cans and other scraps of metal from businesses in the industrial area of Harare are turned into these delightful sculptures by these artists using snips, pliers, and hammers.
Item #: PTO-L