Animals often hold symbolic meaning in art and sculptures and since early man humans have been carving animals for both artistic and religions purposes. However they can simply be appreciated for there beauty.
The bust refers to the top section of a persons body, from the head down to the chest. Bronze and marble were the most common materials for sculptors.
Antique carvings are the oldest form of sculpture. The most popular subjects are people and animals.
Antique figures can be created from a number of different materials such as marble, wood, bronze, ivory, jade, lead, terracotta and cast iron to name but a few.
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