Kay Bojesen ELEPHANT Figure Jubilee Edition

SKU: 39324
Sale price$168.00

Size: Mini H9.50cm W12cm D7.50cm
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In 2023, Kay Bojesen’s iconic and beloved Elephant celebrates its 70th anniversary. We are celebrating the occasion with a Reworked Elephant – a special edition created from a wonderful mix of different wood types, such as teak, walnut, oak, ash and maple – all from surplus and residual wood. With a focus on upcycling and minimising resource waste, the Reworked Elephant has a new, modern and sustainable dimension, so that it not only acknowledges the past but also the future.

With respect for the environment, the Reworked Elephant is made from residual wood, which means each Elephant will therefore look different depending on which types of wood are left over on the day they are produced. In other words, we cannot guarantee which types of wood each of the Reworked Elephants are made of. But we can guarantee that every single Elephant is even more unique than the original classic, if that's possible.

The large Reworked Elephant measures 21 cm in height, has a 70th anniversary stamp under one foot and comes in a special, limited edition wooden anniversary box. Only 600 pieces are produced and everyone is numbered. We cannot inform you which number your elephant has.


About the brand

Kay Bojesen
Kay Bojesen

Kay Bojesen was a Danish silversmith and designer known for his iconic wooden figurines and toys. His designs are characterized by their simple, clean lines, craftsmanship, and a touch of whimsy. Here are some key aspects and notable designs associated with Kay Bojesen:

  1. Wooden Figurines: Kay Bojesen is best known for his wooden figurines, which have become timeless classics. These include the wooden monkey, the wooden elephant, the wooden bear, and the wooden songbird. These figurines are characterized by their smooth, rounded forms and playful expressions. They are loved for their charm and ability to bring joy to both children and adults.
  2. Craftsmanship: Kay Bojesen was dedicated to craftsmanship and quality. His wooden figurines were meticulously handcrafted, often from high-quality woods such as oak or teak. The attention to detail and the use of natural materials contribute to the longevity and enduring appeal of his designs.
  3. Function and Playfulness: While Kay Bojesen's designs have a playful and whimsical aesthetic, they are also functional. Many of his figurines can be posed and moved, encouraging imaginative play. They are not only decorative objects but also interactive toys that engage the user.
  4. Expansion of Design Range: In addition to the iconic wooden figurines, Kay Bojesen designed other wooden objects and homeware items. This includes kitchen utensils, cutlery, tableware, and even jewellery. These designs showcase his ability to combine form and function in various contexts.
  5. Legacy: Kay Bojesen's designs have gained international recognition and have become highly collectible. Today, his creations are still produced by the Danish design company Rosendahl, which continues to honor his legacy by maintaining the original design and craftsmanship.

Kay Bojesen's designs have a timeless and playful quality that appeals to people of all ages. His wooden figurines have become cherished collectibles and are often passed down through generations.

Panik Design is an Authorised retailer for Kay Bojesen

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