Herend Large Giraffe

Handmade in Hungary. Please allow 8-10 weeks to ship.tooltip Free Shipping
Style:Large Giraffe Rust

For centuries, giraffes were unknown outside of Africa and their appearance incited such curiosity that they were sometimes used as diplomatic gifts. The curiosity is certainly an understandable reaction considering the unusual appearance of the world’s tallest land animal. The most obvious is their long necks which provide the advantage of reaching vegetation that other herbivores can’t. That said, their favorite delicacy is the thorny acacia tree which deters most others who do not have the giraffe’s long, muscular tongue to avoid the thorns. Far from avoiding each other, fellow plant-lovers such as zebras, antelope and wildebeest prefer to graze near giraffes since the giraffe’s sight lines are so far (due to their height) that they act as an early warning system for any predators long before their shorter neighbors can ever see them.

Handmade and handpainted in Hungary with 24k gold accents.

Measures 15 ½" h.

Ground shipping (3-5 business days) for this item is FREE. You will have the option to choose from free Ground shipping or expedited services for an additional fee during checkout.

We make every effort to please you with every order. But if an item does not suit you, we will accept its return for a refund, excluding any shipping charges, for up to 60 days from the date of our shipment to you. We accept returns for store credit up to 90 days. Returned items must be unused and in salable condition. A gift can be returned within 90 days for a store credit that is good indefinitely. Personalized items are not returnable, so please take special care when giving instructions for customizing.

Note: Due to the Coronavirus, the Governor of New York has mandated that all non-essential businesses be closed for the time being. We cannot accept returns at this time, but we will extend the policy so returns are accepted for 90 days after we reopen.

Catalog HotKey: D1035

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1 review

Vicky C
Orlando, FL
Christmas Giraffe
December 23, 2016
This beautiful giraffe arrived in perfect condition thanks to the expert wrapping! It is really an exquisite piece; so detailed in beautiful Herend style. We are very pleased with this piece and will enjoy it and hope to pass it down as an heirloom. Ordering was simple and quick.
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