This is a Hippo sculpture made out of ebony wood, it is carved, smoothened, polished and in some case painted to give this rich dark colour.
Fun Fact about the Hippo: Despite its stocky shape and short legs, it can easily outrun most humans. Hippos have been clocked at 30 km/h over short distances.
Length: ~ 17,0 cm / 6,7 in
Height: ~10,0 cm / 3,9 in
Weight: ~ 0,6 kg / 1,3 lb