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Sculpture of elephant, wood, Japan, 19th century

Sculpture of elephant, wood, Japan, 19th century


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Sculpture: Pre 1900: Item # 1145240

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Study of an elephant holding a piece of wood with its trunk, his skin hanging loosely about him. Dark brown patinated, light weight wood, the eyes inlaid in buffalo horn, the tusks bone. Japan, 19th century.
Length: 15.5 inches (39.1 cm)
Pupil to one eye missing, otherwise fine condition.