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Pair Maitland Smith Bronze Elephant Chinese Altar Vases, Thailand


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Directory: Vintage Arts: Regional Art: Pre 1980: Item # 1265653

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Large and impressive pair of bronze elephants in ceremonial attire. Made in Thailand for Maitland Smith, these elephant altar flower vases are similar in style to a drawing by H.C. Sheffield titled "Chinese Flower Vase" commissioned in the 1930's by the Art Institute of Chicago for one their Field Museum of Natural History projects. These bronze elephant vases measure 19.5" high x 15" long. Weight is 23 lbs each.