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FIGURINE OF AN ELEPHANT (ONE OF TWO)

Made by: Unknown

On view in: Pavilion Hallway


About this object

The figurines show a mirror pair of elephants. They are carved from jade in various shades of green. They are standing, each with his trunk raised for trumpeting. Their tails are curved around their body and they have tusks. They stand on wooden bases which are carved in two levels.

Object name:
FIGURINE OF AN ELEPHANT (ONE OF TWO)
Made from:
Jade
Made in:
China
Size:
7.5 cm (2 15/16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
62.98.2
Class:
HARDSTONE
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973