Charles Valton, French (1851-1918) A bronze model of a tiger attacking an Indian elephant with a hunter and his companion
Lot 136*
Charles Valton (French, 1851-1918) Elephant encounter height: 31cm (12in).
Sold for US$ 7,200 inc. premium
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Charles Valton (French, 1851-1918)
Elephant encounter
signed 'C. VALTON' (on base)
bronze with light brown patina
height: 31cm (12in).


  • Charles Valton studied under the great Animalier masters Barye and Fremiet and exhibited regularly at the Salon from 1868 until 1914, first in plaster and wax and later in bronze. He produced numerous models of African and Indian wildlife including lions, tigers, jaguars, camels and elephants.

    P. Kjellberg, Les Bronze de XIXe Siecle, Les Editions de l'Amateur, Paris, 1989, p. 635-636
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