A bronze group of an elephant attacked by two tigers
By Genryusai Seiya, Meiji Period
The large trumpeting beast is modelled fending off two snarling tigers, stamping one tiger underfoot at the front, whilst another attacks from behind clambering over his back, the mammal's skin carefully textured to resemble its crinkled skin, signed in a rectangular reserve Seiya saku; with separate large oval wood stand. 25.5cm x 39cm (10in x 15 3/8in), the stand 2cm x 41.5cm (¾in x 16 3/8in). (2).
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