A large patinated bronze elephant and tiger group<BR />Meiji period
Lot 8597
A large patinated bronze elephant and tiger group
Meiji period
Sold for US$ 1,375 inc. premium
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A large patinated bronze elephant and tiger group
Meiji period
Well cast as a bull elephant in combat with a pair of tigers, its head thrown back and trunk raised high while the felines attack from the front and back, the realistic depiction heightened with yellow crystal eyes for the tigers and tusks fashioned from ivory, all supported on an oval marble base.
15 3/4in (40cm) height of sculpture
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