A carved nephrite elephant with boys figural group

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Lot 3042
A carved nephrite elephant with boys figural group

Sold for US$ 10,000 inc. premium

Asian Decorative Arts

13 Oct 2015, 10:00 PDT

San Francisco

Property from Various Owners
A carved nephrite elephant with boys figural group
The stalwart pachyderm with incised details portrayed as gamely enduring the ablutions of two small boys, one prone upon the elephants shoulder pouring out a vial of water to be scrubbed by the boy standing at the beast's side below; the stone of whitish-gray hue with isolated icy inclusions.
6 1/4in (16cm) long

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  • Provenance:
    Bonhams, San Francisco, sale 20090, 21 December 2011, lot 8535
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