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Object Number: 94-10-3.27
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Sino-Tibetan
Provenience: China
Beijing
Period: Qing Dynasty
Date Made: Qing Dynasty
Early Date: 1644
Late Date: 1912
Section:Asian
Materials:Metal
Stone
Ivory
Thread
Cloth
Technique:Cloisonne
Iconography:Elephant
Flowers
Credit Line:Gift of the Estate of Fred Maloof (Richard G. and Jennifer L. Maloof), 1994

Description

Small carved ivory faded red elephant; metal pot on its back with small green stone set on top of pot. Elephant stands on top of cloth covered rectangular platform, blue stone in front. 23 yellow, red, green, gold tassels hanging from bottom of base. Location: 2nd tier left in corner.


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