University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number: 94-10-3.22
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:Ivory
Iconography:Elephant
Figure
Credit Line:Gift of the Estate of Fred Maloof (Richard G. and Jennifer L. Maloof), 1994
Other Number-944 5- - Other Number

Description

Ornate ivory elephant with rider. Rider: balding man holding stick in right hand. Elephant's trunk bends to right, pearl in middle of forehead. Back of elephant: 3 columns of black, blue, tan beads. Location: 2nd tier elephant sits on lotus-leaf, trunk points left central shrine


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