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Object Number: 94-10-3.26
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 back with small green stone set on top of pot. Elephant stands on top of cloth covered platform. Cloisonne? flowers on 2 sides of platform, blue stone in front. 23 yellow, red, green, gold tassels hanging from bottom of base. Location: 2nd tier right in corner.


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