• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 5693

    Christie's Interiors

    30 March 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 58

    A LARGE JAPANESE BRONZE ELEPHANT, SIGNED

    MEIJI PERIOD (1868-1912)

    Price Realised  

    A LARGE JAPANESE BRONZE ELEPHANT, SIGNED
    MEIJI PERIOD (1868-1912)
    Naturalistically cast striding forward with trunk raised, inset ivory tusks and inlaid eyes
    20in. (50.7cm.) long, wood stand


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