A LARGE PAIR OF ORMOLU-MOUNTED ELEPHANTS
THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN 
A LARGE PAIR OF ORMOLU-MOUNTED ELEPHANTS

JIAQIONG PERIOD, THE PORCELAIN

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A LARGE PAIR OF ORMOLU-MOUNTED ELEPHANTS
JIAQIONG PERIOD, THE PORCELAIN
Each beast standing foursquare with his head turned back to one side, one floppy ear resting against his saddlecloth and his wrinkly hide in washy taupe with gray markings, wearing colorful, ribboned trappings, his green blanket decorated with a musical chime flanked by bats above frothy waves and with tasselled swags below, above all a pink saddle (vases lacking)
11¼ in. (28.5 cm.) long, the porcelain (2)
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