London, South Kensington
13 June 2002
An inlaid bronze model of an elephant with koro
the caparisoned elephant turned facing the side, the details in silver and gold with ivory tusks, the rug draped over its back decorated with ho-o, the globular koro and cover decorated with three shaped panels depicting a kannon, Luo Hai and his three-legged toad and a scholar in exterior scenes, the details in silver and gold -- 12 1/8in. (30.8cm.) high, (rubbing).
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