SOLD! for $330.00.
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Japanese Meiji period bronze sculpture depicting an elephant with wooden tusks rearing as it is attacked by two tigers, one cat on its back biting the elephant's ear and the other at its feet clawing its right hind leg. Stamped with Japanese characters on underbelly. 9 3/4" H x 12 1/4" W x 6 1/2" D. Late 19th/early 20th century.
PROVENANCE: The estate of Dr. Thomas Bechtel, Memphis, TN.
CONDITION: Surface oxidation and scattered minute calcium deposits throughout. One wooden tusk lost. Loss to tip of elephant's tail.