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Title

Elephant carrying howdah

19th century


Artists

Unknown Artist


Details


Place where the work was made

China


Date

19th century


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

carved ivory


Dimensions

23.8 x 15.0 cm


Signature & date

Signed base, embossed "(illeg.) [in a form of artist's seal]". Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1895


Location

Not on display


Accession number

2372



Place

Where the work was made
China