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Large Japanese Meiji Period Bronze Bull Elephant

Large Japanese Meiji Period Bronze Bull Elephant

Japan

circa 1880

The bull elephant is of rare size and is stamped on the underside of his belly and probably cast and made around the third quarter of the 19th century. Naturalistically striding forward in a majestic pose with original inset ivory tusks.

Condition

There is restoration to the left-hand tusk where an old chip has been repaired.

Dimensions

Height 20.00cm (7.87 inches)

Width 33.00cm (12.99 inches)

Depth 17.00cm (6.69 inches)

Stock No: F617

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