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Metal Elephant

Auction:
2978T
Lot:
1346
Sold for:
$197$160

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Auction:
Discovery - 2978T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
January 05, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Metal Elephant, Japan or China, modeled walking, its trunk raised to form a soft C-curve, its tail down at its right hind leg, insides of ears polished in brown, plastic tusks (one broken, one detached), ht. 10 3/4, wd. 15 1/2 in.
Estimate $20-200

one of the tusks broken, the other loose from the elephant, some rusting particularly to belly.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

China, Japan, Anthropology, Biota, Deer, Elephant, Ethology, Tail

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