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Royal Collection Trust/© Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II 2014

Model Elephant

Overview

Creator: Indian (nationality)
Materials: 
Ivory
Dimensions: 
19.2 x 18.3 x 9.6 cm
RCIN 
19705
Acquirer: King Edward VII, King of the United Kingdom (1841-1910), when Albert Edward, Prince of Wales (married) (1863-1901)
Provenance: 
Presented to Albert Edward, Prince of Wales during his visit to India in 1875-6
Description:

A carved ivory model of an elephant in elaborately carved harness with embroidered foliate scrolls and pendant tassels, bearing a howdah with triple canopy and painted finials, two figures inside, one driver in front and four accompanying footmen armed with spears and swords on an ivory stand

Further details

Category: 
Ethnographic Items