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Animal Figurine

Description

A figure of a standing elephant with a raised trunk, ivory tusks, and inlaid ivory toenails and eyes.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1930-1970
Location of origin
Africa
Associated Building
Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
ebony (wood)
inlay (process)
ivory (tooth component)
Object type
Art
Descriptive terms
Carved
carving (processes)
Ebony
ebony (wood)
Elephant
elephant (animal)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
FIGURINE, ANIMAL
figurines
Inlaid
inlay (process)
ivory (tooth component)
Vegetable Ivory
Dimensions
4 x 5.5 x 1.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1986.753
Credit Line
Bequest of Amelia W. Little
GUSN
11665

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