Animal Figurine

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1930-1970

GUSN

GUSN-11665

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

figurines
carving (processes)
ebony (wood)
inlay (process)
ivory (tooth component)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
elephant (animal)
Ebony
Vegetable Ivory
Carved
Inlaid
Elephant
FIGURINE, ANIMAL

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Africa

Object Type

Art

Dimensions

4 x 5.5 x 1.5 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.753