Pair of Elephant Figures

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1800-1850

GUSN

GUSN-2627

Description

Pair of small pearlware elephant figurines, mounted on base painted with yellow band; the animals are painted with black enamel with rosy-red blankets with green tassels.

Details

Descriptive Terms

figurines
enamel paint
molding (forming)
pearlware
polychrome
Pearlware
Enamel
Molded
Polychrome
Figurine, Animal

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1991.846.1-.2

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Staffordshire, England

Dimensions

2 3/4 x 2 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.846.1-2