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Figural Group on an Elephant

Object Number: 
1911.79
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Porcelain
Dimensions: 
Overall: 13 1/4 x 12 1/2 x 5 in. ( 33.7 x 31.8 x 12.7 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on underside of elephant in blue: ornate intertwined capitals/ "Dresden"
Description: 
Porcelain elephant carrying three soldiers on its back in ornate gilded car; draped black nude male figure sits on elephant's head.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Catharine Augusta De Peyster
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group