Antique miniature Indian jewelled ivory elephant

£2,200

This charming miniature elephant is a superb piece of Indian decorative art, crafted from gilt metal, ivory, and a panoply of polychrome jewels.

 

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Description

The miniature model elephant is crafted from carved ivory overlaid with gilt metal armour profusely jewelled with polychrome stones. The top of the model is surmounted by an ornate finial.

Details

Country of Origin
Indian
Date of Manufacture
c. 1900
Period
Early 20th Century
Style
Animal / Animalier, Indian Interest
Material
Gilt Metal, Ivory, Semi-precious stones
Colour
Cream, Gold, Multi-coloured

Dimensions

Height
9.5 cm / 3.5 inches

Reference:
011799

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