Japanese Wood and Bronze Elephant and Tiger Group


A Japanese wood and Bronze elephant and tiger sculpture from the late Meiji period (1868 - 1912), the rearing bull elephant with a pair of attaching tigers, one on its back and the other at its underbelly, raised on a large naturalistic formed root piece. The belly of the elephant is signed by maker, their marks within a rectangular reserve.

Dimensions: 17 x 19 x 10 in.

Date: c. 1900

Pair with Mid-Century Modern French Walnut Root Desk