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