Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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figure of a standing elephant
  • Africa
  • figure of a standing elephant, late 1800s–1950
  • wood, bone, staining, carving
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 10 x 4.5 x 11.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 3 7/8 x 1 3/4 x 4 1/2 in
  • Gift of Dr. Curt Von Wedel
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3071

The standing elephant has its trunk raised and ears flared. The right legs are ahead of the left legs. It has white eyes, toenails, and one tusk of bone. It is black.