Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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crocodile figure
  • Africa
  • crocodile figure, late 1800s–1950
  • ivory, ink, carving
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 3 x 2 x 17 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 1 1/8 x 3/4 x 6 11/16 in
  • Gift of Dr. Curt Von Wedel
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3250

The crocodile is carved from a piece of ivory. Its body is straight and block-like. Its mouth is open and there are black pupils in the eyes.