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: 11.5 x 6 x 18 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 4 1/2 x 2 3/8 x 7 1/16 in
  • Gift of Dr. Curt Von Wedel
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3073

The standing elephant has the trunk raised. The right legs are ahead of the left. It has white eyes, tusks, and toenails of bone. The remainder of the elephant is black.