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–1998
  • wood, staining, carving
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 13 x 10.5 x 20 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 5 1/8 x 4 1/8 x 7 7/8 in
  • Gift of Robert H. Brown Jr.
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3067

The wooden carving is of a rotund elephant. The trunk is curling up to his mouth, and he has one wooden tusk. The ears are flared to the sides. There is no tail. It is mottled dark brown and medium brown.