Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • England, United Kingdom
  • Jumbo, 1882
  • Where object was made: Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • earthenware
  • Object Height: 15.9 cm
    Object Height: 6 1/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.1680
Label Text

Gray elephant decorated with enamel overglaze. There is an orange and green blanket over the back of the elephant. Behind the elephant is a hollow, stump-like form that is painted orange inside. The elephant is standing on an irregularly shaped mound with a horizontal gold line.