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Large heavy bronze figure of a caparisoned elephant

Price:  4.500,00

Important large and heavy bronze figure of a caparisoned elephant with dragon reliefs on its flanks and carrying a pagoda on its back, in five parts and marked: Fukui Yoshi’uji seishi (made by F.Y.)

The figure is personification of an auspicious Chinese pun symbolizing peace and happiness: ‘taiping you xiang’ an elephant  (xiang, also: image) carrying a vase (ping, also: peace) or a pagoda on its back.

Meiji Period.

Size: H. : 74 cm; W. : 70 cm; D. : 23 cm, Weight: 28 kg

Shipping and handling not included.

Ref. No. : n2341

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