Meiji Elephant and Tigers Japanese Bronze Antique c1880

Trove of Tetbury


A realistically detailed bronze sculpture of an elephant wrestling with two tigers. The drama of the interaction between the animals has been captured well by the sculptor. This antique bronze is well patinated.

Height: 12cm or 4.5 inches; Length: 18cm or 7 inches; Trunk to ear: 11cm or 4.5 inches.
Weight: 932 grams or 32.9 ounces.