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Dublin Core

Title

Ivory: sculpture

Description

One creamy-white carved ivory figure of an elephant depicted trumpeting with mouth open and snout raised.

Provenance

Part of small collection given by Alley to H.M. Sievwright during his visit to Gansu in 1947, delivering Corriedale sheep from New Zealand to the Shandan Bailie School. Gifted by Mrs A. Sievwright, of Timaru, to Canterbury Museum in 1975.

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

62.41x19.68x29.96mm (l x w x h)

Museum Ac. No.

C1975.52

Usage Rights

To order a copy of this image please contact Canterbury Museum on images@canterburymuseum.com.

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Citation

“Ivory: sculpture,” China, Art and Cultural Diplomacy, accessed May 31, 2020, http://rewialleyart.nz/items/show/230.