Elephant

Artist/maker unknown, Chinese

Geography:
Made in China, Asia

Date:
19th century

Medium:
Rock crystal (quartz) with incised decoration; wood stand

Dimensions:
6 3/8 x 13 11/16 x 4 5/8 inches (16.2 x 34.7 x 11.7 cm)

Curatorial Department:
East Asian Art

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1944-20-6a,b

Credit Line:
Gift of Major General and Mrs. William Crozier, 1944

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Label:
This elephant, one of a pair, was formerly in the Imperial Collection of the emperor Qianlong. The seal characters read (translated) "The whole world at peace."