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Asian Art

Elephant with Boy on Back

1615–1868

Netsuke, Ivory

3/4 × 2 1/8 × 1 3/8 in. (1.9 × 5.4 × 3.5 cm)
Bequest of Herman M. Levy, B.A. 1927, LL.B. 1929, and Hilda P. Levy
1994.64.26
Geography: 
Japan
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

"G. Wilhelm, The International Collector's Society Journal Vol. 10, No. 2 (Sept. 1982) pp. 46-7, fig. 1-2A. "

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.