A Chinese jade carving of an elephant with two standing boy attendants caring for it, one holding a brush at the flank, the other holding another brush behind its right ear, all on a carved wave ground, the stone pale celadon with natural russet markings used.
3 1/8 inches, 7.9 cm high (with stand)
2 inches, 5.1 cm high (without stand)
Carved wood stand
Provenance & Additional Information
- Formerly in a French private collection.
- Formerly in a private English collection.
Natural flaws in the stone seen on the underside.