Lot 412
A Meiji Period Japanese Bronze Sculpture of an Elephant Attacked by Tigers
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Meiji Period (1868-1912), incised signature to back of tiger, patinated and textured bronze, a dynamic scene of an elephant battling the two aggressive tigers, bone tusks.

9.75 x 9 in.

Estate of the Late Richard Rivoire of Charles County, Maryland and Raleigh, North Carolina. A noted historical architect, J. Richard Rivoire was a native of Charles County, Maryland and the first to do extensive documentation of historic structures in that county. He moved to Raleigh in 2005 and was actively engaged in the research and documenting of historic structure in this region.

Tigers lacking glass eyes.

$400 - 600