Large Antique Wooden Elephant Puppet

(India, 19th Century)

Large Antique Wooden Elephant Puppet

Rare large antique hand carved wooden elephant puppet with carved man and display stand. The elephant features articulated legs, feet, ears, and trunk. The elephant has an intricately carved body with decorative polychrome finish and inlay detail. His trainer has a beautifully detailed head and hands and is wearing a brightly colored costume and gord. This substancial pair rests on a custom metal base and hangs from the original control handle. Excellent condition with age appropriate wear. Est. circa 1850. Lovely patina on the original wood finish that is probably teak. Appears to be from India or Thailand. Rare large size and scale.

Dimensions: 26"w x 14"d x 57"h

WIDTH: 26 in | HEIGHT: 57 in | DEPTH: 14 in

Origin India
Category Objects
Circa1850
Period 19th Century
Style Unspecified
ConditionExcellent

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CONDITION: Age appropriate wear

THB REF: 7893447201
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