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Country Group:South and Southeast Asia (Thailand, Burma, Laos, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Sri Lanka and Vietnam)
Item id: 8419

Rare pair of 18/19thC Shan Stone Temple Elephants. Given to me as a gift by a Burmese dealer friend 30 years ago, who had a whole group of these that his family had brought to Europe in the 1970's. Virtually all of the others had major damage- these have some chips/losses, but are in good condition for authentic examples. They would have been part of a group of 20 or more of these that would have surrounded the outside of a small Shan temple. I've never seen another pair of these for sale. I have near my bamboo garden, but they would look great inside or outside. Quite heavy. Size is 14 inches tall by 7 inches wide by 17 inches long and heavy.

Availability : Sold

Country: Burma

Material: Stone

Dating: 18th Century - 19th Century

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