Elephant

Elephant

900-950

Sandstone

Overall: 58 x 49 cm (22 13/16 x 19 5/16 in.)

Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1982.10

Description

The Cham kingdom was located in present-day central Vietnam and was a powerful rival of the Khmer in Cambodia. During the time when this charming, naturalistic elephant sculpture was made, the Cham were actively absorbing stylistic elements from India.

See also
Collection: 
Southeast Asian
Type of artwork: 
Sculpture
Medium: 
Sandstone

Contact us

The information about this object, including provenance information, is based on historic information and may not be currently accurate or complete. Research on objects is an ongoing process, but the information about this object may not reflect the most current information available to CMA. If you notice a mistake or have additional information about this object, please email collectionsdata@clevelandart.org.

To request more information about this object, study images, or bibliography, contact the Ingalls Library Reference Desk.

Is something not working on this page? Please email help.website@clevelandart.org.

Request a digital file from Image Services that is not available through CC0, a detail image, or any image with a color bar. If you have questions about requesting an image, please email imageservices@clevelandart.org.