This Chinese vintage copper alloy small ornament most likely made during the early part of the People's Republic of China, 1949- as I understand from the seller and due to the very nice patina. The elephant skin is made to look real, he is wearing a decorative hat and tapestry, His ears are flapping his trunk curled up and he looks like he is smiling. The tusks remind us to help protect the elephants. It is a great decorative item or a perfect ornament for the collector of animals or elephants. It is made of a copper alloy as mentioned. It probably be cleaned up a bit, but i would not remove the patina and therefore the originality from its age. It has no cracks missing parts, or cracks. Just the age related surface wear with no green spots.
Size: Length 4.33 inches or 11 cm. Height 2.55 inches or 6.5 cm, Width 1.96 inches or 5 cm. Weight 276 grams
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