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Founder:
Monumental Bronze Company  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: cast zinc, painted ; Base: concrete
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by Koester Foundation 400 North 8th Marysville Kansas 66508
Located Koester House 906 Elm Street Marysville Kansas
Notes:
Save Outdoor Sculpture, Kansas survey, 1995.
SOS Assessment Award, 1997.
Image on file.
(On oval plaque on top of base:) BABY ELEPHANT/BORN IN BRIDGEPORT, CONN./THIS IS A CORRECT MODEL AND/IS ENDORSED BY MESSERS. BARNUM, BAILEY AND HUTCHINSON/PROPRIETORS OF THE LIVING ORIGINAL./CAST IN WHITE BRONZE ONLY/AT THE ART FOUNDRY OF THE MONUMENTAL BRONZE COMPANY OF/BRIDGEPORT CONN. Founder's mark appears.
The information provided about this artwork was compiled as part of the Smithsonian American Art Museum's Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture database, designed to provide descriptive and location information on artworks by American artists in public and private collections worldwide.
Summary:
A baby elephant standing on all four legs, its trunk curled under. The elephant rests on an integral base, which features flowers in relief around the elephant's feet. The sculpture sits on a concrete base.
Topic:
Animal--Elephant  Search this
Control number:
IAS KS000605
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_334917