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An Indian carved-ivory elephant adorned with gold and jewels, c.1900; the elephant is a symbol of power and prestige in India; the chattra, or golden umbrella, is a symbol of Indian royalty. (Christie's)

An antique ivory and multi-gem elephant The carved ivory elephant, with cat's eye chrysoberyl eyes and ivory tusks with gold detail.

Unusual carved ivory ornamental elephant its head mounted with a gold head-piece decorated with rubies and pearls with gold wire detailing suspending small gold bells, its back covered with an ornate gold cloth with a studded pattern set with further rubies and pearls beneath a yellow gold howdah Indian circa 1890.

Unusual carved ivory ornamental elephant, decorated with rubies and pearls with gold wire detailing suspending small gold bells, ,yellow gold howdah Indian circa

Carved Gem Set Ivory Elephant - Carved Gem Set Ivory Elephant with an intricate gold and gem set caparison comprised of precious and semi-precious stones including amethysts, rubies, sapphires, aquamarine, emeralds, and citrine and with a jewel encrusted howdah.

Carved Gem Set Ivory Elephant - Carved Gem Set Ivory Elephant with an intricate gold and gem set caparison comprised of precious and semi-precious stones including amethysts, rubies, sapphires, aquamarine, emeralds, and citrine and with a jewel encrusted howdah.

Made by goldsmith Johann Melchior Dinglinger (1664-1731)

Augustus the Strong, the Green Vault, Dresden - detail of figure from the dollhouse depiction of the court of the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb

A Fine Indian Ivory, Silver Gilt and Garnet Set Elephant. Late 19th century. Surmounted by a small lantern. 17cm high. 12cm long. Some hairline cracks to feet. Small scratches to trunk   by The London Auction Rooms

A Fine Indian Ivory, Silver Gilt and Garnet Set Elephant. Surmounted by a small lantern. Some hairline cracks to feet. Small scratches to trunk by The London Auction Rooms

An INDIAN CARVED IVORY ELEPHANT MOUNTED IN GOLD AND JEWELS, retailed by Van Cleef & Arpels, New York, 20th century - Sotheby's

Carved Indian ivory elephant mounted in gold and jewels, Van Cleef and Arpels, New York, century

A jadeite jade and gem-set elephant with the carved emerald face, riding in a gold howdah, accentuated with various shapes of emeralds, rubies, sapphires and freshwater cultured pearls, with wooden stand; detailed in fourteen karat gold.

A jadeite jade and gem-set elephant. photo Bonhams the jadeite jade elephant with a carved emerald figure riding in a gold howdah,.

An Indian Ivory, 14-Karat Gold and Gem-Set Figure of a Camel

An Indian Ivory, Gold and Gem-Set Figure of a Camel, Century, in walking position, its back draped with an openwork gold saddl.

A set of two ceremonial ivory models of elephants Mounted with gold and precious stone harnesses  Indian, c. 1900

A set of two ceremonial ivory models of elephants Mounted with gold and precious stone harnesses Indian, c.

AN INDIAN PARCEL-GILT AND GEM-SET CARVED WOOD FIGURE OF A CAPARISONED ELEPHANT, LATE 19TH - EARLY 20TH CENTURY the ebonized wood elephant covered with rich caparison mounted in pearls and cabochon rubies, emeralds, sapphires, opals, turquoise, carnelian, garnets, and yellow beryls, trimmed with matching beads, the howdah fitted with a seated dignitary, on silver-covered rectangular base

An Indian parcel-gilt and gem-set carved wood figure of a caparisoned elephant, late - early century

Gemset-encrusted carved ivory elephant with gilt silver trappings, set with sapphires of varying colors, emeralds, rubies, moonstones, opals, coral, turquoise and star sapphires, ca. 1960. 4 1/2" x 4".

Gemset-encrusted carved ivory elephant with gilt silver trappings, set with sapphires of varying colors, emeralds, rubies, moonstones, opals, coral, turquoise and star sapphires, ca. 1960. 4 1/2" x 4".

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