The Charging Herd
Carl E. Akeley
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
12 5/8 x 28 3/8 x 12 5/8 in., 80.4 lb. (32.1 x 72.1 x 32.1 cm, 36.5kg) (show scale)
Inscribed on proper rear of base: "Cast for / George D. Pratt Esqr. No. [?] / Limited to Ten Copies / C.E.A and 11-9-1"
Inscribed on proper left side of base: "The Charging Herd" and "Carl E. Akeley / © 1915"
Gift of George D. Pratt
Statuette of herd of seven elephants; pressed tightly together; herd strides down a declining base.
Condition: good; white corrosion in some crevices.
Carl E. Akeley (American, 1864-1926). The Charging Herd, 1915. Bronze, 12 5/8 x 28 3/8 x 12 5/8 in., 80.4 lb. (32.1 x 72.1 x 32.1 cm, 36.5kg). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of George D. Pratt, 16.508. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 16.508_bw.jpg)
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