Indra Elephant Toothpick Holder
Designed as a toothpick holder, this piece was created by Christofle in 1870.
The Elephant Indra is oriental in style, a style which was very popular in the XIXth cetury, much influenced by the flora and the fauna.
The elephant is the symbol of memory , of wisdom in India, of strength in China, of logevity in Japan.
The Elephant Indra is a reproduction in Gallia of a piece from the Bouilhet Christofle museum.