Seller: picardiantiques (97) 94.9%, Location: Clinton Township, Michigan, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 322020042394 Ancient Gupta Dynasty Terra Cotta 280-550 AD. [ 09-693] 280-550 AD. 2 5/8" height, black polished terra cotta depicting a performing elephant with head trappings, standing legs together and trunk raised. The trunk extension missing and a little surface wear. The Gupta Dynasty ruled north and central India and is noted for its terra cotta sculpture which often depicts sensuous female deities. It is represented in all major Asian art collections and even fragments can command prices in the thousands.