This elephant teapot produced by Colclough China features a rider that is modeled after the Indian actor Sabu and his role in the 1937 British film Elephant Boy.
Colclough China Ltd. (England, 1937-1948)
Sabu Elephant Teapot c. 1937
5 x 10 x 4.33″
Kamm Collection 2005.144.78