Vietnamese Elephant with Symbol

This elephant drawing with what I take for a symbol, letter, or number, is from a book published in Hanoi in 1936 by Institut Bouddhique Vientane. Appears to be one of 30 books produced at the time.

I altered the colors from the original as part of my ongoing project and experiment in photocolorization.

If anyone knows more about this symbol, I would appreciate an e-mail or comment.

Many thanks, Andrea

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Thank you! Andrea

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