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Large, finely-detailed and patinated Swordfish - Hand Carving of Parade of Savannah ElephantsTusk - Xiphias Gladius - Bone

Lot reference 32335769

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Indonesia - Early 21st century

Object: Large, finely-detailed and patinated Swordfish - Hand Carving of Parade of Savannah ElephantsTusk
Material: Xiphias Gladius - Bone
Estimated Period: Early 21st century
Country of Origin: Indonesia
Condition: Excellent condition - barely used with minimal signs of aging & wear

A master craftsman has intricately carved a parade of Elephants in an African Savannah setting, into this large Swordfish Tusk. The carving is of very high quality and has a lot of detail. Could be seen as a type of scrimshaw. Scrimshaw is the name given to engravings and carvings done in bone or ivory.

The tusk is 97cm long

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