Carved tusk of seven elephants. Colonial work circa 1940

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Carved ivory tusk, carved with a frieze of seven elephants facing a crocodile with open jaws

Africa, Colonial work circa 1940

Elephant ivory Loxodonta africana CITES n°FR1509400489-K delivered the 9/07/2015 by the DRIEE ILE-DE-FRANCE, bearing the mention PRE CONVENTION : 1945

Total weight : 986g (34.7 oz)
Length of exterior curve : 68 cm (26.7 in.)

Condition report : Restoration on hooves of first four elephants

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Provenance : Purchased in Senegal

  • Items quantity:  1
  • Height in cm : 16 cm
  • Width in cm : 60 cm
  • Depth in cm : 6 cm
  • Expertissim Reference: 2016050467