Elephant tusk sculpted as a bridge enlivened with elephants

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Elephant tusk sculpted as a bridge enlivened with elephants and branches. Atop ebonized wood plinth.

Indochina, Early 20th Century.

Metal plaque underneath the plinth bearing the inscription: Le 3e B.G.V.N. à son chef de bataillon en souvenir. Septembre 1953 (The 3rd B.G.V.N. to the battalion leader as souvenir. September 1953).

Outside length of curve: 109 cm (43 in.) - Length of plinth: 96 cm (37-3/4 in.).
 

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  • Expertissim Reference: 2012030524