Sooka Interior - Large, finely-detailed and patinated Swordfish Tusk - Bone, Xiphias Gladius - American Wildlife Motif

Description
Sooka Interior - Large, finely-detailed and patinated Swordfish Tusk - Bone, Xiphias Gladius - American Wildlife Motif
Indonesia - After 2000

Beautifully carved swordfish bill with a marine setting. Very impressive eye-catcher.

THE STORY
A master craftsman has intricately carved a Prehistoric North American wildlife setting of Mammoths, Bison, a herd of Horses and Elk in a temperate forest 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.

DISCLAIMERS
- Since it is a natural tusk, it might have some natural minimal cracks and crevices in the tusk. This is normal. Please refer to pictures.
- Our tusks are cleaned professionally, but sometimes minor discolouration still occurs. This is natural and normal, and not something we can do a lot about. Please refer to the pictures.

DIMENSIONS
The tusk is 74cm long

SHIPMENT
- The tusk will be sent with track and trace via DHL Parcel or DPD. You will receive the tracking code as soon as the parcel is dispatched. With this code, you can also follow the status and the location of your parcel, as well as the expected delivery date. You can find this information once you have your
tracking code, by entering it under “Shipment number” on www.dhl.de

- If you have any questions on the status of your parcel, the current location, or the estimated date of delivery, it is recommended to DHL Parcel or DPD directly via Facebook messenger. An answer will be given within 24 hours. You can contact them here: https://www.facebook.com/dhlforyou/

Lot details
Object
Large, finely-detailed and patinated Swordfish Tusk
Material
Bone, Xiphias Gladius - American Wildlife Motif
Manufacturer/ Brand
Sooka Interior
Estimated Period
After 2000
Country of Origin
Indonesia
Condition
Excellent condition - barely used with minimal signs of aging & wear
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