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

Description
Large, finely-detailed and patinated Swordfish - Hand Carving of Parade of Savannah ElephantsTusk - Xiphias Gladius - Bone
Indonesia - Early 21st century

THE STORY
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.

DIMENSIONS
The tusk is 97cm long

SHIPMENT
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Lot details
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
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