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A PAIR OF FEMALE AFRICAN ELEPHANT TUSKS WITH BRONZE MOUNTS. Loxodanta africana. 103 inches long (261.6 cm) (longest tusk... (Total: 2 Items)

2012 September 12 - 13 The Estate Signature Auction- Dallas #5101

 
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Auction Ended On: Sep 12, 2012
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Location: Heritage Auctions - Design District Annex
1518 Slocum Street
Dallas, TX

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A PAIR OF FEMALE AFRICAN ELEPHANT TUSKS WITH BRONZE MOUNTS
Loxodanta africana
103 inches long (261.6 cm) (longest tusk)

The pair of ivory female elephant tusks with outer curve measuring 95 and 103 inches long respectively, each with a bronze cap to the base and ring to the middle with mount for hanging.

Condition Report*:

With fine fissures darkened with age throughout, to one tusk a diagonal crack of approximately one inch and a circle indention of approximately 1 inch diameter, to the other tusk a group of intentions to the tip of tusk of approximately 1 inch each, a crack of approximately 3 inches in length to the body.

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