DescriptionWOOLLY MAMMOTH TUSK
A beautiful example of a highly collectible ice-age relic, this specimen displays a well-preserved root canal and the classic double curve of the mammoth tusk. It is colored with a gorgeous range of muted yellows and browns, the tonal shifts creating bands and striations along the whole of its length - 5 feet, 10 ½ inches along the outside curve. Although some damage to the surface near the tip has been restored, the missing sections of surface enamel reveal the darker ivory beneath, highly polished and with natural patterning that resembles nothing so much as the growth rings found in beautifully aged and darkened wood. Comes complete with a custom display stand.
Estimate: $8,000 - $9,500.
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