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Old 8th July 2019, 03:36 PM   #1
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Default Identification of Indian or African ivory object.

This is 10.5cm tall and has a lot of age. I assume the holes are for looping through string. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 13th July 2019, 10:18 PM   #2
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Old 16th July 2019, 05:54 AM   #3
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A total guess. Could it possibly be an Inuit harpoon rest (inside the canoe?). The ivory walrus tusk?
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The ivory looks like elephant ivory to me with the concentric rings in the middle, no marbling, and the cross hatching.

I would think that this is African.
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The ivory looks like elephant ivory to me with the concentric rings in the middle, no marbling, and the cross hatching.

I would think that this is African.


Or Asian?
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