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Old 26th June 2022, 06:37 AM   #1
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Hello,

Supposedly from an old kris hilt (?). Is the pommel ivory (if so from which possible animal source?).

Circa?

Many thanks in advance for any info on this piece.

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Yves
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Old 28th June 2022, 09:58 PM   #2
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I would say that yes, it is ivory, though i don't think it is elephant. Possibly whale tooth?
Shame about the damage.
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Old 29th June 2022, 02:41 AM   #3
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I don't know, looks like elephant ivory to me, just cut differently, and probably from Indian elephant ivory.
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