Fine quality 19th century Indian carved ivory ornament of an elephant with howdah, together with another Indian ivory figure and two late 19th century carved and stained ivory Zebras
The elephant has a chip to a foot and is only lightly attached to the base. The figure is missing something from his hand. Otherwise in good condition.
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Auction: Silver, Jewellery & Decorative Items - Timed Online Sale, ending Sun, 22nd May 2022
Online timed auction sale, bidding finishes at 9pm on Sunday 22nd May. The sale comprises of silver, jewellery, ivory and decorative items.
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