AN IVORY SCULPTURE WITH HIGH QUALITY CARVINGS AND ENGRAVINGS
Africa. The beginning of the 20th century
Height 99.5 cm
The sculpture has its own individual character, it is carved and engraved in high quality.
Ivory is a precious material used for luxury goods. Since ancient times ivory items have been regarded as magical amulets which bring good luck. In India healers use ivory for body rejuvenation and recovery, and in China ivory is used in lithotherapy because it is thought to improve the aura. In many countries, ivory items were considered relics and were inherited within the family.
Work of art in perfect condition.
Price on request.