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Mammoth Ivory Netsuke - Samurai on a horse & lance - SOLD

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Mammoth Ivory Netsuke - Samurai on a horse & lance | SKU: DM559

This is a very high quality mammoth ivory  carving netsuke Mammoth Ivory Netsuke - Samurai on a horse & lance
This Netsuke is Hand carved by Master Carver to perfection.

This netsuke is made of 100% genuine Mammoth Ivory Tusk. The extinct woolly Mammoth roamed the earth before 10,000-40,000 years ago. Today we can found Mammoth ivory tusk in the arctic regions like Siberia in Russia.

Mammoth ivory netsukes are absolutely legal worldwide.

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Measurements:
In Inches:
Width: 1.4 In, Height: 1.6 In , Length: 0.8 In
In Centimetres:
Width: 4 Cm, Height: 4 Cm , Length: 2 Cm

Mammoth Ivory Netsuke - Samurai on a horse & lance Mammoth Ivory Netsuke - Samurai on a horse & lance
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