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Mammoth Ivory Carvings - Foo Dogs The Temple Lions | SKU: 5856
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Absolutely amazing mammoth ivory carvings Figurines - Foo Dogs - The Temple Lions - Protect your House or Business against evil !|
Those two amazing Foo-Dogs was hand carved to perfection by out top skilled master carver.
Each Foo Dog comes with hand made customized wood stand.
The Temple lions are usually carved in pairs,with the male playing with a ball and the female with a cub.
In order to understand the high quality of the carving - take a look at the Mouth of the Foo Dogs - Every detail that was carved on this Mammoth ivory tusk, like the teeth & the tongue for example was carved to perfection- isn't it amazing!?
This mammoth ivory figurine 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 Carving Figurines are absolutely legal worldwide.
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Each Temple Lion: Height 6 cm,/ 2.4 In, Width: 8 cm / 3.15 In . Length: 3 Cm / 1.2 I n
Wood stand Height 3.5 cm,/ 1.4 In, Width: 10 cm / 3.9 In . Length: 6 Cm / 2.4 In
Width: 8.0 Cm,
Height: 6.0 Cm
, Length: 3.0 Cm
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