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Mammoth Ivory Figurine - SAMURAI WITH SWORD AND FLUTE

Mammoth Ivory Figurine - SAMURAI WITH SWORD AND FLUTE
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Mammoth Ivory Figurine - SAMURAI WITH SWORD AND FLUTE | SKU: DMO239

This artistically sculpted piece of MAMMOTH IVORY FIGURINE is crafted by expert hands. An Old Master Samurai holding his faithful sword in his hand and a knife tucked in the belt. Look at the four arrows in his quiver and the delicately carved folds of his traditional clothes, with the intricate design. His serious expressions and wrinkles on the forehead are clearly defined. It is an immortal poetry in ivory, standing there forever. This delicate piece of carved mammoth ivory comes with a wooden handcrafted base, just for you! Gift it, keep it, cherish it - buy it for keeps! Mammoth Ivory is legal internationally as Wooly Mammoths are extinct now. *Signed by the artist

Measurements:
In Inches:
Width: 4.0 In, Height: 9.0 In , Length: 3.1 In
In Centimetres:
Width: 10 Cm, Height: 23 Cm , Length: 8 Cm

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