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Lot 1230Continental Carved Ivory Tusk
19th Century
The lower section depicting hunters on horseback attacking a bear and deer in a forest; the upper section depicting the royal coat of arms of the United Kingdom, portrait reliefs of Oliver Cromwell and King Charles I, and the combined mottoes of the Order of the Garter and the British monarch, Honi soit mal y pense Dieu et mon droit (shame upon him who thinks evil upon it God and my right). Length 29 1/2 inches.


Sold for $8,750
Estimate $1,500-2,500

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