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Large antique early 20th Century tribal scrimshaw cow bone fetish, Lombok, c1920


£495.00
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A rare, very unusual and large antique early 20th Century cow bone scrimshaw or inscribed fetish, Lombok, Indonesia, c1920. We believe it may be based on a cow/ox breast plate/bone.

The piece is profusely decorated all over with quality scrimshaw inscription. It is carved to resemble a face at one end, and has a great lizard motif at the other. This is a rare tribal artefact, with a great look.

It has aged well, with good colour/patina, and is in lovely original condition with no obvious defects. Please refer to the detailed photographs and feel free to contact us with any questions or if you would like to view the item.

Size: 35 cm long x 17 cm wide x 6 cm deep.

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Ref: CA319