Antique African Rhinoceros Horn In English Silver
Antique natural rhino horn acquired near the Bua River circa 1896. Very nice light brown tone with some age cracking near base. Mounted in English silver base with crest and motto. Measures 9 7/8" height when displayed (25cm). Has a length of 11 1/4" (28.5cm). Girth of approx. 11 1/2" at base (29.2cm). Total weight of 735 grams. Special Notice: Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries and states prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country or state.