Pair of carved warthog figures


Pair of carved warthog figures

Product no.: 011305

In stock
can be shipped within 3 days

£36.00

Price incl. VAT and delivery



A pair of carved figures in traditional dress, and believed to be made from sustainable warthog tusk (see below). Although the material is believed to originate in Africa, the style of the figures is oriental.

Each figure has painted eyes (rather than inlaid) and stands approximately 3in tall, with the female figure being slight shorter than the male. Together the figures weigh just under 100g. Exact age unknown.

Note: Warthog ivory or tusk is taken from the constantly growing canine teeth as part as Wildlife Management. The tusks, more often the upper set, are worked much in the way of elephant tusks with all designs scaled down. Tusks are carved predominantly for the tourist trade in East and Southern Africa.

If you wish to make an Offer on this item or have a query, either use the Contact tab above or email us at sales@carterscollectablesuk.co.uk with the 6 digit item reference no and your query and/or the price you would like us to consider.

The price quoted includes Free Shipping (UK only).

Browse these categories as well: All Items, Home page, Recently Listed, Arts & Craft Work, Craft Work, Carvings - wood, stone, bone, ivory etc, Desktop and Tabletop Items, Ethnographic items, Jewellery & Small Items, Small bits and pieces