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Have an Ivory Tusk taburette 55x50x30cm approx. weighing 8kg

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Have an Ivory Tusk taburette 55x50x30cm approx. weighing 8kg approx. Unscathed wood and mesh intact. Origin ? Dated from 1930 to 1950 - brought to Europe by my grandfather. Multiple photos available - cannot see where to upload them best regards JKP
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  AppraiserJM replied 1 year ago.

Good morning,

My name is*****'m a certified appraiser and I'd be happy to help. I have a few questions, as ivory regulations are quite strict lately.

1) Is the piece currently in the US, or in Europe?

2) If it's in the US, when was it brought in?

3) Are you certain it's authentic ivory?

Jennifer