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I have a pair of Nigerian ivory tusk carving male and female…

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I have a pair of Nigerian ivory tusk carving male and female face with intricate carving of figures running to top: each standing 1 meter high

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Came into our possesssion when my mother visited Nigeria in 1975

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3/26/2018
Antique Expert: ExpertAppraiser, Accredited Appraiser replied 3 months ago
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I'd be happy to assist. Do you have an image of the works that you could attach using the paperclip function?

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
How di I use paper lip function
Antique Expert: ExpertAppraiser, Accredited Appraiser replied 3 months ago

There's an attach function (a little paperclip) where you can attach photos.

http://ww2.justanswer.com/help/how-do-i-send-photo-or-file-expert-0

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Where about is it located the clip that is
Antique Expert: ExpertAppraiser, Accredited Appraiser replied 3 months ago

IT should be in the toolbar above where you type your responses to me.

The link I sent you has a series of screenshots.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Do you have an email address I can send the image to
Antique Expert: ExpertAppraiser, Accredited Appraiser replied 3 months ago

you can email it to my attention at***@******.*** and include a link to this question. It can take up to 72 hours for me to receive a picture this way.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Just done it will await your reply
Antique Expert: ExpertAppraiser, Accredited Appraiser replied 3 months ago

Sounds good I'll let you know and reply once I receive them (it may take a few days).

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Antique Expert: ExpertAppraiser, Accredited Appraiser replied 3 months ago

Thanks for the question! I found several very close comparables when searching through databases that give a sense of value, see: https://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/15413888_225-african-carved-ivory-tusk-head

The market for ivory is regulated by local laws (since many markets limit the sale of ivory) and similar heads sell for $400 to $600 each, typically.

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Antique Expert: ExpertAppraiser, Accredited Appraiser replied 3 months ago

Hello! Following-up because I saw you reviewed the answer I prepared for you but you elected not to rate it. Is there any additional information that I can provide?

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