Item DescriptionFREE INSURED SHIPPING INSIDE THE U.S. for BUY-IT-NOW!! This is a SUPERB, ANTIQUE Japanese carved ivory Okimono elephant figure - circa 1880, Meiji period. It is carved from a single, solid piece of genuine elephant ivory tusk - guaranteed, grain is clearly visible. A WONDERFUL depiction of an elephant with one leg in the air, trumpeting with his head high up - the ivory is SUPERBLY carved with every wrinkle of the skin and trunk visible, very fine detail and finish. It is MASTERFULLY inset in SHIBAYAMA style with pink coral, tortoise shell, mother-of-pearl and other stones inset into the body and the blanket on its back. It is mounted on a wood base. Condition is EXCELLENT. It measures 6" tall on the stand and 5" by itself x 2 7/8" wide. Enjoy the bidding and please view our other auctions for other interesting items we post daily. DUE TO MANY PROBLEMS WITH NEW EBAYERS, BIDDERS WITH 10 FEEDBACKS OR LESS MUST CONTACT US PRIOR TO PLACING A BID. FAILING TO DO SO WILL FORCE US TO REJECT YOUR BID PLEASE NOTE: MANY OF MY HIGH-DOLLAR ITEMS ARE BEING OFFERED TO BIDDERS (AFTER THE AUCTION ENDED) AS 'SECOND CHANCE OFFER' - I RARELY OFFER MY ITEMS THROUGH THE 'SECOND CHANCE' OPTION - IF YOU GET SUCH AN OFFER, IT MAY BE A SCAM, PLEASE CONTACT ME DIRECTLY THROUGH ONE OF MY ITEMS (NOT THROUGH THE MAIL WHICH WOULD LOOK LIKE IT CAME FROM E-BAY) TO MAKE SURE IT IS A LEGIT OFFER - DO NOT TRY TO ANSWER THE MAIL, IF ITS NOT LEGIT, JUST DELETE IT. Shipping & Payment Must be received within 7 days unless otherwise agreed with us or sale may be voided, and a non-paying bidder form will be filed without exception. Payment must be in US Dollars. We accept: PAYPAL (confirmed address only), MONEY ORDERS , BANK WIRE TRANSFER , PERSONAL CHECKS (please allow 5-10 days for personal check to clear). Florida resident, please add sales tax to the final bid price ( shipping cost is not taxable) INTERNATIONAL BIDDERS PLEASE NOTE : We are not accepting paypal payment from international bidders unless agreeing to accept shipping charges with USPS global express, UPS, FedEx or DHL. Buyer pays shipping and handling fee Free shipping for buy it now option inside the U.S
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