Rare and Exceptional Pair of Hand-Carved Live Edge Tusk by Franz Reich, circa 1

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A towering and believable pair of hand-carved wooden elephant tusks by Franz Reich. There is no ivory content in these tusks (wood).
Set on a black lacquered wooden base showing the artist's inscription.
(Franz Reich 1948 Sierra Leone West Africa.)
Restored to original condition, purchased from a private owner and collector of African arts.
   

Details

  • Of the Period
    British Colonial
  • Place of Origin
    Sierra Leone
  • Date of Manufacture
    1948
    Dimensions
    62 in. H
    157 cm H
  • Diameter
    24
  • Dealer Location
    Bellport, NY
  • Number of Items
    1
  • Reference Number
    LU80465580053
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