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
Period
1940-1949
Materials and Techniques
Hand-Carved   Wood
Condition
Excellent
Dimensions
62 in. H
157 cm H
Diameter
24
Dealer Location
Bellport, NY
Number of Items
1
Reference Number
LU80465580053
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