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Lot 66003: A CARVED CONTINENTAL IVORY OLIPHANT Maker unknown, Con
2012 December 6 Decorative Art & Design Signature Auction
December 6, 2012
Dallas, TX, USA
Description: A CARVED CONTINENTAL IVORY OLIPHANT Maker unknown, Continental, circa 1865-1870 23 inches long (58.4 cm) The ivory oliphant hunting horn in two parts joined with pegs, carved with St. George slaying the dragon to one end and an elaborate hunting scene with dogs taking down a bear to the other, a hound's head to mouth with bail to bordering rim and a scalloped border with bail to terminal end.