Carved Tusk Incense Burner

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Description

Part of tusk, cylindrical, hole in top, bottom part secured to main section with 5 bone or wooden dowels, plug in center, etched around bottom part wavy lines of zigzags made of dots; main part of cylinder, mountains all around bottom, 2 faces carved in relief, 2 dogs pulling dog sled with man on it, port view of stern wheel steamer. Said to be incense burner.