Lot 635

Floral Hand Carved Vegetable Ivory Bracelet

Estimate: $400 - $800

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $5
$50 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$25,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000
Featured in this lot is this floral hand carved vegetable ivory bracelet. This bracelet features a wonderfully and professionally crafted vegetable ivory construction shows a hand carved design of floral decoration. Vegetable ivory or tagua nut is a product made from the very hard white endosperm of the seeds of certain palm trees. Vegetable ivory is named for its resemblance to animal ivory. Species in the genus Phytelephas (literally "elephant plant"), native to South America, are the most important sources of vegetable ivory. The condition of this bracelet is good with no obvious signs of damage and in good overall condition. The overall measurements of this bracelet are 3 1/4" x 3" x 1 1/8" and shows a circumference of 6 3/4".