The property of a Lady
An ivory model of a snake on a skull
Comprising a macabre but realistically rendered carving of a human skull, on top of which a snake coiled in two loops lies on the cranium, its tail trailing down the back, the snake's eyes inlaid in pale horn; inscribed in a rectangular reserve Inosan. 5cm x 5.3cm (2in x 2 3/16in).
- Please note that this piece is made of walrus tusk and not ivory as described.