A Philippine taxidermy tortoise converted to a vessel.

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A Philippine taxidermy tortoise converted to a vessel.
Stock Number:
y3474
$ 275.00

Description

An interesting Philippine taxidermy tortoise with copper alloy insert fixed into the centre of the shell. Possibly used as an ashtray. 

Origin:

Mid 20th Century, Philippines

Dimensions:

8.5 x 20 cm 

 

Condition:

Some old fractures on the neck and tail, with an oxidised patina on the metal insert.