Vegetable ivory triptych. European carving of royalty. Carved from ivory nut palm (Macrocarpa)seed(Taguas). Usually found in the Amazon river basin (rain forest). Rare. Stains from hinges. About 4 inches across when open and about 2 inches high. Circa probably before 1800.
18th century French ammo case to be worn on belt. Probably for shotgun shells. Leather is worn and stitching is worn apart at edges of top. Leather hinges broken and one loop for belt is missing. Impressed with government mark "Patented" and initials that mean "without guarantee of the government. There is a hunting horn mark on the upper park of the lock hinge on front.
Fine carved white stone chinese polar bear c. early 20th century. Measures 5.25 inches in height. Comes with wood stand that was made for this piece. Excellent condition. Some green around the mouth which would indicate that this may be serpentine stone.