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"Wise Monkeys"

This unique work displays the ancient wise monkeys on three heirloom ivory poker chips.
Each chip has been hand scrimshawed on a beautiful natural artifact of antique ivory.

The handcrafted case for the ivory chips is made of extremely rare African Pink Ivory wood with inlaid corner highlights of black ebony. African Pink Ivory wood grows in South Africa and is one of the rarest woods in the world. It is the royal wood of the Zulu tribe.

The recess in the case has been overlaid with poker-green felt, while the plexiglass cover can be lifted to gain access to the case contents.

"Thank you so much for your time, talent, insight and enthusiasm for this project. It was a pleasure from beginning to end. Please let me know if there is anything I can do to support your work, including using me as a reference." - E. Cohen

This work can also be seen at the Exotic Wood Group Customer's Creations web site.

Case Measures Approximately
7 1/2" long x 4 1/2" high x 1" deep

Ivory Chips Measure Approximately
39mm in diameter