Large intricately carved ivory Chinese whistle. It unscrews in two places and has a red thread tassel that is very delicate and has broken.
The screw opening is damaged.
19cm (7½in) long.
The UK ban on ivory trading in 2016 covers the sale of items containing ivory made after 1947. Trade in ‘worked’ items, such as works of art and ornaments dating from before 1947 (deemed ‘antiques’) are permitted.