Vintage Warthog Tusk Trophy Shield *Large*
Common African Warthog Phacochoerus africanus LC CITES Species
Available is one large and incredibly looked after vintage Warthog shield.
Undated- With research and discussion with the original owner, we have determined this piece would have been acquired some time between 1900-1960. Bound with the original pig hide from the same animal.
Shield 31*cm top to bottom *see photos for other measurements*
Warthog being found in sub-Saharan Africa, and best known for their razor sharp tusks, which are sharpened each time they open and close their mouth.
Tusks are used predominantly for battle, and harvested for ivory in their native country.