Wild boar sculpture from ZA sculpted out of a single piece of marble
13 March 2023

95% condition, there are two small cracks on the chin and front right leg as can be seen through photo. got it when I was travelling to Johannesburg and the seller was very proud of the fact that it was made out of a single marble slab.



Acquired from
Dealer or Gallery
For sale
Answered within about 16 hours
By Delia
Mar 14, 16:03 UTC
Fair Market Value
€150 - €250 EUR
Suggested Asking Price €300 EUR
What does this mean?

Hi Nanda,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.
Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:

A vintage South African school carved marble tapir
20th Century
Carved from red/brown stone or marble, in the form of a tapir
13 cm (5 inches) high, 24 cm (9 1/2 inches) long
CONDITION: chip losses to chin and old break and repair to front leg
PROVENANCE: Acquired in South Africa
€ 150-250*
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.

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