Vintage 1920s Burmese Table Gong Elephant Tusks
This listing is for a rare, vintage Burmese table gong. It was acquired by the seller's grandfather who was a congressman in Washington, D.C. in the 1920s and 1930s He was a ranking member on a number of committees and was given the gong as a gift from an Asian diplomat. The gong consists of elephant tusks mounted on a dark wooden base. The metal on the tusks appears to be silver due to a number of hallmarks found on it including "CF & Co." The actual gong is marked "Burmese" with the image of a man and the mallet is marked "Adams 83 Trade Mark" and "Trademark" with a tomahawk and the letter W. The gong measures about 23 1/4" inches wide, 9 1/4" inches deep, and 22" inches high. It's in good overall condition with some scuffs on the wood, tarnish on the metal, and cracks in the tusks. The mallet has been repaired. This listing has no reserve price so don't miss your chance to win!
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