This is a Hand Carved Bone Bead of a Pig Head, probably produced in China from cow or ox bone. The head has its eyes, ears, mouth, nostrils, and wrinkled snout etched and detailed in brown. The bead measures a little over 1" long by 0.75" wide by 0.5" high with the hole running from the top of the head to the mouth. The back of the bead, which is beneath the head, is flat. There are several minor surface cracks natural to the bone, which give the bead the appearance of being old. The maker and exact unknown. This Hand Carved Bone Bead of a Pig Head is in very good condition.