A buffalo bone mermaid sculpture, hand carved in Indonesia. It is actually a bead so does have a hole in the top of her head although it is not visible when viewed directly from the front. It is mounted on a brass rod. A nautical curiosity or unusual art piece.
5/8 inch (1.6 cm) wide, 1/2 inch (1.3 cm) deep and 2 3/8 inches (6.0 cm) tall.