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Eskimo Scrimshaw Walrus Tusk

Auction:
2983B
Lot:
11
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2983B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 10, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Eskimo Scrimshaw Walrus Tusk, c. late 19th century, decorated overall with hunting, fishing, and domestic scenes, lg. 13 3/4 in.
Estimate $2,500-3,500


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Carving, Eskimo, Hunting, Indigenous small-numbered peoples of the North, Siberia and the Far East, Scrimshaw, Tusk, Visual arts, Walrus, Whaling

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