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Two Eskimo Ivory Carvings

Auction:
3005B
Lot:
192
Sold for:
$523$425

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3005B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 05, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Two Eskimo Ivory Carvings, both with pointed projections, the double human form attributed to the Thule culture, lg. to 2 7/8 in.

Provenance: The Ben-Zion collection.
Estimate $500-700


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

Americas, Economy of South Korea, Eskimo, Geography of Europe, Greek mythology, Indigenous small-numbered peoples of the North, Siberia and the Far East, LG Corporation, Nazism and occultism, Thule

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