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Eight Carved Whale Ivory Eskimo and Animal Figures

Auction:
3023T
Lot:
1226
Sold for:
$400$325

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3023T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 04, 2017 12:00PM

Description:

Eight Carved Whale Ivory Eskimo and Animal Figures, possibly Grenfell Labrador Industries, Newfoundland and Labrador, 20th century, group includes an Eskimo in a kayak, a puffin, a seal pup, three Eskimos on snowshoes, an Eskimo on skis, and an Eskimo figure on a rectangular base, several pieces with "NFLD and LABRADOR" labels, ht. to 2 3/4, lg. to 6 in.
Estimate $300-500


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Keywords

newfoundland and labrador, Arctic, Atlantic Canada, Eskimos, Geography of Canada, Kayak, Labrador, Newfoundland, Yupik

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