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Eskimo Comb and a Seal Stratching Tool

Auction:
3185B
Lot:
323
Sold for:
$123$100

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3185B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 01, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Eskimo Comb and a Seal Stratching Tool, Alaska, Thule culture, the comb with designs on both sides (missing the tines), the seal stratching tool probably an excavated piece (surface loss), lg. comb 4 1/8, the tool lg. 5 1/4 in.

Provenance: Dr. John Schaeffer collection, Lake Monroe, Florida.
The property of John Schaeffer
Estimate $300-400


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Keywords

John Schaeffer, Comb, Economy of South Korea, Hairdressing, History of North America, LG Corporation, Schaeffer, Thule people, Tine, Toiletry, Lake Monroe

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