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Eleven Eskimo Walrus Ivory Carvings

Auction:
3243B
Lot:
281
Sold for:
$492$400

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3243B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 18, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Eleven Eskimo Walrus Ivory Carvings, early 20th century, a long handle decorated with a seal and a fox, two model kayaks with figures, half of a fishing lure, a Northwest Coast carved napkin ring, three bear-head chess pieces, a polar bear, the bust of a man, and a whistle in the shape of an animal's head, lg. 10 3/4, 6, 4, 6, 2 1/4, two each 2 1/4, 1 1/2 in.
Estimate $300-400


Items may have wear and tear, imperfections, or the effects of aging. 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 shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Ivory, Ivory carving, Kayak, Mammals, Mammals of Asia, Marine mammals, Pinniped, Polar bear, Vertebrates, Walrus, Walrus ivory

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