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Eskimo Walrus Tusk Pipe

Auction:
3243B
Lot:
284
Sold for:
$1,722$1,400

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

Description:

Eskimo Walrus Tusk Pipe, c. 1900, the top of the pipe decorated with twelve whales carved in relief, one side decorated with a frieze of scrimshaw reindeer, the other side with a walrus hunting scene, the underside in scrimshaw animals, (missing bowl), lg. 14 1/4 in.
Estimate $1,000-1,500


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Keywords

Carving, Engraving, Frieze, Mammals, Scrimshaw, Tusk, Vertebrates, Visual arts, Walrus, Whale

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