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Eskimo Walrus Tusk Cribbage Board

Auction:
3243B
Lot:
285
Sold for:
$492$400

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

Description:

Eskimo Walrus Tusk Cribbage Board, c. 1900, the top decorated in relief carving featuring fish and the head of an Indian, one side with a scrimshaw of a long fish, the underside with scrimshaw fishing and village scenes, lg. 16 1/2 in.
Estimate $800-1,200


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Keywords

Card games, Carving, Cribbage, Engraving, Scrimshaw, Visual arts, Walrus

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