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Eskimo Drum Handle

Auction:
3270T
Lot:
1251
Sold for:
$338$275

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Auction:
Sale #3270T - 3270T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
July 10, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Eskimo Drum Handle, Alaska, 19th century or earlier, made from walrus ivory, originally a harpoon point, with scrimshaw whaling scene on one side and "This Longtime Ago" on the bottom, lg. 6 1/4 in.

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


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