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Eskimo Bone Spoon and Digging Blade

Auction:
3270T
Lot:
1258
Sold for:
$221$180

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

Description:

Eskimo Bone Spoon and Digging Blade, Alaska, 19th century, the spoon pierced for suspension, and a bone pick blade, lg. 4 1/8 and 6 1/2 in.

Provenance: Dr. John Beach Driggs collection. Driggs was an Episcopal missionary physician and educator who served in Point Hope, Alaska, between 1890 and 1910. By family descent.
Estimate $200-300


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