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Four Eskimo Storyteller Bracelets

Auction:
3270T
Lot:
1432
Sold for:
$431$350

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

Description:

Four Eskimo Storyteller Bracelets, Inuit, Alaska, one signed "T. Menadelook," with five oval walrus ivory planchets incised in scrimshaw and colored ink depicting portraits of family members; the second signed "Apodruk," with oval baleen panels with engraved scenes separated with twin ivory beads, on two elastics, the third with seven barrel-shaped tablets with raised relief animals, on two elastics, and a walrus ivory bracelet with three high-relief faces of a husband, wife, and daughter, on two elastics, interior dia. 2 1/8, 2 1/4, 2 1/8, and 2 in.
Estimate $300-500


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