Lot 275: Late 19C Eskimo Carved Walrus Tusk Oval Box
29 October 2016
Cranston, RI, USALive Auction
Description: NORTH AMERICA, 19TH CENTURY A late 19th-century Eskimo-carved oval box of walrus tusk and whale bone. Engraved with an Alaskan mountainess landscape scene with standing totem pole. The lid finial is a miniature carved walrus, overall an exceptionally carved cup with great scene.
Condition Report: Vertical crack to side.
Provenance: Comes with certificate of Authenticity report.
Dimensions: Measures 3 7/8" tall by 3 1/8" wide by 2 1/2" deep