All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Americas : Eskimo : Implements : Pre AD 1000 item #999450 (stock #NA652pg)
CLARKE & CLARKE Art + Artifacts
Probably an Eskimo tool box ornament or perhaps a visor ornament, this ancient ivory fragment depicts three horizontal whales with the suggestion of the beginning of three vertical whales. The strip of ivory is hand drilled with three attaching holes and shows heavy to light degradation from top to bottom. ex. Lummi Island Trading Co, ex. Joseph Gerena Fine Arts.Length 5.25"x0.50" wide. Accompanied by a metal display stand.