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Antiques & Accessories

January 19 - January 20, 2018

Lot #862
DepartmentEskimo
Sold For$400.00(hammer price)
 $480.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedFebruary 14, 2018

Description

ESKIMO WOVEN BALEEN BASKET Early 20th Century
Cover mounted with a carved walrus ivory figure of two seals resting on a heart. Carved heart mounted at bottom of interior. Marked on underside Pt. Hope Alaska". Height 4". Diameter 4.25".
Not available for international delivery without CITES and other permits which are the responsibility of the buyer."

Condition

Some deterioration around mount at base. Light breaks to foot and mouth rims. Agelines to the heart with seal mount finial.

The description of the item above may not be the final version used in the catalog. The descriptions are as yet unedited and may contain mistakes. The description, estimates and photos could all be wrong. In rare cases they may not end up in this sale. Once the items have received their lot number the descriptions will have been changed if needed.

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