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Inuit Soapstone Sculpture - Serpentine Seal

Inuit Soapstone Sculpture - Serpentine Seal

Vintage art. Beautiful hand carved Inuit sculpture, very good condition, signed by the artist in syllabics Beautiful green tones in this serpentine stone carving. Dimensions: Weight: 536 g or Lbs

Alaska | An Eskimo pendant of a spotted seal made from Walrus ivory. | ca. Thule period ~ 15th/16th century, excavated at Port Clarence | 2,730€ ~ sold (Jan '13)

Alaska | An Eskimo pendant of a spotted seal made from Walrus ivory. | ca. Thule period ~ 15th/16th century, excavated at Port Clarence | 2,730€ ~ sold (Jan '13)

Eskimo [Inuit? Native American Indian?] carved walrus ivory toggle, 19th century, in the form of a whale, with incised detail. [Prices4Antiques.com]

Eskimo [Inuit? Native American Indian?] carved walrus ivory toggle, 19th century, in the form of a whale, with incised detail. [Prices4Antiques.com]

Toggle Inupiat (Northern Eskimo) Pt. Hope or Point Barrow, Alaska ivory    This fine ivory carving is a toggle, a tool for pulling dead seals, walrus, a polar bear, or a sled. It was an indispensable part of a hunter’s equipment, and its image aided a hunter in his quest. It represents a man transforming into a bear, at once tool and power charm.     Fenimore Art Museum

Toggle Inupiat (Northern Eskimo) Pt. Hope or Point Barrow, Alaska ivory This fine ivory carving is a toggle, a tool for pulling dead seals, walrus, a polar bear, or a sled. It was an indispensable part of a hunter’s equipment, and its image aided a hunter in his quest. It represents a man transforming into a bear, at once tool and power charm. Fenimore Art Museum

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