SCR17 - Eskimo-Crafted Spoon. 

This interesting spoon (table spoon size) was crafted, probably in the early 1900s, from Walrus ivory (bowl and handle), and joined with baleen pin and spacer.  Overall the length of the spoon is 7 inches, with the bowl being  2 ¼ inches long and 1 5/8 inches wide.  The bowl is carved, not bent, and that carving has exposed the “oatmeal” like secondary dentin, diagnostic of Walrus ivory.  The handle, also of Walrus ivory, has been fastened with a baleen pin, and separated from bowl with a band of black baleen.  Probably from Alaska, it has nice patina and is obviously pretty old.  Fine.

 

Price -   $60.00.

 

 

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