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Eskimo Walrus Tusk Ivory Bolos
Special Collection:American Indian & Western Art
Lot of 2. Includes a hand-carved bird with outspread wings and scrimshaw on beak and wings, width 2.25 in., AND a section of a tusk scrimshawed with a big horn sheep, length 2.5 in.
third quarter 20th century


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