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Eskimo Walrus Ivory Chess Pieces

30 pieces, set carved in cream walrus ivory and fossilized walrus ivory, pawns depicted as seals draped over rocks, rooks, knights, and bishops are polar bears, igloos, walruses; the king and queen are Eskimo figures, heights 1 in. to 2 in.
second quarter 20th century

Condition:No board included; missing fossilized king and queen.

Estimate: $1,000 - $1,500
Unsold

 

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