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Tlingit Carved Antler Whale Amulet

Auction:
2964B
Lot:
214
Sold for:
$3,567$2,900

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2964B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 01, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Tlingit Carved Antler Whale Amulet, c. mid-19th century, depicting an orca whale with frog legs toward the tail, pierced for suspension, traces of red pigment, lg. 3 1/2 in.

Estimate $4,000-6,000


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Apex predators, Biota, Killer whale, Megafauna, Orca, Predators, Whale

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