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Eskimo Bone-handled Scraper or Crooked Knife

Auction:
2983B
Lot:
5
Sold for:
$615$500

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2983B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 10, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Eskimo Bone-handled Scraper or Crooked Knife, c. 19th century, the curved metal blade secured by baleen binding and a copper rivet, lg. 12 in.
Estimate $300-400


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

Baleen, Blade, Blade weapons, Copper, Crooked knife, Knife, Knives, Lithics, Manufacturing, Matter, Rivet, Scraper

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