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Inupiaq Walrus Tusk Cribbage Board

Auction:
3099B
Lot:
313
Sold for:
$1,599$1,300

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3099B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 05, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Inupiaq Walrus Tusk Cribbage Board, c. 1890s, well engraved, depicting numerous animals, possibly the work of the Inupiaq artist Angokwazhuk or Happy Jack, lg. 8 3/4 in.
Estimate $1,500-2,000


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

Angokwazhuk, Applications of randomness, Cinema of the United States, Cribbage, Film, Iñupiat, Rules of cribbage, Tusk, Walrus

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