11-09-2019 11-09-2019
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3316B Boston
November 9, 2019 10:00 AMCalender
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Eskimo Seal-shaped Wooden Float

$9,225$7,500
Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3316B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 09, 2019 10:00AM

Description:

Eskimo Seal-shaped Wooden Float, Alaska, 19th century, the seal with glass bead eyes, and implanted with two rings, one with two seals inside ring, ht. 4 1/4, wd. 6 in.

Provenance: Dr. John Beach Driggs Collection. Driggs was an Episcopal missionary physician and educator who served in Point Hope, Alaska, between 1890 and 1910. By family descent.
Estimate $800-1,200


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