July 09, 2021 09:00 AM EDT Asheville, North Carolina


Large Alaskan Baleen Basket

mid 20th century, round basket with contrasting lighter baleen accents, walrus figure finial carved from walrus ivory, unsigned, 7 x 7 in.

Note: ◉This lot contains animal or plant material that may be restricted under federal, state and/or local law. Prospective bidders should check all applicable government wildlife restrictions prior to placing a bid. The buyer is solely responsible for obtaining any necessary licenses or permits from federal, state and/or local authorities applicable to their purchase or transport of the object. Please note that bidders in New Jersey may not bid on any lots containing elephant ivory, mammoth ivory, or rhinoceros horn.

Provenance:Private Florida Collection


walrus figure with small crack at hindquarters, slight discoloration to baleen around ivory

Estimate: $1,000 - $2,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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