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


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Two Inuit Carved Marine Ivory Cribbage Boards

20th century, carved walrus ivory tusk, carved in the form of a cribbage board, decorated with relief figures of polar bear and walrus; a second carved ivory tusk cribbage board, engraved images of seal and walrus, fish engulfing one end, on figural polar bear base, largest 13-1/2 in. 

Note: â—‰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

Condition:

excellent overall, some mellowing to surfaces 

Estimate: $600 - $900
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$984
07/09/2021

 

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