Ancient Thule Ivory Female Figure
This ancient ivory carving has been identified by previous owners as originating during the Thule period, which lasted hundreds of years in the Arctic areas of the world, from Alaska through Greenland. The last of the Thule communities are said to have lasted until the 1800s. The Thule people are generally recognized as ancestors of the Inuit people.
While they are worn, eyes and nose are still recognizable.
Figure is 1 5/8 in.high x 5/8 in. wide x 3/16 in. deep. On the removable stand, the figure is 2 1/4 inches high.
Please note that products containing any ivory or other marine mammal components cannot be shipped to New York or California. As of this writing, it is still legal to ship these products to all other states. Click here to see a brochure published by the U.S. Department of the Interior with more details on this topic.
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