Eldon Boolowon Ivory Bowhead Whale
A handsome bowhead whale carved from fresh ivory by Alaskan Eskimo artist Eldon Boolowon. The artist mounted the whale on a baleen base with a graceful curve, appearing as if the whale is swimming into an ocean wave.
Whale is 3 3/4 in. long x 1 1/4 in.wide 1 1/4 in. high; whale and base combined are 5 in. long x 2 3/4 in. wide x 2 in. high
c. 4th quarter of the 20th century
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.
If you are interested in having this product shipped outside the United States, please call 207 423-8473 to discuss permit requirements.