Vintage Eskimo Ivory Seals
Two ivory seals carved from walrus tusk and adorned with scrimshawed facial features. The seals are pegged to a large slab of ice (made from bone).
C. 3rd quarter twentieth century; Ivory cracks are typical of carvings of this age.
Seal 1 – 4 1/2 in. long x 1 3/8 in. wide x 1 1/8 in. high
Seal 1 – 4 1/4 in. long x 1 1/4 in. wide x 1 in. high
Base – 8 1/2 in. long x 6 in. x 1 1/4 in. 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.
If you are interested in having this product shipped outside the United States, please call 207 423-8473 to discuss permit requirements.