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TABLE OF CONTENTS:  ALASKA

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CARVINGS FOR SALE: Alaskan ivory & bone carvings: Antler, Baleen, Bear, Bird, Claw, Doll, Figurines, Letter Openers, Masks, Necklaces, Oosiks 

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Page 2   CARVINGS FOR SALE: Otter, Seal, Shaman, Sleds, Ship, Totem, Teeth, Walrus, Walrus whisker earrings & toothpicks, Walrus head tusk mounts, Whale

Page 3  CARVINGS FOR SALE: Doug Smith Collection

Page 4  ALASKAN ITEMS & ARTIFACTS FOR SALE: 

Trans-Alaska Pipeline wall pieces, ALASKA NATIVE Eskimo Yupik ARTIFACTS: Pendants, Clubs, Utensils, Adz & Hearth for Bow drill, Bow drill, Ice tester, Ice pick, Sewing needles, Thread bobbin, Fish hooks & lures, Body armor, Sled runners, Net sinkers, Ice shoe grips, Effigies, Nails, Awls (Punches), Pointed Tool

Page 5  ALASKA NATIVE ESKIMO ARTIFACTS FOR SALE:  (Continued) Scrapers, Harpoon heads, Whale harpoon heads, projectile points, spear points, Other Tools (Adz, knives, hammer head, shaft straightener, skin hide creaser, handles, root digger mosquito squasher, hair comb, kayak parts, book

Page 6  TRAVEL PHOTOS Barrow, Alaska October 5-10 2007 and October 10-21, 2006 trip

Page 7  TRAVEL PHOTOS Barrow, Alaska (July 2-3, 2006)

 Page 8    TRAVEL PHOTOS Alaska (June 21-July 8, 2006 first half of trip)

Page 9  TRAVEL PHOTOS Alaska (June 21-July 8, 2006 second half of trip)

 

ALASKAN NATIVE ESKIMO CARVINGS

FOR SALE

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Ivory and bone carvings of animals and Eskimo activities.  This category is close to our heart, you will see this page changing constantly, now that we have opened up this avenue to share.

This is Genuine Native Alaskan art work, well documented, so your collectible retains as much provenance as we can provide.  They are a result of strictly regulated legal hunting of these animals by subsistence Native Eskimo people who carve them for re-sale for their livelihood.

Items are hand made by Native Barrow Eskimo (Inuit/Inupiat) or Native St. Lawrence Island Eskimo (Siberian Yupik).

No shipping outside the U.S. of these items due to the Marine Mammal Act regulations.

 

ABOUT ST. LAWRENCE ISLAND, Alaska

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Though we have not visited this island (yet), many of the carvings we purchased were made by Alaskan Natives from this island off the coast of Alaska (from the towns of Gambell and Savoonga).  Here are photographs to share what life is like there.

  

Being a subsistence people, they hunt whales, walrus and seals to survive, and use as much of the animals as possible (eating, making something functional, or making art work to keep or sell).  No one must touch these bones except the Native Alaskans if/when they are ready to make use of them.  Also, any animal they hunt is highly respected even after death, from the way the meat is stored to what happens to the bones.  These whale bones are aged & appear ready to use for carving or structural supports:

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This whale backbone will be aged for some time so the oil leaches out of it, and animals will continue to clean the meat from it, before it is ready to use:

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    Homes are utilitarian on the outside (it's the inside that counts), and remember there's snow covering everything for 10 months of the year, and very harsh conditions).  You will also note what they are using for underpinning on this house - whale skulls and backbone vertebrae.

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  These whale ribs are used as sentinels to guide the Native Alaskans back to the right part of the shore from their hunting trips.  As the island is flat with no trees, this is how they navigate.  Each bone is unique and recognizable to a particular part of the island.

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ANTLER CARVINGS

Okay, we start out with Non-Native work, these are by an Alaskan artist, Doug Albricht

 

AK-ANTLER-1

Eagle ceiling or wall hanging

Created by Doug Albricht, signed; carved from fallow deer antler

18" long x 9" tall x 7" deep

Weight 2 pounds

$365 SOLD

 

 

AK-ANTLER-2

Eagle theme, antler on base

Signed Doug Albricht  (Alaska)

Carved from Caribou antler shovel

11" tall x 10-1/2" wide x 3-1/2" deep

Weight 1 pound 1 oz.

$245 SOLD

 

BALEEN Fronds from BOWHEAD WHALE

From BARROW, ALASKA unless otherwise marked

What is baleen?  Fronds of baleen hang down inside the whale's mouth, the hairs on it catch plankton that it eats.  Baleen is made of keratin (the same material as our fingernails but much thicker).  It can be cut, polished and etched by Native Eskimo people into beautiful art work

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AK-BALEEN-1

Exceptional detail, geometric design; By Perry Nasuk Matumeak; 10" wide x 4-3/4" tall

 $185

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AK-BALEEN-2

Exceptional detail, geometric design; By Perry Nasuk Matumeak; 5" wide x 7" tall

 $185

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AK-BALEEN-3

Exceptional detail, geometric design; By Perry Nasuk Matumeak; 8" wide x 5" tall

 $185

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AK-BALEEN-4

Exceptional detail, geometric design; By Perry Nasuk Matumeak; 10-3/4" wide x 3-1/2" tall

 $185

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AK-BALEEN-5

Exceptional detail, geometric design; By Perry Nasuk Matumeak; 11-1/4" wide x 3-3/4" tall

 $185

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AK-BALEEN-6

"Eskimo Whaling" etching by Alec Okakok, Barrow AK; 13-1/2" long x 5-1/2" tall; Eskimo spring whaling scene when they still use the skin boat.  Midnight sun shows when we hunt the whale

$190

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AK-BALEEN-7

Eskimo hunter with spear meets a huge polar bear, etching by Alec Okakok, Barrow AK; measures 10-1/2" wide x 4-1/2" tall

$160  SOLD

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AK-BALEEN-8

Etching of 2 wolf cubs, 13-1/2" long x 3-1/2" widest, signed JH

$125

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AK-BALEEN-9

Rare golden baleen, walrus etching, 5-1/2" long x 4-1/2" tall, signed JH

$105 SOLD

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AK-BALEEN-10

Waving Eskimo outside igloo, food cache to the right; 20" long x 2" high, signed John Teedseak

$160  SOLD

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AK-BALEEN-11

Natural baleen end with hairlike ends; measures 13-1/2" long x 5-3/4" widest; signed by W.A., Barrow AK, 2007"  (for Whitlam Adams)  SOLD

 

 

BEAR

Signatures where indicated

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AK-BEAR-1

Bear with fish, and bear, iceberg, on fossil bone

$345 sold

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AK-BEAR-2

Bear is walrus ivory; iceberg & base are woolly  mammoth ivory; 2-3/8" long x 2-1/8" wide x 1-7/8" tall (bear is 1-3/8" tall), not signed

$78sold

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AK-BEAR-3

Bear is walrus ivory, base is whale fossil vertebrae disk; 3" long x 2-3/8" wide x 2" tall (bear is 2-3/4" long), artist Genelle Patkotak Okpeaha, not signed;

$225sold

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AK-BEAR-4

Bear in walrus ivory is 1-3/8" tall x 3/4" wide, artist Genelle Patkotak Okpeaha, signed G.O.; baleen eyes & nose

$90sold

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AK-BEAR-5

Bear is walrus ivory, 1-1/2" long x 1" tall x 5/8" wide on 24" goldtone necklace, by Genelle Patkotak Okpeaha, not signed;

$75

SOLD

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AK-BEAR-6

Walrus ivory, 1-1/8" tall x 5/8" wide, by Genelle Patkotak Okpeaha, not signed; baleen eyes & nose

$70

SOLD

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AK-BEAR-7

Fossil whale bone of bear on its side, signed by Julian Seppilu, is 9" long x 5-1/2" tall x 4-7/8" wide

$375

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AK-BEAR-8

Fossil whale bone  of mother bear and 2 cubs on her back, signed by Uglowook, Gambell, it is 7" long x 4-5/8" tall x 5" wide

$575

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AK-BEAR-9

Fossil whale bone of standing bear (6-1/4" long x 3-1/4" tall x 3-1/4" wide), signed by Uglowook, Gambell  

$375

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AK-BEAR-10

Fossil whale bone of standing bear (6-7/8" long x 4-1/2" tall x 4" wide), by Uglowook, Gambell

$390

SOLD

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AK-BEAR-11

Walrus ivory walking bear with fish on slice of ivory (1-7/8" long x 1-1/4" tall x 1" across), by Leonard Savage, Holy Cross

$155sold

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AK-BEAR-12

Walrus ivory walking bear with fish on slice of ivory (1-7/8" long x 1-1/4" tall x 1-1/4" wide), by Leonard Savage, Holy Cross

$155 sold

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Walrus ivory walking bear with fish on slice of ivory (1-15/16" long x 1-1/8" tall x 1-1/16" across), by Leonard Savage, Holy Cross Alaska, on the shores of the Yukon River, an Athabascan tribal artist

$155

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AK-BEAR-14

Walrus ivory walking bear with fish on slice of ivory (1-7/8" long x 1-1/8" tall x 1-1/16" across), by Leonard Savage, Holy Cross Alaska, on the shores of the Yukon River, an Athabascan tribal artist

$155 

SOLD

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AK-BEAR-15

Walrus ivory walking bear with fish on slice of ivory (2" long x 1-3/16" tall x 1-1/16" across), by Leonard Savage, Holy Cross Alaska, on the shores of the Yukon River, an Athabascan tribal artist

$155

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AK-BEAR-16

Walrus ivory walking bear with fish on slice of ivory (2" long x 1-3/16" tall x 1-1/16" across), by Leonard Savage, Holy Cross Alaska, on the shores of the Yukon River, an Athabascan tribal artist

$155

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AK-BEAR-17

Walrus ivory walking bear on slice of ivory (1-3/4" long x 1-1/16" tall x 1-3/16" across), by Leonard Savage, Holy Cross Alaska, on the shores of the Yukon River, an Athabascan tribal artist

$145  SOLD

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AK-BEAR-18

Walrus ivory walking bear on slice of ivory (1-3/4" long x 1-1/8" tall x 1-1/8" across), by Leonard Savage, Holy Cross Alaska, on the shores of the Yukon River, an Athabascan tribal artist

$145  SOLD



AK-BEAR-19

Tiny simple polar bear, walrus ivory, on walrus ivory base, Bear itself measures 7/8 long x 1/2 tall; base is 1 long x 5/8 wide x 1/4 thick, Artist Leonard Savage (no signature)

$49


AK-BEAR-20

Tiny simple polar bear, walrus ivory, on walrus ivory base, Bear itself measures 7/8 long x 1/2 tall, base is 1-1/8 long x 5/8 wide x 1/4 thick, Artist Leonard Savage (no signature)

$49


AK-BEAR-21

Walking polar bear, nose to ground, in walrus ivory, Great texture/detailed bear, Measures 2 long x 3/4 tall x 5/8 widest, by Artist Robert Tungiyan (not signed)

$180


AK-BEAR-22

Walrus ivory walking bear with fish on slice of ivory, (2 long x 1-1/8 wide x 1-1/8 tall), By Leonard Savage (Holy Cross, AK), on the shores of the Yukon River, an Athabascan artist

$155
   
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9/4/10  Glenn, posing with our newest addition, 

HUGE Polar Bear Mittens 

from the hands of a Native Inupiat Lucy Leavitt in Barrow, Alaska.  Elk leather palms, and wolverine fur inner edging.  Last photo, Glenn is wearing a beaver cap from friend Doug who used to live in Alaska.  Display only.

 

BIRD
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AK-BIRD-1

*sold

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AK-BIRD-3

Fossil walrus ivory tooth Eagle is 2" tall x 3/4" wide, not signed. (Jim Bell, an Alaskan artist)

$120  SOLD

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AK-BIRD-5

Walrus Ivory Murre bird (1-1/4" long x 3/4" tall) on nest of ivory eggs on rookery (fossil partial walrus skull bone material), is 4" tall x 2-3/8" wide x 1-1/2" deep, by Elton Seipilu, Savoonga

$145

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AK-BIRD-6

Walrus Ivory Murre bird (1-3/4" long x 7/8" tall) on nest of ivory eggs on rookery (fossil walrus partial skull bone material), is 4-3/4" long x 6-3/4" tall x 5" deep, by Elton Seipilu, Savoonga

$185

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AK-BIRD-7

Walrus Ivory Murre bird (1-5/8" long x 7/8" tall), full item is 5-5/8" long x 4-5/8" wide x 4-3/8" tall on nest of ivory eggs on rookery (fossil partial walrus skull bone material), by Elton Seipilu, Savoonga

$185

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AK-BIRD-8

Walrus Ivory Murre bird (1-5/8" long x 1-3/8" tall) on nest of ivory eggs on rookery (fossil walrus partial skull bone material), is 4-1/2" long x 4-3/4" tall x 2-5/8" deep, by Elton Seipilu, Savoonga

$185

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AK-BIRD-9

Cormorant (2-7/8" tall x 1/2" thick) in walrus ivory on 3/4" fossil bone perch, signed by Byron Kaningook, Gambell

$125 sold

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AK-BIRD-10

Cormorant (1-1/4" tall x 1/2" wide) in walrus ivory, signed by Gordon Ooseuaseuk, Gambell

$110

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AK-BIRD-11

Cormorant (3-5/8" tall x 5/8" wide) in fossil walrus ivory, baleen eyes, on fossil bone perch 1" tall, signed by Byron Kaningook,

$165

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AK-BIRD-12

Songbird in walrus ivory, baleen eyes & fossil ivory beak, 3-1/4" long x 7/8" tall x 1" wide, signed by Aaron Oseuk, Gambell

$200  SOLD

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AK-BIRD-13

Puffin in Walrus ivory, baleen eyes, 1-1/8" long x 1-1/8" tall x 5/8" wide, signed by Robert Apatiki, Gambell

$85 sold

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AK-BIRD-14

Two puffins (1-3/8" x 1/2" and 1" x 5/8") (walrus ivory, baleen eyes) on baleen base (2-3/8" wide x 2-1/8" long), signed by Herman Toolie, Savoonga

$145

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AK-BIRD-15

Tern in fossil whale bone with baleen eyes and 1-1/8" long beak, 3" long x 1" wide x 1-1/8" tall, signed by Douglas Henry, Gambell

$95 sold

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AK-BIRD-16

Tern in fossil whale bone with baleen eyes and 1-1/8" long beak, 3-1/8" long x 1-1/8" wide x 1-1/8" tall, signed by Douglas Henry, Gambell

$95  sold

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AK-BIRD-17

Raptor, wings out, in walrus ivory, baleen & fossil ivory eyes (5-1/8" wingspan x 1-7/8" long x 1/2" tall), on textured ivory base (2" long x 3/8" wide), signed by Charles Slwooko, Gambell

$165

 

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AK-BIRD-19

Snowy owl in walrus ivory, baleen & fossil ivory eyes, 1-1/16" deep x 1-1/2" tall x 3/4" wide, signed by Kevin Oosevaseuk, Gambell

$95  SOLD

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AK-BIRD-20

Snowy owl in walrus ivory, baleen & fossil ivory eyes, 1-1/4" wide x 1-7/8" tall x 7/8" deep, signed by Kevin Oosevaseuk, Gambell

$165  SOLD

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$185 SOLD

 

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AK-BIRD-22  WALL HANGING Fossil whale vertebrae carving of a puffin head, by Alaskan carver W. Andy; measures 10" out from wall x 7" wide.

$475  SOLD

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AK-BIRD-23

Walrus ivory Murre bird on on nests of ivory eggs on rookery (fossil partial walrus skull bone material), by Elton Seipilu, Savoonga (but not signed); 5-1/2" tall x 4" wide x 5-1/2" deep; bird is 1-1/2" long

$185

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AK-BIRD-24

Walrus ivory Murre bird on nest of ivory eggs on rookery (fossil partial walrus skull bone material), by Elton Seipilu, Savoonga (Signed E. Seppilu); 6" tall x 4-1/2" wide x 5-1/2" deep; bird is 2-1/8" long

$210

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AK-BIRD-25  A PREMIER PIECE!!

Five Walrus ivory Murre birds on rookery of fossil walrus tail bone, on base of ooseva (fossil walrus vertebrae disk), by Jr. Slwooko, Gambell); not signed; measures overall 9" tall x 6" wide x 5" deep; base is 8" diameter x 1"

$2,450.00

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AK-BIRD-26  LARGE Horned Puffin (hand painted walrus ivory; superb feather texture); Signed by Quentin Oseuk; 4-1/4" tall x 1" wide x 1-1/2" deep

$375  SOLD

 

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Horned Puffin (hand painted walrus ivory), Signed by Quentin Oseuk; 2-5/8" tall x 7/8" wide x 1-1/4" deep

$245  SOLD

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Horned Puffin (hand painted walrus ivory), Signed by Quentin Oseuk; 2" tall x 3/4" wide x 1" deep

$180  SOLD

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AK-BIRD-29

Horned Puffin (hand painted walrus ivory), Signed by Quentin Oseuk; 1-3/8" tall x 5/8" wide x 3/4" deep

$125  SOLD

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AK-BIRD-30

HILARIOUS Tufted Puffin (hand painted walrus ivory; polar bear hair), Signed by Stanley Oozeva, Gambell; 1-1/8" tall x 5/8" wide x 3/4" deep

$120

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AK-BIRD-31

Tufted Puffin,  (hand painted walrus ivory; polar bear hair) Signed by Stanley Oozeva, Gambell; 1-3/8" tall x 5/8" wide x 5/8" deep

$125

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AK-BIRD-32

Tufted Puffin,  (hand painted walrus ivory; polar bear hair) Signed by Stanley Oozeva, Gambell; 1-1/8" tall x 1/2" wide x 5/8" deep

$120

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AK-BIRD-33

Tufted Puffin,  (hand painted walrus ivory; polar bear hair) Signed by Stanley Oozeva, Gambell; 1-1/4" tall x 1/2" wide x 3/4" deep

$120

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AK-BIRD-34

Tufted Puffin,  (hand painted walrus ivory; polar bear hair) Signed SLO (Stanley Oozeva); 1-5/8" tall x 3/4" wide x 7/8" deep

$155

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AK-BIRD-35

Horned Puffin,  (hand painted walrus ivory) signed by Kevin Oosevaseuk, Gambell; 1-7/8" tall x 3/4" wide x 1" deep

$150

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AK-BIRD-36

Tufted Puffin,  (hand painted walrus ivory; polar bear fur) signed by Stanley Oozeva; 2-1/4" tall x 1-1/8" wide x 2" deep (substantial ivory)

$250

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AK-BIRD-37

Horned puffin (hand painted walrus ivory), wings out, on "rookery" nest of fossil seal vertebrae; signed M O Oosevaseuk, Gambell (Melchor); bird 2-1/4" wingspan x 1-1/4" tall, vertebrae 2-1/2" wide x 1-7/8" deep x 1-1/2" tall; overall 2-1/2" tall

$185

   

AK-BIRD-38

Ptarmigan bird
, 2-1/8" long head to tail x 7/8" wide x 1-3/4" tall, walrus ivory bird on fossil mammoth ivory base, by Alvey Shaglook

$100

 

CLAWS

(POLAR BEAR or SEAL CLAWS, genuine claws as described)

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Seal claw with walrus ivory carved walrus has real walrus whisker tusks; full measurement  3-1/2" long x 1/2" wide; baleen eyes; by Davis Uglawook, Gambell 

$225

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Polar bear claw with baleen spacer and ivory end, exquisitely scrimshawed polar bear, BY Alvin Aningayou, Gambell; 3-1/4" long x 1" wide x 5/8" thick; claw with nail bed is 2" linear length

$575  SOLD

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Polar bear claw with baleen spacer and ivory end, scrimshaw polar bear, by Alvin Aningayou, Gambell; 3-3/4" long x 1-1/8" wide x 5/8" thick; claw with nail bed is 2" linear length

$675  SOLD

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Polar bear claw with baleen spacer and ivory end, by Alvin Aningayou, Gambell; 3-1/4" long x 1" wide x 5/8" thick; claw with nail bed is 1-3/4" linear length

$385

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AK-CLAW-5

Polar bear claw with baleen spacer and polished fossil walrus ivory end, scrimshaw (gorgeous color); 4-1/8" long x 1" wide x 1/2" thick; claw with nail bed is 1-3/4" linear length; by Floyd Kingeekuk Jr., Savoonga

$400 SOLD

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AK-CLAW-6

Polar bear claw with baleen spacer and fossil walrus ivory end (signed) , on 18" black cotton cord necklace, silver tone beads & lobster claw closure; 2-3/4" long x 1" wide x 5/8" thick; nail with nai lbed is 1-7/8" linear length; by Floyd Kingeekuk Jr., Savoonga

$385  SOLD

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Polar bear claw with baleen spacer and fossil walrus ivory end (signed), on 18" black cotton cord necklace, silver tone beads & lobster claw closure; 2-5/8" long x 1" wide x 1/2" thick; claw with nail bed is 2" linear length; by Floyd Kingeekuk Jr., Savoonga

$385  SOLD

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AK-CLAW-8

Polar bear claw, baleen spacer, fossil walrus ivory end, on 18" black cotton cord necklace, silver tone beads, lobster claw closure; 2-1/2" long x 1" wide x 3/8" thick; claw with nail bed is 1-3/4" linear length; by Floyd Kingeekuk Jr., Savoonga

$385  SOLD

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AK-CLAW-9

Seal claw, baleen spacer, fossil walrus ivory POLAR BEAR HEAD, baleen nose - WONDERFUL; 4" long x 3/4" wide x 3/4" deep; claw with nail bed is 2-1/4" linear length; by Roger Oosevaseuk, Gambell

$220  SOLD

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AK-CLAW-10

Seal claw, baleen spacer, ivory end; walrus ivory SEAL head at end of 3 link ivory chain (seams in 2 round links); 5-1/4" long x 5/8" wide & thick; claw with nail bed is 2-1/2" linear length, by Jenkins Noongwook, Savoonga 

$215  SOLD

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AK-CLAW-11

Seal claw, baleen spacer, walrus ivory seal head pendant, on 18" black cotton cord necklace with silver tone beads, lobster claw closure; 3-1/2" long x 5/8" wide & thick; claw with nail bed is 2-3/4" linear length, by Jenkins Noongwook, Savoonga 

$225

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Seal claw, baleen spacer, ivory end with loop, ivory seal head on 2nd loop; 3-1/2" long x 5/8" wide & thick; claw with nail bed is 2-1/4" linear length, by Jenkins Noongwook, Savoonga 

$215

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Seal claw, baleen spacer, ivory end, 3 chain links (2 seams) and tab end with hole, extra link on side, all walrus ivory; 6-1/4" long x 5/8" wide & thick; claw with nail bed is 2-1/2" linear length, by Jenkins Noongwook, Savoonga 

$260

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Seal claw, baleen spacer, ivory end, 3 chain links (2 seams), pointed ivory end; 5" long x 5/8" wide x 1/2" deep; claw with nail bed is 2-3/8" linear length, by Jenkins Noongwook, Savoonga 

$250  SOLD

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Seal claw, baleen spacer, ivory end, 3 chain links (2 seams), ivory tab with hole on end; extra link on side; 5-1/2" long x 5/8" wide & thick; claw with nail bed is 2-1/2" linear length; by Jenkins Noongwook, Savoonga 

$260  SOLD

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AK-CLAW-16

Seal claw with beautifully turned fossil ivory end and key ring; 4-1/8" long x 5/8" wide & thick; claw itself is 1-7/8" linear length; by Jenkins Noongwook, Savoonga 

$175  SOLD

We LOVE penguins - on the Barbie!

 

DOLL
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AK-DOLL-1

ESKIMO MAN CARVING WITH TOOLS

Walrus ivory face, silver fox fur ruff, seal intestine parka, seal skin bottom edge of parka, leather soles on seal skin mukluks; leather mittens, using a baleen tool to carve an ivory walrus in his hands; a finished carved walrus ivory mask edged in seal fur beside him, an adz of fossil dog tooth & baleen; hand drill of ivory and fossil ivory, file of baleen; displayed on a fossil whale vertebrae disk; base is 7-3/8" wide x 6-3/4" long; height including doll is 7" tall; by Kim Iyakitan of Gambell

$560

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AK-DOLL-2

ESKIMO MAN STANDING WITH HARPOON

Walrus ivory face, baleen eyes, lynx fur ruff, seal intestine parka, seal skin bottom edge on parka, leggings and mukluks, leather lashings; shaved sealskin soles for mukluks; ivory hands; ivory removable knife in leather sheath on parka; seal skin pouch slung on back; gut cording on harpoon, fossil walrus ivory ends on harpoon, walrus ivory below tip, baleen shaft; displayed on fossil whale vertebrae disk 4-5/8" wide x 3-3/4" long; total height including doll is 10" high; by Beulah Oittillian of Gambell

$480  SOLD

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AK-DOLL-3

ESKIMO WOMAN PREPARING FOOD

Walrus ivory face, baleen eyes, synthetic braids; sealskin parka with leather edging around hood; beaver fur bottom edge of parka; ivory hands holding fossil ivory fork; 3 types of leather on moccasins (shaved sealskin bottoms); 3 ivory dishes of foods made of fossil ivory; displayed on fossil whale vertebrae disk 6" wide x 7" long; total height with doll is 7-1/4" tall; by Beulah Oittilian of Gambell

$585  SOLD

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AK-DOLL-4

ESKIMO DRUMMER

Walrus ivory face, baleen eyes, polar bear fur hair; leather headband with polar bear fur edging; seal intestine parka, seal skin leggings and mukluks with shaved sealskin soles & leather lashings; fossil ivory hands; drum is ivory with gut drumhead; baton is ivory; displayed on a fossil walrus vertebra 6-1/2" wide x 5" deep; total height including doll is 8-1/4"; by Stephanie Oittilian of Gambell

$485

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AK-DOLL-5

ESKIMO MAN CARVING IVORY

Face is walrus ivory, baleen eyes, sealskin hair, leather headband; seal intestine parka, sealskin bottom edging on parka, also leggings and mukluks; shaved sealskin soles & leather lashings; figure is presenting a plate (slice of ivory) with a polar bear partially carved, before him are a fish and seal also partially carved; displayed on a fossil whale vertebrae disk 6-3/8" wide x 6-3/8" long; total height including doll is 7-1/4" tall; by Beulah Oittillian of  Gambell

$585

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AK-DOLL-6

ESKIMO DRUMMER

Walrus ivory face, baleen eyes, black genuine but unknown fur hair; leather headband with polar bear fur edging; seal intestine parka, seal skin leggings and mukluks with shaved sealskin soles & leather lashings; ivory hands; drum is ivory with gut drumhead; baton is fossil ivory; displayed on a fossil walrus vertebra 6" wide x 5" long; total height including doll is 8" tall; by Beulah Oittilian of Gambell

$485

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AK-DOLL-7

ESKIMO GIRL in Traditional Clothing; stands on its own; sewn leather face on soft white synthetic head, wool yarn hair, bead hair decorations; seal intestine parka with wolverine fur edging on sleeves & bottom; brown leather undershirt, detailed leather & bead boots & shaved seal skin soles; body is soft black synthetic; doll stands 11-3/4" tall x 9" wide; by Martha Kaningok of Gambell

$525 sold

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AK-DOLL-8

Eskimo hunter doll, signed M. Scott (Alaskan artist but not Native), on fossil whale bone base; Fossil stellar sea cow body, bone spear point, wood spear, Mink fur edgings, fossil bone face, black horse hair

$545

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AK-DOLL-9

Full Yupik Costume doll, signed by Carolyn Penayah, Savoonga; 12-1/2" tall x 5-1/2" wide x 3" deep, on wood doll stand; suede covered body; seal fur coat with wolverine fur edging; polar bear fur boots with wolverine fur edging, smooth leather soles; leather face; synthetic hair; leather cord beaded accents

$585 sold

 

FIGURINE
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AK-FIG-1

Eskimo Drummer in walrus ivory on baleen base is 2" tall x 2" wide x 3/4" deep; signed H.R.; baleen eyes;

$78

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AK-FIG-2

Bone Eskimo figure harpooning walrus (ivory harpoon, waxed cord) smooth one side, rougher & concave on the other, on mammoth ivory base; not signed; measures 6 x 2 x 4-1/2" tall; by Daniel Kiy

$210

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AK-FIG-3

Woman and man faces carved on fossil whale bone - digging tool artifact; 16-1/2" long x 4" wide; by Leo Apangalook (Gambell, St. Lawrence Island) (QAY)

$425

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AK-FIG-4

Man face carved on fossil whale bone - digging tool artifact; 19-1/2" long x 4" wide;  by Leo Apangalook (Gambell, St. Lawrence Island) (QAY)

$375

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AK-FIG-5

One Eskimo man face on fossil walrus tooth, drilled as amulet pendant; 2-1/4" long x 1" wide x 5/8" deep, signed "A" for Leo Apangalook, Gambell

 $125

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AK-FIG-6

Double sided fossil walrus tooth amulet pendant (man and woman), 2" long x 5/8 x 5/8", by Billy Soonagrook Jr., Gambell

$115

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AK-FIG-7

Double sided fossil walrus tooth amulet pendant (man and woman), 2" long x 7/8 x 1/2", by Mark Napahatook, Gambell

$120  sold

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AK-FIG-8

Double sided Bas relief BIRD WOMAN;

Woman's face one side, PUFFIN figure on the reverse; fossil walrus ivory tusk on baleen base; 2-5/8" tall x 1-5/8" wide x 1" thick, base is 2-1/4 x 1-1/4"; by Carl Pelowook, Savoonga

$165

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AK-FIG-9

Large fossil whale vertebrae with man's face on one side, woman's face on the other, white is antler, black is baleen, by Tommy Coates of Barrow, Alaska; measures 28-1/2" wide x 18" tall x 5-3/4" deep

$2475

 

KNIVES & LETTER OPENERS

BALEEN BLADE 

Hand made by Alaskan Native Aningayou of Gambell, St. Lawrence Island

What is baleen?  It is the strips that hang down in the baleen whale's mouth like in a car wash that catch the plankton that sticks to the hair along the strips of baleen, which it then swallows.  Baleen is made of Keratin (the same material our FINGERNAILS are made of).  Is that unusual enough of a knife for you?

Remember this is an Alaskan Native product which means the whale is caught for subsistence purposes, and as much of the whale is used as humanly possible, the rest is returned to the sea.

 Made of genuine FOSSIL (extinct) STELLAR SEA COW BONE (relative of the Manatee)  (handle) and WHALE BALEEN (blade), average 7-1/4 to 8" long.   Some handles are smooth, some are ridged.  For decorative or display item, not recommended to be used as a letter opener.

$55 each unless otherwise marked

For decorative or display item, not recommended to be used as a letter opener.

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#W57-19  Fossil whale bone handle, inlaid baleen and fossil stellar sea cow circles; 7" long x 1" wide x 1/2" thick; by Larry Aningayou, Gambell

$115

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#W57-21  Fossil whale bone handle, inlaid baleen and fossil stellar sea cow circles; 7-1/4" long x 1-1/8" wide x 3/4" thick; by Larry Aningayou, Gambell

$115 sold

Genuine WALRUS TUSK ridged handle and WHALE BALEEN blade, average 6-5/8 to 7-3/4" long, size suitable as a LETTER OPENER, for decorative or display item, not recommended to be used as a letter opener.

$65 each unless otherwise marked

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#W58-7  Smoothed nick in blade $60

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#W58-9  Smoothed nick in blade $60

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Genuine WALRUS TUSK ridged handle and WHALE BALEEN blade, average 8-3/4 to 9-3/8" long, size suitable as a LETTER OPENER, for decorative or display item, not recommended to be used as a letter opener.

$75 each unless otherwise marked

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LETTER OPENERS

with walrus ivory handles and whale baleen blades (3-1/4" average length of blade), but with a SHORTER IVORY HANDLE as measured.  For decorative or display item, not recommended to be used as a letter opener.

$55 each

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Handle 3"

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Handle 3-5/8" 

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Handle 3-3/8", scooped on end

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Notched handle 3-1/4"

SPECIAL IVORY HANDLED KNIFE

 

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#W59-100 Polar bear & eagle heads scrimshawed on one side, walrus & polar bear heads on the other; fossil ivory end cap, handle measures 4-1/8" long x 1-1/4" wide x 1" deep; blade made of Gerber Steel, Portland OR, Model 400 measures 4-1/2" long x 1-3/8" wide; signed by Janelle Pungowiyi, Savoonga

$325

 

MASKS 

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Spirit mask with ivory face, fur ruff, 3 fossil ivory spear points & one spear end, all 4 baleen; 11" tall x 6-1/2" wide; by Joe Blatchford signed JB

$245  SOLD

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Fossil whale bone sad face with ivory eyes & teeth, on artifact digging tool fossil walrus shoulder bone; 11-1/2" tall x 10" wide; by Silas Shavings of Mekoryuk of Nunivak Island; the artifact is from St. Lawrence Island, 

$525

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Fossil whale bone face with ivory eyes and dot decorations, baleen pupils; 8" tall x 6-1/2" wide; by Joe Blatchford signed JB

$195  SOLD

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Fossil whale bone face with ivory eyes, baleen pupils, ivory labrets (lip plugs); 6-3/4" long x 5-1/2" wide; signed AF (one of the Franken family members from Point Hope, Alaska, Native Inupiat Eskimo)

$195

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Walrus ivory face, bas relief 3 flying eagles on Fossil whale vertebrae disk "oozeva"; 6-1/2" long x 7-1/4" wide; by John (Greek & Eskimo, adopted to Kosehmann, Tlinket family

$210

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Fossil whale vertebrae disk SHAMAN MASK man/walrus, baleen whisker spots & ivory tooth; 7" long x 5-3/8" wide; by Joe Blatchford

$225  SOLD

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Fossil walrus cheek plate bone face with baleen eyes; 6-1/4" long x 4-1/2" wide; by TBO (Tenedor Oozeva, Gambell)

$125

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Fossil walrus cheek plate bone face with wolf fur ruff, baleen eyes; 9" long x 7" wide; by Tenedor Oozeva, Gambell (TBO)

$145

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Fossil walrus cheek plate bone face with baleen eyes; 6" long x 5-3/4" wide; by Tenedor Oozeva, Gambell (TBO)

$125  SOLD

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Walrus ivory Eskimo face, walrus head/tusks & whale, on sunrise bas relief fossil whale bone vertebrae disk oozeva; 5-1/2" long x 4-1/2" wide; by Oozevaseuk of Gambell, AK (St. Lawrence Island)

$215 SOLD

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Fossil whale bone face with baleen eyes, fossil ivory teeth, gray wolf hair plugs; 12" long x 9" wide; by D. Curtis Jr.

$295 SOLD

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Fossil whale bone face with polar bear fur ruff; metal picture hanger back, signed EA; 9" long x 5" wide; by Evans Apatiki, Gambell (EA)

$155

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Fossil whale bone face with polar bear fur ruff; 9" long x 7" wide; by Evans Apatiki, Gambell (EA)

$175  SOLD

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Fossil whale bone face, baleen eyes, with polar bear fur ruff; 7" long x 6" wide; by Tenedor (Carson) Ooseva Jr (TBO Jr.)

$175

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Fossil whale bone face with polar bear fur ruff; metal picture hanger back, signed EA; 10" long x 7" wide; by Evans Apatiki, Gambell (EA)

$225

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Fossil whale bone face with polar bear fur ruff; metal picture hanger back, signed EA; 10" long x 7" wide; by Evans Apatiki, Gambell (EA)

$225

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Walrus ivory face with 8 feathers; 7" long and 7" wide; by Moses Soonagrook

$175

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Caribou skin face, musk ox gray fur, wolverine dark fur; 10" long x 9" wide; by Carrie Peter, Barrow

A caribou mask that resembles its maker!

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$165  SOLD

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Wood hand carved female spirit mask face with bone bear paw tear, face edged in mink fur, on hand woven grass basket; 16" diameter

$375  SOLD

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Fossil whale bone face, baleen eyes, polar bear fur ruff, leather hanger; 11" long x 10" wide; by Jamie Oozeva, Gambell

$215

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Fossil whale bone face, baleen eyes, polar bear fur ruff, leather hanger; 11" long x 10" wide; by Jamie Oozeva, Gambell

$215

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Fossil Stellar sea cow bone- spirit face with NINE baleen feathers & polar bear fur & jade bead accents; 17" tall x 16" wide; signed G. Ipalook

$475

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Fossil Stellar sea cow bone- spirit face with NINE baleen feathers & polar bear fur & jade bead accents; 15" long x 15" wide; signed G. Ipalook

$465

MONSTER MASK, made from a Walrus vertebrae; signed Brian Kulik.  This is called an "Ishiguk".  It is the only example he ever made.  Here is his impressive website:

www.briankulik.com 

Display only, this is Heidi's.  The back side is even a smiley face!

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#AK-MASK-25  Valued at $1100

 

NECKLACES

FOSSIL WALRUS TOOTH 

Natural, polished walrus teeth from St. Lawrence Island Alaska (minimum 1000 years old), side drilled, made into necklaces by Glenn.  Priced as marked

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1-1/8" tooth on 20" black cord necklace with gold brass accents

$28

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1-3/8" tooth on 20" black cord necklace with gold brass accents

$28

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1-5/8" tooth on 20" brown bone bead necklace

$32

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1-3/4" tooth on 20" black cord necklace with gold brass accents   $28

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THREE teeth (two are 1-3/8", one is 1-1/2") on 20" antiqued bone bead necklace  $52

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1-1/2" tooth, 20" black cord necklace, gold brass accents   $28

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1-1/2" tooth, 20" black cord necklace, gold brass accents   $28

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1-1/2" tooth, 20" black cord necklace, gold brass accents   $28

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1-1/2" tooth, 20" black cord necklace, gold brass accents   $28

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1-1/2" tooth, 20" black cord necklace, gold brass accents   $28

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1-5/8" tooth, 20" black cord necklace, gold brass accents   $28

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1-3/8" tooth, 20" black cord necklace, gold brass accents   $28

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1-1/2" tooth, 20" black cord necklace, gold brass accents   $28

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1-3/8" tooth, 20" black cord necklace, gold brass accents   $28

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1-1/2" tooth, 20" black cord necklace, gold brass accents   $28

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1-1/4" tooth, 20" black cord necklace, gold brass accents   $28

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1-1/4" tooth, 20" black cord necklace, gold brass accents   $28

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1-3/8" tooth, 20" black cord necklace, gold brass accents   $28

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1-1/4" tooth, 20" black cord necklace, gold brass accents   $28

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1-3/8" tooth, 20" black cord necklace, gold brass accents   $28

WONDERFULLY SPECIAL NATIVE ESKIMO WALRUS IVORY NECKLACES
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BEAUTIFUL necklace with Eskimo family of five (Son, Mother with baby, Father, and Daughter), colored Scrimshaw on four modern walrus tusk slices, with two fossil walrus tusk slices (one on each side); on 19" brown glass bead necklace with blue bead accents between the larger slices.  Scrimshawed slices are 1" wide x 1-3/4" tall x 1/8" thick.  DISPLAY ONLY, NOT FOR SALE

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EXQUISITE necklace with twelve polished associated fossil walrus tusk slices, with beautiful color and pattern; connected with gold tone findings. Fossil walrus tusk pendant (genuine artifact - tool and/or pendant) has a rough back and a polished front with a detailed Scrimshaw of a carving of an Eskimo, signed B. MERRY (Bob).  Necklace is 22" long, with side pieces 1/2" wide x 1-5/8" long x 1/8" thick; pendant is 1-1/4" wide x 2-1/2' long x 1/4" thick.  

$475

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HIGHLY UNUSUAL AND COLLECTIBLE Modern walrus tusk CUBE bead necklace; 44 - 3/8"+ cubed beads have carved out centers (round holes, all sides), plus 4 - 1/4" solid ivory cube beads, with silver & gold tone beads inside and between each cube bead, necklace is 28" long. Made by Bob Cutler, Kenai, AK non-native but carved when AK had jurisdiction and anyone could own, carve, and sell ivory.

$950

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Fossil walrus tusk ivory necklace with two 3/8"+ diameter cube walrus ivory beads (hand carved round holes all sides), 44 solid ivory cube beads 5/16" diameter, hematite and gold brass beads; 20" long.  Made by Bob Cutler, Kenai, AK non-native but carved when AK had jurisdiction and anyone could own, carve, and sell ivory.

$295



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OOSIKS

(an oosik is a real bone within the penis of the walrus)

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Fossil oosik full measurement is 13-1/4" long x 1" thick; baleen slices between  oosik & walrus ivory; walrus head one end, flippers on other end, on 4 baleen stands; signed; baleen eyes; Raymond Toolie, Savoonga

$515

 

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Fossil walrus oosik measures 13-1/2" long x 1-3/8" thick; baleen slices between oosik & walrus ivory;  polar bear head one end, smooth ivory cap on other end, signed; baleen eyes; Raymond Toolie, Savoonga

$325

 

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Partial fossil walrus oosik with etched images of an ulu knife, unknown tool, & harpoon head, oosik is 10" long x 2-1/2" tall x 1-5/8" across; fossil rib bone base is 5-1/2" long x 3/4" tall x 1-1/4" wide, signed; Jerry R. Wongitillan, Savoonga  

$115 SOLD

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Fossil walrus ivory oosik is 9-5/8" long x 7/8" widest diameter, fossil walrus ivory slices between oosik and fossil walrus ivory carvings, walrus head with ivory tusks on one end, seal head on the other end; self supporting; baleen eyes

 $165 sold

 

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Fossil walrus oosik measures 8-1/4" long including baleen caps; from Gambell  $100  SOLD

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Walrus oosik with bas relief etching of whale, bowhead whale, walrus and seal on both sides; two different Eskimo faces in the ends; 13" long x 1" wide x 3/4" deep; by Oozevaseuk (Melchor, Gambell)

$210  SOLD

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Fossil walrus oosik with beautifully inlaid ivory & baleen dots, capped with baleen & polar bear head one end, baleen & smiling Eskimo face other end; 17" long x 1-3/8" wide x 1" deep, by Quentin Oseuk, Gambell

$650

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AK-OOS-8  Large walrus oosik, capped with baleen and walrus ivory polar bear front half, and walrus front half; 23" long x 1-5/8" widest x 1-1/2" deep; Signed Pelowook (Tony, Savoonga)

$850

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AK-OOS-9  Large walrus oosik capped with baleen and walrus ivory polar bear front half, an walrus front half; 23-1/2" long x 1-3/4" widest x 1-5/8"; signed Pelowook (Tony, Savoonga)

$900

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Spectacular fossil walrus oosik (23-3/4" long x 2-1/8" diameter) on fossil walrus jaw base ( 9" long x 3-1/2" tall) with smaller walrus oosik as an accent (8" long)

$1800 SOLD, OOSIK ONLY

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Fossil walrus oosik (9-1/2" long x 3/4" wide) with walrus, whale, and seal carved and signed by Oozevaseuk (Melchor, Gambell)

$225

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Fossil walrus oosik (27" long x 2" thickest diameter); otter half body with fish in mouth on one end, (walrus ivory and fossil ivory cap on one end; polar bear head with fossil walrus ivory cap on other end); by Leonard Savage; comes with a stand.

$1100

*some un-worked fossil walrus & seal oosiks available on 

Oosiks of walrus, seal and raccoon

 

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