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Eskimo Carved Walrus Ivory and Bone Earrings, Combs, and Labret
9/25/2015 - American Indian: Live Salesroom Auction
lot of 5, includes two combs with incised geometric decorations, length 2.5 in. and 2.75 in.; PLUS a bone labret inset with blue bead, diameter 1.25 in.; PLUS a set of bone earrings attached with a beaded thread; blue bead inserts, overall length 11.75 in., length of earrings 1 in.; AND a beaded strand, overall length 29 in.
ca 1900


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A copy of the photograph of the unidentified collector can be included with purchase.

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