Hunting Tableau of Eskimo in a Kayak and Walrus

$ 185.00

This is a small tableau with an Eskimo in a Kayak with a raised harpoon preparing to harpoon a walrus on an ice block. The harpoon is attached by a sinew cord to an inflated seal float behind the Eskimo on the kayak. The walrus is carved from fossilized ivory giving it a warm brownish tone. The Eskimo is carved so it looks like he is putting all his force into the act of throwing the harpoon, which is a nice touch to the scene.

L. 5 ¾"; H. 1 ¾"

c.1970
#8019



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