Eskimo Ivory Copy of Will Roger's Memorial

$ 275.00

L. 5 11/16" : H. 3¾"

Eskimo carving in ivory of the memorial erected in Point Barrow Alaska in memory of the death of Will Rogers and Wiley Post in an airplane crash near Barrow on August 15, 1935.  The carving sits on a baleen base and has a standing polar bear facing the memorial on each side with an inscription saying "Rogers and Post, Life Ended Aug 15 1935 Barrow Alaska"

c.1950
#7036



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