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    Sale 2129

    Maritime Decorative Arts

    15 January 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 80

    A pair of small Inuit carved cribbage boards**

    EARLY 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A pair of small Inuit carved cribbage boards**
    Early 20th century
    [unsigned], the first from a split whale's tooth and decorated with an Eskimo in a kayak paddling out into a sunrise, and a dog sled [not illustrated]; the other from fossilized Mammouth ivory with a cribbage board drilled and drawn on the surface.
    8 in. (20.3 cm.) and smaller. (2)


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