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A HAIDA CARVED WHALEBONE FIGURE**
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A HAIDA CARVED WHALEBONE FIGURE**

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A HAIDA CARVED WHALEBONE FIGURE**
with openwork carving, probably representing a Euro-American Sea Captain, seated in a three-legged chair set on a fluted cylindrical base, with arms held close to the body, hands grasping a staff, his chin resting at the top, with a narrow head featuring pointed, crescent-shaped eyes, a straight nose, upturned lips and a neatly combed coiffure turned up at the nape of the neck, wearing a small visor attached to a band tied at back, his inward turned feet with European style shoes
Height: 6½ in. (16.5 cm.)
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Notice Regarding the Sale of Material from Endangered Species. Prospective purchasers are advised that several countries prohibit the importation of property containing materials from endangered species, including but not limited to coral, ivory and tortoiseshell. Accordingly, prospective purchasers should familiarize themselves with relevant customs regulations prior to bidding if they intend to import this lot into another country
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