27 September 2006
ROALD ENGELBREGT GRAVNING AMUNDSEN (1872-1928)
A bone model of a walrus and a bone whistle (2)
Roald Amundsen and thence by descent to the present owner.
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Two of Amundsen's own mementos from his Arctic expeditions, the walrus probably carved and traded by the Inuit or Netsilik, the whistle probably carved by Amundsen or fellow members of the expeditions.
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