Lot 270
Vintage Pair of Walrus Tusks With Inuit Scrimshaw
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Two 14 in. tusks emerge from bone and are decorated with hunting scenes and schematic human figures. Total length 19-1/2 in.

From the Collection of Michael Coulbourne, Fuquay Varina, North Carolina

The tusks are accompanied by a notarized affidavit stating provenance and ownership history back to Sitka, Alaska in 1965. Please see attached document.

Broad ivory bans, which include walrus tusks, are in effect for California, Hawaii, New Jersey, New York, Oregon and Washington.

Overall age toning with wear to tusks; good estate condition.