Lot 15: A Superb Inuit Shaman's figurine

A Superb Inuit Shaman's figurine, Inuit; Alaska

The figure leaning slightly with round head and classical Inuit features, the arms carved to the body with long legs. The patina deep and cream colored. The back of the base with old label stating 'Eskimi C. 1840 coll. Worsea C/A'. A stunning and rare example. H. 3 3/4"

Property of a New England Private collector

Purchased decades ago from a New England estate with ties to the whaling trade in the 19th Century.

Price Realized: $1,800

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