Lot 19: A large and rare Inuit Labret

A large and rare Inuit Labret, Inuit; Alaska

The Labret of bowed form of wood with inset bone plug with small holes pierced in it and a central black stone inlay; one bone plug deficient. Old museum number '328' on the side. Likely 19th Century. L. 5.1/2"

Property of an East Coast private collector

Deaccessioned by a New York Historical Institution

Price Realized: $350

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