Lot 22: A fine Inuit Baleen spoon

A fine Inuit Baleen spoon, Inuit; Alaska

The spoon of simple form and carved from Baleen, usually an object owned by a woman. Fine old patina of use and wear, 19th C. or earlier. H. 3 1/4"

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: $175

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