Lot 9: A Fine Inuit bow drill with Scrimming

A Fine Inuit bow drill with Scrimming, Inuit; Alaska

The bow with a stylized bear at one end carved fully raised from the surface, the bow arcing gently with scrimmed designs of animals and hunters on the front and top as well as a whaling hunt to the reverse. Fine old deep creamy patina. L. 10"

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: $1,200

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