Artwork by  Unidentified Inuit Artist (Alaska),  Claw Holding Walrus

Unidentified Inuit Artist (Alaska)
Claw Holding Walrus

ivory, black surface colouring
5.5 x 2 x 2 ins ( 14 x 5.1 x 5.1 cms ) ( overall )

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Provenance:
Collection of a Prominent Estate, Toronto
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Unidentified Inuit Artist (Alaska)