Lot 6    

Eskimo Dolls
4/12/2012 - American Indian Art
lot of 3, all with carved walrus ivory faces and inked features; figures wear seal fur parkas, leggings, and mukluks, sizes range from 11.5 in. to 12 in.
first 20th century


Provenance:  
Property of a California Collector


Condition:  
Some use, but otherwise fine.
Sold: $493.50
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