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A collection of models of Inuit tools

£1650
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A collection of models of Inuit tools

£1650

A collection of models of Inuit hunting implements. 

Marine ivory, bone, wood, and sinew. In a later glazed wood display case.

A whale harpoon with an atlatl (inventory number H.1327). 33 cm.

A green stained wood bird harpoon with three barbed tips. 17.5 cm.

A bird harpoon with two barbed body fins and a later metal tip. 22.5 cm.

Two whale harpoons with metal tips, (one with inventory number H.1324). 27.5 cm.

A whale harpoon. 26cm.

Two paddles, one with marine ivory tips (inventory number H.1308). 28 cm.

Two bows, 24 cm, and 34.5 cm.

A peg marker and two shuttles. 

 

Provenance:

Two harpoons and marine ivory tipped paddle - James T. Hooper Collection, London/Arundel, H.1327, H.1324 and H.1308.

Christie's, London, American Indian Art from the James Hooper Collection, 9 Nov 1976, lot 97 part and lot 105 part.

A private collection, Canada.

Woolley and Wallis, Salisbury, Tribal Art, 22 Sept 2020, lot 87. The Graham Turner Collection