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Carved from a rich brown color piece of walrus ivory, this swimming walrus has impressive detail and motion. The walrus' tusks are subsistence hunted ivory and create a nice contrast with the brown ivory. The peg supporting the walrus is ivory and the base is whalebone.
||Savoonga, St. Lawrence Island, AK
||2.75 x 2.75 x 2.25 in
||Walrus ivory, whalebone
||St. Lawrence Island Yupik