Walrus, Whale and Seal Relief
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Carved from a piece of fossil walrus ivory, this relief piece is made up of the three primary sea mammals that are depended on for sustenance: seal, walrus and whale. One end has a carved human face. The base is carved from baleen with two support rods for this heavy piece of ivory.
||3.5 x 8.5 x 2.5 in
||Walrus ivory, baleen