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Lot 0607
**Originally Listed At $450**

Arctic, Native American / First Nations, Inuit, ca. 19th to early 20th century CE. Hand carved from fossilized caribou bone, and with a rich patina from age, this is a fine socket for a harpoon. Notice the hole at the rear for securing the attachment of the socket to the shaft. Size: 1.4" W x 7.05" H (3.6 cm x 17.9 cm)

Provenance: private southwestern Pennsylvania, USA collection, acquired in Savoonga, Alaska, USA

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#144800

Condition

Rich patina from age and handling. Clear signs of use and some small losses around one end.

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19th C. Inuit Fossilized Caribou Bone Harpoon Socket

Estimate $900 - $1,350Oct 17
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