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Eskimo Model Kayak
10/5/2012 - American Indian Art: Live Salesroom Auction
with wooden frame and covered with walrus skin; kayak detailed with bone; carved wooden face with detailed parka and bone hands, length 17.25 in.
late 19th century


Condition:  
Paddle is broken - had been repaired at one point; some dings in hide; kayak glued in place onto wooden mount.
Sold: $411.25
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