Chest Decorated With Two Inuit Zoomorphic Heads, Greenland, North America flag

Chest Decorated With Two Inuit Zoomorphic Heads, Greenland, North America
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"Chest Decorated With Two Inuit Zoomorphic Heads, Greenland, North America"
CHEST decorated with two zoomorphic Inuit heads,
Greenland, North America
End of the 19th century
Wood, marine ivory and hard stone
H.: 31; Wt: 35.5; Thickness: 27.5 cm

(one slat and one screw missing)
Rectangular driftwood chest adorned with rectangular slats of marine ivory incised with arrows and arranged vertically on the four sides. The upper front part is decorated with two zoomorphic heads in relief reminiscent of the seal or the polar bear. They are arranged on either side of an incised rectangular yoke, also in marine ivory and decorated with a hard blue stone, roughly cut in a circular fashion. Two hinges allow the lid to be opened. Due to the size, this chest allowed to keep small items of everyday life or play.
Price : 14200 €
Period:19th century
Style:Tribal Art
Condition : Très bon état

Material : Bois, ivoire marin, pierre dure

Reference : 644767
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Old weapons and cutlery. Tribal Arts. Objects of curiosities
Chest Decorated With Two Inuit Zoomorphic Heads, Greenland, North America
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