Perishables, Basketry, and Other Fragile Items made of Bone, Antler, Ivory, and Wood

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751-2010) Fishing Net Shuttle / Bobbin made of a yellow cedar or yew type of wood. The maker hand carved this specimen and created very delicate features such as a pair of drooping tangs on the basal margin, a pointed tip and a central cutout with a tapered point where fishing net line would be attached. It has considerable age and abundant use polish. This implement was used to sew and repair large fish nets. It measures approx 9 1/4" x 7/8" x 3/16" and is in mint condition museum G10+ quality. Contains the original repair line. Was created and used during the 1600-1800's in the Pacific Northwest Coast Region. Comes with a Bennett COA and a NWAC SOP. $250

 

752-2010) Fishing Net Shuttle / Bobbin made of a yellow cedar or yew type of wood. The maker hand carved this specimen and created very delicate features such as a pair of drooping tangs on the basal margin, a pointed tip and a central cutout with a tapered point where fishing net line would be attached. It has considerable age and abundant use polish. This implement was used to sew and repair large fish nets. It measures approx 11 7/16" x 3/4" x 1/4" and is in mint condition museum G10 quality. Was created and used during the 1600-1800's in the Pacific Northwest Coast Region.  Comes with a Bennett COA and a NWAC SOP. $125

 

753-2010) Fishing Net Shuttle / Bobbin made of a yellow cedar or yew type of wood. The maker hand carved this specimen and created very delicate features such as a pair of drooping tangs on the basal margin, a pointed tip and a central cutout with a tapered point where fishing net line would be attached. It has considerable age and abundant use polish. This implement was used to sew and repair large fish nets. It measures approx 8 1/2" x 5/8" x 3/16" and is in mint condition museum G10 quality. Was created and used during the 1600-1800's in the Pacific Northwest Coast Region. Comes with a Bennett COA and a NWAC SOP. $125

 

1387-2012) Alaskan Net Gauge or Spacer made of well patinated and mineralized animal bone possibly from a whale or other large sea creature. This specimen was abraded, ground, incised and polished to the desired functional form. It has concavity on the dorsal and ventral face and tapers towards the ends with a distinctive projecting hooks, one of which is more worn from use than the other. Has incredible use polish and is in near mint condition and grades G9.5 Museum Quality. Measures approx 3 5/8" x 11/16" x 3/4" so is quite large and must have been used for a net designed to capture larger deep sea type of fish. Was reportedly found on private land located near Kotzebue Sound, Alaska, x Michael Hough, Terry Baxter Collections. $150

 

 

AW-875
Type: Bilateral Barbed Harpoon
Material: Seal or Walrus Ivory
Size: 3-5/8" Long x 5/16" Wide.
Grade: G-10
Provenance: Found on private land located on St Lawrence Island in Alaska during the 1950-60's by Al Wiederhold. Comes with COA by Bob Butler.
$250

 
 

 

RTGNW-31207
Type: Archaic Whaling Marrow / "Snow" Knife
Material: Seal or Walrus Ivory
Size: 7" Long x 1-1/2" Wide.
Grade: G-10 Museum Quality
Provenance: Found on private land located at St Lawrence Island in the Bering Straits of Alaska x Trevor Rennie Collection. Comes with COA by Bob Butler.
$150

 
 

 

 

1021-2010
Type: Boat Plug
Material: Evergreen Wood
Size: 4-1/4" Long x 3/4" Wide.
Grade: G-10 Museum Quality
Provenance: Found on private land located at St Lawrence Island in the Bering Straits of Alaska x Trevor Rennie.
$75

 
 

 

455-2010
Type: Bilateral Sealing Harpoon
Material: Semi fossilized nicely sea polished and heavily patinated walrus ivory.
Size: 3-1/2" Long x 15/16" Wide
Grade: Patinated to the max with condition at near mint
Provenance: This specimen was reportedly found on an Alaskan beach in the Bering Sea region, x Trevor Rennie Collection.
$50

 

 

1020-2010
Type: Gouge, Spoon or Scoop
Material: Caribou Leg Bone Ivory
Size: 5-5/8" Long x 1-3/16" Wide.
Grade: G-10 Museum Quality
Provenance: Reportedly found in Alaska during the 1940-50's, exact location and finder is unknown x Joseph Kachinski Collection. This artifact was made between 1600-1800 AD by Eskimo peoples.
$50

 
 

 

1494-2014) Decorative Bone Awl or Hairpin made of ground and polished deer rib bone. Modern reproduction.
 

 

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