ρ. Eskimo Ivories

19th century, some earlier

a.  A Walrus Tusk, facetted and decorated in scrimshaw with multiple scenes of hunting , with dogs pulling a sleigh, walruses , arctic hares and a fox, deer, sea-otters and large water fowl.

b.  A Marine Ivory Bear, decorated in scrimshaw with hunting scenes using harpoons and firearms.

c.  A Walrus Tusk, facetted and decorated is scrimshaw with scenes of whaling, walrus, caribou and bird hunting. Along the top and carved in high relief is a hunter with two guns apparently engaged in communication with two female caribou.

d. A Walrus Tusk, decorated in scrimshaw with scenes in an Eskimo settlement, including hunting and dog-sledding.

e.  A Marine Ivory Fishing Weight, in the form of a seal with lead implants.

f.  A Marine Ivory Shaman’s Drumstick. The velvety surface is the result of being rolled in sad over a long period of sand.

g.  A Marine Ivory Whale Tail Amulet

h.  A Whaler’s Knife and Sheath, wood inlaid with brass, marine ivory and mother-of-pearl, showing a whale pursued by a boat, harpoons and a gaffing hook.