Alaskan Inuit carved solid walrus ivory figurative pipe. Pump drilled, early red and blue pigment. Two relief carved walrus heads with fish head, tip and pipe spool carved. Well used (smoked). Exceptional quality. We think made as a presentation piece for someone of importance - Native or ship captain. Museum quality. Rare
PERIOD: Last quarter 19th Century
SIZE: 10 1/2"L x 2"