Eagle carving on horns or tusks

Jul 21, 2021. 21:17 UTC
eagle carving on horns or tusks
Richard
Canada

Category
Sculptures

Acquired from
Other

For sale
Yes
Description

2 horns or tusks . one is 18 inches long on a 1 3/4 inch thick wood base . the other is 16 inches long on a 1 3/4 inch thick wood base . Am eagle is engraved in each one . no initials or writing .

Provenance

unknown

Answered within about 14 hours
Jul 22, 11:21 UTC
By Delia

Fair Market Value

$400 - $600 USD

Suggested Asking Price

$600 USD
What does this mean?

Hi Richard,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.
Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:

A near-pair of vintage engraved scrimshaw horns
Possibly Native American/Eskimo origin, late 20th Century
Each horn ebonized with carved stylized eagle decoration to one side, the reverse uncarved, on contemporary wooden bases.
One is 18 inches long on a 1 3/4 inch thick wood base
Other is 16 inches long on a 1 3/4 inch thick wood base
CONDITION: both appear to be in very good condition
$400-600 for the pair*
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.

Please let us know if you have additional items to appraise, and thank you again for using Mearto.

Richard w. krejcik Jul 22, 13:07 UTC

added 2 more images to show other sides .

Delia Jul 22, 16:23 UTC

You're all set, Richard, thanks!

Richard w. krejcik Jul 22, 18:09 UTC

You guys are really informative and quick ! thank you !

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