Lot: 74

80th Tribal Art Auction

Harpoon head

Inuit, Punuk

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Joseph Gerena, New York, USA L: 9.8 inch 900 EUR
plus 21 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance

bone, dark brown patina, split top for insertion of the harpoon tip, opening in the corpus for attachment of the harpoon rope, pointed bottom presumably was mortized in the foreshaft, slightly dam., eroded surface, exfoliation in some places