Sperm whale tooth Inuit carvings

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Description

These sperm whale teeth were etched to illustrate the sea mammals and the knives and ulus used to harvest these creatures from the ocean.  Note etchings of walrus and narwhal.  This piece is made from sperm whale teeth and has a whalebone base so it is not for sale outside of Canada.  

Est. 1980's to 1990's.

Artist: Sak Kuknuk, syllabic signature on smaller tooth

Dimensions (including bases) : 4.25"/ 10.5cm x 4.5"/11.5cm x 5"/13cm

Sold as a pair.

For sale in Canada only (CITES).