Alaskan scrimshaw ivory and gold nugget jewelry suite by the Inuit artist Howard Weyahok (1911-1976), consisting of a necklace, bracelet and earrings. The necklace and bracelet consisting of strung circular walrus ivory discs and beads, the discs with alternating scenic engraved and pierced gold nugget decoration. The necklace strung on a marked 14K yellow gold chain. The bracelet strung on white elastic cord. The earrings comprised of dangle style circular discs pierced with gold nuggets. Both the necklace and bracelet are signed multiple times en verso. Gold nuggets test 18K. Earring mounts test 14K. Bracelet measures 3 3/4" dia. Necklace measures 10 1/2" L folded. Circa 1950s. Note: THIS LOT CONTAINS ANIMAL OR PLANT MATERIAL THAT MAY BE RESTRICTED UNDER FEDERAL, STATE, AND/ OR LOCAL LAW. BIDDERS SHOULD CHECK ALL APPLICABLE GOVERNMENT WILDLIFE RESTRICTIONS PRIOR TO PLACING A BID. THE BUYER WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR OBTAINING ANY NECESSARY LICENSE OR PERMITS APPLICABLE TO THE SALE OR TRANSPORT OF THE OBJECT. PLEASE NOTE THAT BIDDERS IN NEW JERSEY MAY NOT BID ON ANY LOTS CONTAINING ELEPHANT IVORY, MAMMOTH IVORY, OR RHINOCEROS HORN. CONDITION: All overall good condition.
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