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3 Ancient Inuit Adzes

3 Ancient Inuit Adzes, 2 of whalebone, the other of walrus ivory. The largest piece an unusually big, and heavy specimen. All showing ancient aged surfaces. Preserved in frozen ground for hundreds of years. St. Lawrence Island. Superb examples. Very rare as a group.

Adze 1:
Length: 42 cm / 16 ½ in
Weight: 1.15 kg / 2 lbs 8 oz

Adze 2:
Length: 40 cm / 15 ¾ in
Weight: 0.70 kg / 1 lb 8 oz

Adze 3:
Length: 27.5 cm / 10 ¾ in
Weight: 0.45 kg / 1 lb

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