Lot of 2 Cutlasses and 1 Letter Opener
1) Letter opener
Bone or tooth.
Both sides are engraved with Arctic Hares
the handle is engraved with a seal.
Dimensions: 17 cm x 3 cm.
Patina of wear.
Very good condition.
1st half of the early 20th century.
Tchukchi ethnic group.
Inuit from eastern Siberia.
(Provenance: antique dealer from Ukraine).
2) 2 Cutlasses in Reindeer bone
With a geometric decoration, engraved with daily scenes: a hut, a reindeer, the sunrise, a landscape, a sleigh.
The leather straps are more recent and were added.
Dimensions: 28 cm; length of the blade 13 cm.
For the smallest one: 22 cm, blade 8 cm.
Former Norwegian collection.
- Total nr of items
- Indigenous object name
- Inuit et Sami
- Region/ country
- Lapland, Finland
- Bone, Metal
- Mid 20th century
- Sold with stand
- 17×28×23 cm