Vintage Inuit Hand Carved Walrus Ivory Miniature Penguin Figure with Base, Ca 1970's,#1537

$ 450.00

Vintage Inuit Hand Carved Walrus Ivory Miniature Penguin Figure with Base, Ca 1970,#1537

Description: #1537 Vintage Inuit Hand Carved Walrus Ivory Miniature Penguin Figure with Base, Ca 1970. Culturalpatina complies with all State and Federal regulations regarding the commerce of ivory. A $30 export permit is required to ship walrus ivory or oosik (legal as per above) out of the United States.

Dimensions: 2" x 3/4"

Condition: Excellent

Provenance: From the Estate of Culturalpatina

Background on sale of Walrus Ivory: Import or export requires a permit. Sale legal if ivory is “pre-Act” under the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) (acquired before 1972) or is a product purchased within the U.S. that qualifies as an authentic Alaskan Native handicraft. (Source: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service). A $30 export permit is required to ship walrus ivory or oosik (legal as per above) out of the United States.

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