Description: Antique walrus tusks
Location of Origin: Various
Medium/Materials: Walrus bone and Ivory
Dimensions: Overall - 27in (h) x 9in (w) x 6in (h). Tusks - 27in long measured on outside dimensions
Primary Classification: Scientific Instruments and Natural History : Natural History : Taxidermy
Secondary Classification: All Works of Art By Theme : Interest Type : Kunstkammer / Cabinet of Curiosities
Expertise: While antique walrus tusks of up to 20" are fairly common those over 26" are unusual.
Provenance: The Ernest Gates Collection (Former curator of the JIBBOOM Club Museum of Whaling Artifacts New London CT0