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Lot 119D: Large Baleen Piece with Etching

Piece of whale’s baleen with etching, “This is Baleen of a 65 Footer Bowhead whale, This is one of the near back end of left side, Baleen whale has 300 to 400 pieces on both sides”, signed “Roger Silook”, picturing a Bowhead whale, seals and two polar bears, labeled “authentic Native Handicraft of Alaska”, Roger Silook Gambell, July 10, 1975, 6′ 2″ l, (ex. estate of Justin Cobb). 

Estimate: $600-900

Piece of whale’s baleen with etching, “This is Baleen of a 65 Footer Bowhead whale, This is one of the near back end of left side, Baleen whale has 300 to 400 pieces on both sides”, signed “Roger Silook”, picturing a Bowhead whale, seals and two polar bears, labeled “authentic Native Handicraft of Alaska”, Roger Silook Gambell, July 10, 1975, 6′ 2″ l, (ex. estate of Justin Cobb). 

Estimate: $600-900