Fine Early Eskimo Yupik Oil Food Bowl 19th Century

$795 USD

A fine early Yupik Inuit Eskimo oil or food bowl. This type of bowl would have been a man’s bowl, since it is carved from a single piece of drift wood and would have held seal oil for dipping fish into. The bowl has a deep dark rich patina from decades of native use. A museum quality bowl worthy of the finest collection. The bowl comes with a museum quality display stand.

Weight 3.0 lbs
Dimensions 8.5 × 5.88 × 2.0 in
Item Location

Canada

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A fine early Yupik Inuit Eskimo oil or food bowl. This type of bowl would have been a man’s bowl, since it is carved from a single piece of drift wood and would have held seal oil for dipping fish into. The bowl has a deep dark rich patina from decades of native use. A museum quality bowl worthy of the finest collection. The bowl comes with a museum quality display stand.

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Weight 3.0 lbs
Dimensions 8.5 × 5.88 × 2.0 in
Item Location

Canada

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