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Iditarod, Ivory & Alaskana Auction, March 6th

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Internet-only (timed) auction

By:

Alaska Auction Co.

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1227 E 75th Avenue, Anchorage, Alaska, 99518. USA. tel: 907-349-7078

Started:
7th Feb, 2024
Ended: 6th Mar, 2024
View: Anchorage Auctions Alaska Auctions
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To celebrate the start of our famed Iditarod, we have curated an auction in the spirit of the race. We have a collection of C Alan Johnson figurines, artwork and prints with musher's signatures, Ivory carvings, Grass and baleen baskets baskets, artifacts, oosiks, and more!

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Lot 1AA
 

10ft. Totem Pole: Successful Harvest This yellow

10ft. Totem Pole: Successful Harvest This yellow cedar driftwood log was pulled off the beach at Gore Point by Chris Clemens and...

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Lot 2
 

Charles Edwards carved walrus ivory standing polar

Charles Edwards carved walrus ivory standing polar bear set on a whale finger bone base, with baleen inset eyes, nose and claws,...

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Lot 2AA
 

St. Laurence Island artifact, cross shaped point 6

St. Laurence Island artifact, cross shaped point 6.25" ivory - R 2

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C. Alan Johnson Figurine: Whale feast, his largest

C. Alan Johnson Figurine: Whale feast, his largest piece, one of the most rare to encounter, condition is excellent, 6 1/8" tall...

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Michael Scott fossilized whalebone hunter, with gr

Michael Scott fossilized whalebone hunter, with green color throughout. Face is fossilized mammoth ivory, with mammoth ivory...

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Lot 3AA
 

Well preserved ancient ivory adze head, 4"

Well preserved ancient ivory adze head, 4" - R 2

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C. Alan Johnson Figurine: Cyrus, condition is exce

C. Alan Johnson Figurine: Cyrus, condition is excellent, halibut hook present and in 1 piece. Overall height 13.25" - T 7

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Lot 4
 

Richard Freeman scrimshawed old female walrus head

Richard Freeman scrimshawed old female walrus headmount, with backboard and fossilized skull attatched by Michael Scott 33" long...

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Lot 4AA
 

Well preserved ancient ivory adze head, 4"

Well preserved ancient ivory adze head, 4" - R 2

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Lot 4BB
 

C. Alan Johnson Figurine: Helen all of her net, li

C. Alan Johnson Figurine: Helen all of her net, line, fish still present, condition is excellent, overall height is 10" - T 7

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Lot 5
 

Charles Edwards ivory carving of a mother walrus a

Charles Edwards ivory carving of a mother walrus and her cub set on a fossilized walrus bone base, with wood peg, removeable for...

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Lot 5AA
 

Ancient walrus ivory artifact, about 3.5"

Ancient walrus ivory artifact, about 3.5" - R 2

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Lot 5BB
 

C. Alan Johnson Figurine: 1962, of a hunter, harpo

C. Alan Johnson Figurine: 1962, of a hunter, harpoon and line still present, excellent condition, height with harpoon is 13" - T 7

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Lot 5C
 

12 Troy ounce .999 silver Iditarod coin collectio

12 Troy ounce .999 silver Iditarod coin collection to include: Iditarod winner silver coins for 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997,...

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Lot 6
 

Mid 20th Century lidded Hooper Bay grass basket wi

Mid 20th Century lidded Hooper Bay grass basket with dyed red and green seal gut inclusions, tightly woven, minimal wear and...

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Lot 6AA
 

Old ivory artifact handle with late Bering Sea, ea

Old ivory artifact handle with late Bering Sea, early Punuk style carvings 6.5" - R 2

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Lot 6BB
 

C. Alan Johnson Figurine: Betsy and Jo in excellen

C. Alan Johnson Figurine: Betsy and Jo in excellent condition, 8" - T 7

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Lot 7
 

Ukaghhani ivory carving of an eagle with baleen ey

Ukaghhani ivory carving of an eagle with baleen eyes, 2 7/8" tall - R 2

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Lot 7AA
 

Ancient fossilized ivory potlatch spoon remnants,

Ancient fossilized ivory potlatch spoon remnants, length is 8 3/4" - R 2

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C. Alan Johnson Figurine: Jake, the Goldminer, in

C. Alan Johnson Figurine: Jake, the Goldminer, in excellent condition, 7 1/3" tall - T 7

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Charles Edwards ivory carving of a pair of Beluga

Charles Edwards ivory carving of a pair of Beluga whales set on fossilized walrus jawbone base, whales are removeable, about 4...

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Heavy ancient walrus ivory artifact 5"

Heavy ancient walrus ivory artifact 5" - R 2

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C. Alan Johnson Figurine: Mary, 1963, minor chippi

C. Alan Johnson Figurine: Mary, 1963, minor chipping on the hair, all fingers in excellent condition 9" - T 7

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Charles Edwards carving of a seal with her pup, wi

Charles Edwards carving of a seal with her pup, with baleen and ivory inset eyes and brows, set on a walrus skull bone base, both...

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Lot 9AA
 

Ancient ivory artifact, small sled runner? 6.25"

Ancient ivory artifact, small sled runner? 6.25" - R 2

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C. Alan Johnson Figurine: Mary, 1963, right pinkie

C. Alan Johnson Figurine: Mary, 1963, right pinkie is broken, - T 7

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Lot 10
 

Mammoth ivory carving of a hawk, and his lunch, se

Mammoth ivory carving of a hawk, and his lunch, set on a wood base with a whale finger bone spacer, 5 5/8" - Q 42

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Lot 10AA
 

Socket style harpoon tip from ancient walrus ivory

Socket style harpoon tip from ancient walrus ivory, edges still beveled 6" - R 2

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C. Alan Johnson Figurine: Katie and the Rose playi

C. Alan Johnson Figurine: Katie and the Rose playing leap frog, in excellent condition 5.5" tall - T 7

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Lot 11
 

Larry Mayac scrimmed ivory carving of a killer wha

Larry Mayac scrimmed ivory carving of a killer whale 6 1/4" - Q 42

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Lot 11AA
 

Ancient Bering Sea toggle style harpoon tip with v

Ancient Bering Sea toggle style harpoon tip with visible evidence of original carvings, 4.5" - R 2

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C. Alan Johnson Figurine: Molly and Sue 1988, in e

C. Alan Johnson Figurine: Molly and Sue 1988, in excellent condition, 4.25" tall - T 7

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Heavily fossilized walrus tusk, this tusk was once

Heavily fossilized walrus tusk, this tusk was once the base for an ivory sled dog team carved by Clyde Rookok, some pieces have...

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Massive ancient ivory gambling bird, over 3 3/4"

Massive ancient ivory gambling bird, over 3 3/4" - R 2

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C. Alan Johnson Figurine: Eetook in excellent cond

C. Alan Johnson Figurine: Eetook in excellent condition, 8.5" - T 7

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Lot 13
 

Toddler's size seal gut parka in very good conditi

Toddler's size seal gut parka in very good condition - Q 42

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Large well preserved ivory artifact, 6 3/4"

Large well preserved ivory artifact, 6 3/4" - R 2

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C. Alan Johnson Figurine: Isaac in excellent condi

C. Alan Johnson Figurine: Isaac in excellent condition, 5 7/8" tall - T 7

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Lot 14
 

DN walrus ivory cup with relief carving of Alaskan

DN walrus ivory cup with relief carving of Alaskan animals and people, with a properly fitting lid, base is made from fossilized...

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Lot 14AA
 

Old ivory handle, heavily fossilized 4"

Old ivory handle, heavily fossilized 4" - R 2

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Lot 14BB
 

C. Alan Johnson Figurine: Christopher, in excellen

C. Alan Johnson Figurine: Christopher, in excellent condition, 4.5" tall - T 7

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Lot 15
 

Walrus oosicks with ivory carvings attributed to R

Walrus oosicks with ivory carvings attributed to Russel Silook, carvings are bear's head and walrus head each with a baleen...

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Lot 15AA
 

Heavily fossilized ivory artifact resembling early

Heavily fossilized ivory artifact resembling early Bering Sea winged creature harpoon counter weight - R 2

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C. Alan Johnson Figurine: PJ 1999 in excellent co

C. Alan Johnson Figurine: PJ 1999 in excellent condition, 4" tall - T 7

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Lot 16
 

Ukaghhani ivory carving of an eagle with baleen ey

Ukaghhani ivory carving of an eagle with baleen eyes, 7 3/8" tall - Q 42

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Lot 16AA
 

Old ancient ivory comb 3"

Old ancient ivory comb 3" - R 2

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C. Alan Johnson Figurine: Gracie, 2004, in excelle

C. Alan Johnson Figurine: Gracie, 2004, in excellent condition 3" tall - T 7

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Lot 17
 

Carl Hank Jr. lidded baleen basket with white incl

Carl Hank Jr. lidded baleen basket with white inclusions, simple animal head finial, 3" tall x 2 3/4" diameter - Q 42

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Lot 17AA
 

Bone handled net brush 5 1/4"

Bone handled net brush 5 1/4" - R 2

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Lot 17BB
 

C. Alan Johnson Figurine: Tollu, 1970 in excellent

C. Alan Johnson Figurine: Tollu, 1970 in excellent condition 5 3/4" tall - T 7

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Lot 18
 

Ukaghhani ivory carving of a narwhale with baleen

Ukaghhani ivory carving of a narwhale with baleen eyes and spots, his tusk is made from a fluted section of fossilized blue core...

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Lot 18AA
 

Ancient fossilized ivory cup to give whale last dr

Ancient fossilized ivory cup to give whale last drink of water, 4" - R 2

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Lot 18BB
 

C. Alan Johnson Figurine: Jack and Seekoo, 1993, 4

C. Alan Johnson Figurine: Jack and Seekoo, 1993, 4" tall - T 7

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Lot 19
 

Charles Edwards ivory carving of a napping polar b

Charles Edwards ivory carving of a napping polar bear, signed in his native name, with baleen eyes, nose and claws, 5 3/8" long -...

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Lot 19AA
 

Bone artifact 11"

Bone artifact 11" - R 2

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C. Alan Johnson Figurine: Bird hunter 1990, all pi

C. Alan Johnson Figurine: Bird hunter 1990, all pieces of bolo present in excellent condition 6.5" tall - T 7

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Lot 20
 

Charles Edwards ivory carving of a seal on polishe

Charles Edwards ivory carving of a seal on polished baleen base 4" long - Q 42

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Lot 20AA
 

2 Pieces from a Native Alaskan bow drill set, not

2 Pieces from a Native Alaskan bow drill set, not originally matched, to include a more modern wood mouthpiece with brass insert...

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Lot 20BB
 

C. Alan Johnson Figurine: Toolik 3 3/4" 1984 in ex

C. Alan Johnson Figurine: Toolik 3 3/4" 1984 in excellent condition - T 7

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Lot 21
 

Ukaghhani ivory carving of a baleen whale with bal

Ukaghhani ivory carving of a baleen whale with baleen eyes 3 3/4" - Q 42

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Lot 21AA
 

Fossilized ivory harpoon tip, bifurcated notch sty

Fossilized ivory harpoon tip, bifurcated notch style in good condition, 4" - R 2

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Lot 21BB
 

C. Alan Johnson Figurine: c. 1961 4 3/4"

C. Alan Johnson Figurine: c. 1961 4 3/4" - T 7

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Lot 22
 

Carl Hank Jr. lidded baleen basket with whale's ta

Carl Hank Jr. lidded baleen basket with whale's tail finial 4.5" tall x 3" diameter - Q 42

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Lot 22AA
 

Ivory neck from a Native harpoon, portion where ha

Ivory neck from a Native harpoon, portion where harpoon tip would rest on. 11 3/4" - R 2

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C. Alan Johnson Figurine: Silook sustained damage

C. Alan Johnson Figurine: Silook sustained damage during earthquake, repaired, 6" tall - T 7

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Lot 23
 

Charles Edwards ivory carving of 2 whales, on a fo

Charles Edwards ivory carving of 2 whales, on a fossilized bone base, 5" tall - Q 42

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Lot 23AA
 

Ancient ivory handle appears to be from a small fl

Ancient ivory handle appears to be from a small flint knife 7" - R 2

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C. Alan Johnson Figurine: Benny, 1963, 6"

C. Alan Johnson Figurine: Benny, 1963, 6" - T 7

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Lot 24
 

19th Century Tlingit wood potlatch bowl with evide

19th Century Tlingit wood potlatch bowl with evidence of repair, 10 1/4" - Q 42

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Lot 24AA
 

Ivory artifact 8"

Ivory artifact 8" - R 2

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C. Alan Johnson Figurine: Ruth, 1983 in excellent

C. Alan Johnson Figurine: Ruth, 1983 in excellent condition, 6" - T 7

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Lot 25
 

Charles Edwards ivory carving of 2 spotted seals,

Charles Edwards ivory carving of 2 spotted seals, with over 50 baleen inset eyes and spots, evenly distributed throughout on a...

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Lot 25AA
 

Bone artifact likely a simple harpoon tip, 8 3/4"

Bone artifact likely a simple harpoon tip, 8 3/4" - R 2

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Lot 25BB
 

C. Alan Johnson Figurine: 1962, 4"

C. Alan Johnson Figurine: 1962, 4" - T 7

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Lot 26
 

Ukaghhani ivory narwhale with baleen spots and ivo

Ukaghhani ivory narwhale with baleen spots and ivory tusks 6.25" - Q 42

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Lot 26AA
 

Bone artifact 7 1/4"

Bone artifact 7 1/4" - R 2

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Lot 26BB
 

C. Alan Johnson Figurine: Nutchuk, 1972 in excelle

C. Alan Johnson Figurine: Nutchuk, 1972 in excellent condition 4.25" - T 7

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Lot 27
 

Russ Silook juvenile Oosicks with 2 ivory bear end

Russ Silook juvenile Oosicks with 2 ivory bear end caps, ivory base, 17" - Q 42

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Lot 27AA
 

Bone artifact 8 1/4"

Bone artifact 8 1/4" - R 2

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Lot 27BB
 

C. Alan Johnson Figurine: Gus, 2000 damaged in ear

C. Alan Johnson Figurine: Gus, 2000 damaged in earthquake, repaired, 8" - T 7

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Lot 28
 

Carl Hank Jr. small baleen basket with an adorable

Carl Hank Jr. small baleen basket with an adorable seal head finial carved from a walrus' tooth 2.25" tall x 2" diameter - Q 42

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Lot 28AA
 

Small ivory hammer head 2.5"

Small ivory hammer head 2.5" - R 2

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Lot 28BB
 

C. Alan Johnson Figurine: 1962 in excellent condit

C. Alan Johnson Figurine: 1962 in excellent condition 6" - T 7

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Lot 29
 

Fossilized wooly rhino tooth with custom base, 3 3

Fossilized wooly rhino tooth with custom base, 3 3/8" tall - R 37

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Lot 29AA
 

Fossilized polar bear tooth 3"

Fossilized polar bear tooth 3" - R 2

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C. Alan Johnson Figurine: Eddie 2003, signed by C

C. Alan Johnson Figurine: Eddie 2003, signed by C Alan and Suzanne Johnson, 2.5" tall - T 7

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Lot 30
 

Lidded Hooper Bay grass basket with dyed grass inc

Lidded Hooper Bay grass basket with dyed grass inclusions showing wear and tear throughout 11" x 11" - T 4

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Lot 30AA
 

Ancient ivory artifact 5"

Ancient ivory artifact 5" - R 2

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Lot 30BB
 

C. Alan Johnson Figurine: Dinah, 1982, in excellen

C. Alan Johnson Figurine: Dinah, 1982, in excellent condition 4.5" - T 7

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Lot 31
 

Canadian First Nation simulated argillite totem po

Canadian First Nation simulated argillite totem pole with raven, beaver, fox, 6 5/8" tall - R 2

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Lot 31AA
 

6 Assorted ancient ivory and bone artifacts includ

6 Assorted ancient ivory and bone artifacts including harpoon necks, longest is 7.5" - R 2

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Lot 31BB
 

C. Alan Johnson Figurine: Abby, 2004, 4"

C. Alan Johnson Figurine: Abby, 2004, 4" - T 7

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Lot 32
 

"Brothers of the Storm" by Chapel, reproduction ca

"Brothers of the Storm" by Chapel, reproduction carving issued by National Wildlife Federation 1983, 8" tall - R 2

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Lot 32AA
 

Large heavily fossilized ancient ivory artifact,

Large heavily fossilized ancient ivory artifact, 9.5" - R 2

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Lot 32BB
 

C. Alan Johnson Figurine: Emma, 1972 in excellent

C. Alan Johnson Figurine: Emma, 1972 in excellent condition 2.5" - T 7

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Lot 33
 

Ancient fossilized tooth with custom base 3 1/4"

Ancient fossilized tooth with custom base 3 1/4" - R 37

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Lot 33AA
 

Grouping of 4 ancient bone and ivory artifacts, lo

Grouping of 4 ancient bone and ivory artifacts, longest is 10.5" - R 2

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Lot 33BB
 

C. Alan Johnson Figurine: Jack and Seekoo, 1993, 4

C. Alan Johnson Figurine: Jack and Seekoo, 1993, 4" tall - T 7

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Lot 34
 

Amethyst specimen of Brazilian origin 6.5" across

Amethyst specimen of Brazilian origin 6.5" across - R 2

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