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Swimming Polar Bear


Swimming polar bear of new walrus ivory with baleen eyes and nose by Eskimo/Yup'ik carver Mark Napowtuk. Thee bear has realistically detailed carved "fur" and his back paw is even carved with paw pads.

Signed on the bottom, "Mark Nawpowtuk" as well as his maker's mark - bear tracks.

Bear is 3.75" long, 1.5" across at widest and about .75" high.

NOTE: - currently California and New Jersey ban the sale of ALL ivory - so these can not be sold or shipped to anyone in either state. Should you live in one of these states and purchase this - I will not ship to you, I will refund your purchase price.....and relist this item... (And no international sales either - as many countries prohibit purchase/sale of any ivory)

Swimming polar bear
Swimming polar bear, left side
Swimming polar bear, right side
Swimming polar bear, artists signature
Weight: 6 oz