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Sale IT170 Lot 8019

INUIT SOAPSTONE OIL LAMP, QUILLIQ (KUDLIK), 20TH CENTURY a wick of moss was made for immersion into this bowl containing seal oil; the lamp would provide light and heat inside an igloo or skin tent - h:3 w:14 d:6 in.

Provenance: Estate of Nina Rodale Houghton, wife of the late Arthur A. Houghton,
President of The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Carmichael Farm, Queenstown, Maryland
Estimate $150-200

Sold for $650.00


 
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