1949/​8638
A group of Russian carved bone fishing gear a.o., some in shape of polar bears and seals. 20th century. (22).

Description

A group of Russian carved bone fishing gear a.o., some in shape of polar bears and seals. 20th century. (22).

Provenance: The Danish seller's stepmother's parents, Arne Hammer and his Russian-born wife, Tatiana Konstantinova Hammer, née Martinson. Arne Hammer worked for the Great Northern Telegraph Company and travelled often to Russia in the 1920s. In Irkutsk, he met Tatiana, whom he married and moved to Denmark. Tatiana Hammer belonged to the Russian circles in Copenhagen.

Condition

Wear due to age. Several countries outside the EU (third countries) ban import of items containing materials from endangered species. This lot number might be covered by such provision and potential buyers are advised to familiarize themselves with these rules.

Auction

Russian theme, 5 December 2019

Category

Collector's items

Estimate

4,000–5,000 kr.

Price realised

Not sold

One bid

When Bidder Bid
830118 2,000 kr.