Narwhal horn by Unknown Artist

Narwhal horn.

Details

Medium:
Narwhal horn
Dimensions:
114 cm
Art Fund grant:
£80,000 ( Total: £448,763; Export stopped)
Acquired in:
1994
Vendor:
Christie's

Carved with human figures, foilage,winged dragons, and fantastical beasts.

Provenance

Purchased for £12 among a bundle of walking-sticks at a sale of the contents of a house in the Cathedral Close at hereford, 1957; by descent; Christie's, 5/7/94, lot 33; with Robin Symes.

Venue details

World Museum William Brown Street, LIVERPOOL Merseyside L3 8EN 0151 478 4393 www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/wml

Entry details

Free to all

Daily, 10am – 5pm

Closed 24 – 26 Dec and 1 Jan

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