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Catalog Number CAS 0005-0002   CAS 0005-0002; Vase
Category Carvings; Vessels
Object Name Vase
Culture Eskimo
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. Alaska
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Liebes Collection (Native Alaskan)
Materials Ivory
Description Carved ivory vase with oval, funnel-shaped body on a round base; Stem has spiral design carved into it.
Dimensions (cm) Height = 17.5, Rim Diam = 5.0, Max Diam = 5.1

Catalog Number CAS 0005-0003A,B   CAS 0005-0003A,B; Ivory carving (Charlie Chaplin)
Category Carvings
Object Name Ivory carving (Charlie Chaplin)
Culture Eskimo
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. Alaska
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. 1930
Collection Name Liebes Collection (Native Alaskan)
Materials Ivory; Metal
Description 3-dimensional carving of Charlie Chaplin in standing pose with arms at his sides and holding small detachable cane in his right hand; Feet are carved separately and attached with metal pins.
Dimensions (cm) Height = 20.4, Width = 6.2, Depth = 7.8

Catalog Number

CAS 0005-0004   CAS 0005-0004; Walrus tusk, fossilized
Category Raw Materials
Object Name Walrus tusk, fossilized
Culture Eskimo
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. Alaska
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Liebes Collection (Native Alaskan)
Materials Ivory (fossilized walrus tusk)
Description Polished fossil walrus tusk.
Dimensions (cm) Width = 6.4, Thickness = 4.2, Length = 41.1

Catalog Number CAS 0005-0005   CAS 0005-0005; Cribbage board
Category Carvings
Object Name Cribbage board
Culture Eskimo
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. Alaska
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Liebes Collection (Native Alaskan)
Materials Ivory
Description
Dimensions (cm) Height = 5.6, Width = 4.3, Length = 48.7

Catalog Number

CAS 0005-0007   CAS 0005-0007; Ivory implement
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Ivory implement
Culture Eskimo
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. Alaska
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Liebes Collection (Native Alaskan)
Materials Ivory
Description Linear ivory piece that is flat on one side, rounded on the other, one end is ground to a semi point, the other end is rounded.
Dimensions (cm) Width = 1.0, Thickness = 0.5, Length = 7.4

Catalog Number CAS 0005-0010   CAS 0005-0010; Vase
Category Carvings; Vessels
Object Name Vase
Culture Eskimo
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. Alaska
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Liebes Collection (Native Alaskan)
Materials Ivory
Description Carved vase composed of 3 pieces of ivory, body is polished with a line etched below an undulating rim; Stem has a cross-hatch design; The base is polished and rectangular in shape.
Dimensions (cm) Height = 12.7, Width = 6.7, Depth = 3.5, Max Diam = 5.7

Catalog Number

CAS 0005-0013   CAS 0005-0013; Cribbage board
Category Carvings
Object Name Cribbage board
Culture Eskimo
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. Alaska
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Liebes Collection (Native Alaskan)
Materials Antler
Description Moose antler with carved and polished surface; "YUKON" is etched into the polished surface; Holes for cribbage pegs are drilled into one side of polished area and onto one tang.
Dimensions (cm) Height = 5.5, Width = 29.9, Length = 23.2

Catalog Number

CAS 0005-0015   CAS 0005-0015; Storyboard / scrimshaw
Category Carvings
Object Name Storyboard / scrimshaw
Culture Eskimo
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. Alaska
County
Other Geographic Data unknown
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture late 1800s
Collection Name Liebes Collection (Native Alaskan)
Materials Ivory: walrus tusk; Ink
Description Story board fashioned from a long section of walrus tusk that has been carefully cut to a thin, rectangular shape; Each face of the story board is divided into two parallel registers that run the entire length of the board; Each register is filled with a variety of scrimshaw designs; Lightly incised and inked figures include men in sleds pulled by reindeer and dogs, hunting scenes, reindeer roundups, men in boats, and various land and water animals and birds shown individually or in groups, sometimes as prey and sometimes as predator; Only one large animal (a wolf or a dog) shown in the center on one face of the board breaches the the line separating the registers.
Dimensions (cm) Width = 2.5, Length = 35.0

Catalog Number

CAS 0005-0018   CAS 0005-0018; Carving (man with 4 walruses and 2 polar bears)
Category Carvings
Object Name Carving (man with 4 walruses and 2 polar bears)
Culture Native Alaskan
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. Alaska
County
Other Geographic Data unknown
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture ca. early 1900s
Collection Name Liebes Collection (Native Alaskan)
Materials Ivory: walrus tusk; Baleen
Description Carving made from section of walrus tusk that has been flattened on both upper and lower surface and carved on one end to depict a group of three adult and one infant walrus on an ice pack, with two polar bears approaching them from the opposite end; Both bear figures have been carved separately and then been attached with pegs and/or glue to the surface of the tusk; First bear is standing, second bear is seated on its haunches; Situated between the walruses and the bears is a man lying prostrate on his stomach supported by an ice pack; The man faces the bears and his left hand is stretched out touching a duck that is lying on its side; Walruses’ eyes and tips of their flippers and bears’ eyes, noses, and toes are all inlaid with bits of baleen.
Dimensions (cm) Height = 5.4, Width = 4.6, Length = 31.0

Catalog Number

CAS 0005-0019A,B   CAS 0005-0019A,B; Thimble with holder
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Thimble with holder
Culture Eskimo
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. Alaska
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Liebes Collection (Native Alaskan)
Materials A: Hide; B: Ivory
Description Hide thimble with carved ivory holder; Holder has proximal end carved in the shape of a mitten with etched design on its back; Distal end of holder has slot carved into it for holding hide thimble.
Dimensions (cm) Width = A=2.9; B=1.0, Thickness = A=0.6; B=0.5, Length = A=3.6; B=7.3

Catalog Number

CAS 0005-0023A-D   CAS 0005-0023A-D; Toggles / fasteners / ivory carvings (4 seals)
Category Carvings; Tools & Implements
Object Name Toggles / fasteners / ivory carvings (4 seals)
Culture Native Alaskan
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. Alaska
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Liebes Collection (Native Alaskan)
Materials Ivory
Description Four toggles / fasteners, each consisting of ivory carved in the shape of a seal with two holes drilled in bottom that connect with single hole in the top.
Dimensions (cm) Height = A=1.3; D=1.4, Width = A=1.7; D=1.7, Length = A=4.8; D=5.1

Catalog Number

CAS 0005-0024   CAS 0005-0024; Ivory carving (seal)
Category Carvings
Object Name Ivory carving (seal)
Culture Native Alaskan
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. Alaska
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Liebes Collection (Native Alaskan)
Materials Ivory
Description Small carved seal with black eyes.
Dimensions (cm) Height = 1.3, Width = 1.7, Length = 5.0

Catalog Number

CAS 0005-0025   CAS 0005-0025; Harpoon head
Category Weaponry
Object Name Harpoon head
Culture Native Alaskan
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. Alaska
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Liebes Collection (Native Alaskan)
Materials Ivory
Description Carved from one piece of ivory with a hole drilled through the main body and one in the proximal end for mounting.
Dimensions (cm) Width = 0.9, Thickness = 0.7, Length = 6.7

Catalog Number

CAS 0005-0026   CAS 0005-0026; Spear point
Category Tools & Implements
Object Name Spear point
Culture Native Alaskan
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. Alaska
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Liebes Collection (Native Alaskan)
Materials Ivory
Description
Dimensions (cm) Width = 1.4, Thickness = 0.7, Length = 10.0

Catalog Number

CAS 0005-0027   CAS 0005-0027; Pocket knife
Category Carvings; Tools & Implements
Object Name Pocket knife
Culture Native Alaskan
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. Alaska
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Liebes Collection (Native Alaskan)
Materials Ivory; Bone
Description Pocket knife with ivory handle carved in form of a fish and thin bone blade.
Dimensions (cm) Width = 1.1, Thickness = 0.5, Length = 5.7

Catalog Number

CAS 0005-0028   CAS 0005-0028; Pocket knife
Category Carvings; Tools & Implements
Object Name Pocket knife
Culture Native Alaskan
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. Alaska
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Liebes Collection (Native Alaskan)
Materials Ivory
Description Pocket knife with two blades; Oval shaped, carved ivory handle with ivory blade attached to each end.
Dimensions (cm) Width = 1.1, Thickness = 0.6, Length = 5.5

Catalog Number

CAS 0005-0029A,B   CAS 0005-0029A,B; Mukluks
Category Bead & Leatherwork
Object Name Mukluks
Culture North Alaskan Eskimo
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. Alaska
County unknown
Other Geographic Data Northwest Alaska
Maker's Name Unknown
Date of Manufacture early to mid 1900s
Collection Name Liebes Collection (Native Alaskan)
Materials Seal skin; Sinew
Description Pair of infant's high-topped mukluks with single piece sole creased on toes and heels; Boot and upper portions of mukluks made from triangular piece of de-haired sealskin covering front of foot and larger piece forming heel and extending above ankle and sewn up the front; Leg opening is framed by band of bleached sealskin and fitted with sinew drawstring; Bleached laces attached to sides of sole.
Dimensions (cm) Height = 10.6, Width = 4.0, Length = 8.0

Catalog Number

CAS 0005-0030   CAS 0005-0030; Bowl
Category Carvings; Vessels
Object Name Bowl
Culture Eskimo
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. Alaska
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Liebes Collection (Native Alaskan)
Materials Wood; Baleen
Description Oval shaped container with bent baleen sides and wooden bottom; Side joint held together with baleen strips.
Dimensions (cm) Height = 7.0, Width = 9.5, Length = 14.0

Catalog Number

CAS 0005-0031   CAS 0005-0031; Souvenir (incised tusk)
Category Carvings
Object Name Souvenir (incised tusk)
Culture Native Alaskan
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. Alaska
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture
Collection Name Liebes Collection (Native Alaskan)
Materials Ivory: walrus tusk
Description Walrus tusk with etching of an Eskimo on an ice flow harpooning a walrus; "San Francisco 1915" also etched into tusk; Hole drilled in distal end.
Dimensions (cm) Width = 4.0, Thickness = 2.5, Length = 27.2

Catalog Number

CAS 0005-0032   CAS 0005-0032; Scrimshaw (walrus tusk)
Category Carvings; Visual Arts
Object Name Scrimshaw (walrus tusk)
Culture Native Alaskan
Global Region North America
Country USA
State/Prov./Dist. Alaska
County
Other Geographic Data
Maker's Name
Date of Manufacture 1915
Collection Name Liebes Collection (Native Alaskan)
Materials Ivory: walrus tusk
Description Walrus tusk scrimshawed with etching of a light house and buildings; "San Francisco 1915" also etched into tusk.
Dimensions (cm) Width = 4.3, Thickness = 2.4, Length = 17.9
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