Lot 49 (From the Curious to the Extraordinary, 30th October 2020)
A 20TH CENTURY INUIT ULU (KNIFE) the wide metal blade with caribou antler straight handle, 15.5cm long
An ulu is an all-purpose knife traditionally used by Inuit, Yupik, and Aleut women. It is utilised in applications as diverse as skinning and cleaning animals, cutting a child's hair, cutting food, as a weapon and, if necessary, trimming blocks of snow and ice used to build an igloo.
Sold for £175
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