American Decorative Arts
Honorand: George E. Clancy, American, 1863–1941
Patron: Elias Allen Wright, American, 1878–1973

Masonic Presentation Gavel

1912

Walrus ivory inlaid with wood

3 5/8 x 7 1/8in. (9.208 x 18.098 cm)
Gift of Graham C. Boettcher, B.A. 1995, Ph.D. 2006
2006.177.1
Culture: 
Native American, Yip’ik
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Tools and Equipment
Geography: 
Made in Yup’ik Culture, Alaska, United States
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Unidentified antiques store, Conway, Washington, by sale to Graham C. Boettcher.

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions, July 1, 2006–June 30, 2007,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2007): 205.

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