Three Seals on a Section of Ice
Arts of the Americas
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
1 x 2 7/8 x 1 7/8 in. (2.5 x 7.3 x 4.8 cm) (show scale)
Hilda and Al Schein Collection
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Inuit. Three Seals on a Section of Ice, 1950-1980. Ivory, bone, 1 x 2 7/8 x 1 7/8 in. (2.5 x 7.3 x 4.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Hilda and Al Schein Collection, 2004.79.44. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2004.79.44_view01_PS11-1.jpg)
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Irregular shaped bone form for section of ice. Three ivory seals face the same way. Seals have holes drilled for eyes. Pigment missing completely or partially from most drilled eye holes. Condition good. Paper ticket says: 'Koomiut Co-op Ltd.' 'Pelly Bay, NWT' '70014' 'Artist: 'M. Marie Tallert (?)' '1461.'
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