Two Whales on a Base
Arts of the Americas
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
1 x 2 1/4 x 2 5/8 in. (2.5 x 5.7 x 6.7 cm) (show scale)
Hilda and Al Schein Collection
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Inuit. Two Whales on a Base, 1950-1980. Ivory, soapstone, 1 x 2 1/4 x 2 5/8 in. (2.5 x 5.7 x 6.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Hilda and Al Schein Collection, 2004.79.47. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.2004.79.47.jpg)
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Smooth stone base is dark brown with a speckled texture. Whales are ivory. Condition good. Glue poorly applied. Tag 1 has no information recorded. Green tag says: 'Co-op' '6282.' A third whale may be missing from the piece.
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