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Walrus with Tusks Missing

Arts of the Americas

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CULTURE Inuit
MEDIUM Ivory
  • Place Made: Canada
  • DATES 1950-1980
    DIMENSIONS 1 1/8 x 3 1/8 x 3/4 in. (2.9 x 7.9 x 1.9 cm)  (show scale)
    COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    ACCESSION NUMBER 2004.79.48
    CREDIT LINE Hilda and Al Schein Collection
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Inuit. Walrus with Tusks Missing, 1950-1980. Ivory, 1 1/8 x 3 1/8 x 3/4 in. (2.9 x 7.9 x 1.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Hilda and Al Schein Collection, 2004.79.48. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, CUR.2004.79.48.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2010
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Walrus lying on side with one flipper in the air. Eyes drilled. Condition fair. Small fragments of tusks remain, but major forms missing.
    RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (71%)
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    Walrus with Tusks Missing