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Fish Form on an Antler

Arts of the Americas

CULTURE Inuit
MEDIUM Antler
DATES 1950-1980
DIMENSIONS 3/4 x 6 3/4 x 1 5/8 in. (1.9 x 17.1 x 4.1 cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 2004.79.51
CREDIT LINE Hilda and Al Schein Collection
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION Bobby Qajuurtaq Tarkirk (Canadian, Inuit, 1934-2000). Fish Form on an Antler, 1950-1980. Antler, 3/4 x 6 3/4 x 1 5/8 in. (1.9 x 17.1 x 4.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Hilda and Al Schein Collection, 2004.79.51. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE overall, CUR.2004.79.51.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2010
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Carved elongated fish form following the shape of an antler. Carefully crafted; smooth surface. Condition very good. Carved in antler is artists name, 'Bobby.' Artist is male.
RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (71%)
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Fish Form on an Antler