Scene with Family of Seals
Arts of the Americas
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
Ivory, antler, pigment
1 5/8 x 3 7/8 x 4 3/4 in. (4.1 x 9.8 x 12.1 cm) (show scale)
Hilda and Al Schein Collection
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Inuit. Scene with Family of Seals, 1950-1980. Ivory, antler, pigment, 1 5/8 x 3 7/8 x 4 3/4 in. (4.1 x 9.8 x 12.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Hilda and Al Schein Collection, 2004.79.56. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2004.79.56_view01_PS11-1.jpg)
overall, 2004.79.56_view01_PS11-1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2021
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Slice of antler holds three seals made of ivory in place. The seals are a family group in three sizes: large, medium, and small. Seals are attached to antler with pegs and glue. Drilled holes filled with black pigment for eyes. Condition is fair. Head of small seal worn. Glue poorly applied.
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