Arts of the Americas
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Ivory, stone, pigment
1 1/2 x 4 x 1 1/2 in. (3.8 x 10.2 x 3.8 cm) (show scale)
Hilda and Al Schein Collection
Highly polished ivory whale with curved body on a brown-gray polished stone base. Incised holes for eyes and blowhole filled with black pigment. Condition excellent. Base has white tag that says: '28.'
Inuit. Whale, 1950-1980. Ivory, stone, pigment, 1 1/2 x 4 x 1 1/2 in. (3.8 x 10.2 x 3.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Hilda and Al Schein Collection, 2004.79.59. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.2004.79.59.jpg)
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