Loon on a Rock
Arts of the Americas
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
Ivory, gray stone
1 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 2 5/8 in. (3.8 x 6.4 x 6.7 cm) (show scale)
Hilda and Al Schein Collection
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Inuit. Loon on a Rock, 1950-1980. Ivory, gray stone, 1 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 2 5/8 in. (3.8 x 6.4 x 6.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Hilda and Al Schein Collection, 2004.79.61. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2004.79.61_view01_PS11-1.jpg)
overall, 2004.79.61_view01_PS11-1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2021
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Polished natural gray stone form upon which is a loon with outstretched wings and drilled holes for eyes. Bird glued to stone. Base has incised Eskimo language letters, also numbers 8, 5, and additional numbers that are illegible.
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