Inuit. <em>Walrus</em>, 1950-1980. Soapstone, ivory, 2 1/4 x 1 3/4 x 4 in. (5.7 x 4.4 x 10.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Hilda and Al Schein Collection, 2004.79.13. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.2004.79.13-1.jpg)



Medium: Soapstone, ivory

Geograhical Locations:


Dimensions: 2 1/4 x 1 3/4 x 4 in. (5.7 x 4.4 x 10.2 cm)


Museum Location: Arts of the Americas Galleries, 5th Floor


Accession Number: 2004.79.13

Image: CUR.2004.79.13-1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Walrus of black stone; tusks of ivory. Sits with head turned to one side; leans on front flippers. Sculpted carefully in the round, including bottom. Attention to detail. Condition good. Tusks crudely glued in place.

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