Inuit. <em>Three Seals on a Section of Ice</em>, 1950-1980. Ivory, bone, 1 x 2 7/8 x 1 7/8 in. (2.5 x 7.3 x 4.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Hilda and Al Schein Collection, 2004.79.44. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2004.79.44_view01_PS11-1.jpg)

Three Seals on a Section of Ice


Medium: Ivory, bone

Geograhical Locations:


Dimensions: 1 x 2 7/8 x 1 7/8 in. (2.5 x 7.3 x 4.8 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 2004.79.44

Image: 2004.79.44_view01_PS11-1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Irregular shaped bone form for section of ice. Three ivory seals face the same way. Seals have holes drilled for eyes. Pigment missing completely or partially from most drilled eye holes. Condition good. Paper ticket says: 'Koomiut Co-op Ltd.' 'Pelly Bay, NWT' '70014' 'Artist: 'M. Marie Tallert (?)' '1461.'

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