Inuit. <em>Two Whales on a Base</em>, 1950-1980. Bone, antler, pigment, 1 5/8 x 5 1/8 x 3 3/4 in. (4.1 x 13 x 9.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Hilda and Al Schein Collection, 2004.79.55. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2004.79.55_view01_PS11-1.jpg)

Two Whales on a Base


Medium: Bone, antler, pigment

Geograhical Locations:


Dimensions: 1 5/8 x 5 1/8 x 3 3/4 in. (4.1 x 13 x 9.5 cm)


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

Accession Number: 2004.79.55

Image: 2004.79.55_view01_PS11-1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Two whales carved out of bone on base made of antler. Incised eyes and blowholes filled with pigment. Surface of whales is rough. Condition good.

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