Inuit. <em>Scene with Family of Seals</em>, 1950-1980. Ivory, antler, pigment, 1 5/8 x 3 7/8 x 4 3/4 in. (4.1 x 9.8 x 12.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Hilda and Al Schein Collection, 2004.79.56. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.2004.79.56.jpg)

Scene with Family of Seals

Artist:Inuit

Medium: Ivory, antler, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:1950-1980

Dimensions: 1 5/8 x 3 7/8 x 4 3/4 in. (4.1 x 9.8 x 12.1 cm)

Collections:

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

Accession Number: 2004.79.56

Image: CUR.2004.79.56.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Slice of antler holds three seals made of ivory in place. The seals are a family group in three sizes: large, medium, and small. Seals are attached to antler with pegs and glue. Drilled holes filled with black pigment for eyes. Condition is fair. Head of small seal worn. Glue poorly applied.

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