Inuit. <em>Scene with Three Abstract Birds</em>, 1950-1980. Ivory, stone, pigment, wood, 1 3/4 x 3 7/8 x 1 5/8 in. (4.4 x 9.8 x 4.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Hilda and Al Schein Collection, 2004.79.57. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.2004.79.57.jpg)

Scene with Three Abstract Birds


Medium: Ivory, stone, pigment, wood

Geograhical Locations:


Dimensions: 1 3/4 x 3 7/8 x 1 5/8 in. (4.4 x 9.8 x 4.1 cm)


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

Accession Number: 2004.79.57

Image: CUR.2004.79.57.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Three abstract ivory birds attached to a base with wooden pegs. Birds' black circular eyes are painted on the surface. Light gray stone base is a natural form. Condition very good. Taped ticket to bottom says: '01038' 'Naujat Co.' 'GVK-0.' Eskimo tag says: 'Naujat' 'Repulse Bay' 'Artist: 7453.' Inuit word for Repulse Bay is now Naujaat.

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