Inuit. <em>Whale</em>, 1950–1980. Ivory, stone, pigment, 1 1/2 x 4 x 1 1/2 in. (3.8 x 10.2 x 3.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Hilda and Al Schein Collection, 2004.79.59. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.2004.79.59.jpg)



Medium: Ivory, stone, pigment

Geograhical Locations:


Dimensions: 1 1/2 x 4 x 1 1/2 in. (3.8 x 10.2 x 3.8 cm)


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

Accession Number: 2004.79.59

Image: CUR.2004.79.59.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Highly polished ivory whale with curved body on a brown-gray polished stone base. Incised holes for eyes and blowhole filled with black pigment. Condition excellent. Base has white tag that says: '28.'

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