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Object description

  • Inuit artist
  • Carving, before 1936
  • Bone, iron, paint
  • Arctic, Alaska, United States
  • L: 7 in, W: 2 3/4 in, D: 7/8 in (L: 17.8 cm, W: 7.0 cm, D: 2.2 cm)
  • Gift of the Heirs of George C. Stone, 1936
  • E21908


This Inuit cartridge reloader is carved out of bone and ivory. Carvings on the surface of the object include walrus hunting, dog sledding, whaling, and reindeer hunting. The incised decorations are painted black.