Object photography

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Object description

  • Inuit artist
  • Carving, before 1980
  • Walrus ivory
  • Alaska, United States
  • L: 1 1/2 in, W: 1/4 in, D: 1/2 in (L: 3.8 cm, W: .6 cm, D: 1.3 cm)
  • Gift of Mr. Alexander O. Vietor, 1980
  • E67128

DESCRIPTION

This figure of an animal is carved out of walrus ivory. The figure stands on four legs and has two empty holes for eyes and two short black lines for nostrils.