Hunting a Seal

Canadian Inuit


early 1950s

Steatite and ivory

Overall: 3 3/4 × 3 7/16 in. (9.5 × 8.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Louise Potter



Place Made: Baffin Island, Canada, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Central and Eastern


Not on view

Exhibition History

Tradition and Transformation: Twentieth Century Inuit Art from the Collection of the Hood Museum of Art, Gene Y. Kin Class of 1985 Gallery, Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 22, 2014-December 6, 2015.


Purchased by Louise Potter (1895-1994) at the Hudson Bay Company, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, 1956; given to present collection, 1971.

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