Miniature Carvings of a Pair of Seals

Iñupiaq, St. Lawrence Island Yupik or Yup'ik, Alaska, Western Arctic, Arctic

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early 20th century

Ivory with black pigment

Overall: 11/16 x 13/16 x 2 in. (1.7 x 2 x 5.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Glover Street Hastings III

181.2.26145

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Animal Figure

Classification

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Western Arctic

Not on view

Provenance

Collected by Glover Street Hastings III, West Newton, Massachusetts and Bridgeton, Maine, 1920's-1930's; bequeathed to his daughter, Carlena Hastings Redfield (1888-1981), 1949; bequeathed to present collection [under the terms of her father's will], 1981.

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