Bird with Spread Wings

Seepee Ipellie, Inuit / Canadian, 1940 - 2000
Canadian Inuit
Eastern Arctic



Gray serpentine polished with bootblack and inlaid ivory

Overall: 10 5/8 × 13 × 3 9/16 in. (27 × 33 × 9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Jane and Raphael Bernstein



Place Made: Iqaluit (Frobisher Bay), Baffin Island, Canada, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Central and Eastern


Not on view


Signed, incised below left wing:artist's name [Inuktitut syllabics] and copyright symbol; dated, incised below right wing: 83; sticker: ES842

Course History

Arctic Health Conference Viewing, Winter 2020

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.


The Guild Shop, Toronto, Canada; sold to Jane and Raphael Bernstein, Ridgewood, New Jersey, June 9, 1984; lent to present collection, 2011; given to present collection, 2013.

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