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U989.1.45
Artist / Maker : Unknown
Title : Untitled (Three Figures)
Date (Execution) : n.d.
Geographical Origin : Arctic; Canada
Cultural Group : Inuit
Style / Period : Contemporary 1950 -
Medium / Material  : Bone, Whale; Ivory; Paint
Support / Technique : Carved; Inlaid; Painted
Object Type : carvings (visual works); figurines
Visual Description : Three singing figures amalgamated from shoulders down. The faces are made of ivory inlay, with black paint used for the hair, eyes, nose and mouth. Faces are quite expressive and cheerful. Bone highly porous with a delicate, fragile aspect.
Accession # : U989.1.45
Width (cm) : 9.00
Height (cm) : 7.50
Depth (cm) : 3.50
Mandatory Credit : The Joseph and Elizabeth Rosa Isaacs Collection given by Miss Rivkah Isaacs in memory of her parents
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