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U989.1.89
Artist / Maker : Unknown
Title : Whale
Date (Execution) : n.d.
Geographical Origin : Siberia, Russia
Cultural Group : Siberian Arctic Native styles
Style / Period :
Medium / Material  : Ivory
Support / Technique : Carved
Object Type : carvings (visual works); figurines
Visual Description : Ivory whale, apparently swimming due to its raised head and its dropped dorsal fin. Eyes, mouth and blow-hole have been grooved into the figure. There appear to be two tiny cracks in the whale's left lateral fin.
Accession # : U989.1.89
Width (cm) : 3.80
Height (cm) : 1.80
Depth (cm) : 8.10
Mandatory Credit : The Joseph and Elizabeth Rosa Isaacs Collection given by Miss Rivkah Isaacs in memory of her parents
Artist Statement :