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chain with pendant

Punuk
Bering Sea, Alaska

500 – 1200 AD

marine mammal ivory
length: 10˝

Inventory # E4035

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Provenance

Private collection, Paris, France

Donald Ellis Gallery, New York, NY

Published

Art of the Arctic: Reflections of the Unseen (Ivories), Ellis, London, Black Dog Publishing, 2015, pg. 74, pl. 71

Related Examples

National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Cat. No. 48217 – See: Fitzhugh, William and Kaplan, Susan. Inua: Spirit World of the Bering Sea Eskimo. Washington: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1982, pg. 234

American Museum of Natural History, Cat. No. 60.1/7457 – See: and Fitzhugh, William, Hollowell, Julie, Crowell, Aron. Gifts From the Ancestors: Ancient Ivories of Bering Strait. New Haven: Princeton Art Museum, 2009, pg. 31, fig. 10, and Carpenter, Edmund (et al.) Upside Down Les Arctiques. Paris: Reunion des musees nationaux, 2008, pg. 178, fig. 9 (an Inupiaq example)

Burch, Ernest S. Jr. The Eskimos. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1988, pg. 81 (left)

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