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Frontal view of a deeply colored ivory carving representing a female figure | Donald Ellis Gallery

Figure

Okvik
Bering Sea, Alaska

200 BC – 100 AD

marine mammal ivory

height: 6"

Inventory # E4001

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Provenance

Field collected in Alaska in the 1970’s

Related Examples

Wardwell, Allen. Ancient Eskimo Ivories of the Bering Strait. New York: Hudson Hills, 1986, pls. 31, 37, 38 and 39

The De Menil Collection, Houston, TX, Cat. No. 260 – See: La Rime et la Raison.  Ministere de la Culture, Editions de la Reunion des Musees Nationaux: Paris, 1984, pg. 351, cat. 267

Donald Ellis Gallery, 2012, pg. 153, pl. 17 and 2004, pg. 15