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Gut Scraper

Okvik (Substyle A)
Bering Sea, Alaska

200 BC - 100 AD

marine mammal ivory

width: 4 ⅛"

Inventory # E4120-88

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PROVENANCE

J. Gordon Douglas III, New York, NY
Morris Pinto, New York, NY
Michael Ward Inc., New York, NY
Bill and Carol Wolf, Hawthorne, NJ

EXHIBITED

Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Anchorage, AK, “Ancient Eskimo Ivories of the Bering Strait” July - September 1986

Lowie Museum of Anthropology, Berkeley, CA, “Ancient Eskimo Ivories of the Bering Strait” October 1986 - January 1987

Detroit Institute of the Arts, Detroit, MI, “Ancient Eskimo Ivories of the Bering Strait” January - March 1987

American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY, “Ancient Eskimo Ivories of the Bering Strait
October 1987 - January 1988

PUBLISHED

Ancient Eskimo Ivories of the Bering Strait, Wardwell, New York, Hudson Hills Press, 1986, pg. 50, pl. 32

Art of the Arctic: Reflections of the Unseen (Ivories), Ellis, London, Black Dog Publishing, 2015, pg. 63, pl. 51

RELATED EXAMPLES

Wardwell, Allen. Ancient Eskimo Ivories of the Bering Strait. New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1986, pg. 50, pl 33. 

Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, cat. no. 1998-484 – See: Fitzhugh, et al., Gifts from the Ancestors: Ancient Ivories of Bering Strait. Princeton: Princeton University Art Museum, Yale University Press, 2009, pg. 131, pl. 10.

University of Alaska Museum, Fairbanks, cat. no. I-1932-9543 – See: Wardwell, Allen. Ancient Eskimo Ivories of the Bering Strait. New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1986, pg. 51, pl. 34.

Collection of Hans-Georg Bandi– See: Bandi, Hans-Georg. Die Kunst der Eskimos auf der St.-Lorenz-Insel in Alaska. Bern: Stuttgart Hallwag Verlag, 1977, pgs. 30-31.