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Close-up frontal view of an ancient viral head carving showing a dark patina | Donald Ellis Gallery

Head

Okvik
Bering Sea, Alaska

200 BC – 100 AD

marine mammal ivory

height: 2 ¾"

Inventory # E3887

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PROVENANCE

The Allen and Sally Wardwell Collection, New York, NY

EXHIBITED

Musees Royaux d’Art et d’Histoire, Brussels, Tresors du Nouveau Monde, September 15 to December 27, 1992

PUBLISHED

Ivoires Esquimaux Prehistoriques de la Mer de Bering. Primitifs, 1991, vol. 1, pg. 43, pl. 3
Tresors du Nouveau Monde, Brussels, Musees Royaux d’Art et d’Histoire, 1992, pgs. 98-99, pl. 3