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Snow Goggles

Late Dorset/Early Thule
Central or Eastern Arctic

800 – 1200 AD

marine mammal ivory

width: 4 ½"

Inventory # E3213

Sold

acquired by the Diker Collection, now at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY


PROVENANCE

Reportedly collected by a Mounted Police officer on North Baffin Island between 1920 and 1940
Sotheby’s, New York, October 23, 1982, lot 234
Paul Steinhacker, New York, NY
George and Rosemary Lois collection, New York, NY

PUBLISHED

Donald Ellis Gallery catalogue, 2005, pg. 15

RELATED EXAMPLES      

Prehistoric Eskimo Ivories, Wardwell, Daedalus Ancient Art, New York, 1992, pl. 23

Ancient Eskimo Ivories of the Bering Strait, Wardwell, Hudson Hills Press, New York, 1986, pl. 136

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