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Seal

Native American (Inukjuak or Povungnituk)
before 1980
Josie Nulukie (Native American (Inuit), 1931–1980)


Object Place: Inukjuak or Povungnituk (eastcoast of HudsonBay), Quebec, Canada

Dimensions

4.44 x 10.16 x 19.05 cm (1 3/4 x 4 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1990.238

Medium or Technique

Black steatite (soapstone)

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Sculpture

Carved seal lying on its side at rest in getle arc form with head slightly raised. Eyes carefully carved, muzzle shows a whisker pattern, three flesh lines encircle the neck and two around the tail flippers. Surface shows minor scratching.

Markings

On bottom: JOSIE E.9.1660

Provenance

Gift of Margret Craver Withers (b. 1907) in 1990.

Credit Line

Gift of Margret Craver Withers