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Native American (Inukjuak or Povungnituk)
Josie Nulukie (Native American (Inuit), 1931–1980)
Object Place: Inukjuak or Povungnituk (eastcoast of HudsonBay), Quebec, Canada
4.44 x 10.16 x 19.05 cm (1 3/4 x 4 x 7 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Black steatite (soapstone)
Not On View
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.
On bottom: JOSIE E.9.1660
Gift of Margret Craver Withers (b. 1907) in 1990.
Gift of Margret Craver Withers