Arctic (Culture Area)
Soapstone and ivory carving called "Kayak" by Eli Merkuratsuk (signed). Soapstone kayak (a) with animal on rear flanked by 2 ivory pieces attached with thread/sinew. Central depression for soapstone Rower/Hunter (b) who sits/pivots on ivory pin. Rower/Hunter hold ivory spear. Two ivory oar posts in front of depression holds ivory oar (c).
Bequest of John P. Doelman III, 2012
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