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Carving

Object TitleSpirit Bird
Object Number:2012-25-42
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Inuit
Provenience: Canada
Baffin Island
Cape Dorset
Culture Area: Arctic Culture Area
Maker: Koomwartok Ashoona
Date Made: circa 1982
Early Date: 1981
Late Date: 1983
Section:American
Materials:Serpentine
Iconography:Spirit
Bird
Inscription Language:English Language
Height: 11.8 cm
Length: 14 cm
Width: 12.1 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of John P. Doelman III, 2012
Other Number:4228B - Other Number

Description

Serpentine carving of "Spirit Bird" by Koomwartok Ashoona. Artist Inscription (A.K.) on bottom and several stickers

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