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Seated Figure

Arts of the Americas

CULTURE Inuit
MEDIUM Soapstone
DATES 1950-1980
DIMENSIONS 3 x 1 1/4 x 2 1/2 in. (7.6 x 3.2 x 6.4 cm)
COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 2004.79.20
CREDIT LINE Hilda and Al Schein Collection
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Polished black stone seated figure sculpted in the round with knees bent wearing a parka, snow pants, and boots. Condition fair. Hood has surface pitting with tip broken off. Bottom engraved with 'E91364.' Eskimo art tag says artist is 'Akhalerok.'
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