Two Whales on a Base
Arts of the Americas
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
Bone, antler, pigment
1 5/8 x 5 1/8 x 3 3/4 in. (4.1 x 13 x 9.5 cm) (show scale)
Hilda and Al Schein Collection
Two whales carved out of bone on base made of antler. Incised eyes and blowholes filled with pigment. Surface of whales is rough. Condition good.
Inuit. Two Whales on a Base, 1950-1980. Bone, antler, pigment, 1 5/8 x 5 1/8 x 3 3/4 in. (4.1 x 13 x 9.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Hilda and Al Schein Collection, 2004.79.55. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2004.79.55_view01_PS11-1.jpg)
overall, 2004.79.55_view01_PS11-1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2021
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