Loon on a Rock
Arts of the Americas
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
Ivory, gray stone
1 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 2 5/8 in. (3.8 x 6.4 x 6.7 cm) (show scale)
Hilda and Al Schein Collection
Polished natural gray stone form upon which is a loon with outstretched wings and drilled holes for eyes. Bird glued to stone. Base has incised Eskimo language letters, also numbers 8, 5, and additional numbers that are illegible.
Inuit. Loon on a Rock, 1950-1980. Ivory, gray stone, 1 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 2 5/8 in. (3.8 x 6.4 x 6.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Hilda and Al Schein Collection, 2004.79.61. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2004.79.61_view01_PS11-1.jpg)
overall, 2004.79.61_view01_PS11-1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2021
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