Carved walrus ivory miniature of a great igret by Ron Qay APangalook. Carved detail on wings with smooth body and baleen legs on ivory base. Signed on base "Qay." Ronald (Eskimo name Qaygeghutkaq, shortened to Qay - literal translation “put on top”) was born in 1968 and shares a Southeast Alaska Tlingit heritage as well.
PERIOD: Late 20th CenturyORIGIN: Arctic - Eskimo, Native American
SIZE: 4"H x 3"W