Inuit Ivory Carving of a Ptarmigan carvings, miniatures, ptarmigans, walrus ivory
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Inuit ivory carving of a ptarmigan

Item Number: AE0465_KS


Walrus ivory carving a bird (ptarmigan) featuring a realistically carved bird with the head turned at a 90 degree angle to its right side. Various feathers are individually carved and textured, the beak and eyes are painted black and there is a red line behind each eye. Carved by Ronald Apangalook or Qaygehutkaq ("Put on Top".); Yupik Eskimo. Inscribed "Qay" on bottom of the bird's left foot.

PERIOD: Est 1980s

ORIGIN: Eskimo, Alaska

SIZE: 7.0cm


PRICE $ 150

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