Inuit carved eagle and seal of walrus ivory on fossilized base. Eagle with baleen body and wings. Seal is of smooth texture. No maker's mark. These carvings were usually small carvings from walrus ivory, representing local animals and Inuit themselves, going about everyday life. Seals, caribou, polar bears, birds, and other animals important to Inuit’s survival were often represented.
PERIOD: Late 20th CenturyORIGIN: Arctic - Inuit, Native American
SIZE: 2" x 2 3/4" on base