Inuit carved owl of walrus ivory on fossilized base. Detailed body and baleen eyes. 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 1/4" x 1 1/2"H on base