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Museum catalogue: Inuit Art Collection



Accession no.: N: 804c
Title: Carving
Description: Carving, part, Bear (c), wood. Tunumiit (East Greenlanders). Tasiilap kommunea (Ammassalik District), Kalaallit Nunaata Tunua (East Greenland), 1933.
Classified name:
Current place name Kalaallit Nunaata Tunu > Tasiilap kommunea
Current cultural affiliation Tunumiit
Former cultural affiliation East Greenlanders
Getty AAT Carvings
Field collection:
Place Kalaallit Nunaata Tunu (East Greenland) > Tasiilap kommunea (Ammassalik District)
Date 1933
Number of items: 1
Full description:

Bear (c), part of carving Bear Hunt. Carved from a single piece of wood standing with legs apart, outstretched neck and head turned slightly to the right. Eyes, nostrils and open mouth are incised. Eyes, muzzle and 4 claws and pads on underside of feet are delineated with pencil. Carved with triangular ears and tail.

  • Width: 40mm, height: 63mm, length: 124mm