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Bear, late 19th century

  • Eskimo, Native American

Walrus ivory with inlaid glass beads

  • Overall: 1 3/8 × 3 1/2 × 1 inches (3.5 × 8.9 × 2.5 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, Mary Martin Semmes Fund


On View

  • Native American S130


Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

(Paul Steinhacker, New York, New York, USA)

1984-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Penney, David W. and George C. Longfish. Native American Art. Southport, CT, 1994, p. 251 (as "Northeastern Alaska.")

Eskimo, Native American, Bear, late 19th century, walrus ivory with inlaid glass beads. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Mary Martin Semmes Fund, 1984.1.