Harpoon Socket, ca. 300

  • Eskimo, Native American

Bone

  • Framed: Overall: 5 1/4 × 2 × 1 inches (13.3 × 5.1 × 2.5 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, New Endowment Fund

80.59

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Patterns (design elements)
  • Eskimo
  • Decoration (process)
  • Polishing
  • Drilling
  • Engraving (incising)
  • Bone
  • Harpoons
  • North and central america
  • Harpoon socket

Provenance

(Alan and Damon Brandt, New York, New York, USA); 1980-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Eskimo, Native American, Harpoon Socket, ca. 300, bone. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, New Endowment Fund, 80.59.