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Sculpture

Museum number:
2-71433
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21020071433
Accession number:
Acc.4532
Object count:
1
Description:
Sculpture: Flying bear. Dark grey Povungnituk stone; small sitting bear with two undetailed wings; “Qirnuajua” engraved in syllabics on bottom. Provenience: Canada, Cape Dorset, Northwest Territories (now Nunavut), Inuit. Made by Kenojuak Ashevak. See p.9 of Graburn’s notes in Images of the North appraisal for additional information.
Donor:
Katherine Graburn and Nelson H.H. Graburn
Collection place:
Cape Dorset, Nunavut, Canada
Culture or time period:
Inuit
Maker or artist:
Kenojuak Ashevak
Object type:
ethnography
Production date:
1968
Department:
Cat. 2 - North America (except Mexico and Central America)
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