Carving (1) - Bone, Ivory - Tupilak - Inuit - -

Description
Carving (1) - Bone, Ivory - Tupilak - Inuit - -
Late 20th century - Excellent

A beautiful small and compact figurine, presumably from ivory or bone. The Tupilak is originally a revenge figurine of the Inuit on East Greenland. It looks very good and has been manually inlaid with four black eyes.

Lot details
Total nr of items
1
Object
Carving
Indigenous object name
Tupilak
Ethnic group/ culture
Inuit
Region/ country
-
Material
Bone, Ivory
Period
Late 20th century
Condition
Excellent
Sold with stand
No
Dimensions
8×3×3 cm
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