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Early 19th century
Size : 3 cm long and 3 cm wide
1¼ ins and 1¼ ins
Animals, important in myth and as a source of food and raw materials occur frequently in Eskimo and Inuit art. The carvings were attached to hunting equipment, ritual objects or worn as personal amulets and used to placate the animal spirits for past catches, thus assuring a plentiful supply of game in the future.
|Height||3.00 cm||(1.18 inches)|