Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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qutdleg (blubber lamp)
  • unknown Kalaallit (Greenland Inuit) maker
  • qutdleg (blubber lamp), late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Greenland
  • stone, carving
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 49.5 x 31 x 4 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 19 1/2 x 12 3/16 x 1 9/16 in
  • Gift of Lewis Lindsay Dyche
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6089

The shallow stone basin is roughly "D" shaped, though the vertical portion is slightly rounded. It is dark grey.