Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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seal figure
  • unknown Canadian Inuit maker
  • seal figure, mid 1900s
  • Where object was made: Northwest Territory (present-day Nunavut)?, Canada
  • steatite, carving, incising
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 7.3 x 21.8 x 11 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 2 7/8 x 8 9/16 x 4 5/16 in
  • Gift from the Menninger Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0606

This is a black stone figure of a seal, laying on the proper right side. His flippers are closed on his chest and his rear flippers are laying together.