Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Engraved Ivory Tusk

Date:
1880–90
Geography:
United States, Alaska
Culture:
Eskimo
Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
H. 2 x W. 11 3/4 in. (5.1 x 29.8 cm)
Classification:
Bone/Ivory-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Gift of Daniel H. Silberberg, 1968
Accession Number:
1978.412.225
Not on view
Mrs. Kermit Roosevelt, New York; (Parke-Bernet Gallery, New York); Mr. Daniel H. Silberberg, until 1968; The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1968–1978

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