Artist Inuit, Native American
  • Face of a Bear
Date between 1950 and 1955
Medium bear jaw bone and wax
Dimensions Overall: 3 × 6 1/4 × 5 5/8 inches (7.6 × 15.9 × 14.3 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Charles W. Creaser and Miss Jessie Metcalf
Accession Number 59.242
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
Not On View
Cranbrook Institute of Science (Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, USA);
1956, purchased by Charles William Creaser [ca. 1898-1965] and Hulda Ward Creaser [died ca. 1970] (Detroit, Michigan, USA) or Jessie Metcalf (active Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1959-present, gift of Dr. and Mrs. Charles W. Creaser and Jessie Metcalf to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Peck, William. "Eskimo Art." Bulletin of the DIA 41, no. 1 (1961): 12-13.