Artist Inuit, Native American
Title
  • Man Dragging Seal
Date between 1950 and 1955
Medium stone, sinew and black pigment
Dimensions Overall: 5 1/2 × 6 1/2 × 4 1/4 inches (14 × 16.5 × 10.8 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Charles W. Creaser and Miss Jessie Metcalf
Accession Number 59.194
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
Not On View
Marks Adhesive tape on hunter: G30 #243 | 1955 | Toronto | FROM POVUNGNITUK
Sticker on hunter: G30 #243 | $12.75
Sticker on seal: 243 G30
probably (The Canadian Handicrafts Guild, branch in Toronto, Ontario, Canada);
1955, 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.