Engraving Tool

Engraving Tool
Engraving Tool
Date:
Old Bering Sea III Culture, 300–500
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Ivory
Dimensions:
2 5/8 x 3/8 x 3/8 in.
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Culture/People:
Inuit, OBS III
Provenance:

Original Purchase Date: 12 / 01
Purchased From: Victoria Prescott and John Synott
Gallery: Inuit Images
Gallery Address: P.O. Box 2501, Quincy, MA 02269, USA

Accession Number:
2007.21.175
Acquisition Date:
2007-06-21
Credit Line:

Bequest of Thomas G. Fowler

Finely rendered engraving tool with incised designs typical of the Old Bering Sea culture. Dark brown patina especially at the tip from oils from the artist's fingers.

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