Canadian Inuit Soapstone Walrus

A simple stone carving which imparts the essence of the walrus with a minimum of detail.  The soapstone is a light grey-green.  The carver's name is Akeeyeasloak.  He was from Arctic Bay on Baffin Island.  It was purchased in 1969 and has a customs declaration from that purchase, a copy of which will be furnished with the walrus.  

L. 4 ⅝"; H. 2 ½" 

Sold #7927

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