Collection: Fry

Item Number: Fry0199

Category: Effigy

Region: Arctic

Tribe: Eskimo

Period: 1875-1900

Materials: Wood

Description: Miniature point box in the form of a bow head whale. It is not known whether or not this small point box was utilized as that, or whether it was simply a miniature, made for some symbolic purpose. The carving of the whale itself is of very nice quality.

Dimensions: 2.5" x .75"


Jack Curtright, Tacoma, WA


Lure of the Arctic, Cincinnati Art Museum, October 2007 - January 2008

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