• Format/Object name:

    Figure of a polar bear and cub

  • Date created:

    circa 1975

  • Artists/Makers:

    Alexander Akeya (Aayanga), Yuit (Siberian Yup'ik) [Savoogna, St. Lawrence Island], b. 1928

  • Place:

    Savoonga; Bering Straits Native Corporation; Alaska; USA

  • Media/Materials:

    Ivory, paint

  • Techniques:

    Carved, painted

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collected by Florence C. Krummel (1911-2003, retired high school teacher) and Bernhard U. Krummel (1911-1990), probably between 1973 and 1980 when they lived in the Anchorage, Alaska, area; donated to NMAI by their daughter Maradel Krummel Gale in 2003.

  • Dimensions:

    8.3 x 3.3 x 5 cm

  • Catalog number:


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