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Culture/People:
Yuit (Siberian Yup'ik) [Savoogna, St. Lawrence Island]  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Alexander Akeya (Aayanga), Yuit (Siberian Yup'ik) [Savoogna, St. Lawrence Island], 1928-2011  Search this
Collector:
Bernhard U. Krummel, Non-Indian, 1911-1990  Search this
Florence C. Krummel (Florence Choiniere Krummel), Non-Indian, 1911-2003  Search this
Previous owner:
Bernhard U. Krummel, Non-Indian, 1911-1990  Search this
Florence C. Krummel (Florence Choiniere Krummel), Non-Indian, 1911-2003  Search this
Donor:
Maradel Krummel Gale, Non-Indian  Search this
Object Name:
Figure of a polar bear and cub
Media/Materials:
Ivory, paint
Techniques:
Carved, painted
Dimensions:
8.3 x 3.3 x 5 cm
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
Savoonga; Bering Straits Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Archipelago:
Bering Sea Islands
Island Name:
Saint Lawrence Island
Date created:
circa 1975
Collection History:
Collected by Florence C. Krummel (1911-2003, a retired high school teacher) and Bernhard U. Krummel (1911-1990), in 1978 when they lived in the Anchorage, Alaska, area; donated to NMAI by their daughter Maradel Krummel Gale in 2003.
Catalog Number:
26/2541
Barcode:
262541.000
See related items:
Yuit (Siberian Yup'ik) [Savoogna, St. Lawrence Island]
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_278653