standing polar bear with neck stretched forward; white stone with yellowish veining

Bear, c. 1990

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For thousands of years, Inuit people in Alaska and Canada have been carving smooth, sometimes haunting and whimsical sculptures out of bone, walrus ivory, wood, and stone. Inspired by the world around them, artists depict the people, animals and things they encounter in their daily lives and rituals.

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Title
Bear
Role
Artist
Accession Number
2018.8.2
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standing polar bear with neck stretched forward; white stone with yellowish veining