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Group of Six Nesting Birds and Four Flying Birds

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Artist Unknown (Inuit)

Date

late 19th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Group of Six Nesting Birds and Four Flying Birds, Artist Unknown (Inuit)
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Medium: Sculpture | Walrus ivory, wood, pigment
Creation Place: North America, Canada, Arctic region, Newfoundland and Labrador, Labrador
Culture: Inuit, North America, Canada, Arctic region, Newfoundland and Labrador
Style: 19th century
Inscriptions: Inscription on bottom of nests in pencil: [5/0]; each bird is numbered in tan on back except #3, inscribed: [S]; several faded numbers on top of nests corresponding to birds
Physical Description: six birds fit on opening in wood base with "nests," containing fourteen total eggs; four flying birds on sticks fit into corners of base
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Tess E. Armstrong Fund
Accession Number: 2003.120.8a-y
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Added to Site: March 1, 2009