• Format/Object name:

    Basket with cover with polar bear finial

  • Date created:

    circa 1975

  • Artists/Makers:

    attributed to Hubert Koonuk, Tikeramiut Inupiaq [Tikeraq (Tigara)/Point Hope], 1911-1994

  • Place:

    Point Hope; Arctic Slope Native Corporation; Alaska; USA

  • Media/Materials:

    Baleen, ivory, ink

  • Techniques:

    Coiled, 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:

    11.7 x 11.7 x 9.1 cm

  • Catalog number:

    26/2515

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