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YUPIK people

YUPIK people

(group)


Artist's cultural association:
ALEUT people
Pipe [Eskimo pipe] late 19th or early 20th century Place made: Diomede Islands, Nome, Alaska, United States of America
Materials & Technique: sculptures, incised objects, schrimshaw on walrus ivory Impression: No.14

Dimensions: 5.5 h x 36.5 w x 2.5 d cm
Acknowledgement: Max Ernst Collection, purchased 1985
Accession No: NGA 87.1841
Provenance:
  • bought by Max Ernst from early 1940s;
  • by descent to his widow, Dorothea Tanning, in 1976;
  • to Douglas Ewing, New York, in 1983;
  • from whom bought by the Australian National Gallery, October 1985