"Tupilak"
approx. 1920
Greenland

East Greenlandic "Tupilak - figure". Original malignant Creatures; Bone; H: 7 cm; Rare

Tupilaks are historically made in tooth, driftwood, stone and bone. The oldest and thus the smallest are mainly of porous seal bones - consequently with defects and fractures.

Litt.: Bodil Kaalund: "Grønlands Kunst", pages 67-74

Price: 4,000.- DKK
Item number: 360317



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