East Greenlandic "Tupilak - figure". Original malignant Creatures; Bone; H: 6.5 cm;Extremely rare
Tupilaks are historically made in tooth, driftwood, stone or 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