"Tupilak"
approx. 1940
Greenland

East Greenlandic "Tupilak - figure". Original malignant Creatures; Bone; H: 8 cm;
Tupilaks are historically made in tooth, driftwood, stone or bone. The oldest and thus the smallest are mainly of porous seal bones - with consequently defects and fractures.
Litt.: Bodil Kaalund: "Grønlands Kunst", pages 67-74

Price: 800.- DKK
Item number: 361937



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