Artist Inuit, Native American
  • Figure with Mirror
Date between 1950 and 1955
Medium soapstone, ivory and pigment
Dimensions Overall: 4 1/2 × 2 1/2 × 4 inches (11.4 × 6.4 × 10.2 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Charles W. Creaser and Miss Jessie Metcalf
Accession Number 59.227
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
On View Native American S130, Level 1 (see map)
Marks Glyphs on buttocks of figure. Illegible marking on foot: 369?
probably between 1953-1958, purchased by Charles William Creaser [ca. 1898-1965] and Hulda Ward Creaser [died ca. 1970] (Detroit, Michigan, USA) or Jessie Metcalf (active Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1959-present, gift of Dr. and Mrs. Charles W. Creaser and Jessie Metcalf to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Peck, William. "Eskimo Art." Bulletin of the DIA 41, no. 1 (1961): 12-13.