Artist Eskimo, Native American
Title
  • Oar Lock
Date 19th century
Medium probably walrus tusk or sperm whale tooth
Dimensions Overall: 4 7/8 × 5 3/8 × 1 inches (12.4 × 13.7 × 2.5 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Frederick Stearns
Accession Number 72.475
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed in black ink on back of proper right bear: 88 | 5049
between 1871-1895, acquired by Frederick Stearns (1831-1907; Detroit, Michigan, USA);
1907-present, bequest to the Detroit Museum of Art (Detroit, Michigan, USA)