• Format/Object name:

    Polar bear figure

  • Date created:

    1964-1966

  • Artists/Makers:

    Peter John Seeganna (Peter J. Seeganna), Bering Strait Inupiaq [King Island], 1938-1974

  • Place:

    Sitka; Sealaska Native Corporation; Alaska; USA (inferred)

  • Media/Materials:

    Alder

  • Techniques:

    Carved

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Acquired by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives between 1964 and 1966 when the artist was employed as an IACB arts and crafts assistant at Sitka, Alaska; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.

  • Dimensions:

    18.7 x 7.5 x 12 cm

  • Catalog number:

    25/6970

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    This item is currently on view at NMAI, DC.

See it in the "Animals" component of the "Window on Collections" exhibit on the 4th floor

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