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The darker core of the tusk is particularly prominent in this carving by Iya, creating a lovely dark strip down the length of the walrus' body. It is shown swimming, poised on a fossil walrus ivory base.
||Joe Iya Jr.
||Savoonga, St. Lawrence Island, AK
||1-7/8 x 4-1/4 x 1-1/4 in
||St. Lawrence Island Yupik