A large, ancient wooden Inuit caribou fetish figure. Well carved with small areas of loss towards ears. Some varnish appears to have been applied by an early collector. St. Lawrence Island. Punuk or early Thule Period, 600-1400 AD. Far rarer than ivory carvings.
Weight: 60 g Length: 15 cm / 6 in Width: 3 cm / 1.33 in Depth: 4.5 cm / 1.75 in