Baby Polar Bear


Collection

Ann Cabot Collection


Identifier

AC18


Artist

Unknown


Description

This hand carved baby polar bear figure was made out of marine mammal ivory, most likely walrus tusk. The bottom of the figure has the inscription “JSP” on it, indicating the initials of the artist.


Medium

ivory

Width

1in

Height

0.75in

Length

0.5in

Where Made (Region)

Alaska

Where Made (Country)

United States

Related place

United States

How Acquired

Donation

When Acquired

Nov 2019

Name of Donor

Austin Friends of Folk Art