Owl Figure

About this object

Narrative

Said to have been a gift to Audrey Hawthorn from Walter C. Koerner c. 1974.

Physical description

Stone carving of a bird in a seated position with its head turned backward, looking over tail. Minimalist facial design consists of two small circles with indented centres for eyes and a small, upturned V for a beak. Carved lines are very shallow. Carving lines on surface have not been polished out. Old label from base says "Eskimo Art carver: KINGEELIK location: BAKER LAKE".