Al Mayac Ivory Bufflehead Duck
A flying bufflehead duck by Inupiaq artist Al Mayac, of the respected Mayac family of ivory carvers. The contrasts in the carving’s colors presents a sharp contrast with the natural white walrus tusk. Depicted in flight, the duck is supported on a base.
Date is unknown, but it is c. late 20th or early 21st century.
3 1/2 in. long x 1 5/8 in. high x 1 1/2 in. wide.
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