Lot 211

UNIDENTIFIED, GREENLAND
TUPILAK

ivory

5.25 x 1.25 x 2 in — 13.3 x 3.2 x 5.1 cm

Note:
Tupilaks were spirit dolls made from organic materials, vitalized by a ceremony in which an evil magician gave birth to them, given life by the reciting spells, and then sent out across the sea, or ice, to kill an enemy. These tupilaks were created from this model.

Estimate: $500—700

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