In every walk with nature, one receives far more than he seeks.” – John Muir

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Alaska Native Eskimo Crab Ice Fisherman Doll By Beulah Oitttilian

Unique and rare doll made from a variety of native materials by Beulah Oittilliah of Gambell, Alaska, a Yup’ik Eskimo village of about 700 people on St. Lawrence Island; just south of the Bering Straits. The Yup’ik people have occupied the Bering Straits for thousands of years. Beulah is a master Yup’ik doll maker and her work has been covered in a book titled Ivory Carvers of St. Lawrence Island by Dale Kessler. 

This crab ice fisherman doll is made from gut skin, seal fur and sits on a genuine whalebone disk

Measurements: 8″ tall / disk is 6.5″ x 7.5″

Artist Signed:  Beulah Oitttilian, Gamball, Alaska 99742

Condition:  Very good condition

 

$650.00

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