Inuit art: Owl
Inuit Artist: Manasie Akpaliapik
Size: 14" tail to head, (11" vertical), 12" wide, 9" deep, 25 lbs
Community: Arctic Bay, NU 9/23
** This item is Eligible for Our 0% Interest Layaway Plan
Manasie Akpaliapik has had innumerable prestigious commissions through out his long and illustrious career.
Masterpiece Carving! Museum quality Sculpture!
culminating in his presentation to the National Art Museum of Canada.
Manasie is not just an Elite Master Carver, he is one of a few Premier Master Carvers in Canada. He shares this honour with artists like Abraham Ruben.
The brilliance of this Owl, resides in the rare butterscotch colour of the stone.
The butterscotch colour soothes the senses.
The darker ripples of colour gently encompass the piece.
The line that crosses the face, set the yellow inlaid eyes on fire!
Butterscotch Shy upturned eyes give it an innocent and coy look.
The compulsory large feet with individual black claws are present.
Butterscotch Shy is a vintage Manasie piece that is endearing but also sophisticated.It is rare to come across a vintage Manasie piece like Butterscotch.
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Butterscotch is not only beautiful but is a sound investment.
Within 10 years, the value of this carving from one of Canada's few Premier Master Carvers will have increased dramatically.
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