8" Grand Ole Master Gjoa Haven Joseph Suqslaq

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Inuit art: Walrus
Inuit Artist: Joseph Suqslaq
Size: 8" across, (7" horizontal)  4" deep, 4" tall
Community: Gjoa Haven, NU
Material: Stone medium Fieldstone
id: c-047

The smooth strong texture of the walrus’ hide is magical.

Somehow the hide unmasks the barely perceptible underlying musculature.

A walrus is a large bulky animal with considerable girth but Suqslaq’s Walrus is fluid and playful. Its tusks are exquisite.

The allure of this masterpiece is its realism.

This is a sculpture of a real walrus in its natural environment.

I truly admire carvings from distant Northern communities like Gjoa Haven. These carvings are unique and original, not at all like other Inuit carvings. These artists strive to carve in a traditional manner depicting the real animal in its natural setting.

Walrus is clearly unique and carved in a traditional Inuit fashion.

Its beauty is exemplary. I did not hesitate a moment in acquiring this piece for my clients.

Joseph’s walrus will put magic into your collection.


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