H&R 15" Arching Back Classic Masterpiece Nuna Parr Dancing Bear
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Inuit art: Dancing Bear
Inuit Artist: Nuna Parr
Size: 18" across (15" vertical), 19" wide, 9" deep, Weight: 82.6 lbs
Community: Cape Dorset, NU 21
Provenance 2021: THIS IS WHAT MADE NUNA PARR THE MOST FAMOUS INUIT ARTIST IN THE WORLD -
HIS ARCHING BACK DANCING BEARS (like this one).
Now Extremely rare, I have seen maybe one or 2 like this one in the last 10 years. It is this carving style, made Nuna Parr one of the top 5 Master Carvers in Canadian History.
It has been over a year since he last carved a piece. Will this be the last one? Maybe.... maybe not. But no regrets - that's how I go about my life. Don't hesitate. This bear will be worth over 6 figures in the very near future.
Without question, it is THE quintessential Nuna Parr Dancing Bear.
Over the past ten years, I have seen dozens of Nuna Parr bears some of which have been exquisitely spectacular.
Believe me when I say .... every aspect, every detail of this carving is ICONIC.
The arching back.
The dignified demeanour.
The grace and athleticism of the “dance”.
The gleaming flawless stone.
This piece takes my breath away.
Recently, I hadn’t allowed myself to hope for another iconic Nuna Parr dancing bear to enter my gallery.
Three years ago, I purchased a group of three Nuna Parr bears which were unrivalled by any of his previous carvings. My clever clients purchased all three bears within a few days.
I know this beauty will not be unclaimed for long. Many of my clients call and ask me “When will you be receiving another Nuna bear?”
Sadly, Nuna has been carving with less frequency over the past two years.
I am so thrilled to have this Masterpiece of Masterpiece carvings. I struggled with the decision as to whether I should keep this piece for my private collection.
Do NOT miss this chance to have this piece as the showcase carving in your collection. You will be envied by many collectors if this piece becomes yours. Its majesty will give you a lifetime of joy.
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