7” Carefree Markoosie Papigatok

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Markosie Papigatok

$1,560.00 CAD

Inuit art: Dancing Bear    
Inuit Artist: Markoosie Papigatok
Size: 8" tall, 5" wide, 4" deep
Community: Cape Dorset, NU
Stone: Serpentine
id: dfa-63330abjjy


I love how Markoosie sculpts a plump hind end for this sweet dancing bear and adorns it with an artful crisp little tail.

It's a small component of the sculpture, for sure but it's proof of Markoosie's commitment to his trade.  

Markoosie is one of my go to carvers.

This means when I am planning my buying trips, I have a mental list of which artists' carvings I want to explore.  Markoosie is always at the top of that list. 

Like you, I want to be awed. There must be beauty and and sometimes a quirkiness. I insist on quality.

Most of all, I want to feel a bond with the piece.  

Whether the sculpture is 4" or 24", I ask myself, "Would I put this piece in my own collection" and if the answer is yes, then I ask myself, why?

This bear had my heart immediately. Does it have yours?

See our May 13, 2019 blog Markoosie Papigatok His Jolly Dancing Bears.

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