7.5" Green Bear with Fish by Allan Sheutiapik

Allan Sheutiapik

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Inuit art: Walking Bear with Fish
Inuit Artist: Allan Sheutiapik
Size: 7.5" long, 3" high, 2.5" wide, The fish is 3" long
Community: Iqaluit, NU
Stone: Serpentine
id: br17671dbjy

Allan Sheutiapik's animated scene of the bear grabbing the fish portray the rugged realities of mammal habitat of the Canadian Arctic.

This is a gorgeous carving depicting a bear in its natural habitat. This bear is gracefully carved in the act of catching a salmon fish. This is a rare scene amongst Inuit sculptors. Sheutiapik is the only artist who carves this subject as it is hard to carve both a bear and fish together.

I am very attracted to the pale green stone of this bear. It is illuminating and warm and beautifully depicts Northern wildlife.

The size of this carving is large and would make a perfect centrepiece for your collection. It is signed by the artist and comes with igloo tag.

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