7.75" Dancng Bear by Johnny Manning

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Inuit art: Dancing Bear
Inuit Artist: Johnny Manning (1985)
Size: 7.75" tall, 5" wide, 3" deep. Weight: 2.1 lbs
Community: Cape Dorset, NU
Stone: Serpentine

This is a superb traditional green dancing polar bear by master Inuit carver Johnny Manning from Cape Dorset 

Johnny Manning (1985 - )

Johnny is a younger Inuit artist from Cape Dorset. He began carving at the age of 14. His father, Egeetsiaq Pitseolak, is also an established artist. Johnny learned carving by watching other carvers working. His favourite subject is bears. He is famous for his special attention to bears' facial features.

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