7" Bear with Fish by Allan Sheutiapik

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Inuit art: Walking Bear with Fish
Inuit Artist: Allan Sheutiapik
Size: 7" Long, 3.5" high, 3" wide. Weight: 3.4 lbs. The fish is 2.5" long
Community: Iqaluit, NU
Stone: Serpentine
id: br-24824dhjy

Provenance: October, 2018

Here is a fun fact about Allan Sheutiapik from Iqaluit:

Several years ago, I sold one of his beautiful bears to a producer for the show "Madam Secretary" on CBS. His bear can be found in several episodes.

Pretty cool I thought.

This is a gorgeous carving depicting a bear in its natural habitat. This bear is gracefully carved in the actions of catching a Salmon fish. This is a very rare find and Allan is the only carver who does this subject. It's hard to carve both bear and fish together.

I am really attracted to the dark green stone that this bear is made in. It is very illuminating and warm to the eye. It is beautiful, interesting, and a scene from a wild life!


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