9", 10lbs. White Marble Walking Bear by Ottokie Samayualie

Ottokie Samayualie

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Inuit art: Dancing Bear       
Inuit Artist: Ottokie Samayualie
Size: ­­­­9" long, 4" wide, 6" high. Weight: 9.8 lbs. (big piece, has a lot of volume to it)
Community: Cape Dorset
Stone: white marble


Beautiful white marble walking bear by renowned Inuit carver from Cape Dorset.
This bear is beyond gorgeous, every inch is a perfection. Proportions are lifelike.

Ottokie Samayualie
Ottokie is the son of Cape Dorset artists Johnny and Kuluajuke Tunnillee. Ottokie has followed the same artistic path, as in Nunavut, artistic talent is passed on through the family rather than taught in an art school.
Ottokie Samayualie takes great care in choosing his stone. His carvings are made of the finest serpentine of varying green shades, and then smoothed and polished to best exhibit the lustre of the stone.
Ottokie prefers to carve bears.

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