17" Masterpiece Blanket Toss by Jonasie Faber
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Inuit art: Blanket Toss
Inuit Artist: Jonasie Faber
Size: 17" long, 12" high, 11" deep. Weight: 25 lbs
Stone: Serpentine (beautiful green)
Jonasie Faber is a master Inuit carver with lots of experience (now in his 70th, he is one of the oldest active Inuit artists), he pays great attention to details and likes to create sophisticated subjects, like this blanket toss. Note that every face in this carving has a different expression which makes it even more interesting and valuable.
Carvings by Jonasie are offered in the world famous auction rooms of Sotheby’s and Waddington in Toronto and New York fetching impressive prices.
This Blanket Toss is an investment opportunity for a serious Inuit art collector.
Jonasie Faber Quarqortoq (1944 - )
Born: October 1st, 1944 in Grenland
Now lives: Vancouver area, BC, Canada
Origin: Greenlandic Inuit
Many major art museums have Jonasie's works in their permanent collections:
Museum of Civilization in Gatineau, Qc
Museum of Inuit Art, Toronto, On
Danish royal family’s collection
The University of Oklahoma Museum of Art, USA
Government of Greenland Collection, Greenland
Canadian Museum of Civilization, Ottawa, ON