Stone, Bone and Antler Sculpture by the Inuit of the Canadian Arctic
The Inuit ("People" in their language of Inuktitut) are spread out across the top of North America - from the northern slopes of Alaska in the West, throughout the northern Canadian coastline and archipelago, to Greenland in the East. Those inside Canada number about 65,000. The art they create is as varied as the land and sea they call home, and the materials they are using. We look for pieces that reflect individual tastes and style, and we hope you enjoy what you see here.
As always, we encourage you to contact us with any questions or comments!
A little Dancing Muskox by Markusie Papikatuk, Cape Dorset, Nunavut "Apple Green" Serpentine; 4.5" tall
$ 6,800.00 - This item has been sold.
Reclining Man by Lucassie Ikkidluak, Kimmirut. Circa 1990. Serpentine; 11.5" tall; 10" X 17"
Relief Carving by Annie Parr of Cape Dorset. A classic from a few years ago, with a woman fishing on one side and a man building an Inukshuk on the other. 7" tall
Seal by Ningeosiaq Ashoona of Kingait (Cape Dorset), Baffin Island, Canada Pretty to look at, lovely to hold. 6 3/4" long; 2 3/4" tall
Seal Composition by Luccassie Mikkigak of Cape Dorset (Kingait), Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada Serpentine 13" tall
Shaman with String Game c.1997; Judas Ooloolah (Ullulaq); 1937-1999; Gjoa Haven, Nunavut, Canada Pyrxine, Quartz, Antler, wood, sinew; Black laminate base. 12" tall; 7.25" wide
Standing Bear; Red Soapstone
Three Belugas Whale Sculpture by Willie Kolola of Kimmirut, Nunavut Serpentine 9.5" tall; 6" X 3"
Walking Bear by Tommy Takpanie, Jr. of Kimmirut, Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada Serpentine 7" long; 4" tall; 3" wide
Walking Bear by Ulamie Tunnillie of Cape Dorset (Kingait), Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada Serpentine 7.75" long; 5.5" tall; 3" wide
This Walking Polar Bear we created in the late 80's or early 90's and the artist's name has been lost. It is likely from Cape Dorset. At 7.5" long, it has nice character and appears to be an inquisitive fellow.
Walrus and Calf by Ottokie Aningmiuq of Kimmirut, Nunavut. Mom giving baby a ride! 10" long
Diving and Dancing Walrus by Alec Petooloosie of Iqaluit, Nunavut; 6.25" tall
Made from a beautiful dark serpentine and antler, this walrus rests playfully on his side in a classic pose. Sculpted by Cape Dorset artist, Markoosie Pudlat, this walrus stands five inches tall and eight and a half inches wide, making him the perfect medium-sized addition...
Walrus by Noah Jaw of Cape Dorset (Kingait), Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada Serpentine, Antler 13.5" long; 9" wide; 10" tall
Walrus by Simeonie Killiktee from Kimmirut, 2/4/1996 Serpentine, Antler 17.5" long; 9" tall; 7" deep
Walruses by Pits Qimirpik of Cape Dorset (Kingait), Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada Serpentine, antler 7.5" X 7"; 3.75" tall
Young Alert Owl by Osuitok Ipeelie, RCA (11/13/1992 - 12/31/2005). This piece was made in 1996 or 1997. Serpentine 16.5" tall; 11.5" wide