This sculpture, of a Bear Shaman, was crafted by the hands of Nuveeya Ipeelie around 1988, and is a beautiful example of the skill and creativity of the late artist. Featuring a thick mustache and a very stylized bear’s head, this piece is makes quite the statement!
Title: Bear Shaman c.1988
Artist: Nuveeya Ipeelie (1920 - 2010)
Community: Iqaluit, Nunavut
Size: 10.75" tall
Materials: Serpentine, antler
Title: Bird Spirit (1998)Artist: Toonoo SharkyCommunity: Cape Dorset: This piece is easily identified as the sinuous artistry of this popular sculptor. Rich with layers of meaning, it is an impressive, contemplative figure. Size: 16½" tall; 11" wide; 4" deepMaterials: Serpentine, antlerPrice: $6,000.00
Crafted around 1985, this sculpture is a simple bust of the Sea Goddes Sedna. The artist, Kaka Ashoona, is among the most recognizable in and outside of those informed about Inuit Art. His legacy is secure, his vision inspirational, and we are honored to be...
An amazing transformation piece called, “Composition,” Cape Dorset artist Purlalik Shaa outdid himself with this incredible sculpture. Featuring a goose, two walrus (with antler tusks!), a polar bear, and an eagle, all framing two human faces, this piece balances well on a large foot-like walrus...