Loon by Markoosie Tooktoo of Sanikiluaq, Belcher Islands, Nunavut
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
Canada Goose by Johnnysa Mathewsie of Kingait (Cape Dorset), Baffin Island, Canada. Wings up in all its glory, behold the fabled Canada Goose, rendered in an exquisite combination of serpentines and marbles. This stoic figure is a true eye-grabber and one of the larger figures...
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...