Aardwark sculpture - INUIT - Canada

Aardwark sculpture - INUIT - Canada
1972 - in good condition

Handmade Inuit sculpture representing an Inuit couple on a moving sleigh pulled by bickering dogs. Wonderful details of the life of Thule’ people, who manufactured works in wood, ivory and stone with votive purposes, which was later commercialised in the late 1800 with salt and other food. Inuit works were collected at Winnipeg art gallery, closed in 2016 due to lack of resources.
The sculpture measures cm 37 in length, cm 18 in height and cm 7 in width. Weight 3.10 kg

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