Fine Inuit Eskimo Stone Carving Depicting Strongman Holding Rock Signed Circa 1960

$495 USD

A fine Inuit Eskimo Stone carving depicting a strongman holding a large stone on his shoulder circa 1960. Part of the Inuit ceremonial season the men would show feats of strength by running with and lifting large boulders. This fine carving is executed from a lovely deep gray natural stone and was carved by Timothy Kuananapik (b1938-) from the remote Canadian Arctic community of Puvirnituq also known as Nunavik. His work has been widely exhibited in museums and sought after by collectors.

Weight 2.0 lbs
Dimensions 7.5 × 5.5 × 1.75 in
Item Location

USA

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A fine Inuit Eskimo Stone carving depicting a strongman holding a large stone on his shoulder circa 1960. Part of the Inuit ceremonial season the men would show feats of strength by running with and lifting large boulders. This fine carving is executed from a lovely deep gray natural stone and was carved by Timothy Kuananapik (b1938-) from the remote Canadian Arctic community of Puvirnituq also known as Nunavik. His work has been widely exhibited in museums and sought after by collectors. Signed on the bottom.

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Weight 2.0 lbs
Dimensions 7.5 × 5.5 × 1.75 in
Item Location

USA

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