Dancing Bear - Inuit Soapstone Carving
Artist: Markoosie Papigatok - Inuit
Community: Cape Dorset
Dimensions: 4.5"L X 4"W X 8"H (approximately)
This carving is signed by Papigatok. It comes with the Igloo Tag of Authenticity. The "dancing bear" is one of the most prolific subjects in Inuit art. The dancing bear is the most prevalent subject made by artists and is also one of the most challenging to achieve. It is one of the most sought after subjects in Inuit art.