Carver- Issac Oqutaq
Cape Dorset, Nunavut, Canada
This carving is of an Inukshuk.
Inukshuks are structures of stones stacked usually in the form of a human, traditionally used by the Eskimo/Inuit people as a landmark or as a commemorative sign. It is omni-present in the Inuit tradition.
This sculpture stands 3” high and is approximately 2-1/2” wide and 2-1/2” deep.
This item is in excellent condition. It comes from a shop that has closed due to retirement.
It weighs 7 ounces.