Signed on foot by the artist.
Carver- Ottokie Ashoona
Cape Dorset, Nunavut, Canada
Ottokie Ashoona was born in Cape Dorset, Baffin Island. Ottokie comes from a family of Inuit artists, his father Kala and his Uncle Kiawak were the two mst renowned Cape Dorset carvers. His grandmother, Pitseolak Ashoona was a famous graphic artist. His older brother is Ohio Ashoona, who is also a carver. Ottokie learned a lot of carvingtechniques from watching him.
Ottokie’s favorite subject is the Polar Bear. His carvings sell out quickly.
This piece measures over 9“ in length and is 4-1/2” high and 3” wide.
It weighs over 4 pounds.
It is in excellent condition. It came from a shop that has closed due to retirement.