A beautiful hand-carved dancing bear, polished to a smooth shiny finish.
22 x 9.5 x 11 cm
Alariaq Shaa (1978- , Cape Dorset) is the son of renowned Inuit carver, Aqjangajuk Shaa. His family history is rich with talented carvers from Cape Dorset including his grandfather Davidee Mannumi, uncles Tukiki and Qavavau Manomie and brother Pudlalik Shaa. Alariaq takes great care in choosing his stone for his carvings and captures his own Shaa style in his sculptures. He enjoys carving diving and dancing walruses and bears.