soapstone carving handgame by ernie bussidor - For Sale
soapstone carving handgame by ernie bussidor
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the sculpture "handgame"by artist ernie bussidor from tadoule Lake.tadoule lake is the most northerly community in manitoba, not far from the 60th parallel bordering inuit territory. nunavuto sculpture envelops a rich cultural heritage with stories passed down for generations and a deep respect for the land and the creatures that inhabit it. the inuit people and their ancestors have lived in the arctic for over 4,000 years. from their beginnings as a nomadic hunting culture to present day, their art has evolved from small carvings and amulets to the larger more sophisticated works. inuit sculpture has an international reputation and is sought after all over the world as a major contemporary art form. in this section we showcase a few of the many outstanding carvings available in our collections. the dimensions the dimensions 6 1/2" h x 9 1/2" x 6 1/2" signed by the artist ernie bussidor from tadoule lake.