Monday, September 26, 2005

Last Inuit Art Dancing Polar Bear Carving Sold

The last dancing polar bear carving in stock at Free Spirit Gallery Inuit Art was just sold last week. An insurance company in Toronto bought the piece by Johnnylee Nooveya of Iqaluit, Nunavut. This piece is very similar to the piece shown below but without the additional fish in the bear's mouth. It's funny but the person from the company's HR department commented that after receiving the piece safely, she will have a hard time giving it away to the person it is intended for as it is a corporate gift. What a lucky recipient this person will be to have a genuine Johnnylee Nooveya dancing polar bear. Johnnylee is considered to be one of the best up and coming Inuit art carvers up north, especially when it comes to polar bears. I will have to bring in some more dancing polar bears soon as they tend to be very popular among higher end collectors of Inuit art. Meanwhile, there are still some very nice walking bears and a standing bear in the polar bears section of the gallery.

inuit art dancing polar bear carving

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