Nunavik Bear 14342
Simionie Alariaq from Salluit, Quebec 2016
Inuit Sculpture from Nunavik / Certified by the Inuit Art Foundation
Hand-carved Steatite Stone
[H 9.7 x L 12 x W 7cm]
The Inuit of Nunavik (Northern Quebec) have a rich artistic tradition that is admired by enthusiasts the world over. Through their art and imagination, Inuit artists offer us glimpses of their traditions, beliefs and legends. This authentic Inuit sculpture is certified by the Inuit Art Foundation (formerly by the Canadian government) and as the authorized agent for Inuit artists each sculpture has a certificate of authenticity, otherwise known as the "Igloo Tag".
The Igloo Tag Trademark certificate is provided with the relevant artwork and include the artist’s name, community, the title of the work and the year the artwork was made. A number to the bottom-right of the physical tag identifies the license holder.