Media grey stone carving
Size 5 x 5 x 1 in. / 12.7 x 12.7 x 2.5 cm.
Estimate $100 - $150
signed and dated on bottom; some scratches and handling marks noted
from the estate of Jerry Segal, formerly of Cottage Craft Gifts and Fine Arts Ltd. in Calgary and also known as Western Canada's 'Sub King'; proceeds being generously donated to a Synagogue
George Arluk ~ [b.1949] Inuit
see George Arluk, by Canadian Arctic Producers, 1980; biography in Canadian Encyclopedia, pg.1-90, Hurtig Pub.; Sculpture of the Inuit, by G.Swinton, pg.250, McClelland Stewart, 1992; plus Shumiatcher Collection, Regina, Swinton Collection, Mulder Collection and Zazelenchuk Collection, Winnipeg; biography in Biographies of Inuit Artists, Vol.1, by Canadian Arctic Producers