LUCASSIE IKKIDLUAK Serpentine Musk Ox Statue
Museum-quality musk ox sculpture by world-renowned Inuit artist, Lucaisse Ikkidluak. Rough-chiseled from a single piece of serpentine, the hooves are polished to a shine. The horns are made of bone. Numbered, signed, and dated (1995) with a numbered, Government of Canada 'Igloo' sticker, authenticating this as a genuine piece of Canadian Inuit art.
Dimensions: 14" long by 8.5" high, 7" wide.
Weight: 27 lbs
Materials: Serpentine and bone.
Born in 1949, master carver Lucassie Ikkidluak has been carving since 1967. Lucassie is self-taught and carves full-time. Two of his brothers and one sister are also artists. Ikkidluak lives in Iqaluit.
Muskox sculptures by Lucassie have been featured in numerous international and national exhibitions, have won numerous awards and prizes, and have been acquired by numerous high-end collectors. His Muskox's are on permanent display in the following institutions:
Canadian Guild of Crafts Quebec, Montreal, Quebec; Inuit Cultural Insitute, Rankin Inlet, Northwest Territories; Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec; University of Lethbridge Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Alberta; Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba.