Canadian arctic soapstone dancing bear sculpture by Inuit artist Abraham Simonie.
Balancing playfully on one foot, this sculpture demonstrates the skill and creativity of the artist.
The Inuit of Canada’s arctic believe that being reincarnated as a polar bear is a great honour and so the dancing bear represents the joy and celebration of coming back to life as a majestic polar bear.
Measures 6 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 2 1/2. Year made: 2018