Hunter and Narwhal carved by Lukie Airut

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Artist: Lukie Airut

Community: Igloolik

Year: 1999

Media: Bone

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This is a wonderful intricate carving by Lukie Airut, a well-known carver from Igloolik. This is a phenomenal piece that is full of fantastic detail.  This Inuit carving is a fantastic example of the talent that Lukie possesses, his ability to create with such detail is an amazing talent. Add a piece from this wonderful artist to your collection.

Additional information

Weight .5 kg
Dimensions 8 × 1.5 × 2.5 in

About Lukie Airut

First Name: Luke

Last Name: Airut

Community: Iglulik

Sex: M

Disc Number: E5556

Date born: 02/01/1942


Alternative Names:
• Airut Airut
• Luke Airut
• Aeroot Airut
• Lukie Airut
• Aerut Airut
• Airuk Airut

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