Musk Ox – Pootoogook Jaw




Artist: Pootoogook Jaw

Community: Cape Dorset

Year: 2019

Media: Black Serpentine



Beautifully carved musk ox by Pootoogook Jaw, an Inuit artist from Cape Dorset. Cape Dorset is often considered the Inuit art capitol of the North.


Additional information

Weight 1.75 kg
Dimensions 5 × 1.75 × 2.25 in

About Pootoogook Jaw

First Name: Pootoogook
Last Name: Jaw
Community: Kingnait

Sex: M

Disc Number: E71667

Date born: 02/09/1959

Alternative Names:
• Jaw Jaw
• Pootoogook Jaw


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