|Description: We offer a carved soapstone figure of a man grasping a seal by Joshua Paujuni Talirunili. It has a scratched signature,"Joshua Joe 1042" on the underside. The piece is 5 ½” high, approximately 4 ½” deep and 5 1/2” wide, carved from inky soapstone with an ergonomic, contrapasto form. It was likely made in the 1960's or 1970's. Item #FA00157.
Joshua Paujuni Talirunili was born in 1929 in Puvirnituq, Quebec. He is the son of the well-know sculptor Joe Talirunli. His brother Putugu was also a carver.
Condition: Some surface wear, though overall in very good condition.