UGYUK, Charlie, (Canadian/Inuit, 1931-1998): Grotesque carved figure of an Inuit deity, referred to by the consigner as the ''Keeper of Humanity''. Hands and feet with claws, misshapen head with 3 bone horns, single eye and carries a bone whale gaff. Signed on base with C in circle, overall measures 16 1/4'' h. x 10 1/4'' x 11 3/4''. Ugyuk was known for his demon carvings.
CONDITION: Gaff pole has repair to middle.