Mark Parkinson (Canadian, 1927-2010), Whale Hunting
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Mid 20th century, carved soapstone, four figures in a boat with whale nearby, on carved base, signed to side of base, with oars and spear.
11 x 22 x 10 in.
A carving by Parkinson is on display in the vestibule of Buckingham Palace and was presented by him to Queen Elizabeth II for the occasion of her Silver Jubilee during the Commonwealth Tour of Ottawa, 14-19 October 1977.
Good estate condition with some surface scratches.