Inuit Art: Visions of Transformation | March 18 - 23, 2023

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Inuit Art: Visions of Transformation

MARCH 18 — 23, 2023

Inuit Art: Visions of Transformation

MARCH 18 — 23, 2023

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front cover Lot 7

BILL NASOGALUAK

BEAR TANGLED IN BARBED WIRE

front inside cover Lot 28

PUDLO PUDLAT

SPIRITS DOMAIN, 1964

back inside cover Lot 64

ABRAHAM APAKARK ANGHIK

CHILDREN OF LIGHT

back cover Lot 31

MANASIE AKPALIAPIK

SHAMAN TRANSFORMATION

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MATHEWSIE TUNNILLIE ᑐᓂᓕ (B. 1984), AKULIVIK

IJIRAQ LEGEND

stone; signed in Roman

4.25 x 1.5 x 1.5 in — 10.8 x 3.8 x 3.8 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, France

$200 — 300 2

NUNGUSUITOK QAYUARYUK (B. 1964), KINNGAIT (CAPE DORSET)

SPIRIT FACES, 1989

stone; signed in Roman; dated 8 x 5 x 3.25 in — 20.3 x 12.7 x 8.3 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, France

$200 — 300

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GRIMACING SHAMAN stone, antler; signed in syllabics

7.5 x 2.5 x 2.5 in — 19.1 x 6.4 x 6.4 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, France

$300 — 500 4

BILL

SHAMAN’S HEAD stone, bone; unsigned

10 x 5.25 x 3.5 in — 25.4 x 13.3 x 8.9 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Toronto, ON

NOTE:

Many countries prohibit or restrict importation or exportation of property containing ivory, whale bone, sealskin, and/ or products derived from other endangered or protected species, and require special licenses or permits in order to import or export such property. It is the responsibility of the buyer to ensure that the item is properly and lawfully exported / imported. Please do not hesitate to contact one of our specialists for further details.

$500 — 700

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MAUDIE RACHEL OKITTUQ ᐅᑭᑐ (B. 1944), TALOYOAK (SPENCE BAY) NASOGALUAK ᐱᐃᓪ ᓇᓱᒐᓗᐊᒃ (B. 1953), TUKTOYAKTUK

JAMASIE PITSEOLAK ᔭᒥᓯ ᐱᓯᐃᓚ (B. 1968), KINNGAIT (CAPE DORSET)

MODEL KNIFE

stone; signed in Roman and syllabics

11.5 x 2.25 x 1.25 in — 29.2 x 5.7 x 3.2 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, France

$250 — 350

BILL NASOGALUAK ᐱᐃᓪ ᓇᓱᒐᓗᐊᒃ (B. 1953), TUKTOYAKTUK

NEEDLE WITH SKULL stone, pewter, steel, bone; unsigned

19.75 x 6 x 3.75 in — 50.2 x 15.2 x 9.5 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Toronto, ON

NOTE:

Bill Nasogaluak has developed a highly distinctive canon of images encompassing subjects as diverse as shamanism and Inuit mythology, Western Renaissance traditions, climate change, depression, and the impacts of industry in the North.

A self-taught artist with a passion for both Inuit and Western art history, Nasogaluak is an accomplished painter, sculptor, and instructor whose prescient artworks have been garnering notable curatorial attention in recent years. Slated for a solo show at the Art Gallery of Ontario in 2023, his work is held in important private and public collections including the Art Gallery of Ontario and the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre.

$900 — 1,200

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BEAR TANGLED IN BARBED WIRE painted barbed steel wire, stone; unsigned 6 x 15 x 7.5 in — 15.2 x 38.1 x 19.1 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Toronto, ON $2,000 — 3,000 8

SEDNA AND MELTING ICECAP antler; unsigned

4.75 x 21.25 x 19 in — 12.1 x 54 x 48.3 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Toronto, ON $800 — 1,200

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BILL NASOGALUAK ᐱᐃᓪ ᓇᓱᒐᓗᐊᒃ (B. 1953), TUKTOYAKTUK BILL NASOGALUAK ᐱᐃᓪ ᓇᓱᒐᓗᐊᒃ (B. 1953), TUKTOYAKTUK

ABRAHAM APAKARK ANGHIK ᐊᐃᐊᔭᑲ ᐊᐸᑲ ᐊᒋ (B. 1951), PAULATUK

SHAMAN’S HANDS WITH HOOP stone, antler; unsigned 26 x 26 x 4 in — 66 x 66 x 10.2 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Toronto, ON

$900 — 1,200

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BILL NASOGALUAK ᐱᐃᓪ ᓇᓱᒐᓗᐊᒃ (B. 1953), TUKTOYAKTUK

POLAR BEARS ON VANISHING ICE CAPS, 2012

stone, ivory; signed in Roman; dated 8.5 x 8 x 3.5 in — 21.6 x 20.3 x 8.9 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Toronto, ON

NOTE:

Many countries prohibit or restrict importation or exportation of property containing ivory, whale bone, sealskin, and/or products derived from other endangered or protected species, and require special licenses or permits in order to import or export such property. It is the responsibility of the buyer to ensure that the item is properly and lawfully exported / imported. Please do not hesitate to contact one of our specialists for further details.

$1,500 — 2,500

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BILLY KUKSUK (B. 1962), ARVIAT (ESKIMO POINT)

POLLUTION

antler, vertebra; unsigned

11 x 11 x 5.5 in — 27.9 x 27.9 x 14 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Toronto, ON

NOTE:

Many countries prohibit or restrict importation or exportation of property containing ivory, whale bone, sealskin, and/or products derived from other endangered or protected species, and require special licenses or permits in order to import or export such property. It is the responsibility of the buyer to ensure that the item is properly and lawfully exported / imported. Please do not hesitate to contact one of our specialists for further details.

$300 — 500

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DAVID RUBEN PIQTOUKUN

ᑎᕕᑎ

ᐱᑐᑯ ᕈᐱᐃᓐ (B. 1950), PAULATUK

MASK, 1997

stone; signed in Roman; dated 10 x 7 x 2 in — 25.4 x 17.8 x 5.1 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Toronto, ON

$2,000 — 3,000

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UNIDENTIFIED ARTIST

MAN WITH ATTENDANT SPIRITS, 1966 stone, antler; signed indistinctly 11 x 6 x 2.5 in — 27.9 x 15.2 x 6.4 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Ontario

$200 — 300

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DAVID RUBEN PIQTOUKUN

ᕈᐱᐃᓐ (B. 1950), PAULATUK

SHAMAN TRANSFORMATION, 2015 stone, catlinite; signed in Roman; dated 8.5 x 18.7 x 6.5 in — 21.6 x 47.5 x 16.5 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Toronto, ON

$2,500 — 3,500

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ᑎᕕᑎ ᐱᑐᑯ

DAVID

RUBEN PIQTOUKUN

(B. 1950), PAULATUK

ᑎᕕᑎ

SHAMAN

stone, antler, metal rod; unsigned 16 x 7 x 3.5 in — 40.6 x 17.8 x 8.9 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Illinois

$1,500 — 2,000

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BILL NASOGALUAK

(B. 1953), TUKTOYAKTUK

SEDNA IN AN OIL SPILL, 2011 stone; signed in Roman; dated approx. 4 x 13.5 x 7 in — 10.2 x 34.3 x 17.8 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Toronto, ON

NOTE:

Bill Nasogaluak has developed a highly distinctive canon of images encompassing subjects as diverse as shamanism and Inuit mythology, Western Renaissance traditions, climate change, depression, and the impacts of industry in the North.

A self-taught artist with a passion for both Inuit and Western art history, Nasogaluak is an accomplished painter, sculptor, and instructor whose prescient artworks have been garnering notable curatorial attention in recent years. Slated for a solo show at the Art Gallery of Ontario in 2023, his work is held in important private and public collections including the Art Gallery of Ontario and the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre.

$900 — 1,200

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ᕈᐱᐃᓐ
ᐱᐃᓪ ᓇᓱᒐᓗᐊᒃ

ELI SALLUALU QINUAJUA

ᐃᓕ ᓴᓗᐊᓗ ᑭᓄᐊᔪᐊ (1937-2004), PUVIRNITUQ (POVUNGNITUK)

CREATURE stone; signed in syllabics

5.5 x 13.5 x 2.5 in — 14 x 34.3 x 6.4 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Toronto, ON

$700 — 900

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ELI SALLUALU QINUAJUA

ᐃᓕ ᓴᓗᐊᓗ ᑭᓄᐊᔪᐊ (1937-2004), PUVIRNITUQ (POVUNGNITUK)

CREATURE

stone; signed in syllabics

5.75 x 6 x 2 in — 14.6 x 15.2 x 5.1 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Hamilton, ON

$400 — 600

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ELI SALLUALU QINUAJUA

ᐃᓕ ᓴᓗᐊᓗ ᑭᓄᐊᔪᐊ (1937-2004), PUVIRNITUQ (POVUNGNITUK)

TWO CREATURES

stone; unsigned; one with Canada Eskimo Art Tag dated 1982

largest 3 x 6 x 1.5 in — 7.6 x 15.2 x 3.8 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Toronto, ON

$200 — 400

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SHARNI POOTOOGOOK

ᓴᓂ ᑭᑐᒍ (1922-2003), KINNGAIT (CAPE DORSET)

FANTASY, 1964

stonecut; titled, dated and numbered 43/50; artist’s name in Roman sheet 25 x 30 in — 63.5 x 76.2 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Toronto, ON

NOTE:

In a lively and mysterious image, Sharni Pootoogook has captured the mischievous activities of spirits whose identities are unknown to us. The upper figure exhibits a strange protrusion embellished with a foliate design. The work is printed on Japanese tatami paper whose surface is enlivened by the inclusion of rush straw fibres.

Pootoogook was from a family of talented artists including husband Pudlat Pootoogook, daughter Sarah Putuguk, adopted son Elijah Pootoogook and sisterin-law Kananginak Pootoogook.

$800 — 1,200

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PUDLO PUDLAT ᐳᓗ ᐳᓚ (1916-1992), KINNGAIT (CAPE DORSET)

UNITITLED

watercolour, coloured pencil, felt tip drawing; signed; framed sheet 21.75 x 25.75 in — 55.2 x 65.4 cm

PROVENANCE:

The Isaacs/Innuit Gallery, 1991; Private Collection, Toronto, ON

$1,000 — 1,500

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NINGEEUGA OSHUITOQ

ᓂᒋᐅᒐ (1918-1980), KINNGAIT (CAPE DORSET)

SPIRIT, 1968

stonecut; titled, dated and numbered 32/50; artist’s name in Roman; framed sight 20 x 24.5 in — 50.8 x 62.2 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Oakville, ON $150 — 250

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NINGEEUGA OSHUITOQ

ᓂᒋᐅᒐ (1918-1980), KINNGAIT (CAPE DORSET)

DREAM IMAGE, 1967

stonecut; titled, dated and numbered 5/50; artist’s name in Roman and syllabics sheet 24.25 x 33.75 in — 61.6 x 85.7 cm

PROVENANCE: Private Collection, Toronto, ON $200 — 300

AGNES NANOGAK (1925-2001), ULUKHAKTOK (HOLMAN)

FOUR WINDS, 1986

stonecut; titled, dated and numbered 12/30; artist’s and printer’s name in Roman sheet 20 x 26 in — 50.8 x 66 cm

PROVENANCE: Private Collection, Toronto, ON

$200 — 400

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EGEVADLUQ RAGEE

ᐃᔨᕙᓗ ᕋᒋ (1920-1983), KINNGAIT (CAPE DORSET)

BIRD WOMAN, 1970

stonecut; titled, dated and numbered 40/50; artist’s name in Roman sheet 24 x 23.75 in — 61 x 60.3 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Toronto, ON

$250 — 350

ANIRNIK OSHUITOQ ᐊᓂᓂ (1902-1983), KINNGAIT (CAPE DORSET)

SHAMAN DANCES, 1972

stonecut; titled, dated and numbered 8/50; artist’s name in Roman sheet 24.5 x 34 in — 62.2 x 86.4 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Toronto, ON

$300 — 500

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PAUNICHEA ᐸᓇᓯᐊ (1920-1968), KINNGAIT (CAPE DORSET)

FALLEN ANGELS, 1961

stonecut; titled, dated and numbered 15/50; artist’s name in Roman sheet 18 x 24 in — 45.7 x 61 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Toronto, ON

NOTE:

The daughter of Kiakshuk and husband of Davidee Munamee, Paunichea crafted lively images often full of frolicking, sometimes whimsical figures, as here in Fallen Angels. The almost luminous yellow angels in the print dance in joyous, raucous celebration–a so very Inuit perspective on the behaviour of the spirits.

$800 — 1,200

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PUDLO PUDLAT ᐳᓗ ᐳᓚ (1916-1992), KINNGAIT (CAPE DORSET)

SPIRITS DOMAIN, 1964

stonecut; titled, dated and numbered 7/45; artist’s name in Roman; framed and glazed 22.75 x 57.8 in — 57.8 x 146.8 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Hamilton, ON

$1,000 — 1,500

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NINGIUKULU TEEVEE

ᓂᒋᐅᑯᓗ ᑎᕕ (B. 1963), KINNGAIT (CAPE DORSET)

STORYTELLER, 2018

lithograph; titled, dated and numbered 28/50; artist’s name in Roman and syllabics; framed

22 x 30 in — 55.9 x 76.2 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Calgary, AB

$300 — 500

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MANASIE AKPALIAPIK ᒪᓇᓯ ᐊᐸᓕᐊᐱ (B. 1955), IKPIARJUK (ARCTIC BAY)

OWL COMPOSITION

antler, catlinite, baleen, whalebone; signed in syllabics

14.75 x 25.5 x 14 in — 37.5 x 64.8 x 35.6 cm

PROVENANCE:

Acquired directly from the artist by the previous owner, ca. 1995

NOTE:

Many countries prohibit or restrict importation or exportation of property containing ivory, whale bone, sealskin, and/or products derived from other endangered or protected species, and require special licenses or permits in order to import or export such property. It is the responsibility of the buyer to ensure that the item is properly and lawfully exported / imported. Please do not hesitate to contact one of our specialists for further details.

$2,000 — 3,000

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MANASIE AKPALIAPIK

ᒪᓇᓯ ᐊᐸᓕᐊᐱ (B. 1955), IKPIARJUK (ARCTIC BAY)

SHAMAN TRANSFORMATION

reindeer skull, stone; signed in syllabics

24.25 x 21 x 17 in — 61.6 x 53.3 x 43.2 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Toronto, ON

NOTE:

Many countries prohibit or restrict importation or exportation of property containing ivory, whale bone, sealskin, and/or products derived from other endangered or protected species, and require special licenses or permits in order to import or export such property. It is the responsibility of the buyer to ensure that the item is properly and lawfully exported / imported. Please do not hesitate to contact one of our specialists for further details.

$2,000 — 3,000

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UNIDENTIFIED ARTIST

JANUS-FACED HEAD WITH WOLF whalebone vertebra, antler; unsigned 13 x 9 x 5 in — 33 x 22.9 x 12.7 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Ontario

NOTE:

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$200 — 300

UNIDENTIFIED ARTIST FACES

whalebone vertebra; unsigned

14 x 9 x 5 in — 35.6 x 22.9 x 12.7 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Ontario

NOTE:

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$300 — 500

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ROY HENRY, HAUDENOSAUNEE (ONONDAGA)

FIGURE WITH WOLF AND PIPE whalebone, catlinite, stone; unsigned

19 x 24 x 7.5 in — 48.3 x 61 x 19.1 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Toronto, ON

NOTE:

As late as the early 2000s, artists Roy and Randy Henry worked in Ontario in close proximity to the artist Manasie Akpaliapik following his move from Ikpiarjuk (Arctic Bay) after 1980. Benefiting from mutual artistic influence, Roy and Randy adopted the use of whalebone in their artwork, as Manasie had adopted the use of red catlinite, a stone absent in Ikpiarjuk, but of strong traditional importance to the Haudenosaunee and many other North American Indigenous peoples. In the present work, Roy Henry seamlessly incorporates Haudenosaunee wolf imagery into the newly introduced medium of whalebone. Surmounting the work with a representation of a sacred pipe made in catlinite, the sculpture speaks to notions of cross cultural Indigeneity for which fellow artist Manasie Akpaliapik is already well known.

$800 — 1,200

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UNIDENTIFIED ARTIST

TWO-FACED SPIRIT whalebone; unsigned

7 x 10 x 1.5 in — 17.8 x 25.4 x 3.8 cm

PROVENANCE: Private Collection, Ontario

NOTE:

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$200 — 300

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LUKE ANOWTALIK

ᓗ ᐊᓇᐅᑕᓕ (1932-2006), ARVIAT (ESKIMO POINT)

TRANSFORMING SPIRITS antler; unsigned

9.25 x 14 x 4 in — 23.5 x 35.6 x 10.2 cm

PROVENANCE: Private Collection, Toronto, ON

$400 — 600

ELISHA SANGUYA ᐃᓕᓴ ᓴᒍᓴ (B. 1957), KANGIQTUGAAPIK (CLYDE RIVER)

NORTHERN LIGHTS, 1994

antler; unsigned, accompanied by “Canadian Eskimo Art” tag reading “Elisha Sanguya”

13.25 x 10.75 x 1.25 in — 33.7 x 27.3 x 3.2 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Toronto, ON

$100 — 200

ALEX ALIKASHUAK ᐊᓕᑲᓱᐊ (B. 1952), TIKIRAQJUAQ (WHALE COVE)

HOWLING SPIRITS

stone, antler; signed in syllabics

14 x 9 x 3.5 in — 35.6 x 22.9 x 8.9 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Toronto, ON

$200 — 300

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LUKE ANOWTALIK

ᓗ ᐊᓇᐅᑕᓕ (1932-2006), ARVIAT (ESKIMO POINT)

ANTLER MEN

antler; unsigned

8.75 x 6.75 x 1.5 in — 22.2 x 17.1 x 3.8 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Toronto, ON $200 — 300

MANASIE AKPALIAPIK

ᒪᓇᓯ ᐊᐸᓕᐊᐱ (B. 1955), IKPIARJUK (ARCTIC BAY)

SPIRIT FIGURE

whalebone, baleen. stone; signed indistinctly in syllabics

16.5 x 11 x 5.5 in — 41.9 x 27.9 x 14 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Toronto, ON

NOTE:

Many countries prohibit or restrict importation or exportation of property containing ivory, whale bone, sealskin, and/or products derived from other endangered or protected species, and require special licenses or permits in order to import or export such property. It is the responsibility of the buyer to ensure that the item is properly and lawfully exported / imported. Please do not hesitate to contact one of our specialists for further details.

$1,000 — 2,000

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SAMONIE TOONOO

ᓴᒧᓂ ᑐᓄ (1969-2017), KINNGAIT (CAPE DORSET)

MADMEN, 2006

whalebone, stone; signed in syllabics

13.25 x 6 x 1.25 in — 33.7 x 15.2 x 3.2 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Toronto, ON

NOTE:

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$300 — 400

MANASIE AKPALIAPIK

ᒪᓇᓯ ᐊᐸᓕᐊᐱ (B. 1955), IKPIARJUK (ARCTIC BAY)

OWL

whalebone, stone, lichen; signed in syllabics

3.5 x 2.5 x 2.75 in — 8.9 x 6.4 x 7 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Toronto, ON

NOTE:

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$150 — 250

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UNIDENTIFIED ARTIST, PANNIRTUQ (PANGNIRTUNG)

MOTHER WITH CHILD IN AMAUTI whalebone; unsigned

14.5 x 17 x 7 in — 36.8 x 43.2 x 17.8 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection of Edward Charles and Judy Steeves, Ontario; Thence by descent to the consignor

NOTE:

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$300 — 400

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PAULOOSIE NAUYUQ

ᐸᐅᓗᓯ ᓇᐅᔪ (B. 1927), PANNIRTUQ (PANGNIRTUNG)

BIRD BEAR TRANSFORMATION stone; signed in syllabics

14 x 12.75 x 1.75 in — 35.6 x 32.4 x 4.4 cm

PROVENANCE:

Images Art Gallery, Toronto, ON, 1993; Private Collection, Toronto, ON

$350 — 450

HUGH HAQPI (B. 1955), QAMANI’TUAQ (BAKER LAKE)

FLYING SHAMAN

stone; unsigned

9.5 x 4.5 x 3.5 in — 24.1 x 11.4 x 8.9 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Toronto, ON

$500 — 700 46

LUKASIE TUNU SAVIAKJUK

ᓴᕕᐊᔪ (1914-1984), SALLUIT (SUGLUK)

WALRUS TRANSFORMATION

stone, antler; signed in syllabics

5.5 x 4.5 x 3.25 in — 14 x 11.4 x 8.3 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Toronto, ON

$200 — 300

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KELLYPALIK QIMIRPIK ᑭᒥᐱ (B. 1948), KINNGAIT (CAPE DORSET)

TRANSFORMATION, 2002 stone; unsigned

9.5 x 17.5 x 8 in — 24.1 x 44.5 x 20.3 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Toronto, ON $400 — 600

JOANASSIE IGIU

ᔪᐊᓇᓯ ᐃᒋᐅ (1923-1981), KINNGAIT (CAPE DORSET)

TRANSFORMING FIGURE, CA. 1975 stone; signed in syllabics; includes custom lacquered plinth and acrylic case 52 x 20 x 20 in

15 x 18 x 14 in — 38.1 x 45.7 x 35.6 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Toronto

$1,000 — 2,000

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UNIDENTIFIED ARTIST, KIMMIRUT (LAKE HARBOUR)

MISCHIEVOUS SPIRITS, CA. 1975 stone; unsigned

11 x 12.5 x 4 in — 27.9 x 31.8 x 10.2 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Montreal, QC

NOTE:

Related Works:

McMaster, Gerald. Inuit Modern (Ontario: Art Gallery of Ontario, 2011), p. 152

$800 — 1,200

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GIDEON QAUQJUAQ (B. 1941), TALOYOAK (SPENCE BAY)

TRANSFORMATION FIGURES stone; signed in Roman largest 6.75 x 3 x 2 in — 17.1 x 7.6 x 5.1 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Toronto, ON

$200 — 300

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NAPATCHIE POOTOOGOOK

ᓇᐸᓯ ᐳᑐᒍ (1938-2002), KINNGAIT (CAPE DORSET)

BIRD SHAMAN WITH GIANT’S HEAD stone; signed indistinctly

16.5 x 8.5 x 7 in — 41.9 x 21.6 x 17.8 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Toronto, ON $700 — 900

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MELIA PADLUQ (B. 1940), KINNGAIT (CAPE DORSET)

SEDNA SPIRITS

stone; unsigned; old Waddington’s tag and artist’s label affixed to bottom

10.5 x 13 x 6 in — 26.7 x 33 x 15.2 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Toronto, ON $400 — 600

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LATCHOLASSIE AKESUK

ᓚᓴᓚᓯ ᐊᑲᓴ (1919-2000), KINNGAIT (CAPE DORSET)

OWL, CA. 1990

stone; unsigned; West Baffin Cooperative sticker marked “1272 R” affixed to leg

15 x 12 x 7 in — 38.1 x 30.5 x 17.8 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Toronto, ON

$1,500 — 2,500

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KINGMEATA ETIDLOOIE ᑭᒥᐊᑕ ᐃᑎᐃᑎᓚᐃ (1915-1989), KINNGAIT (CAPE DORSET)

BIRD OF FERTILITY, 1969

stonecut; titled, dated and numbered 46/50; artist’s name in Roman sheet 25.5 x 34.25 in — 64.8 x 87 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Toronto, ON

$300 — 500

PITSEOLAK ASHOONA

ᐱᓯᐅᓚ ᐊᓱᓇ OC, RCA (1904-1983), KINNGAIT (CAPE DORSET)

TUKTURA, 1977

stonecut; titled, dated and numbered 24/50; artist’s name in Roman and syllabics

sheet 25 x 13 in — 63.5 x 33 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Toronto, ON

$250 — 350

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KIGUSIUQ

ᔭᓇ ᑭᒍᓯᐊ (1926-2005), QAMANI’TUAQ (BAKER LAKE)

MERMAID AND OTHER SEA CREATURES, 1988

stencil; titled, dated and numbered 27/30; artist’s and printers name in Roman and syllabics

sheet 25.25 x 38.5 in — 64.1 x 97.8 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Toronto, ON

$250 — 350

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INNUKJUAKJU PUDLAT

ᐃᓄᔪᐊᕋᔪ ᐳᓚ (1913-1972), KINNGAIT (CAPE DORSET)

SPIRIT OF THE FISHERMAN, 1964 stonecut; titled, dated and numbered 43/50; artist’s name in Roman sheet 26.5 x 24.5 in — 67.3 x 62.2 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Toronto, ON

$400 — 600 58

JOHNNIEBO ASHEVAK

ᔭᓂᕗ ᐊᓴᕙ (1923-1972), KINNGAIT (CAPE DORSET)

UNTITLED, 1962 engraving; numbered 39/50; artist’s name in Roman; framed sight 11 x 15.25 in — 27.9 x 38.7 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Toronto, ON

$300 — 500

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LUCY QINNUAYUAK

ᓗᓯ ᑭᓐᐅᐊᔪᐊ (1915-1982), KINNGAIT (CAPE DORSET)

SPIRIT OF THE BIRDS, 1980

stonecut and stencil; titled, dated and numbered 7/50; artist’s name in Roman and syllabics sheet 21.5 x 24 in — 54.6 x 61 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Toronto, ON $500 — 700 60

LUCY QINNUAYUAK

ᓗᓯ

(1915-1982), KINNGAIT (CAPE DORSET)

UNTITLED coloured pencil, felt tip; signed in syllabics; framed sight 15.5 x 20 in — 39.4 x 50.8 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Toronto, ON $400 — 600

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ᑭᓐᐅᐊᔪᐊ

PUDLO PUDLAT ᐳᓗ ᐳᓚ (1916-1992), KINNGAIT (CAPE DORSET)

UNTITLED

coloured pencil drawing; signed in syllabics

sheet 20 x 26 in — 50.8 x 66 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Hamilton, ON

$900 — 1,200

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ABRAHAM APAKARK ANGHIK

ᐊᒋ (B. 1951), PAULATUK

SHAMAN #2, 2016

felt tip on rag paper; gallery label and signature verso; framed sightt 11 x 11 in — 27.9 x 27.9 cm

PROVENANCE:

Hazleton Fine Art Galleries; Private Collection, Toronto, ON $300 — 500

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ᐊᐃᐊᔭᑲ ᐊᐸᑲ

ABRAHAM APAKARK ANGHIK

(B. 1951), PAULATUK MOON WOMAN WITH FAMILIARS serigraph; titled and numbered 35/75; artist’s name in Roman; printed on illustration board board 45 x 34.75 in — 114.3 x 88.3 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Toronto, ON $300 — 500

ABRAHAM APAKARK ANGHIK

(B. 1951), PAULATUK CHILDREN OF LIGHT serigraph; titled and numbered 38/75; artist’s name in Roman; printed on illustration board board 45 x 34.75 in — 114.3 x 88.3 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Toronto, ON $300 — 500

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ᐊᐃᐊᔭᑲ ᐊᐸᑲ ᐊᒋ
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ᐊᐃᐊᔭᑲ ᐊᐸᑲ ᐊᒋ

ABRAHAM APAKARK ANGHIK

ᐊᐃᐊᔭᑲ ᐊᐸᑲ ᐊᒋ (B. 1951), PAULATUK

RAVEN, 1999

stone; signed in Roman; dated 14 x 7 x 6 in — 35.6 x 17.8 x 15.2 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Toronto, ON $1,500 — 2,500 66

NAPACHIE ASHOONA ᓇᐸᓯ (B. 1974), KINNGAIT (CAPE DORSET)

WOMAN TRANSFORMING INTO BIRD, 1993 stone; unsigned

5.75 x 2 x 1.25 in — 14.6 x 5.1 x 3.2 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Toronto, ON $150 — 250

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DAVID RUBEN PIQTOUKUN

ᑎᕕᑎ ᐱᑐᑯ ᕈᐱᐃᓐ (B. 1950), PAULATUK

DOG-MAN, 1996

stone; signed, titled, dated verso; inscribed on verso “The dog-man’s name is Sikoo (ice in Eskimo) One day I woke up and he said to me: “good morning David” I understood my dog way back “when.” Thank you for allowing me to tell story”

12.75 x 4 x 2.75 in — 32.4 x 10.2 x 7 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Toronto, ON $1,000 — 2,000 68

ENUYA SHOOYOOK (B. 1942), IKPIARJUK (ARCTIC BAY)

PREGNANT WOMAN

stone; signed in Roman; disc number inscribed 10.25 x 4.5 x 2.75 in — 26 x 11.4 x 7 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Toronto, ON $200 — 300

67

UNIDENTIFIED ARTIST, KALAALLIT NUNAAT (GREENLAND)

TWO TUPILAQS

ivory, baleen; unsigned

largest 5.25 x 1.5 x 1.5 in — 13.3 x 3.8 x 3.8 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Toronto, ON

NOTE:

Originally, Greenlandic tupilaqs were dangerous magical objects, sometimes said to be made from the bones of dead animals wrapped in skins; they were considered to have the power to bring about death. The carving of small tupilaq figures made for sale or trade began in East Greenland in the early Twentieth century, spreading to West Greenland in the 1930s.

Twentieth century tupilaqs, typically carved in ivory or muskox horn, often appear (as here) gleefully pursuing the macabre ends of their historic counterparts.

REFERENCES:

Bodil, Kaalund, The Art of Greenland: Sculpture, Crafts, and Painting. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1979. p. 25-27 and 67-75.

$500 — 700 70

UNIDENTIFIED ARTIST, KALAALLIT NUNAAT (GREENLAND)

TWO TUPILAQS

ivory, baleen; unsigned largest 5.25 x 1.75 x 1.25 in —

13.3 x 4.4 x 3.2 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Toronto, ON

NOTE:

Originally, Greenlandic tupilaqs were dangerous magical objects, sometimes said to be made from the bones of dead animals wrapped in skins; they were considered to have the power to bring about death. The carving of small tupilaq figures made for sale or trade began in East Greenland in the early Twentieth century, spreading to West Greenland in the 1930s.

Twentieth century tupilaqs, typically carved in ivory or muskox horn, often appear (as here) gleefully pursuing the macabre ends of their historic counterparts.

REFERENCES:

Bodil, Kaalund, The Art of Greenland: Sculpture, Crafts, and Painting. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1979. p. 25-27 and 67-75.

$500 — 700

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OSUITOK, KINNGAIT (CAPE DORSET)

TWO SPIRITED MAN

whalebone; unsigned, label affixed to underside reads: “Oshwetook / Cape Dorset / clkkkk”

3.75 x 12 x 7 in — 9.5 x 30.5 x 17.8 cm

PROVENANCE:

Canadian Guild of Crafts, Montreal, PQ, 1970; Estate of W.A. Ross MacFadden, Toronto, ON

NOTE:

With a great economy of form, the artist has created an image of a hunter divided into two men—or perhaps two hunters joined as one. Each is on alert, one with a club and one with binoculars in hand. This lot is accompanied by the collector’s inventory page, 1971.

$700 — 900

72

ALEX ALIKASHUAK ᐊᓕᑲᓱᐊ (B. 1952), TIKIRAQJUAQ (WHALE COVE)

HOWLING SPIRIT

whalebone; unsigned 10 x 4 x 3 in — 25.4 x 10.2 x 7.6 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Toronto, ON

NOTE:

Alex Alikashuak’s sculpture in whalebone strays from the influence of mentor George Arluk that is so palpable in his work in stone. With a great eye for organic form and abstraction, here Alikashuak has carved within the natural confines of porous whalebone to create a sinuous howling spirit. Many countries prohibit or restrict importation or exportation of property containing ivory, whale bone, sealskin, and/or products derived from other endangered or protected species, and require special licenses or permits in order to import or export such property. It is the responsibility of the buyer to ensure that the item is properly and lawfully exported / imported. Please do not hesitate to contact one of our specialists for further details.

$200 — 400

71

ALEX ALIKASHUAK ᐊᓕᑲᓱᐊ (B. 1952), TIKIRAQJUAQ (WHALE COVE)

HOWLING SPIRIT

whalebone; unsigned

4.75 x 3 x 2 in — 12.1 x 7.6 x 5.1 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Toronto, ON

NOTE:

Alex Alikashuak’s sculpture in whalebone strays from the influence of mentor George Arluk that is so palpable in his work in stone. With a great eye for organic form and abstraction, here Alikashuak has carved within the natural confines of porous whalebone to create a sinuous howling spirit.

$100 — 200

74

ROBERT KUPTANA ᑯᑉᑕᓇ (B. 1962), PAULATUK

TRANSFORMATION

stone; signed in syllabics

6 x 1.5 x .75 in — 15.2 x 3.8 x 1.9 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, France

$80 — 100

73

ISACI ETIDLUI ᐃᓴᑭ ᐃᑎᓗᐃ (1972-2014), KINNGAIT (CAPE DORSET)

SEDNA, 1993

whalebone, stone; signed in syllabics

2.75 x 5.75 x 1.75 in — 7 x 14.6 x 4.4 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Toronto, ON

NOTE:

Many countries prohibit or restrict importation or exportation of property containing ivory, whale bone, sealskin, and/or products derived from other endangered or protected species, and require special licenses or permits in order to import or export such property. It is the responsibility of the buyer to ensure that the item is properly and lawfully exported / imported. Please do not hesitate to contact one of our specialists for further details.

$250 — 350

ABRAHAM APAKARK

ANGHIK

ᐊᐃᐊᔭᑲ ᐊᐸᑲ ᐊᒋ (B. 1951), PAULATUK RAVEN SPIRIT, 1997

stone; signed in Roman; dated 19 x 17 x 6 in — 48.3 x 43.2 x 15.2 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Illinois

$1,500 — 2,500

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UNIDENTIFIED ARTIST

BEAR TRANSFORMATION

bone, baleen; unsigned

2 x 4.25 x 4.25 in — 5.1 x 10.8 x 10.8 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Toronto, ON

NOTE:

Many countries prohibit or restrict importation or exportation of property containing ivory, whale bone, sealskin, and/or products derived from other endangered or protected species, and require special licenses or permits in order to import or export such property. It is the responsibility of the buyer to ensure that the item is properly and lawfully exported / imported. Please do not hesitate to contact one of our specialists for further details.

$60 — 80

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UNIDENTIFIED ARTIST

TWO-HEADED BEAR TRANSFORMATION

bone, baleen; unsigned

3.75 x 5.25 x 1.25 in — 9.5 x 13.3 x 3.2 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Toronto, ON

NOTE:

Many countries prohibit or restrict importation or exportation of property containing ivory, whale bone, sealskin, and/or products derived from other endangered or protected species, and require special licenses or permits in order to import or export such property. It is the responsibility of the buyer to ensure that the item is properly and lawfully exported / imported. Please do not hesitate to contact one of our specialists for further details.

$60 — 80

77

UNIDENTIFIED ARTIST

FLYING SHAMAN

whalebone; no visible signature; framed in shadow box

subject 6.5 x 11 x 3.25 in — 16.5 x 27.9 x 8.3 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Ontario

NOTE:

Many countries prohibit or restrict importation or exportation of property containing ivory, whale bone, sealskin, and/ or products derived from other endangered or protected species, and require special licenses or permits in order to import or export such property. It is the responsibility of the buyer to ensure that the item is properly and lawfully exported / imported. Please do not hesitate to contact one of our specialists for further details.

$100 — 200

80

BILLY KUKSUK (B. 1962), ARVIAT (ESKIMO POINT)

IJAGAQ

antler; unsigned

9 x 3.75 x 3 in — 22.9 x 9.5 x 7.6 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Toronto, ON

$200 — 300

79

BILLY KUKSUK (B. 1962), ARVIAT (ESKIMO POINT)

IJAGAQ, 1999

stone; signed in Roman; dated

8.5 x 3.5 x 2.5 in — 21.6 x 8.9 x 6.4 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Toronto, ON $200 — 300

DAVIE ATCHEALAK

ᑎᕕ ᐊᓯᐊᓪ (1947-2006), I QALUIT (FROBISHER BAY)

SHAMAN

stone; signed in Roman

16 x 18 x 8 in — 40.6 x 45.7 x 20.3 cm

PROVENANCE: Private Collection, Florida

$2,000 — 4,000

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82

QAVAROAK TUNNILLIE

ᑲᕙᕋᒃ ᑐᓂᓕ (1928-1993), KINNGAIT (CAPE DORSET)

SEDNA

stone; signed in syllabics

19.75 x 14 x 5.5 in — 50.2 x 35.6 x 14 cm

PROVENANCE: Private Collection, Ontario

$1,500 — 2,500

KAKA ASHOONA ᑲᑲ ᐊᓴᓇ (1928-1996), KINNGAIT (CAPE DORSET)

OWL WOMAN

stone; signed in syllabics

16.5 x 9.5 x 8 in — 41.9 x 24.1 x 20.3 cm

PROVENANCE: Private Collection, Toronto, ON

$1,000 — 1,500

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PAULASSIE POOTOOGOOK

ᐸᓗᓯ ᐳᑐᒍ, RCA (1927-2006), KINNGAIT (CAPE DORSET)

SEDNA

stone; signed in syllabics

16.5 x 9.5 x 9 in — 41.9 x 24.1 x 22.9 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection Toronto, ON

$1,000 — 1,500

86

NUYALIAQ QIMIRPIK

ᓄᔭᓕᐊ ᑭᒥᐱ (1937-2007), KIMMIRUT (LAKE HARBOUR)

TRANSFORMATION FIGURE

stone, antler; signed in Roman; mounted with screws to acrylic base

9.25 x 11 x 3 in — 23.5 x 27.9 x 7.6 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Cedarhurst, NY

$900 — 1,200

TRANSFORMATION SPIRIT stone, antler; signed in Roman; disc number inscribed

5.25 x 9 x 3 in — 13.3 x 22.9 x 7.6 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, USA

$600 — 800

TRANSFORMATION WALRUS stone, whalebone; signed in syllabics; disc number inscribed 5 x 8 x 2.75 in — 12.7 x 20.3 x 7 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Toronto, ON

NOTE:

Many countries prohibit or restrict importation or exportation of property containing ivory, whale bone, sealskin, and/or products derived from other endangered or protected species, and require special licenses or permits in order to import or export such property. It is the responsibility of the buyer to ensure that the item is properly and lawfully exported / imported. Please do not hesitate to contact one of our specialists for further details.

$300 — 500

87
KULULA ITULU ᐃᑐᓗ (B. 1952), KINNGAIT (CAPE DORSET)
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IOLA ABRAHAM IKKIDLUAK ᐃᐅᓚ (1936-2003), KIMMIRUT (LAKE HARBOUR)

UNIDENTIFIED ARTIST, FOLLOWER OF LUCY TASSEOR TUTSWEETOK, ARVIAT (ESKIMO POINT)

MANY FACES

stone; unsigned

11 x 7 x 9 in — 27.9 x 17.8 x 22.9 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Toronto, ON

$300 — 400

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ELIZABETH NUTARALUK AULATJUT

ᐃᓕᓴᐸ ᓄᑕᕋᓗ (1914-1998), ARVIAT (ESKIMO POINT)

SPIRIT WITH LONG BRAIDS

stone; signed in syllabics

6.25 x 8.5 x 5.5 in — 15.9 x 21.6 x 14 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Toronto, ON

$400 — 600

89

LUCY TASSEOR

TUTSWEETOK

ᓗᓯ ᑕᓯᐅ ᑎᓯᑕ (1934-2012), ARVIAT (ESKIMO POINT)

SPIRIT MOTHER AND CHILD stone; signed in syllabics

6.5 x 6 x 3.25 in — 16.5 x 15.2 x 8.3 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Toronto, ON

$300 — 500

DAVID ARNASUNGAAQ ᐊᓇᓴᒐ (B. 1964), QAMANI’TUAQ (BAKER LAKE)

SPIRIT MOTHER AND CHILD, 2006 stone; unsigned

4 x 3.5 x 2 in — 10.2 x 8.9 x 5.1 cm

PROVENANCE: Private Collection, France

$300 — 500

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PANILUK QAMANIRQ ᐸᓂᓗᒃ (B. 1935), IKPIARJUK (ARCTIC BAY)

TRANSFORMING SPIRIT stone; unsigned

6.25 x 4.5 x 2.5 in — 15.9 x 11.4 x 6.4 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Toronto, ON $200 — 300

PANILUK QAMANIRQ ᐸᓂᓗᒃ (B. 1935), IKPIARJUK (ARCTIC BAY)

TRANSFORMING SPIRIT stone; signed in Roman

4.5 x 4 x 1.75 in — 11.4 x 10.2 x 4.4 cm

PROVENANCE:

Waddington’s, September 19, 2013, lot 5; Private Collection, Toronto, ON $200 — 300

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CHARLIE INUKPUK ᐃᓇᐸ (B. 1941), INUKJUAK (PORT HARRISON)

TWO SEDNAS

stone; signed in syllabics

2 x 11 x 6 in — 5.1 x 27.9 x 15.2 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Toronto, ON $300 — 500

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BASIL APTANIK ᐸᓯ ᑕᑕᓂ (B. 1952), QAMANI’TUAQ (BAKER LAKE)

SEDNA

stone; signed in syllabics

3 x 4.75 x 2.5 in — 7.6 x 12.1 x 6.4 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Toronto, ON $150 — 250

95

UNIDENTIFIED ARTIST

SHAMAN ATOP IGLOO

stone; unsigned

5.5 x 2.75 x .75 in — 14 x 7 x 1.9 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Toronto, ON $100 — 200

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SIMON TOOKOOME ᑐᑯᒥ (1934-2010), QAMANI’TUAQ (BAKER LAKE)

MEN WITH WOLF SPIRITS

stone; signed in syllabics

largest 4.25 x 1.75 x 1.25 in — 10.8 x 4.4 x 3.2 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Toronto, ON

$200 — 400

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SIMON TOOKOOME ᑐᑯᒥ (1934-2010), QAMANI’TUAQ (BAKER LAKE)

MAN AND WOLF SPIRIT stone; unisgned

8.5 x 4 x 2 in — 21.6 x 10.2 x 5.1 cm

PROVENANCE:

Private Collection, Toronto, ON $200 — 300

MAUDIE RACHEL OKITTUQ ᐅᑭᑐ (B. 1944), TALOYOAK (SPENCE BAY)

SHAMAN stone, antler; signed in syllabics 4 x 5.5 x 6 in — 10.2 x 14 x 15.2 cm

PROVENANCE: Private Collection, Canmore, AB

$200 — 300

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8. The buyer shall pay for all lots within 48 hours from the date of the sale, after which a late charge of 2% per month on the total invoice may be incurred or the auctioneer, in his sole discretion, may cancel the sale. The buyer shall not become the owner of the lot until paid for in full. Items must be removed within 10 days from the date of sale, after which storage charges may be incurred.

9. Each lot purchased, unless the sale is cancelled as above, shall be held by the auctioneer at his premises or at a public warehouse at the sole risk of the buyer until fully paid for and taken away.

10. All lots are sold “AS IS”. Any description issued by the auctioneer of an article to be sold is subject to variation to be posted online and/or announced via email prior to the time of sale. While the auctioneer has endeavored not to mislead in the description issued, and the utmost care is taken to ensure the correct cataloguing of each item, such descriptions are purely statements of opinion and are not intended to constitute a representation to the prospective purchasers and no warranty of the correctness of such description is made. Some lots are of an age and/or nature which preclude their being in pristine condition and some catalogue descriptions make reference to damage and/or restoration. The lack of such a reference does not imply that a lot is free from defects nor does any reference to certain defects imply the absence of others. It is the responsibility of prospective purchasers to inspect or have inspected each lot upon which they wish to bid and to bid accordingly.

11. Payment for purchases must be by cash, INTERAC direct debit (Cdn clients in person only), certified cheque (U.S. & Overseas not applicable), bank draft, electronic transfer (fee applies), and VISA or Mastercard (up to $25,000).

12. In the event of failure to pay for or remove articles within the aforementioned time limit, the auctioneer, without limitation of the rights of the consignor and the auctioneer against the buyer, may resell any of the articles affected, and in such case the original buyer shall be responsible to the auctioneer and the consignor for:

(a) any deficiency in price between the r e-sale amount and the amount to have been paid by the original buyer

(b) any reasonable charge by the auctioneer for the storage of such articles until payment and removal by the subsequent buyer and

(c) the amount of commission which the auctioneer would have earned had payment been made in full by the original buyer.

13. It is the responsibility of the buyer to make all arrangements for insuring, packing and removing the property purchased and any assistance by the auctioneer or his servants, agents or contractors, in packing or removal shall be rendered as a courtesy and without any liability to them.

14. The auctioneer acts solely as agent for the consignor and makes no representation as to any attribute of, title to, or restriction affecting the articles consigned for sale. Without limitation, the buyer understands that any item bought may be affected by the provisions of the Cultural Property Export Act (Canada).

15. The auctioneer reserves the right to refuse admission to the sale or to refuse to recognize any or all bids from any particular person or persons at any auction.

tel: 416-504-9100 toll free: 1-877-504-5700 www.waddingtons.ca Waddington’s 275 King Street East, Second Floor Toronto, Ontario M5A 1K2
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