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Inuit Art Online Auction May 27 - June 2, 2016

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Inuit Art Online Auction May 27 - June 2, 2016 On View: Friday 27 May 2016 from 12:00 Noon to 5:00 pm Saturday 28 May 2016 from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm Sunday 29 May 2016 from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm Monday 30 May 2016 from 10:00 am to 12:00 Noon

Preview to be held at Waddington’s 275 King Street East, 2nd Floor Toronto Ontario Canada M5A 1K2

Front Cover Lot 365 JOE TALIRUNILI, POVUNGNITUK/PUVIRNITUQ OWL Back Cover Lot 256 JUDAS ULLULAQ, GJOA HAVEN/UQSUGTUUQ SQUAWKING BIRD

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200 ETATU, ARCTIC BAY/IKPIARJUK INUIT HUNTER CARRYING A CARIBOU AND HIS BOW AND ARROWS

201 UNIDENTIFIED, ARCTIC QUEBEC/NUNAVIK INUIT WOMAN HOLDING AN ULU

stone, antler, leather, signed in syllabics 16.5" x 6" x 10" — 41.9 x 15.2 x 25.4 cm.

stone, ivory, c. 1960 9.75" x 5.5" x 5.25" — 24.8 x 14 x 13.3 cm.

Note: It is unusual to find a sculpture from Arctic Bay as large as this one.

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202 NICK SIKKUARK, ARVILIQJUAQ/PELLY BAY PERCHED BIRD SHAMAN antler, signed in syllabics and Roman 5.75" x 4.5" x 1.75" — 14.6 x 11.4 x 4.4 cm. $400—600

$1,000—1,500

$1,800—2,200

203 BARNABUS ARNASUNGAAQ, BAKER LAKE/QAMANI’TUAQ POLAR BEAR STANDING ON HIND LEGS stone, c. 1990’s 13.5" x 5" x 7.5" — 34.3 x 12.7 x 19.1 cm. Note: This polar bear appears to be sniffing out his next prey. Detail is minimal in this later work by the artist but the essence of the bear is true to form.

204 DAVID IKUTAAQ, BAKER LAKE/QAMANI’TUAQ MUSK OX stone, signed in syllabics 3.75" x 6.5" x 2.25" — 9.5 x 16.5 x 5.7 cm. $400—600

$800—1,200

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206 JOSIAH NUILAALIK, BAKER LAKE/QAMANI’TUAQ RUNNING DOG WITH INSET TEETH

207 MATHEW AQIGAAQ, BAKER LAKE/QAMANI’TUAQ MOTHER AND CHILD WITH FISH

stone, antler, signed in syllabics 7.25" x 12.5" x 2" — 18.4 x 31.8 x 5.1 cm.

stone, signed in syllabics 13" x 8.25" x 6.25" — 33 x 21 x 15.9 cm.

$500—700

$1,500—2,000

208 PAUL TOOLOOKTOOK, BAKER LAKE/QAMANI’TUAQ MUSK OX

209 PETER SEVOGA, BAKER LAKE/QAMANI’TUAQ MOTHER WITH CHILD

210 THOMAS SIVURAQ, BAKER LAKE/QAMANI’TUAQ TWO BIRDS

stone, signed in syllabics with disc number inscribed 5.5" x 9" x 6.75" — 22.9 x 14 x 17.1 cm.

stone 11" x 5.25" x 6.5" — 27.9 x 13.3 x 16.5 cm.

stone, signed in syllabics; signed in Roman 5.5" x 5.5" x 3 " — 14 x 14 x 7.6 cm.; 3.5" x 3" x 3.5" — 8.9 x 7.6 x 8.9 cm.

205 GEORGE TATANIQ, BAKER LAKE/QAMANI’TUAQ WOMAN stone, signed in syllabics 8.25" x 2.5" x 3" — 21 x 6.4 x 7.6 cm. $700—1,000

$1,200—1,500 $600—900

$400—600

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211 TUNA IQULIQ, BAKER LAKE/QAMANI’TUAQ FIGURE WITH TWO CHILDREN

212 DAVIDEE KAVIK, BELCHER ISLANDS/SANIKILUAQ STANDING HUNTER

213 DAVIDEE KAVIK, BELCHER ISLANDS/SANIKILUAQ HUNTER

stone 9" x 4.5" x 3.5" — 22.9 x 11.4 x 8.9 cm.

stone, skin, horn, signed in syllabics 11" x 13" x 5.5" — 27.9 x 33 x 14 cm.

$600—900

$400—600

stone, wood, antler, thread, signed in syllabics, c. 1965 without implement 8" x 7.5" x 3" — 20.3 x 19.1 x 7.6 cm. Note: A very good, early example of Kavik’s work. He did not stray from the human subject, most often portraying hunters in his distinctive style. $400—600

214 JOHNASSIE TUKALLAK, BELCHER ISLANDS/SANIKILUAQ STANDING HUNTER stone, wood, skin, ivory, signed in syllabics with disc number inscribed 6.75" x 4" x 2" — 17.1 x 10.2 x 5.1 cm.

215 ADAMEE, CAPE DORSET/KINNGAIT BELUGA WHALE stone, signed in Roman 6.5" x 8.5" x 5.5" — 16.5 x 21.6 x 14 cm. $200—300

$600—900

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216 JOHNNY TUNNILLIE, CAPE DORSET/KINNGAIT PROUD BIRD

217 OHITO ASHOONA, CAPE DORSET/KINNGAIT KNEELING MAN

stone, signed in Roman and syllabics 13.5" x 9.5" x 3.5" — 34.3 x 24.1 x 8.9 cm.

stone, signed in Roman, c. 1985 6.5" x 5" x 3.5" — 16.5 x 12.7 x 8.9 cm.

$1,000—1,500

Provenance: Private collection, Washington, D.C.

218 KIAWAK ASHOONA, CAPE DORSET/KINNGAIT CARVED TUSK WITH INCISED ARCTIC SCENES ivory, stone, signed in syllabics 19.25" x 6" x 2.75" — 48.9 x 15.2 x 7 cm. $600—900

$300—500

219 PITSEOLAK ASHOONA, CAPE DORSET/KINNGAIT OWL AT PLAY

220 SHEOKJUK OQUTAQ, CAPE DORSET/KINNGAIT ARCTIC CHAR

stencil, 1963, 23/50, framed, sight 21.5" x 23.75" — 54.6 x 60.3 cm.

stone 1.75" x 8.5" x .75" — 4.4 x 21.6 x 1.9 cm.

$600—900

$800—1,200

221 ATTR: EEGYVUDLUK POOTOOGOOK, CAPE DORSET/KINNGAIT OWL stone, c. 1953 5" x 4.25" x 2.5" — 12.7 x 10.8 x 6.4 cm. $1,000—1,500

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222 SAGIATUK SAGIATUK, CAPE DORSET/KINNGAIT SMALL BIRD WITH LIFTED WING

223 ATTR: EEGYVUDLUK POOTOOGOOK, CAPE DORSET/KINNGAIT PROUD OWL WITH FLEDGLING

224 UNIDENTIFIED, CAPE DORSET/KINNGAIT WOMAN WITH RAISED ARMS

stone, signed in syllabics, disc number inscribed 5" x 4.75" x 2" — 12.7 x 12.1 x 5.1 cm.

stone, c. 1965 12.5" x 7.5" x 9.25" — 31.8 x 19.1 x 23.5 cm.

stone, c. 1965 5.25" x 5.5" x 2.25" — 13.3 x 14 x 5.7 cm.

$700—1,000

$300—500

Provenance: langfordgallery.com, Toronto, ON Note: Sagiatuk was a printmaker for the West Baffin Eskimo Co-op in Cape Dorset. This charming little piece demonstrates the carving skill it takes to recreate a stunning stonecut print. The same finely detailed lineation is evident in the wings, tail feathers and facial features. Sagiatuk was married to graphic artist Kakulu Sagiatuk. $300—500

225 QUVIANATULIAK TAKPAUNGAI, CAPE DORSET/KINNGAIT NURSING SEDNA stone 9.75" x 23.75" x 8" — 24.8 x 60.3 x 20.3 cm. Note: ‘Kov’ is known for his large scale figural works often conveying a sense of movement and power. He work was included in Sculpture/Inuit, Sculpture of the Inuit: Masterworks of the Canadian Arctic 1971-1973. $1,000—1,500

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226 TOONOO SHARKY, CAPE DORSET/KINNGAIT MASK

227 TOONOO SHARKY, CAPE DORSET/KINNGAIT DANCING BIRD

228 PITSEOLAK NIVIAQSI, CAPE DORSET/KINNGAIT EAGLE AND CARIBOU

stone, dated 2000, signed in syllabics and Roman, good 17.75" x 11" x 2" — 45.1 x 27.9 x 5.1 cm.

stone, dated 2006, signed in syllabics 8.25" x 4" x 3.25" — 21 x 10.2 x 8.3 cm.

stone 11.5" x 9.75" x 6" — 29.2 x 24.8 x 15.2 cm.

Provenance: Private collection, Washington, D.C.

$1,500—2,000

$1,000—1,500

$400—600

229 KIAWAK ASHOONA, CAPE DORSET/KINNGAIT BIRD SHAMAN HOLDING SEAL FLIPPERS stone, signed in syllabics 7.5" x 5.5" x 5.75" — 19.1 x 14 x 14.6 cm. $1,000—1,500

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230 PARR, CAPE DORSET/KINNGAIT THREE MEN AND TWO DOGS

231 SHEOJUKE TOONOO, CAPE DORSET/KINNGAIT STANDING BIRD

stonecut, 1963, 45/50, unframed, sight 17.25" x 23" — 43.8 x 58.4 cm.

stone, signed in syllabics and inscribed with disc number, c. 1970 12" x 1..25" x 4.5" — 30.5 x 3.2 x 11.4 cm.

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232 KAKA ASHOONA, CAPE DORSET/KINNGAIT PREENING BIRD stone, c. 1965-1970, signed in syllabics 6" x 15" x 4" — 15.2 x 38.1 x 10.2 cm.

233 KIAWAK ASHOONA, CAPE DORSET/KINNGAIT MAN HOLDING A DECAPITATED HEAD

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234 UNIDENTIFIED, CAPE DORSET/KINNGAIT KNEELING MOTHER WITH CHILD HOLDING AN ULU

stone, signed in syllabics stone, antler, c. 1970 23.5" x 14" x 5.25" — 59.7 x 35.6 x 13.3 cm. 12.75" x 6.5" x 7" — 32.4 x 16.5 x 17.8 cm.

$700—1,000 $1,000—1,500

$600—900

235 KIAWAK ASHOONA, CAPE DORSET/KINNGAIT HUNTER

236 UNIDENTIFIED, QIKIQTAALUK REGION CONFIDENT HUNTER

237 SAMMY; JOANASIE SOLOMONIE, CAPE DORSET/KINNGAIT TWO INUIT HUNTERS

stone, antler, skin, signed in syllabics 9.25" x 7" x 5.5" — 23.5 x 17.8 x 14 cm.

stone, bone, c. 1965 10.5" x 7" x 3.75" — 26.7 x 17.8 x 9.5 cm.

$700—1,000

$700—1,000

stone, leather, antler, signed in Roman and inscribed with disc number 6" x 3" x 6" — 15.2 x 7.6 x 15.2 cm. $400—600

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238 PAUTA SAILA, CAPE DORSET/KINNGAIT CURIOUS OWL

239 JUNE OLIGONA AIVGAK, COPPERMINE/KUGLUKTUK WOMAN IN TRADITIONAL GARB

stone, c. 1965, signed in Roman 4.5" x 4.25" x 2.75" — 11.4 x 10.8 x 7 cm.

stone, together with: A SIMILAR PIECE, stone, 3.75" x 1.5" x 1" — 9.5 x 3.8 x 2.5 cm.

Provenance: Feheley Fine Arts, Toronto, ON, c. 1965, Private collection, Canada

Together with: UNIDENTIFIED INUIT DANCER, stone, fur, antler, 5" x 4" x 1.75" — 12.7 x 10.2 x 4.4 cm.

$300—500

5" x 2.5" x 1.25" — 12.7 x 6.4 x 3.2 cm. Provenance: Acquired by the consigner’s father who was a school teacher in Coppermine in the early 1960s. $700—1,000

240 JAMES HALA, COPPERMINE/KUGLUKTUK PREENING SWAN stone, c. 1960, signed in Roman 4.25" x 3" x 2" — 10.8 x 7.6 x 5.1 cm. Provenance: Acquired by the consigner’s father who was a school teacher in Coppermine in the early 1960s. $300—400

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241 CHARLIE KLENGENBERG AVAKANA, COPPERMINE/KUGLUKTUK SEALS ENACTING REVENGE ON A HUNTER stone, antler, c. 1964 with/without inset accessories 5.5" x 12.5" x 12" — 14 x 31.8 x 30.5 cm.; 5.5" x 12.5" x 3" — 14 x 31.8 x 7.6 cm.

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242 PEGGY EKAGINA, COPPERMINE/KUGLUKTUK DANCER stone, fur 5.5" x 2.5" x 2" — 14 x 6.4 x 5.1 cm.

Provenance: The Red Pederson Collection, Waddington's, December 1981, Lot 116P Private Collection, Toronto

Literature: Knud Rasmussen, Intellectual culture of the Copper Eskimos, 1932, p. 15

Literature: The Pedersen Collection, presented by Northern Heritage Native Art, illustrated, undated, unpaginated

For a similar piece, see Jean Blodgett, Selections from The John and Mary Robertson Collection of Inuit Sculpture, exh. cat., 1986, p. 49, pl. 28

Note: “The seals we get around Coppermine don’t normally travel in herds. But occasionally I’ve had the experience four times in my twenty-five years - you can find yourself in the middle of three or four hundred of them. It’s so overwhelming you think, ‘I’m hunting them but what if they should suddenly turn around and decide to hunt me? I wouldn’t have a chance.’ Charlie showed me this piece about three months after it had happened to us in the straits off Victoria Island. When he brought it in he said, ‘I was thinking about that time. I don’t know about you but I found it sort of scary. I thought about what it must have been like in the old days, in just a skin kayak.’” As Pedersen recounts, seals, when wounded or threatened, will attack a kayak under the water. To capture the excitement of this act of vengeance, the artist has produced a deliberately unsteady piece to simulate the harrowing hunting scene.

Note: For the act of dance amongst the Copper Inuit (Kitlinermiut), participants would adorn a separate parka, with wolverine or weasel tassels hung on the back. In addition, the dancers wear loon dance caps, as seen in this lot. The loon’s beak was placed on top of the cap, with a weasel skin suspended from the beak. As the dancer moved, the skin would sway, heightening the performance and the motion of the participant.

$500—700

$400—600

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244 LUCY TASSEOR TUTSWEETOK, ESKIMO POINT/ARVIAT FAMILY

245 LUCY TASSEOR TUTSWEETOK, ESKIMO POINT/ARVIAT MOTHER AND CHILD

stone 4" x 4" x 1.5" — 10.2 x 10.2 x 3.8 cm.

stone 3.75" x 1" x 2" — 9.5 x 2.5 x 5.1 cm.

$400—600

$300—500

246 LUCY TASSEOR TUTSWEETOK, ESKIMO POINT/ARVIAT FIGURE AND CHILD

247 ANDREW PANIGONIAK, ESKIMO POINT/ARVIAT TWO SEATED FIGURES

248 ATTR: ELIZABETH NUTARALUK AULATJUT, ESKIMO POINT/ARVIAT HOODED FACE

stone 4" x 1.25" x 2" — 10.2 x 3.2 x 5.1 cm.

stone, signed in syllabics 3" x 2.25" x 1" — 7.6 x 5.7 x 2.5 cm.

$300—500

$200—300

243 EVA TALOOKI ALIKTILUK, ESKIMO POINT/ARVIAT WOMAN WITH PLAITED HAIR IN A BEADED AMAUT felt, thread, beads, skin, fur, yarn, stone, fabric, 1986 9" x 7" x 3" — 22.9 x 17.8 x 7.6 cm. $400—600

stone 4.75" x 3.5" x 2.5" — 12.1 x 8.9 x 6.4 cm. $300—500

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249 JACOB IRKOK, ESKIMO POINT/ARVIAT SEATED POLAR BEAR EATING MEAT stone, bone, 1983, signed in Roman and syllabics and inscribed with disc number 11" x 6.5" x 3.5" — 27.9 x 16.5 x 8.9 cm.

250 EVA TALOOKI ALIKTILUK, ESKIMO POINT/ARVIAT FAMILY stone, string, beads, 1986, signed in syllabics 5" x 2.5" x 2.25" — 12.7 x 6.4 x 5.7 cm. $300—500

$600—900

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251 DAVID ISSUMATARJUAK, ESKIMO POINT/ARVIAT WOMAN WITH CHILD IN HER AMAUT TENDING TO A FIRE WITH KINDLING stone, arctic willow, 1989, signed in Roman 9" x 12" x 6.25" — 22.9 x 30.5 x 15.9 cm. $600—900

252 NUVEEYA IPELLIE, FROBISHER BAY/IQALUIT POLAR BEAR EATING A SEAL

253 NUVEEYA IPELLIE, FROBISHER BAY/IQALUIT STANDING MUSK OX

254 PETER NOWDLUK, FROBISHER BAY/IQALUIT DRUM DANCER

stone, signed in Roman 5" x 9.75" x 2.75" — 12.7 x 24.8 x 7 cm.

stone, antler, signed in Roman 6.25" x 12" x 3" — 15.9 x 30.5 x 7.6 cm.

stone, antler, skin, wood 22" x 18" x 11" — 55.9 x 45.7 x 27.9 cm.

$600—900

$400—600

$600—900

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255 JOSEPH MORGAN, GEORGE RIVER/KANGIQSUALUJJUAQ FEEDING BIRD

256 JUDAS ULLULAQ, GJOA HAVEN/UQSUGTUUQ SQUAWKING BIRD

antler, 1982, inscribed with disc number 4.25" x 6" x 2.75" — 10.8 x 15.2 x 7 cm.

horn, stone, signed in syllabics 3.5" x 4.5" x 1.25" — 8.9 x 11.4 x 3.2 cm.

$200—300

$400—600

257 ANDY PALONGAYAK, GJOA HAVEN/UQSUQTUUQ CARIBOU SHAMAN CALLING SPIRITS stone, antler with/without antlers 15" x 7" x 5" — 38.1 x 17.8 x 12.7 cm.; 9" x 7" x 5" — 22.9 x 17.8 x 12.7 cm. $600—900

258 ADAMIE PAPYARLUK, GREAT WHALE RIVER/KUUJJUARAAPIK FOUR HUNTERS FLENSING A SEAL

259 UNIDENTIFIED, GREENLAND FOUR TUPILAKS

stone, signed in syllabics 10" x 20" x 9.5" — 25.4 x 50.8 x 24.1 cm.

ivory, c. 1950

Provenance: L’Oiseau Blanc/Snowbird, Montreal, QC, 1974, Private Collection, Hamilton, ON $1,000—1,500

Note: A Greenlandic Inuit souvenir which originated in the tradition of fabricating a monster from various objects to either protect an individual or to destroy an enemy. The Inuit began to carve them out of sperm whale teeth during early contact with Europeans. $800—1,200

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260 MANASIE AKPALIAPIK, TORONTO ANGRY SWIMMING SEDNA bone, horn, stone, 1988 12.25" x 10.25" x 5" — 31.1 x 26 x 12.7 cm. Provenance: Images Art Gallery, Toronto Private collection, Toronto

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261 PAUL KUNUK, IGLOOLIK/IGLULIK HUNTER CARRYING AN ANIMAL AFTER THE HUNT stone, signed in syllabics 11.75" x 7" x 4.5" — 29.8 x 17.8 x 11.4 cm. $1,500—2,500

Literature: Franz Boas, “Sedna and the Fulmar”, from “The Central Eskimo” from Sixth Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology, Smithsonian Institute, Washington, 1888, p.409-669 (1888), 1964, p. 583ff. Charles Moore, Keeveeok, Awake! (Ring House Gallery, Edmonton, AB) p. 9-10 Darlene Wight, Manasie: The Art of Manasie Akpaliapik (The Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, MB), 1990, unpaginated Note: Accounts of the origins of the sea goddess differentiate throughout the arctic regions. Franz Boas tells of Senda’s origins as a mortal girl that would not marry and whose “father [cut] off her fingers, which [were] transformed into whales, seals, and ground seals.” Here, Manasie depicts the sea goddess with rounded hands, an important continuity with the myth. The base is in the shape of a seal flipper to further the link to the creation of sea animals. Charles Moore tells of how the Shaman must transform to swim down and appease the sea goddess. In this version, Moore tells that when Sedna’s head is filled with lice and her hair entangled, the currents of the sea itself are impeded. In angry response, she withholds the release of the sea mammals, the sustenance of life to the humans above. A shaman is sent to placate Sedna by delousing and braiding her hair. Of works of a similar subject by Manasie, Darlene Coward Wight comments, “Most often he communicates with the sea goddess, Taleelayuk (or Sedna) - part woman, part fish - who is the guardian and controller of animals.” Wight continues, “Manasie’s works interact and, at times, explode into their environment.” In this work, the composite figure seems to interact with the tangible environment. Sedna’s wild hair flows back as she plunges into watery isolation.

262 BART HANNA, IGLOOLIK/IGLULIK FATHER AND CHILD WITH DOG stone, antler, signed in Roman 17.75" x 11" x 10" — 45.1 x 27.9 x 25.4 cm. $800—1,200

$1,000—1,500

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263 SIAJA QUARAK AINALIK, IVUJIVIK MOTHER AND CHILD IN AN INTIMATE EMBRACE stone, signed in Roman and inscribed with disc number 4.5" x 5" x 3" — 11.4 x 12.7 x 7.6 cm.

264 TOWKIE MANIAPIK, PANGNIRTUNG/PANNIRTUQ RELIEF CARVED PANEL DECORATED WITH A HUNTING SCENE antler, inscribed with disc number 6.5" x 17.5" x 9.75" — 16.5 x 44.5 x 24.8 cm. $500—700

stone, antler, inscribed with disc number 15.25" x 12.75" x .25" — 38.7 x 32.4 x 0.6 cm. $500—700

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ivory 7" x 1.5" x .75" — 17.8 x 3.8 x 1.9 cm. $400—600

$400—600

266 PAULOOSIE KARPIK, PANGNIRTUNG/PANNIRTUQ HAPPY HUNTER

265 PAULUSI, PANGNIRTUNG/PANNIRTUQ BIRD SHAMAN CAUGHT A CHAR

267 FLOYD KUPTANA, PAULATUK THE MASK stone, signed in Roman, dated 1998 15.75" x 7" x 3" — 40 x 17.8 x 7.6 cm. $500—700


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268 TIVI LUCASSIE, PORT HARRISON/INUKJUAK MAN TRANSFORMING INTO A FISH

269 JOSIE NULUKIE, PORT HARRISON/INUKJUAK WOMAN HOLDING PUP AND CHILD

270 SIMON MUKIMUK, PORT HARRISON/INUKJUAK LOON EATING A FISH

stone, signed in syllabics 2" x 5.5" x 2.5" — 5.1 x 14 x 6.4 cm.

stone, signed in Roman 7.5" x 10" x 8" — 19.1 x 25.4 x 20.3 cm.

stone, signed in syllabics with disc number inscribed, c. 1960 3.5" x 11.75" x 4" — 8.9 x 29.8 x 10.2 cm.

Provenance: The William Eccles Collection, Waddington’s Auctioneers & Appraisers, 1978, lot 305; Private collection, Montreal, QC

$600—900

$400—600

271 DAVIDEE SAUMIK, PORT HARRISON/INUKJUAK KNEELING WOMAN STRETCHING A SKIN

272 JOHNNY INUKPUK, PORT HARRISON/INUKJUAK WOMAN WITH CHILDREN

$300—500

stone, signed in syllabics with disc number, c. 1960 8" x 9.5" x 4.25" — 20.3 x 24.1 x 10.8 cm.

stone, signed in syllabics 7.5" x 7.5" x 4.5" — 19.1 x 19.1 x 11.4 cm. $300—500

$1,500—2,000

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273 ABRAHAM POV, PORT HARRISON/INUKJUAK KNEELING WOMAN WITH KAMIK stone, dated 85, signed in syllabics 5.25" x 3" x 3.25" — 13.3 x 7.6 x 8.3 cm.

274 JOHNNY INUKPUK, PORT HARRISON/INUKJUAK RECLINED CARIBOU

275 ISA OOMAYOUALOOK, PORT HARRISON/INUKJUAK KNEELING HUNTER

stone, inscribed with disc number 7" x 14" x 2.5" — 17.8 x 35.6 x 6.4 cm.

stone, inscribed with disc number 7.25" x 5.25" x 4.5" — 18.4 x 13.3 x 11.4 cm.

$600—900

Literature: Darlene Coward Wight, Early Masters, Inuit Sculpture, 1949-1955, The Winnipeg Art Gallery, p. 51

$400—600

Note: A favourite subject of the artist’s, the hunter kneels patiently over an imagined seal hole. $400—600

276 DANIEL INUKPUK, PORT HARRISON/INUKJUAK TWO CHILDREN PLAYING WITH EXCITED DOG stone, signed in syllabics 10.5" x 29.5" x 7.5" — 26.7 x 74.9 x 19.1 cm. $600—900

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277 ATTR: SIMON POV, PORT HARRISON/INUKJUAK HEAD OF A MAN

278 UNIDENTIFIED, PORT HARRISON/INUKJUAK HUNTER FLENSING SEAL

stone, c. 1959/60 9" x 8.25" x 5.75" — 22.9 x 21 x 14.6 cm.

stone, ivory, c. 1960 4" x 5" x 2" — 10.2 x 12.7 x 5.1 cm.

Literature: For a similar piece see George Swinton,Eskimo Sculpture, 1965, pg. 154, p. 91

Provenance: langfordgallery.com, Toronto, ON

$1,200—1,600

$400—600

279 UNIDENTIFIED HUNTING CARIBOU BY KAYAK wood, 1946-1967 3" x 8.25" x 4" — 7.6 x 21 x 10.2 cm. Provenance: Charles Camsell Hospital, Edmonton, AB, with two ink stamps; From the Estate of Mildred Valley Thornton Hon. CPA, FRSA, Canada, accompanied by a letter dated 7th September 2015 from Bryan Thornton, Mildred’s Grandson, and with Mildred Thornton’s partial label affixed to under, with hand written inventory no. 121. 59; Private collection, Toronto, ON

Note: The Charles Camsell Hospital served as a sanatorium for the natives of western and northern Canada. Between 1945 and 1967, the hospital operated a handicraft therapy program for the inpatients. Some 400 works were retained by the hospital and kept in their collection until 1990, when they were donated to the Royal Alberta Museum (Edmonton, AB). Due to the government relocation program of the 1950s, the Charles Camsell Hospital had patients from across the arctic, including as far Inukjuak and Grise Fiord. Likewise, the hospital served patients from the Kainai Nation from southern Alberta. “People with diverse cultural backgrounds were gathered together at the hospital for extended periods. The artifacts and archival material reflect the cross-cultural influences of the Camsell experience.”

$500—700

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280 J. TEGIAPAK HUNTER AND DOG TEAM TAKING A REST wood, skin, thread, stone, c. 1946-1967, signed in Roman 4.75" x 18" x 4" — 12.1 x 45.7 x 10.2 cm. Provenance: Charles Camsell Hospital, Edmonton, AB, with ink stamp and handwritten inventory no. “T-182”; From the Estate of Mildred Valley Thornton Hon. CPA, FRSA, Canada, accompanied by a letter dated 7th September 2015 from Bryan Thornton, Mildred’s Grandson, and with Mildred Thornton’s partial label affixed to under, with hand written inventory no. “RI. 59” (?); Private collection, Toronto, ON

281 ISAH QUMALU SIVUARAPI, POVUNGNITUK/PUVIRNITUQ HAPPY HUNTER WITH OTTER stone, c. 1960, signed in Roman 8.25" x 5" x 5" — 21 x 12.7 x 12.7 cm. $500—700

Literature: For a similar work see Museum of Anthropology, Object No. 3100/24 “Camsell Hospital Collection of Inuit Art” Inuit Art Quarterly, Vol. 7, No. 4, Fall/Winter 1992, p. 52 $500—700

282 ISAH QUMALU SIVUARAPI, POVUNGNITUK/PUVIRNITUQ WALRUS HUNTING WITH MAN TRAPPED BETWEEN FLOES stone, dated 88, signed in Roman and inscribed in syllabics 4" x 6" x 5.5" — 10.2 x 15.2 x 14 cm. $300—500

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283 DAVIDIALUK ALASUA AMITTU, POVUNGNITUK/PUVIRNITUQ WHALE CAUGHT IN NET

284 DAVIDIALUK ALASUA AMITTU, POVUNGNITUK/PUVIRNITUQ ALIGHTING OWL

285 AISA TULUGA, POVUNGNITUK/PUVIRNITUQ SHAMAN TRANSFORMATION

stone, signed in Roman 5.5" x 8.75" x 2.75" — 14 x 22.2 x 7 cm.

stone, signed in Roman and inscribed with disc number 3.75" x 6.5" x 3" — 9.5 x 16.5 x 7.6 cm.

stone, signed in Roman, c. 1965 8.75" x 6.5" x 2.5" — 22.2 x 16.5 x 6.4 cm.

Provenance: Arden Barnes Collection, U.S.A.

Provenance: Arden Barnes Collection, U.S.A

Note: For additional information on the Arden Barnes Collection and Barnes’ experiences while living in the Arctic, please see the essay on page 2 of Waddington’s, November 2015 auction catalogue, available on our website.

Literature: Darlene Coward Wight, The First Passionate Collector, The Ian Lindsay Collection of Inuit Art, Winnipeg Art Gallery, 1990, p. 124

$700—1,000

$600—900

286 ISAH QUMALU SIVUARAPI, POVUNGNITUK/PUVIRNITUQ WOMAN MAKING A KAMIK stone, signed in Roman 8" x 6" x 3" — 20.3 x 15.2 x 7.6 cm. $300—500

287 PAULOSIE SIVUAK, POVUNGNITUK/PUVIRNITUQ SCREECHING FALCON; PERCHED GULL

Note: “The shaman was called upon to determine the cause of illness which was often thought to be the result of the breaking of taboos or the activities of malevolent spirits... The shaman had the power to change into animal form and back again, and transformation imagery - part human, part animal - interested the collector.” The stylistic similarities between this work and those of Joe Talirunili is undeniable. For a similar work see Bernadette Driscoll, Uumajut, Animal Imagery in Inuit Art, The Winnipeg Art Gallery, page 66, plate 30. $600—900

stone, c. 1965, each signed in Roman 4.5" x 4.75" x 2" — 11.4 x 12.1 x 5.1 cm.; 4" x 6.5" x 2.5" — 10.2 x 16.5 x 6.4 cm. Provenance: Arden Barnes Collection, U.S.A. $200—400

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288 POSSIBLY: LEVI QUMALUK, POVUNGNITUK/PUVIRNITUQ BIRD stone, c. 1962, signed in distinctly in Roman 3.25" x 11" x 4" — 8.3 x 27.9 x 10.2 cm.

289 DANIEL QUMA ANGIJU, POVUNGNITUK/PUVIRNITUQ SNARLING OTTER stone, c. 1965-1970, signed in Roman 6" x 9.5" x 4" — 15.2 x 24.1 x 10.2 cm.

Literature: Darlene Coward Wight, The Jerry Twomey Collection at the Winnipeg Art Gallery, Inuit Sculpture from the Canadian Arctic, 2003, p. 32-33

$300—500

Note: This bird could easily fit in with any of the highly detailed Puvirnituq birds from the Twomey Collection. $400—600

290 TIMOTHY QIATALLA ASSAPA, POVUNGNITUK/PUVIRNITUQ HUNTER HOISTING A GOOSE OVER HIS SHOULDER stone, c. 1965, disc number inscribed 8.75" x 6.25" x 3.75" — 22.2 x 15.9 x 9.5 cm. $300—400

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291 TIMOTHY QIATALLA ASSAPA, POVUNGNITUK/PUVIRNITUQ HUNTER WITH A NET

292 LEVI ALASUA PIRTI SMITH, POVUNGNITUK/PUVIRNITUQ CREATURE

stone, c. 1960, disc number inscribed 8" x 9.5" x 7" — 20.3 x 24.1 x 17.8 cm.

stone, signed in Roman 3.5" x 5.5" x 3" — 8.9 x 14 x 7.6 cm.

Provenance: Private Collection, Hamilton, 1960

$300—500

$600—900


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293 ELI SALLUALU QINUAJUA, POVUNGNITUK/PUVIRNITUQ FANTASTIC CREATURE stone, signed in Roman 7.5" x 5" x 4.5" — 19.1 x 12.7 x 11.4 cm. $700—1,000

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294 BERNADETTE IVALOOARJUK SAUMIK, RANKIN INLET/KANGIQLINIQ TWO TOTEMIC COMPOSITIONS

295 LAURENT AKSADJUAK, RANKIN INLET/KANGIQLINIQ VASE DECORATED FOUR FIGURES

each ivory, stone, c. 1965, each signed in syllabics and inscribed with disc number 7.25" x 2.25" x 2.25" — 18.4 x 5.7 x 5.7 cm.

ceramic, signed in syllabics with disc number, c. 1968 6.25" x 5" x 5" — 15.9 x 12.7 x 12.7 cm.

$400—600

Note: Clay and shoe polish were used to create this vessel. This ceramic hails from the original ceramic program in Rankin Inlet which began in 1966.

296 MAKITUK PINGWARTUK, CAPE DORSET/KINNGAIT SINGING INUIT CHILD

$300—500

ceramic, signed, c. 1967 25" x 18" x 15" — 63.5 x 45.7 x 38.1 cm. Provenance: Kootenay School of Art Collection, Nelson, BC, Private collection, Nelson, BC, Literature: British Columbia. Dept. of Education, Annual Report of the Public Schools, Vol. 94-96, p. 91. Santos Mignosa, “Kootenays”, Western Potter, No. 8, 1967, p. 12-13 Note: Makituk Pingwartuk moved from Kingait to Nelson, BC sometime in the late 1960s, where she attended the Kootenay School of Art. Here, she learned the craft under Walter Dexter, one of Canada’s outstanding potters. In 1967, three works by Makituk were entered in the International Exhibition of Ceramics in Florence, Italy. The provincial Department of Education notes, “The Kootenay School of Art gained further recognition and awards by having all its ceramics entries accepted for exhibition at the International Exhibition in Faenza, Italy, with Lydia Makituk Pingwartuk being awarded third prize and the school receiving a silver medal for its entry.” In 1967, one of Makituk’s enthusiastic instructors commented, “Meesa and Makituk, the young Eskimo artists attending the Kootenay School of Art, have just completed their three months course in Ceramics. During this time, they have displayed tremendous facility in handling most of the ceramic processes taught at our School, including kiln loading and maintenance. Together, they have produced over 100 pieces including a number of large ones — these being Eskimo figurines of people and animals, utilitarian and hand built pots. ... Meesa and Makituk will be returning to Nelson next year to complete a full year’s study in Ceramics.” $700—1,000

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297 BERNADETTE IGUPTARK TONGELIK, REPULSE BAY/NAUJAAT SEATED WOMAN WITH PLAITED HAIR

298 PETER KATOKRA, REPULSE BAY/NAUJAAT HUNTER AND DOG CONFRONTING POLAR BEAR AND CUB

299 UNIDENTIFIED MARIONETTE

stone, c. 1960 3.5" x 3" x 3.5" — 8.9 x 7.6 x 8.9 cm.

ivory with inlaid black details, c. 1965 3.75" x 5" x 3.5" — 9.5 x 12.7 x 8.9 cm.

Note: This work is likely an Inuit toy.

Provenance: Feheley Fine Arts, Toronto, ON, c. 1965, Private collection, Canada

Provenance: Feheley Fine Arts, Toronto, c. 1965, Private Collection, Toronto

$200—400

Note: A superb example of the work that was produced in the settlement of Naujaat in the Kivalliq region during the early 1960s. This small seated woman fits in the palm of your hand and should be highlighted in a curio cabinet as the small wonder that it is.

$400—600

bone, string approximately 8.25" x 1" x 4" — 21 x 2.5 x 10.2 cm.

$300—500

300 UNIDENTIFIED TROTTING CARIBOU

301 UNIDENTIFIED POLAR BEAR

ivory 3.5" x 5" x 1.5" — 8.9 x 12.7 x 3.8 cm.

ivory with black inset details, c. 1960 2.5" x 5.5" x 1.25" — 6.4 x 14 x 3.2 cm.

$200—400

Provenance: Acquired by the consigner’s father who was a school teacher in Coppermine in the early 1960s. $250—350

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302 UNIDENTIFIED MOTHER WITH CHILD IN AMAUT stone, c. 1965 10.25" x 6" x 4.5" — 26 x 15.2 x 11.4 cm.

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303 UNIDENTIFIED REARING POLAR BEAR

304 UNIDENTIFIED WALKING POLAR

stone 5.5" x 5.75" x 3.5" — 14 x 14.6 x 8.9 cm.

stone 6.5" x 11.5" x 3.5" — 16.5 x 29.2 x 8.9 cm.

$200—400

$300—500

$1,000—1,500

305 UNIDENTIFIED STANDING MOTHER WITH CHILD IN HER AMAUT stone, c. 1950 7" x 2.5" x 1.5" — 17.8 x 6.4 x 3.8 cm. $600—900

306 UNIDENTIFIED QULLIQ (KUDLIK) stone, c. 1960 5" x 18.5" x 8.5" — 12.7 x 47 x 21.6 cm. Note: A type of oil lamp used by the Inuit which served as a heating and lighting tool. Usually crescent shaped and made from soapstone, seal or whale fat was used with a wick of cottongrass. $600—900

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307 PETER SITU STANDING WOMAN IN AMAUTIQ

308 KENOJUAK ASHEVAK, CAPE DORSET/KINNGAIT DEFENSIVE BIRD

stone, signed in syllabics 5.5" x 3" x 2" — 14 x 7.6 x 5.1 cm.

stone, signed in syllabics 8" x 11" x 13" — 20.3 x 27.9 x 33 cm.

$300—500

$700—1,000

310 UNIDENTIFIED, ALASKA HUNTING MASK

311 EMILY PANGNERK ILLUITOK, ARVILIQJUAQ/PELLY BAY HUNTER WITH DOG TEAM PULLING A POLAR BEAR APPROACHING A SEAL

wood, paint, baleen, sinew, skin, two concentric bent wood rings haloing the face, with holes in rings filled with various animals 15" x 19.75" x 2.75" — 38.1 x 50.2 x 7 cm. $600—900

stone, ivory, c. 1959/60 3.5" x 7.5" x 2.25" — 8.9 x 19.1 x 5.7 cm. $300—500

bone, ivory, sinew 2" x 7" x 2" — 5.1 x 17.8 x 5.1 cm. Provenance: Marion Scott Gallery, Vancouver, BC, Private collection, Toronto, ON $300—500

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309 UNIDENTIFIED WALRUS TRANSFORMATION

312 NICK SIKKUARK, ARVILIQJUAQ/PELLY BAY NESTING GEESE bone, musk ox horn, signed in syllabics and Roman 2" x 5.75" x 3" — 5.1 x 14.6 x 7.6 cm. $300—500


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313 OZZIE MATILPI, KWAKIUTL KOMOKWA MASK paint, wood 9" x 7.25" x 5" — 22.9 x 18.4 x 12.7 cm. $300—500

314 UNIDENTIFIED, POSSIBLY KWAKIUTL STANDING FIGURE painted wood, possibly turn of the 20th century 12" x 3" x 3" — 30.5 x 7.6 x 7.6 cm. Provenance: From the Estate of Mildred Valley Thornton Hon. CPA, FRSA, Canada, accompanied by a letter dated 7th September 2015 from Bryan Thornton, Mildred’s Grandson; Private collection, Toronto, ON $600—900

316 SU-Á-PU-LUCK (CHIEF MATHIAS JOSEPH CAPILANO), SQUAMISH THUNDERBIRD, BEAR AND FROG TOTEM

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315 EUNICE HANK, POINT HOPE, ALASKA/TIKIĠAQ LIDDED WOVEN BASKET WITH SEAL KNOP baleen, ivory, signed in Roman 2.5" x 4.25" x 4.25" — 6.4 x 10.8 x 10.8 cm. Literature: Molly Lee, Baleen Basketry of the North Alaskan Eskimo, 1998, p. 47, 70n3 Note: Both Enuice and her husband, Carl Hank, weave in a distinct style. Their baskets are created using shapes associated with Point Hope but employed the narrower wefts characteristic of baskets from Barrow. $600—900

painted wood, signed in Roman 9.5" x 5" x 1.75" — 24.1 x 12.7 x 4.4 cm. Provenance: From the Estate of Mildred Valley Thornton Hon. CPA, FRSA, Canada, accompanied by a letter dated 21st February 2016 from Bryan Thornton, Mildred’s Grandson; Private collection, Toronto, ON Literature: Robin Fisher, “SU-Á-PU-LUCK” from Dictionary of Canadian Biography, vol. 13, 1994 Note: After the death of Chief Láwa, in 1895, Joe Capilano became chief of the Squamish Nation and a leading political activist on First Nations issues. In 1906, Capilano, Cowichan Chief Charley Isipaymilt, and Secwepemc Chief Basil David led a delegation to voice their concerns for native land claims. The men travelled to Ottawa, where they met Prime Minister Sir Wilfrid Laurier, and then on to London, England to meet King Edward VII. “The petition expressing their grievances was not presented directly to the monarch but had to be sent through diplomatic channels. It asserted that aboriginal title to the land had never been extinguished, that settlers had moved onto the land without its owners’ approval, that appeals to the Canadian government had been fruitless, and that native people, who lacked the vote, were not even consulted by Indian agents on matters affecting their lives. On his return home Su-á-pu-luck was received with great enthusiasm by his people but he had to admit that, apart from generating some much-needed publicity for his cause, the trip had achieved nothing concrete. While the meeting with the king was a pleasant occasion, the real problems of native people in British Columbia would have to be dealt with by Canadian governments. The trip to Britain was, however, an important step for native people in the process of taking political protest into their own hands.” $400—600

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317 MAKAH [OR NUU-CHAHNULTH (NOOTKA)] LIDDED WRAP TWINED BASKET DECORATED WITH BIRDS AND WHALING SCENES

318 TLINGIT OPEN TWINED CYLINDRICAL BASKET WITH BANDED GEOMETRIC FALSE EMBROIDERY

319 SALISH OPEN COILED PEDESTAL BASKET DECORATED WITH RHOMBUS AND GEOMETRIC MOTIFS

bear grass, cedar bark 2.5" x 5.25" x 3.75" — 6.4 x 13.3 x 9.5 cm.

bear grass, spruce root 5" x 5.5" — 12.7 x 14 cm.

cedar, cherry, grass 12.25" x 13.25" x 13.25" — 31.1 x 33.7 x 33.7 cm.

Provenance: From the Estate of Diane Anderson. Diane was an avid collector of native arts and crafts for over 35 years. Originally from Vancouver Island, Diane resided in Toronto where she worked as a professional document examiner for many years. Diane’s collection grew to over 50 pieces, which were carefully selected over the years. A portion of Diane’s collection, which included a rare Chilkat Blanket, was donated to the Museum of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia following her passing in 2014. Literature: Ralph T. Coe, Lost and Found Traditions: Native American Art, 1965-1985, p. 255, cat. no. 349 Note: Both the lid and walls of the basket are decorated with birds and whaling scenes, which recall “the whaling days of the Makah, the only Northwest Tribe that actively hunted whales.” $300—500

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Provenance: From the Estate of Diane Anderson. See lot 118 for more information.

Provenance: From the Estate of Diane Anderson. See lot 118 for more information.

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320 SALISH TWO OPEN COILED BASKETS DECORATED WITH BANDED GEOMETRIC MOTIFS cedar, cherry, grass 7" x 6" x 6" — 17.8 x 15.2 x 15.2 cm.; 5" x 5.25" x 5.25" — 12.7 x 13.3 x 13.3 cm. Provenance: From the Estate of Diane Anderson. See lot 118 for more information. $500—700

321 SALISH LIDDED COILED TAPERED RECTANGULAR BASKET WITH DECORATED WALLS AND LID; LIDDED COILED PICNIC BASKET cedar, cherry, grass; cedar, cherry, grass, hide 6" x 10" x 5" — 15.2 x 25.4 x 12.7 cm.; 6.5" x 13" x 8.25" — 16.5 x 33 x 21 cm. Provenance: From the Estate of Diane Anderson. See lot 118 for more information. $600—900

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322 SALISH THREE COILED BASKETS cedar, cherry, skin; cedar, cherry; cedar, cherry, grass, skin, the first, c. 18th century, lidded and decorated with banded rhombus motif; the second open and decorated with geometric motif; the third, lidded with skin handle and clasps and decorated with geometric motif 5" x 11" x 8" — 12.7 x 27.9 x 20.3 cm.; 3.25" x 9.5" x 8" — 8.3 x 24.1 x 20.3 cm.; 8" x 7" x 7" — 20.3 x 17.8 x 17.8 cm. Provenance: From the Estate of Diane Anderson. See lot 118 for more information. $600—900

323 SALISH TWO COILED BASKETS WITH DECORATED WALLS cedar, cherry; cedar, cherry, grass 4.5" x 10.5" x 10.5" — 11.4 x 26.7 x 26.7 cm.; 11" x 16.5" x 10.5" — 27.9 x 41.9 x 26.7 cm. Provenance: From the Estate of Diane Anderson. See lot 118 for more information. $500—700

324 SALISH TWO OPEN CIRCULAR TRAYS WITH HANDLES AND DECORATED WELLS AND SIDES

325 SALISH LIDDED COILED COOKING BASKET WITH HANDLE; LIDDED COILED KNITTING BASKET

cedar, grass, cherry 3.75" x 22.25" x 23" — 9.5 x 56.5 x 58.4 cm.; 3" x 14" x 12.5" — 7.6 x 35.6 x 31.8 cm.

cedar, grass, cherry, hide; cedar, grass, cherry 7" x 10.5" x 10.5" — 17.8 x 26.7 x 26.7 cm.; 6.5" x 9.5" x 9.5" — 16.5 x 24.1 x 24.1 cm.

Provenance: From the Estate of Diane Anderson. See lot 118 for more information.

Provenance: From the Estate of Diane Anderson. See lot 118 for more information.

$300—500 $600—900

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326 ST'AT'IMC (LILLOOET) SALISH OPEN COILED BASKET WITH IMBRICATED OVERLAY cedar 13.5" x 18" x 15.5" — 35.6 x 47 x 38.1 cm. Provenance: From the Estate of Diane Anderson. See lot 118 for more information. $500—700

327 TLINGIT WOVEN BASKET WITH RATTLE-TOP LID AND DECORATED WITH TWO REGISTERS OF WOVEN BANDED GEOMETRIC DESIGN; LIDDED WOVEN BASKET DECORATED WITH PINWHEEL MOTIF ON LID AND BANDED GEOMETRIC DESIGNS TO WALLS spruce root, bear grass, maidenhair fern; spruce root, the first, c. 1890-1920 2.25" x 4.75" x 7.75" — 5.7 x 12.1 x 19.7 cm.; 4.5" x 5" x 5" — 11.4 x 12.7 x 12.7 cm. Provenance: From the Estate of Diane Anderson. See lot 118 for more information. $600—900

328 ATTU ISLAND, ALEUTIAN OPEN TWINED BASKET DECORATED WITH “FALSE” EMBROIDERY grass, silk, wool 8" x 4.5" x 4.5" — 20.3 x 11.4 x 11.5 cm. Provenance: From the Estate of Diane Anderson. See lot 118 for more information. $600—900

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329 VICTORIA MAMNGUQSUALUK, BAKER LAKE/QAMANI’TUAQ KEEVEEOK’S FAMILY stonecut, 1970, 45/50, unframed 21" x 17.25" — 53.3 x 43.8 cm. Literature: Baker Lake print catalogue, 1971, p. 35, cat no. 34 Note: “In one excerpt Keeveeok loves and marries a bird-woman and fathers several bird children as depicted in ‘Keeveeok’s Family’ ... Keeveeok’s mother was scornful of the bird family because the bird-people would not eat meat and so she was much opposed to Keeveeok’s marriage. The print shows the birds eating plants and sand in preference to meat.” $300—500

330 VICTORIA MAMNGUQSUALUK, BAKER LAKE/QAMANI’TUAQ IF I KILL THE LEADER WITH THE FLESHLESS LEGS, THEY WILL LEAVE US AND NOT KILL OUR PEOPLE.” (CONFRONTATION) stonecut, 1970, 32/40, unframed 25" x 37" — 63.5 x 94 cm. Literature: The Inuit Print, National Museum of Man (Ottawa, ON), 1977, exh. cat., p. 203, pl. 116 Note: “The figures are shown within a shape representing a snow house with entrance tunnel. The meaning of this image is ambiguous. Although the English explanation along the bottom of the prints reads, ‘If we kill the leader with the fleshless legs, they will leave us and not eat our people’, the syllabic inscription above the image indicates that a game not unlike dodge-ball is being played.”

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331 MARTHA ITTULUKA'NAAQ, BAKER LAKE/QAMANI’TUAQ THE OLD WAYS stonecut, 1971, 30/41, framed 24" x 19.25" — 61 x 48.9 cm. Literature: Jules Heller, Nancy G. Heller, North American Women Artists of the Twentieth Century: A Biographical Dictionary, p. 275 Note: Ittuluka’naaq had little contact with the European and Canadian traders and missionaries until her move to Baker Lake in 1961. Ittuluka’naaq’s works are simple and linear and are “stylistically similar to those of ... Anguhadluq and Parr.” Like her male contemporaries, Ittuluka’naaq’s life experiences were largely within the traditions of Inuit culture. $300—500

$300—500

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333 LUKE ANGUHADLUQ, BAKER LAKE/QAMANI’TUAQ OLD WOMAN

332 SAMSON KAYURYUK, BAKER LAKE/QAMANI’TUAQ COMEDY stonecut and stencil, 1972, 27/45, unframed 25" x 37" — 63.5 x 94 cm.

silkscreen, 1975, 43/50, framed 21.25" x 29.75" — 54 x 75.6 cm.

Note: Samson Kayuryuk’s drawings served as the basis for a print in the 1965-66 experimental years and for two prints in the Baker Lake Sanavik Cooperative in 1973. Of his two 1973 contributions, this work illustrates the regional favouring of repetition and humour as motifs.

$500—700

$300—500

334 JESSIE OONARK, BAKER LAKE/QAMANI’TUAQ CHALLENGING WRESTLE silkscreen, 1976, 13/51, unframed, sight 22" x 29.75" — 55.9 x 75.6 cm. $600—900

335 MARK UQAYUITTUQ, BAKER LAKE/QAMANI’TUAQ UNTITLED (HUNTERS CONFRONTING A GIANT BIRD) graphite and coloured pencil drawing, signed in syllabics with disc number, unframed 20" x 26" — 50.8 x 66 cm. $300—500

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336 JESSIE OONARK, BAKER LAKE/QAMANI’TUAQ FISH WOMAN stencil, 1979, 33/55, unframed 29.5" x 36" — 74.9 x 91.4 cm. $1,500—2,000

337 KENOJUAK ASHEVAK & JEAN BLODGETT, CAPE DORSET/KINNGAIT GRAPHIC MASTERWORKS OF THE INUIT: KENOJUAK Accompanied by Myself and I, handcoloured etching, 1981, 130/275 (framed), 1981, 130/275; with bleached caribou hide cover, contained in cream paper over boards, signed by Kenojuak and author, Jean Blodgett

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338 KENOJUAK ASHEVAK, CAPE DORSET/KINNGAIT QUIVERING SEAGULL stonecut, 2004, 28/50, framed 25" x 32" — 63.5 x 81.3 cm. $1,000—1,500

12.5" x 18" — 31.8 x 45.7 cm. $1,000—1,500

339 LUCY QINNUAYUAK, CAPE DORSET/KINNGAIT BIRDS DEFENDING NEST

340 LUCY QINNUAYUAK, CAPE DORSET/KINNGAIT SUN SPIRIT

stonecut, 1974, 46/50, framed 24.5" x 34" — 62.2 x 86.4 cm.

stonecut, 1968, 44/50, framed 24.75" x 17" — 62.9 x 43.2 cm.

$400—600

$400—600

341 KELLYPALIK MANGITAK, CAPE DORSET/KINNGAIT CAPTURING A POWERFUL BIRD stonecut, 1964, 50/50, framed 21.25" x 24" — 54 x 61 cm. $400—600

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342 NAPATCHIE POOTOOGOOK, CAPE DORSET/KINNGAIT RUNNING GULL

343 KIAKSHUK, CAPE DORSET/KINNGAIT SEAL HUNTERS ON SEA ICE

stonecut, 1970, 3/40, framed 20" x 30" — 50.8 x 76.2 cm.

stonecut, 1961, 30/50, unframed 14.25" x 26.25" — 36.2 x 66.7 cm.

Note: From the 2002 Cape Dorset Spring Collection. This archival print was editioned in the year created. This print was originally sold in the North as part of the Dorset Series and was titled “Running Bird.”

$800—1,200

344 SAKIASSIE RAGEE, CAPE DORSET/KINNGAIT SEA GODDESS FEEDING YOUNG stonecut, 1961, 50/50, unframed 11.75" x 15.5" — 29.8 x 39.4 cm. $600—900 *additional information on our website

$300—500

345 KIAKSHUK, CAPE DORSET/KINNGAIT OWL ATTACKING SNOW GOOSE

346 KIAKSHUK, CAPE DORSET/KINNGAIT SEA MONSTERS DEVOURING WHALE

stonecut, 1961, 12/50, unframed 14.25" x 17.75" — 36.2 x 45.1 cm.

stonecut, 1961, 7/50, unframed 12" x 14.5" — 30.5 x 36.8 cm.

$400—600

Literature: Arts of the Eskimo: Prints, Signum Press, Montreal, 1974, page 48-9. $700—1,000

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Note: “Leviathans swirl and struggle in the depths, their violent movement revealed by their clearly-defined, curving masses. The whale’s utter helplessness is indicated in the attitude of its smooth, tapering body held in the grip of the terrible teeth.”


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347 NAPATCHIE POOTOOGOOK, CAPE DORSET/KINNGAIT BOY FEEDING BIRDS stonecut, 1961, 7/50, unframed 24" x 24" — 61 x 61 cm.

348 PITSEOLAK ASHOONA, CAPE DORSET/KINNGAIT SUMMER WANDERERS WATCH WOMAN SCRAPING HIDE stonecut, 1961, 33/50, unframed 18" x 24" — 45.7 x 61 cm.

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349 EEGYVUDLUK POOTOOGOOK, CAPE DORSET/KINNGAIT SPIRIT AMONGST WALRUS stonecut, 1961, 42/50, framed, sight 11.5" x 19.25" — 29.2 x 48.9 cm. $2,000—3,000

$400—600 $1,000—1,500

350 EEGYVUDLUK POOTOOGOOK, CAPE DORSET/KINNGAIT OWL WOMAN

351 PAUNICHEA, CAPE DORSET/KINNGAIT COMPOSITION I

352 KENOJUAK ASHEVAK, CAPE DORSET/KINNGAIT COMPOSITION

stonecut, 1974, 35/50, unframed 24.5" x 33.75" — 62.2 x 85.7 cm.

stonecut, 1967, 4/50, unframed 24.5" x 34.25" — 62.2 x 87 cm.

stonecut, 1967, 30/50, unframed 24" x 34" — 61 x 86.4 cm.

$300—500

$400—600

$2,000—3,000

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353 KENOJUAK ASHEVAK, CAPE DORSET/KINNGAIT PROTECTIVE BIRDS

354 KENOJUAK ASHEVAK, CAPE DORSET/KINNGAIT DANCE OF THE OWL

355 KENOJUAK ASHEVAK, CAPE DORSET/KINNGAIT SPIRIT OF THE RAVEN

stonecut and stencil, 1982, 44/50, framed 24" x 33.75" — 61 x 85.7 cm.

stonecut and stencil, 1978, 12/50, unframed 24.5" x 29" — 62.2 x 73.7 cm.

stonecut and stencil, 1979, 18/50, unframed 23.75" x 28.75" — 60.3 x 73 cm.

$400—600

$800—1,200

$500—700

356 KANANGINAK POOTOOGOOK; KENOJUAK ASHEVAK; AFTER PETER PITSEOLAK, CAPE DORSET/KINNGAIT THE WORLD WILDLIFE FUND COLLECTION OF THE ART OF THE ESKIMOS stonecuts; stonecut and stencil, 1975, 175/200, contains: OMINGMUNGJUAQ (BIG MALE MUSK OX); WALRUS; METIK (DUCKS); CARIBOU; OWL OF THE SEA; HAWK, unframed 28.5" x 22.5" — 72.4 x 57.2 cm. Note: Together with the original leather-bound, pewter-trimmed portfolio and the original cardboard shipping box provided by the Canadian Arctic Producers $3,000—5,000

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357 KIAKSHUK, CAPE DORSET/KINNGAIT SUMMER CAMP SCENE

358 SAKIASSIE RAGEE, CAPE DORSET/KINNGAIT SPIRITS AT PLAY

359 KENOJUAK ASHEVAK, CAPE DORSET/KINNGAIT SUBMERGED SPIRITS

sealskin stencil, 1961, 31/50, unframed 23.75" x 29" — 60.3 x 73.7 cm.

sealskin stencil, 1961, 34/50, unframed 33.25" x 12.25" — 84.5 x 31.1 cm.

$1,000—1,500

$800—1,000

etching and aquatint, 2002, 37/50, framed 14.5" x 22.5" — 36.8 x 57.2 cm.; 22" x 31.5" — 55.9 x 80 cm. $800—1,200

360 KENOJUAK ASHEVAK, CAPE DORSET/KINNGAIT SWANS AT SUNSET lithograph, 2002, 9/50, unframed 22.5" x 30.25" — 57.2 x 76.8 cm. $500—700

361 OSHUTSIAK PUDLAT, CAPE DORSET/KINNGAIT UNTITLED (TWO GRINNING HUNTERS)

362 MARY AYAQ ANOWTALIK, ESKIMO POINT/ARVIAT TWENTY-FOUR COLOURED PENCIL DRAWINGS

ink and coloured pencil, signed in syllabics, framed 20" x 26" — 50.8 x 66 cm.

coloured pencil drawings, each signed in syllabics, contained in the original wire bound Strathmore sketchbook, unframed each sheet 11" x 14" — 27.9 x 35.6 cm.

$300—500 $1,000—1,500

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363 DAVIE ATCHEALAK, FROBISHER BAY/IQALUIT HUNTER ATTACKING A POLAR BEAR

364 KANAYUK TUKALAK, POVUNGNITUK/PUVIRNITUQ SNOW GEESE FLYING NORTH IN THE SPRING

acrylic on canvas board, signed in Roman and syllabics, framed, sight 8.75" x 10.75" — 22.2 x 27.3 cm.

stonecut, 1987, 30/50, framed 20.25" x 25.75" — 51.4 x 65.4 cm. $300—500

$300—500

366 DAVIDIALUK ALASUA AMITTU, POVUNGNITUK/PUVIRNITUQ CARIBOU HUNTERS stonecut, 1974, 21/40, unframed 24" x 34" — 30.5 x 82.6 cm. $250—350

365 JOE TALIRUNILI, POVUNGNITUK/PUVIRNITUQ OWL stonecut, no inscription, unframed 24" x 16.75" — 61 x 42.5 cm. Provenance: Arden Barnes Collection, U.S.A. $400—600

367 SYOLLIE AMITUK, POVUNGNITUK/PUVIRNITUQ ESKIMO VILLAGE IN THE WINTER stonecut and stencil, 1973, 29/30, unframed 25" x 36.75" — 63.5 x 93.3 cm. Note: Red, purple, green, grey, blue, yellow brown inks employed in this print create a dazzling jewel-like gradation. The kaleidoscopic range of colours are reminiscent of the dance of the Northern lights. Artist and printmaker, Syollie Amituk captures the majesty of an arctic winter, using the stencil element to create a sense of atmosphere against the crisply rendered details of the stonecut elements. $300—500

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All lots will be offered and sold subject to the Conditions of Sale which appear in this catalogue as well as any Glossary and posted or oral announcement. By bidding at auction, bidders are bound by those Conditions and Glossary, as amended by any oral announcement or posted notices, which together form the contract of sale between the successful bidder (buyer), Waddington’s™ and the consignor (seller) of the lot. Descriptions or photographs of lots are not warranties and each lot is sold “as is” in accordance with the Conditions of Sale. Condition of Lots All of the items are to be considered, unless otherwise noted in the description, in good condition. The definition of “good” when used in reference to condition, describes an object as having had no major damage or repair but as with the nature of the material, may show minor surface wear, discolouration etc., which indicates the acceptable wear that the piece may acquire with age. If you are particular about minor flaws, you should examine the pieces in person or have our staff answer any questions before bidding. Sizes are approximate. It is the sole responsibility of the bidder to inquire as to the

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Paintings, drawings, prints, furniture, jewellery and all forms of decorative arts and collectibles may be brought to our Toronto office where we can provide you with preliminary auction estimates and consignment procedures. Please visit our website at www.waddingtons.ca for details on our various departments and how to contact the specialists. We also accept mailed and emailed requests for advice on the marketability of objects. A photograph and phone number must accompany a full description of each item. Our specialists regularly travel to major Canadian cities to meet with prospective consignors. For further information, or to arrange an appointment, please contact our Toronto office. Property normally arrives at Waddington’s at least three months before the sale in order to allow our specialists time to research, catalogue, photograph and promote the items. Consignors will receive a contract to sign, setting forth terms and fees for our services.

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Waddington’s Commission Rates Items selling for $7,501 or more 10% Items selling for $2,501 to $7,500 15% Items selling for $251 to $2,500 20% Items selling for $250 or less 25% *There is a minimum handling charge of $20 per item Insurance A 1% insurance charge, based on the hammer price of the property, will be applied to all accounts.

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Inuit Art Online Auction | May 27 - Jun. 2, 2016  

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