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Inuit Art Auction - Tuesday 22 November 2016 at 1 p.m.

120 ENNUTSIAK (1896-1967), FROBISHER BAY / IQALUIT WAITING OVER A SEAL HOLE stone, c. 1960 3" x 3.5" x 3.75" — 7.6 x 8.9 x 9.5 cm. Provenance: The Hon. W. Dan Chilcott, Q.C. Collection, Ottawa Note: The Inuit hunter is doing his best to keep warm while he patiently waits for a seal to breech the icy waters. Ennutsiak was the master of including the viewer in the moment. One feels the Arctic chill just looking at this subtle little work. $400—600

121 UNIDENTIFIED, COPPERMINE / KUGLUKTUK JIGGING FOR CHAR stone, wood, copper, c. 1960 6.5" x 4" x 4.25" — 16.5 x 10.2 x 10.8 cm. Provenance: The Hon. W. Dan Chilcott, Q.C. Collection, Ottawa Note: This carefully constructed piece includes a dangling fish inside the base of the carving. The work speaks to the inherent creativity of this unknown and clearly inventive carver. $400—600

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