Media green stone carving
Size 11 x 12.5 x 10 in. / 27.9 x 31.8 x 25.4 cm.
Sold $700 Estimate $900 - $1,200
signed in syllabics on bottom; minor handling marks noted
illustrated No. 625 on last of page of Eskimo Sculpture from The Quest; photography and design by Edward Cavell; Banff, Alberta; and Sculpture / Inuit; published for the Canadian Eskimo Arts Council, University of Toronto Press; 1971, 493 pages; both books included with lot
from a Calgary estate
Pitsiulak; Napachee Inuit ~ [b.1935] Canadian
daughter of very well known artist Pitsiulak Ashoona; mentioned in Arts of the Eskimo: Prints, by E.Roch, pg.24, Signum Press, 1974; listed on www.katilvik.com