Media green and black stone carving
Size 15 x 14 x 7 in. / 38.1 x 35.6 x 17.8 cm.
Estimate $1,500 - $2,000
inscribed with syllabics on bottom; some handling marks noted
carved by Kenojuak Ashevak's third husband
from the estate of Jerry Segal, formerly of Cottage Craft Gifts and Fine Arts Ltd. in Calgary and also known as Western Canada's 'Sub King'; proceeds being generously donated to a Synagogue
Joanassie Igiu ~ [1923-1981] Inuit
listed on Artists in Canada, a Union List of Artists' Files, by National Gallery of Canada Library et al, Canadian Heritage Information Network [CHIN] website; listed on www.artprice.com;listed on www.katilvik.com