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#101 ~ Inuit - Hunter Killing Bear
#101 ~ Inuit - Hunter Killing Bear

Artist Aculiak; Joe Adlaka Inuit
Title Hunter Killing Bear
Media black stone carving with bone
Dated 1959
Size 6.75 x 9.5 x 3 in. / 17.1 x 24.1 x 7.6 cm.

Notes
signed with disc number 'E9-1595' and inscribed with syllabics on bottom; bears date and community 'Port Harrison' on paper included with lot; missing spear and some handling marks noted

Provenance
purchased from Quest Gallery, Banff [1973]; from the Estate of Dr. Margaret [Marmie] Perkins Hess, see some additional information at Canadian Museum of History Announces Major Bequest of Inuit Art from the late Dr. Margaret Hess
Estimate CAD$300-$500

Sold
CAD $250
Paddle # 7099
Bid History
#102 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Green Loon
#102 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Green Loon

Artist Adamie Inuit
Title Untitled - Green Loon
Media green stone carving
Size 8.5 x 8 x 3.5 in. / 21.6 x 20.3 x 8.9 cm.

Notes
signed and indistinctly inscribed on bottom; chipped beak noted

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$400-$500

Sold
CAD $200
Paddle # 7099
Bid History
#103 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Green Seal
#103 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Green Seal

Artist Akesuk; Latcholassie Inuit
Title Untitled - Green Seal
Media green stone carving
Size 3.75 x 12.5 x 2.5 in. / 9.5 x 31.8 x 6.4 cm.

Notes
signed in syllabics on bottom; some handling marks noted

Estimate CAD$250-$350

Sold
CAD $150
Paddle # 9002
Bid History
#104 ~ Inuit - King Eider  #6/40
#104 ~ Inuit - King Eider  #6/40

Artist Aliknak; Peter Inuit
Title King Eider #6/40
Media colour stonecut on paper
Dated 1973
Size 10 x 22.25 in. / 25.4 x 56.5 cm.

Notes
signed in stone lower right; titled, dated, numbered, inscribed 'To our friend, Marmie', 'Holman Series' and Holman chop along bottom; unframed; some minor handling marks noted

Provenance
from the Estate of Dr. Margaret [Marmie] Perkins Hess, see some additional information at Canadian Museum of History Announces Major Bequest of Inuit Art from the late Dr. Margaret Hess
Estimate CAD$75-$100

Sold
CAD $300
Paddle # 8900
Bid History
#105 ~ Inuit - Good Catch  #16/40
#105 ~ Inuit - Good Catch  #16/40

Artist Aliknak; Peter Inuit
Title Good Catch #16/40
Media stonecut on paper
Dated 1973
Size 10 x 16.75 in. / 25.4 x 42.5 cm.

Notes
signed in stone lower right; titled, dated, numbered, inscribed 'Holman Series' and Holman chop along bottom; unframed; some creasing and handling marks noted

Provenance
from the Estate of Dr. Margaret [Marmie] Perkins Hess, see some additional information at Canadian Museum of History Announces Major Bequest of Inuit Art from the late Dr. Margaret Hess
Estimate CAD$75-$100

Sold
CAD $160
Paddle # 7099
Bid History
#106 ~ Inuit - Legend of the Loons  #14/30
#106 ~ Inuit - Legend of the Loons  #14/30

Artist Amittu; Davidialuk Alasua Inuit
Title Legend of the Loons #14/30
Media colour stonecut on paper
Dated 1973
Size 16.5 x 20 in. / 41.9 x 50.8 cm.
Frame 27 x 33.5 x 1.25 in.

Notes
inscribed with syllabics in plate lower right; dated, numbered, inscribed with syllabics and Povungnituk chop along bottom; framed

Provenance
purchased from Cottage Crafts, Calgary [1973]; private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$150-$250

Sold
CAD $210
Paddle # 7099
Bid History
#107 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Building Inukshuk
#107 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Building Inukshuk

Artist Amm; Adamie Inuit
Title Untitled - Building Inukshuk
Media grey stone carving
Size 6.5 x 5 x 4 in. / 16.5 x 12.7 x 10.2 cm.

Notes
signed on bottom; some surface dirt and handling marks noted

Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $90
Paddle # 7166
Bid History
#108 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Man Catching Fish
#108 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Man Catching Fish

Artist Ammanituk; Lucassie Inuit
Title Untitled - Man Catching Fish
Media grey stone carving
Dated 1974
Size 10.5 x 16 x 5.25 in. / 26.7 x 40.6 x 13.3 cm.

Notes
bears artist's name on bottom; bears artist's name, date and community 'Povungnituk 305-345' on Government of Canada Certificate included with lot

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$300-$400

Sold
CAD $60
Paddle # 6897
Bid History
#109 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Otter and Fish
#109 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Otter and Fish

Artist Anauta Inuit
Title Untitled - Otter and Fish
Media grey stone carving
Size 4.5 x 2 x 5 in. / 11.4 x 5.1 x 12.7 cm.

Notes
signed on bottom; some handling marks noted

Estimate CAD$50-$75

Sold
CAD $30
Paddle # 8929
Bid History
#110 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Return from A Successful Hunt
#110 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Return from A Successful Hunt

Artist Anauta [Anautak]; Adamie Inuit
Title Untitled - Return from A Successful Hunt
Media grey stone carving
Size 8.75 x 12 x 6.5 in. / 22.2 x 30.5 x 16.5 cm.

Notes
unsigned; large chip missing on front foot; some scratches and handling marks noted

Provenance
private collection, British Columbia
Estimate CAD$250-$350

No Bid
CAD $130
Bid History
#111 ~ Inuit - Four Fishermen  #18/50
#111 ~ Inuit - Four Fishermen  #18/50

Artist Anguhadluq; Luke Inuit
Title Four Fishermen #18/50
Media colour stencil on paper
Dated 1979
Size 15 x 26 in. / 38.1 x 66 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated, numbered, inscribed with syllabics and Baker Lake chop lower right; unframed; minor foxing and dirt along right edge noted

Provenance
private collection, Edmonton
Estimate CAD$1,000-$2,000

Sold
CAD $600
Paddle # 3353
Bid History
#112 ~ Inuit - Sunwoman  #30/50
#112 ~ Inuit - Sunwoman  #30/50

Artist Anguhadluq; Luke Inuit
Title Sunwoman #30/50
Media colour silkscreen on paper
Dated 1976
Size 24 x 18 in. / 61 x 45.7 cm.
Frame 34.25 x 27.25 x 1 in.

Notes
signed, titled, dated, numbered, inscribed with syllabics and Baker Lake chop lower right; framed

Provenance
private collection, Edmonton
Estimate CAD$600-$800

Sold
CAD $475
Paddle # 9000
Bid History
#113 ~ Inuit - The Caribou Hunt  #8/50
#113 ~ Inuit - The Caribou Hunt  #8/50

Artist Anguhadluq; Luke Inuit
Title The Caribou Hunt #8/50
Media colour silkscreen on paper
Dated 1976
Size 21 x 28.5 in. / 53.3 x 72.4 cm.
Frame 27.75 x 35.25 x 1 in.

Notes
signed, titled, dated, numbered, inscribed with syllabics and Baker Lake chop lower right; framed; small crack in glass upper left

Provenance
private collection, Edmonton
Estimate CAD$600-$800

Sold
CAD $450
Paddle # 3353
Bid History
#114 ~ Inuit - Shaman Entering the Drum Dance  #8/59
#114 ~ Inuit - Shaman Entering the Drum Dance  #8/59

Artist Anguhadluq; Luke Inuit
Title Shaman Entering the Drum Dance #8/59
Media colour silkscreen on paper
Dated 1976
Size 26.5 x 17 in. / 67.3 x 43.2 cm.
Frame 34.75 x 26.75 x 1 in.

Notes
signed, titled, dated, numbered, inscribed with syllabics and Baker Lake chop along bottom; framed without glass

Reference
illustrated as catalogue #1 in Baker Lake Prints 1977, published by Sanavik Co-operative

Provenance
private collection, Edmonton
Estimate CAD$500-$700

Sold
CAD $450
Paddle # 9000
Bid History
#115 ~ Inuit - Some Tribes of Inuit  #7/52
#115 ~ Inuit - Some Tribes of Inuit  #7/52

Artist Anguhadluq; Luke Inuit
Title Some Tribes of Inuit #7/52
Media colour silkscreen on paper
Dated 1976
Size 20.5 x 24.5 in. / 52.1 x 62.2 cm.
Frame 27.75 x 35.25 x 1 in.

Notes
signed, titled, dated, numbered, inscribed with syllabics and Baker Lake chop lower right; framed; crack in glass upper right

Provenance
private collection, Edmonton
Estimate CAD$400-$600

Sold
CAD $700
Paddle # 9000
Bid History
#116 ~ Inuit - Caribou Grazing  #6/60
#116 ~ Inuit - Caribou Grazing  #6/60

Artist Anguhadluq; Luke Inuit
Title Caribou Grazing #6/60
Media colour silkscreen on paper
Dated 1978
Size 5 x 20.5 in. / 12.7 x 52.1 cm.
Frame 27.25 x 34 x 1 in.

Notes
signed, titled, dated, numbered, inscribed with syllabics and Baker Lake chop lower right; framed

Provenance
private collection, Edmonton
Estimate CAD$400-$500

Sold
CAD $200
Paddle # 9000
Bid History
#117 ~ Inuit - Hunter and His Kayak  #6/55
#117 ~ Inuit - Hunter and His Kayak  #6/55

Artist Anguhadluq; Luke Inuit
Title Hunter and His Kayak #6/55
Media colour relief print on paper
Dated 1978
Size 3.75 x 8.5 in. / 9.5 x 21.6 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated, numbered, inscribed with syllabics and Baker Lake chop along bottom; unframed

Provenance
private collection, Edmonton
Estimate CAD$300-$500

Sold
CAD $150
Paddle # 9000
Bid History
#118 ~ Inuit - Seagulls Chasing Fish  #6/30
#118 ~ Inuit - Seagulls Chasing Fish  #6/30

Artist Anguhadluq; Luke Inuit
Title Seagulls Chasing Fish #6/30
Media colour silkscreen on paper
Dated 1978
Size 16 x 26 in. / 40.6 x 66 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated, numbered, inscribed with syllabics and Baker Lake chop lower right; unframed; minor foxing upper right noted

Provenance
private collection, Edmonton
Estimate CAD$300-$500

Sold
CAD $170
Paddle # 9000
Bid History
#119 ~ Inuit - The Fisher Man  #18/50
#119 ~ Inuit - The Fisher Man  #18/50

Artist Anguhadluq; Luke Inuit
Title The Fisher Man #18/50
Media colour stencil on paper
Dated 1980
Size 20.5 x 4 in. / 52.1 x 10.2 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated, numbered, inscribed with syllabics and Baker Lake chop lower right; unframed; some stains along bottom noted

Provenance
private collection, Edmonton
Estimate CAD$300-$500

Sold
CAD $160
Paddle # 9015
Bid History
#120 ~ Inuit - Snow Geese  #8/40
#120 ~ Inuit - Snow Geese  #8/40

Artist Awp; Syollie Inuit
Title Snow Geese #8/40
Media stonecut on paper
Dated 1974
Size 19.25 x 15.5 in. / 48.9 x 39.4 cm.
Frame 29.5 x 25.5 x 1 in.

Notes
syllabics in plate lower left; inscribed with syllabics, dated and numbered along bottom; bears artist's name and title on label verso; framed with archival mat

Estimate CAD$300-$400

Sold
CAD $150
Paddle # 6666
Bid History
#121 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Standing Seal
#121 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Standing Seal

Artist ATTR Petaulassie; Aggeak Inuit
Title Untitled - Standing Seal
Media green stone carving
Size 10 x 8 x 7 in. / 25.4 x 20.3 x 17.8 cm.

Notes
unsigned

Provenance
private collection, British Columbia
Estimate CAD$400-$600

Sold
CAD $200
Paddle # 8733
Bid History
#122 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Waving Seal
#122 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Waving Seal

Artist ATTR Petaulassie; Aggeak Inuit
Title Untitled - Waving Seal
Media dark green stone carving
Size 7.5 x 12 x 3.25 in. / 19 x 30.5 x 8.3 cm.

Notes
inscribed with syllabics on base; some handling marks noted

Provenance
private collection, British Columbia
Estimate CAD$400-$600

No Bid
CAD $200
Bid History
#123 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Turning Seal
#123 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Turning Seal

Artist ATTR Petaulassie; Aggeak Inuit
Title Untitled - Turning Seal
Media green and brown stone carving
Size 3 x 8 x 10 in. / 7.6 x 20.3 x 25.4 cm.

Notes
unsigned; minor handling marks noted

Provenance
private collection, British Columbia
Estimate CAD$300-$500

No Bid
CAD $150
Bid History
#124 ~ Inuit - Double Seated Kayak
#124 ~ Inuit - Double Seated Kayak

Artist Crow; Sam Inuit
Title Double Seated Kayak
Media grey stone carving
Dated 1970
Size 3.75 x 20 x 2.75 in. / 9.5 x 50.8 x 7 cm.

Notes
signed with disc number 'E9-259' and inscribed 'BN4772-0' on bottom; bears title and date on paperwork included with lot; broken hand on rower; minor damage to leather pieces noted

Reference
according to Margaret Hess catalogue paperwork, this piece was selected as an excellent piece by Wm. Taylor, Director of Museum of Man, Ottawa, Mr. Taylor wrote an article on the Double Kayak for the National Museum of Canada

Provenance
purchased from Canadian Arctic Producers, Ottawa [1972]; from the Estate of Dr. Margaret [Marmie] Perkins Hess, see some additional information at Canadian Museum of History Announces Major Bequest of Inuit Art from the late Dr. Margaret Hess
Estimate CAD$300-$400

Sold
CAD $220
Paddle # 7405
Bid History
#125 ~ Inuit - Beluga Whale
#125 ~ Inuit - Beluga Whale

Artist Eegeeyvudluk Inuit
Title Beluga Whale
Media white stone carving
Dated 1973
Size 3.5 x 8 x 4.25 in. / 8.9 x 20.3 x 10.8 cm.

Notes
signed 'Eegee' and dated on bottom; repair to tail noted

Reference
according to Margaret Hess catalogue paperwork, this was purchased from the artist from the Yellowknife Correctional Centre in 1973

Provenance
from the Estate of Dr. Margaret [Marmie] Perkins Hess, see some additional information at Canadian Museum of History Announces Major Bequest of Inuit Art from the late Dr. Margaret Hess
Estimate CAD$150-$250

Sold
CAD $80
Paddle # 7780
Bid History
#126 ~ Inuit - Owl and Goose  #1/20
#126 ~ Inuit - Owl and Goose  #1/20

Artist Ekaluk; Thomassie Inuit
Title Owl and Goose #1/20
Media colour stencil on paper
Dated 1973
Size 15.5 x 13.5 in. / 39.4 x 34.3 cm.
Frame 31 x 25.25 x 1.5 in.

Notes
dated, numbered, inscribed with syllabics and Inoucdjouac chop along; bears artist's name and title on label verso; framed

Provenance
purchased from Calgary Galleries [1973]; private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $170
Paddle # 3353
Bid History
#126.1 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Walrus on Rock
#126.1 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Walrus on Rock

Artist Elijassiapik; Eli Inuit
Title Untitled - Walrus on Rock
Media black stone carving
Size 6 x 7.5 x 3.25 in. / 15.2 x 19 x 8.3 cm.

Notes
signed in syllabics and disc number 'E9-1609' on bottom; minor handling marks noted

Provenance
from the estate of Leah Heath Art Consultant, Calgary
Estimate CAD$150-$250

Sold
CAD $85
Paddle # 7624
Bid History
#127 ~ Inuit - Kituriagaluk  #17/50
#127 ~ Inuit - Kituriagaluk  #17/50

Artist Ellyakota Inuit
Title Kituriagaluk #17/50
Media colour stonecut on paper
Dated 1979
Size 16.75 x 22.25 in. / 42.5 x 56.5 cm.
Frame 27.25 x 36.25 x 1 in.

Notes
signed, titled, dated, numbered, inscribed 'Dorset' and with syllabics along bottom; framed with archival mat

Reference
illustrated 'No. 6' on page 27 of Dorset 79, Twentieth Annual Cape Dorset Graphics Collection; published by M.F. Feheley Publishers; published 1979, Toronto, Canada and Dorset 79 catalogue both included with lot

Provenance
from a Calgary estate
Estimate CAD$200-$300

Sold
CAD $240
Paddle # 8924
Bid History
#128 ~ Inuit - Untitled - The Wise Elder
#128 ~ Inuit - Untitled - The Wise Elder

Artist Etokto Inuit
Title Untitled - The Wise Elder
Media grey stone carving
Size 7.75 x 5 x 5.25 in. / 19.7 x 12.7 x 13.3 cm.

Notes
signed on bottom; minor handling marks noted

Reference
possibly Tivi Etook?

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$700-$900

Sold
CAD $350
Paddle # 8056
Bid History
#129 ~ Inuit - A Dream of Tivi Etook  #50/50
#129 ~ Inuit - A Dream of Tivi Etook  #50/50

Artist Etook; Tivi Inuit
Title A Dream of Tivi Etook #50/50
Media stonecut on paper
Dated 1974
Size 8.5 x 12 in. / 21.6 x 30.5 cm.

Notes
dated, numbered and inscribed with syllabics along bottom; matted; unframed; some handling marks noted

Provenance
from the Estate of Dr. Margaret [Marmie] Perkins Hess, see some additional information at Canadian Museum of History Announces Major Bequest of Inuit Art from the late Dr. Margaret Hess
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $350
Paddle # 7073
Bid History
#130 ~ Inuit - Spirits with Great Bearded Seal  #43/50
#130 ~ Inuit - Spirits with Great Bearded Seal  #43/50

Artist Etook; Tivi Inuit
Title Spirits with Great Bearded Seal #43/50
Media stonecut on paper
Dated 1974
Size 8.25 x 12.25 in. / 21 x 31.1 cm.

Notes
dated, numbered and inscribed with syllabics along bottom; unframed; matted; some handling marks noted

Provenance
from the Estate of Dr. Margaret [Marmie] Perkins Hess, see some additional information at Canadian Museum of History Announces Major Bequest of Inuit Art from the late Dr. Margaret Hess
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $210
Paddle # 7073
Bid History
#131 ~ Inuit - Torgats Who Lived Inside Cliffs  #44/50
#131 ~ Inuit - Torgats Who Lived Inside Cliffs  #44/50

Artist Etook; Tivi Inuit
Title Torgats Who Lived Inside Cliffs #44/50
Media stonecut on paper
Dated 1974
Size 13 x 10.5 in. / 33 x 26.7 cm.

Notes
dated, numbered and inscribed with syllabics along bottom; matted; unframed; some handling marks noted

Provenance
from the Estate of Dr. Margaret [Marmie] Perkins Hess, see some additional information at Canadian Museum of History Announces Major Bequest of Inuit Art from the late Dr. Margaret Hess
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $500
Paddle # 8220
Bid History
#132 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Hunter in Kayak
#132 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Hunter in Kayak

Artist Etuameat; Danny Inuit
Title Untitled - Hunter in Kayak
Media bone carving
Dated 1998
Size 2 x 9.75 x 4.75 in. / 5.1 x 24.8 x 12.1 cm.

Notes
signed, dated and inscribed on bottom

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$250-$300

Sold
CAD $180
Paddle # 8542
Bid History
#133 ~ Inuit - Oval Basket with Handle
#133 ~ Inuit - Oval Basket with Handle

Artist Great Whale Community Inuit
Title Oval Basket with Handle
Media grass, bone and hide
Dated 1961
Size 5.5 x 10 x 4.5 in. / 14 x 25.4 x 11.4 cm.

Notes
bears community name and date on paperwork included with lot; handle fragile and somewhat loose; minor surface dirt noted

Provenance
purchased from Quest Gallery, Banff; from the Estate of Dr. Margaret [Marmie] Perkins Hess, see some additional information at Canadian Museum of History Announces Major Bequest of Inuit Art from the late Dr. Margaret Hess
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $150
Paddle # 9015
Bid History
#134 ~ Inuit - Untitled - A Warm Embrace
#134 ~ Inuit - Untitled - A Warm Embrace

Artist Hoopa Inuit
Title Untitled - A Warm Embrace
Media bone carving
Size 19 x 8 x 4 in. / 48.3 x 20.3 x 10.2 cm.

Notes
inscribed 'HOOPA' on bottom

Provenance
private collection, British Columbia
Estimate CAD$400-$600

Sold
CAD $200
Paddle # 4109
Bid History
#135 ~ Inuit - Surprised Man
#135 ~ Inuit - Surprised Man

Artist Igulik; Tuna Inuit
Title Surprised Man
Media dark grey stone carving
Dated 1970
Size 7 x 5.25 x 2.5 in. / 17.8 x 13.3 x 6.4 cm.

Notes
inscribed with syllabics on bottom; bears artist's name, title and community 'Baker Lake' on Government of Canada Certificate included with lot

Provenance
purchased from Canadian Arctic Producers, Ottawa [1972]; from the Estate of Dr. Margaret [Marmie] Perkins Hess, see some additional information at Canadian Museum of History Announces Major Bequest of Inuit Art from the late Dr. Margaret Hess
Estimate CAD$400-$500

Sold
CAD $250
Paddle # 5591
Bid History
#136 ~ Inuit - The Herd  #11/40
#136 ~ Inuit - The Herd  #11/40

Artist Iksiktaaryuk; Luke Inuit
Title The Herd #11/40
Media colour stencil on paper
Dated 1972
Size 22 x 37.75 in. / 55.9 x 95.9 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated, numbered, inscribed with syllabics and Baker Lake chop along bottom; unframed; some handling marks noted

Provenance
from the Estate of Dr. Margaret [Marmie] Perkins Hess, see some additional information at Canadian Museum of History Announces Major Bequest of Inuit Art from the late Dr. Margaret Hess
Estimate CAD$1,000-$2,000

Sold
CAD $2,100
Paddle # 3380
Bid History
#137 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Wolverine Eating Fish
#137 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Wolverine Eating Fish

Artist Inukpuk; Johnny Jr. Inuit
Title Untitled - Wolverine Eating Fish
Media dark green stone carving
Dated 1995
Size 2 x 5 x 1.75 in. / 5.1 x 12.7 x 4.4 cm.

Notes
dated and inscribed with syllabics on bottom; some handling marks noted

Provenance
private collection, British Columbia
Estimate CAD$150-$250

Sold
CAD $75
Paddle # 9021
Bid History
#138 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Small Seal
#138 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Small Seal

Artist Inukpuk; Johnny Jr. Inuit
Title Untitled - Small Seal
Media grey and green stone carving
Dated 1983
Size 2.5 x 4.5 x 1.75 in. / 6.4 x 11.4 x 4.4 cm.

Notes
bears artist's name, date and community 'Inoucdjouac B5-19005' on Government of Canada Certificate included with lot

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$50-$75

Sold
CAD $60
Paddle # 8900
Bid History
#139 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Hungry Bear
#139 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Hungry Bear

Artist Irquq; Abraham Inuit
Title Untitled - Hungry Bear
Media grey stone carving
Dated 1974
Size 6 x 10 x 3.5 in. / 15.2 x 25.4 x 8.9 cm.

Notes
signed 'Abraham', dated and inscibed 'I-30964' on bottom; bears artist's name 'A. Niapuk?' and 'Povungnituk' and disc number on Government of Canada Certificate included with lot

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$125-$175

Sold
CAD $55
Paddle # 8269
Bid History
#140 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Inuit Life
#140 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Inuit Life

Artist Ivu Inuit
Title Untitled - Inuit Life
Media grey stone carving
Size 9.75 x 7.25 x 1.5 in. / 24.8 x 18.4 x 3.8 cm.

Notes
signed, inscribed with syllabics and '310546' on bottom

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$150-$250

No Bid
CAD $75
Bid History
#141 ~ Inuit - Not Knowing What Kind of Fish She is Catching from the Deep Lake
#141 ~ Inuit - Not Knowing What Kind of Fish She is Catching from the Deep Lake

Artist Iyaituk; Mattiusi Inuit
Title Not Knowing What Kind of Fish She is Catching from the Deep Lake
Media green and grey stone carving with caribou sinew
Dated 2000
Size 20.5 x 15 x 11 in. / 52.1 x 38.1 x 27.9 cm.

Notes
signed in syllabics, titled and dated on bottom

Provenance
private collection, British Columbia
Estimate CAD$1,500-$2,000

Sold
CAD $950
Paddle # 5229
Bid History
#142 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Standing Man
#142 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Standing Man

Artist Johnny Inuit
Title Untitled - Standing Man
Media black and green stone carving
Size 4.25 x 1.5 x 1.25 in. / 10.8 x 3.8 x 3.2 cm.
Frame x x 0 in.

Notes
signed in syllabics [Johnny] on bottom; minor handling marks noted

Provenance
private collection, British Columbia
Estimate CAD$200-$400

Sold
CAD $100
Paddle # 3380
Bid History
#143 ~ Inuit - Woman at Work, Hunter in Kayak  #38/50
#143 ~ Inuit - Woman at Work, Hunter in Kayak  #38/50

Artist Juanisialuk/Syollie Arpatuk Inuit
Title Woman at Work, Hunter in Kayak #38/50
Media colour stonecut on paper
Dated 1972
Size 20.5 x 27 in. / 52.1 x 68.6 cm.
Frame 27.25 x 38.25 x 0.75 in.

Notes
signed in stone lower centre; signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; framed with archival mat

Reference
illustrated 'No. 33' in Povungnituk, 1972, published by Minister of Indian Affairs, Canada; book included with lot

Provenance
from a Calgary estate
Estimate CAD$250-$350

Sold
CAD $200
Paddle # 4865
Bid History
#144 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Owl Riding on the Wind
#144 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Owl Riding on the Wind

Artist Kakee; Josephee Inuit
Title Untitled - Owl Riding on the Wind
Media bone carving
Size 4 x 11.5 x 2.5 in. / 10.2 x 29.2 x 6.4 cm.

Notes
signed with disc number 'E6-50' under wing; some handling marks noted

Provenance
ex-collection noted antique dealer, Bert Baron, Calgary and by descent
Estimate CAD$150-$200

Sold
CAD $160
Paddle # 8886
Bid History
#145 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Walrus
#145 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Walrus

Artist Kakkik; Joanasee Inuit
Title Untitled - Walrus
Media dark green stone carving
Size 4 x 8.25 x 5.5 in. / 10.2 x 21 x 14 cm.

Notes
signed with disc number 'E6-45' and in syllabics on bottom

Provenance
ex-collection noted antique dealer, Bert Baron, Calgary and by descent
Estimate CAD$400-$600

No Bid
CAD $200
Bid History
#146 ~ Inuit - Under the Stars  #24/50
#146 ~ Inuit - Under the Stars  #24/50

Artist Kalvak; Helen Inuit
Title Under the Stars #24/50
Media colour stonecut on paper
Dated 1968
Size 10.75 x 15 in. / 27.3 x 38.1 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated, numbered, inscribed '#9' and Holman chop along bottom; unframed; some minor handling marks noted

Provenance
from the Estate of Dr. Margaret [Marmie] Perkins Hess, see some additional information at Canadian Museum of History Announces Major Bequest of Inuit Art from the late Dr. Margaret Hess
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $160
Paddle # 3353
Bid History
#147 ~ Inuit - Losing the Catch  #36/40
#147 ~ Inuit - Losing the Catch  #36/40

Artist Kanayook / Quananaapik Inuit
Title Losing the Catch #36/40
Media colour stonecut on paper
Dated 1972
Size 27.5 x 15.25 in. / 69.8 x 38.7 cm.
Frame 36.25 x 24.5 x 0.75 in.

Notes
signed in stone lower centre; dated, numbered and inscribed in syllabics along bottom; framed with archival mat

Reference
illustrated 'No. 34' in Povungnituk, 1972, published by Minister of Indian Affairs, Canada

Provenance
from a Calgary estate
Estimate CAD$200-$300

Sold
CAD $100
Paddle # 7099
Bid History
#147.1 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Young Whale
#147.1 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Young Whale

Artist Karpik; Pauloosie Inuit
Title Untitled - Young Whale
Media dark green stone carving
Size 2.5 x 6 x 11 in. / 6.4 x 15.2 x 27.9 cm.

Notes
signed in syllabics on bottom

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$300-$500

Sold
CAD $120
Paddle # 9015
Bid History
#147.2 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Black Seal
#147.2 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Black Seal

Artist Karpik; Peepeelee Inuit
Title Untitled - Black Seal
Media black stone carving
Size 2 x 3.75 x 2 in. / 5.1 x 9.5 x 5.1 cm.

Notes
signed in syllabics on bottom

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $26
Paddle # 7452
Bid History
#148 ~ Inuit - Walrus Reclining
#148 ~ Inuit - Walrus Reclining

Artist Kasaluak; Johnny Inuit
Title Walrus Reclining
Media light green stone carving
Size 3.75 x 7.25 x 2.75 in. / 9.5 x 18.4 x 7 cm.

Notes
inscribed with syllabics on bottom; bears artist's name and title on label attached to bottom

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$300-$400

Sold
CAD $160
Paddle # 5591
Bid History
#149 ~ Inuit - A Frightened Spirit  #22/50
#149 ~ Inuit - A Frightened Spirit  #22/50

Artist Kigusiuq; Janet Inuit
Title A Frightened Spirit #22/50
Media colour stonecut on paper
Dated 1973
Size 10.25 x 22.25 in. / 26 x 56.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated, numbered, inscribed with syllabics and Baker Lake chop along bottom; matted; unframed; some minor handling marks noted

Provenance
from the Estate of Dr. Margaret [Marmie] Perkins Hess, see some additional information at Canadian Museum of History Announces Major Bequest of Inuit Art from the late Dr. Margaret Hess
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $100
Paddle # 8900
Bid History
#150 ~ Inuit - Running Goose  #1/50
#150 ~ Inuit - Running Goose  #1/50

Artist Kingmeata Inuit
Title Running Goose #1/50
Media colour stonecut on paper
Dated 1974
Size 13.25 x 14.25 in. / 33.7 x 36.2 cm.
Frame 17.75 x 25 x 1 in.

Notes
signed, titled, dated, numbered and inscribed 'Dorset' along bottom; artist's chop and Cape Dorset chop lower left; framed

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$300-$400

Sold
CAD $275
Paddle # 9019
Bid History
#151 ~ Inuit - Bear Hunt  #29/50
#151 ~ Inuit - Bear Hunt  #29/50

Artist Kingwatsiak; Iyola Inuit
Title Bear Hunt #29/50
Media etching on paper
Dated 1963
Size 8.75 x 11.75 in. / 22.2 x 29.8 cm.

Notes
dated, numbered and inscribed with syllabics along bottom; unframed; handling marks noted

Provenance
from the Estate of Dr. Margaret [Marmie] Perkins Hess, see some additional information at Canadian Museum of History Announces Major Bequest of Inuit Art from the late Dr. Margaret Hess
Estimate CAD$150-$200

Sold
CAD $130
Paddle # 1218
Bid History
#152 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Hunter Holding His Dinner
#152 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Hunter Holding His Dinner

Artist Koma; Levi Inuit
Title Untitled - Hunter Holding His Dinner
Media grey stone carving
Size 8 x 4.25 x 3.25 in. / 20.3 x 10.8 x 8.3 cm.

Notes
signed on bottom; some surface dirt and handling marks noted

Estimate CAD$150-$250

Sold
CAD $275
Paddle # 7166
Bid History
#153 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Swimming Seal
#153 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Swimming Seal

Artist Komwartok Inuit
Title Untitled - Swimming Seal
Media green stone carving
Size 5 x 15 x 2.5 in. / 12.7 x 38.1 x 6.4 cm.

Notes
unsigned; bears artist's name and community 'Cape Dorset' and inscription '0285' on Government of Canada Certificate included with lot

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$350-$450

Sold
CAD $80
Paddle # 6897
Bid History
#153.1 ~ Inuit - Mytho [Hunter]
#153.1 ~ Inuit - Mytho [Hunter]

Artist Koom; Josie Inuit
Title Mytho [Hunter]
Media grey stone carving
Size 3.5 x 5.25 x 2 in. / 8.9 x 13.3 x 5.1 cm.

Notes
signed and inscribed '65462' on bottom; bears title and community 'Povungnituk' on Government of Canada Certificate included with lot; minor handling marks noted

Reference
consignor suggests a date of 1968

Provenance
private collection, British Columbia
Estimate CAD$100-$150

No Bid
CAD $50
Bid History
#154 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Mother and Child
#154 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Mother and Child

Artist Kopak; Rosalie Okkangok Inuit
Title Untitled - Mother and Child
Media green stone carving
Size 7.5 x 9.5 x 6 in. / 19 x 24.1 x 15.2 cm.

Notes
signed in syllabics on bottom

Provenance
private collection, British Columbia
Estimate CAD$400-$600

Sold
CAD $200
Paddle # 3380
Bid History
#155 ~ Inuit - Hunter  #2/25
#155 ~ Inuit - Hunter  #2/25

Artist Kuanana; Timothy Kuananapik Inuit
Title Hunter #2/25
Media relief print on paper
Dated 1962
Size 9 x 13.75 in. / 22.9 x 34.9 cm.
Frame 17 x 21 x 1 in.

Notes
signed in syllabics in block lower centre; dated, numbered and inscribed with syllabics along bottom; framed

Reference
reproduced on page 320 in Inuit Artists Print Handbook, edited by Sandra B. Barz, published by Arts and Culture of the North Publishers, 1981

Provenance
private collection, Edmonton
Estimate CAD$200-$300

Sold
CAD $100
Paddle # 3367
Bid History
#156 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Igloo and Family
#156 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Igloo and Family

Artist Kudluarlik; Kakasilala Inuit
Title Untitled - Igloo and Family
Media light grey stone carving
Size 5 x 7.5 x 5.5 in. / 12.7 x 19 x 14 cm.

Notes
indistinct inscription on bottom; bears artist's name and community 'Pangnirtung' on Government of Canada Certificate included with lot

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$75-$125

Sold
CAD $28
Paddle # 6897
Bid History
#157 ~ Inuit - Dream  #49/50
#157 ~ Inuit - Dream  #49/50

Artist Kukiiyaut; Myra Inuit
Title Dream #49/50
Media colour stencil on paper
Dated 1971
Size 23.25 x 20.5 in. / 59.1 x 52.1 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated, numbered, inscribed with syllabics and Baker Lake chop along bottom; matted; unframed; some minor handling marks noted

Provenance
from the Estate of Dr. Margaret [Marmie] Perkins Hess, see some additional information at Canadian Museum of History Announces Major Bequest of Inuit Art from the late Dr. Margaret Hess
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $160
Paddle # 7746
Bid History
#158 ~ Inuit - Drum Dance  #32/50
#158 ~ Inuit - Drum Dance  #32/50

Artist Kukiiyaut; Myra Inuit
Title Drum Dance #32/50
Media colour stonecut on paper
Dated 1974
Size 16.25 x 12.75 in. / 41.3 x 32.4 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated, numbered, inscribed with syllabics and Baker Lake chop along bottom; unframed; minor handling marks noted

Provenance
from the Estate of Dr. Margaret [Marmie] Perkins Hess, see some additional information at Canadian Museum of History Announces Major Bequest of Inuit Art from the late Dr. Margaret Hess
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $70
Paddle # 8564
Bid History
#159 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Stretching
#159 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Stretching

Artist Kumarluk; Lucassie Inuit
Title Untitled - Stretching
Media green stone carving
Dated 1983
Size 2.75 x 6.75 x 1.75 in. / 7 x 17.1 x 4.4 cm.

Notes
bears artist's name, date and community 'Inoucdjouac B5-13078' on Government of Canada Certificate included with lot

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$125-$175

Sold
CAD $21
Paddle # 8269
Bid History
#160 ~ Inuit - Capturing a Powerful Bird  #30/50
#160 ~ Inuit - Capturing a Powerful Bird  #30/50

Artist Mangitak; Kellypalik Inuit
Title Capturing a Powerful Bird #30/50
Media colour stonecut on paper
Dated 1964
Size 14.25 x 17.5 in. / 36.2 x 44.4 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; Dorset chop upper left; unframed; 2.5 inch tear centre left noted; some liquid damage along bottom; some handling marks and stains noted

Provenance
private collection, Victoria
Estimate CAD$200-$400

Sold
CAD $100
Paddle # 1692
Bid History
#161 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Drum Dancer
#161 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Drum Dancer

Artist Maniapik; Manasie Inuit
Title Untitled - Drum Dancer
Media green stone carving with bone
Size 12.25 x 6.5 x 8.75 in. / 31.1 x 16.5 x 22.2 cm.

Notes
signed in syllabics on base

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$900-$1,200

Sold
CAD $450
Paddle # 7798
Bid History
#162 ~ Inuit - Leader Dog [Issorartuyok]
#162 ~ Inuit - Leader Dog [Issorartuyok]

Artist Napacheekallak;MathewKeegootah Inuit
Title Leader Dog [Issorartuyok]
Media whale bone carving
Dated 1963
Size 0.75 x 1.5 x 0.5 in. / 1.9 x 3.8 x 1.3 cm.

Notes
unsigned; bears artist's name, disc number 'E5-19', date and community 'Spence Bay' on paperwork included with lot

Reference
according to Margaret Hess catalogue paperwork, this was purchased from the Museum of the North, Yellowknife, at a sale held for the official opening of the museum

Provenance
from the Estate of Dr. Margaret [Marmie] Perkins Hess, see some additional information at Canadian Museum of History Announces Major Bequest of Inuit Art from the late Dr. Margaret Hess
Estimate CAD$100-$300

Sold
CAD $120
Paddle # 4109
Bid History
#163 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Pulling a Seal from Blowhole
#163 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Pulling a Seal from Blowhole

Artist Napatuk; Philipoosie Inuit
Title Untitled - Pulling a Seal from Blowhole
Media black stone carving with leather
Dated 1962
Size 5 x 6 x 2.5 in. / 12.7 x 15.2 x 6.4 cm.

Notes
signed with disc number 'E91523' and inscribed with syllabics on bottom; bears artist's name, date and community 'Port Harrison' on paperwork included with lot; leather rope broken and piece missing

Provenance
purchased from Quest Gallery, Banff [1973]; from the Estate of Dr. Margaret [Marmie] Perkins Hess, see some additional information at Canadian Museum of History Announces Major Bequest of Inuit Art from the late Dr. Margaret Hess
Estimate CAD$200-$250

Sold
CAD $190
Paddle # 7099
Bid History
#164 ~ Inuit - The Mother Caught a Fish Which She is Taking to Her Son  #2/40
#164 ~ Inuit - The Mother Caught a Fish Which She is Taking to Her Son  #2/40

Artist Ningiak; Niali Inuit
Title The Mother Caught a Fish Which She is Taking to Her Son #2/40
Media stonecut on paper
Dated 1974
Size 8.75 x 7.75 in. / 22.2 x 19.7 cm.
Frame 18.5 x 17.5 x 1.25 in.

Notes
inscribed with syllabics in plate lower left; dated, numbered, inscribed with syllabics and Povungnituk chop along bottom; bears artist's name and title on label verso; framed

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$150-$250

Sold
CAD $70
Paddle # 9015
Bid History
#165 ~ Inuit - Round Lyme Grass Basket with Soap Stone Bird Handle
#165 ~ Inuit - Round Lyme Grass Basket with Soap Stone Bird Handle

Artist Niukpuk; Jeannie Inuit
Title Round Lyme Grass Basket with Soap Stone Bird Handle
Media grass basket with black stone carving
Dated 1961
Size 12.5 x 11 x 11 in. / 31.8 x 27.9 x 27.9 cm.
Frame x x 0 in.

Notes
bears artist's name, disc number 'E9-1756', date and community 'Inoudjouac' on paperwork included with lot; some fading and handling marks noted

Reference
according to Margaret Hess catalogue paperwork, Jobie Inukpuk [her husband and a carver] made the handles for her baskets

Provenance
purchased from Quest Gallery, Banff; from the Estate of Dr. Margaret [Marmie] Perkins Hess, see some additional information at <a href=
Estimate CAD$200-$250

Sold
CAD $275
Paddle # 5474
Bid History
#165.1 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Carrying Baby on Back
#165.1 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Carrying Baby on Back

Artist Niviaxie; Annie Inuit
Title Untitled - Carrying Baby on Back
Media green stone carving
Size 9.25 x 4.5 x 4 in. / 23.5 x 11.4 x 10.2 cm.

Notes
signed in syllabics on bottom; some handling marks noted

Provenance
from the estate of Leah Heath Art Consultant, Calgary
Estimate CAD$300-$500

Sold
CAD $350
Paddle # 3380
Bid History
#166 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Black Fish
#166 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Black Fish

Artist Niviaxie; Samwillie Inuit
Title Untitled - Black Fish
Media black stone carving
Size 2.75 x 6 x 2 in. / 7 x 15.2 x 5.1 cm.

Notes
signed with disc number 'E9730' and inscribed with syllabics on bottom; bears artist's name on label on bottom; small chip on dorsal fin noted

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$75-$125

Sold
CAD $55
Paddle # 6897
Bid History
#167 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Walrus with Large Tusks
#167 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Walrus with Large Tusks

Artist Nowrakudluk; Noah Inuit
Title Untitled - Walrus with Large Tusks
Media black stone carving
Size 6 x 7 x 5 in. / 15.2 x 17.8 x 12.7 cm.

Notes
indistinct syllabics on bottom; some handling marks noted

Estimate CAD$300-$400

Sold
CAD $95
Paddle # 7452
Bid History
#168 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Long-Necked Loon
#168 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Long-Necked Loon

Artist Nowrakudluk; Noah Inuit
Title Untitled - Long-Necked Loon
Media black stone carving
Size 6 x 7.5 x 3 in. / 15.2 x 19 x 7.6 cm.

Notes
signed in syllabics and with disc number '1612' on bottom; minor handling marks noted

Estimate CAD$200-$300

Sold
CAD $31
Paddle # 8269
Bid History
#169 ~ Inuit - Bird Spirit  #34/50
#169 ~ Inuit - Bird Spirit  #34/50

Artist Nuilaalik; Joshua Inuit
Title Bird Spirit #34/50
Media stonecut on paper
Dated 1970
Size 5.75 x 6.75 in. / 14.6 x 17.1 cm.
Frame 20.5 x 26.5 x 1 in.

Notes
signed, titled, dated, numbered, inscribed with syllabics and Baker Lake chop along bottom; unframed; yellow stain lower right noted

Provenance
from the Estate of Dr. Margaret [Marmie] Perkins Hess, see some additional information at Canadian Museum of History Announces Major Bequest of Inuit Art from the late Dr. Margaret Hess
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $85
Paddle # 6806
Bid History

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