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#170 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Mother and Baby Preparing Seal
#170 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Mother and Baby Preparing Seal

Artist Onerk; Ludovic Inuit
Title Untitled - Mother and Baby Preparing Seal
Media grey stone carving
Size 5.75 x 9.25 x 3.5 in. / 14.6 x 23.5 x 8.9 cm.

Notes
signed on bottom; some handling marks

Estimate CAD$200-$250

No Bid
CAD $100
Bid History
#171 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Fisherman at the Hole
#171 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Fisherman at the Hole

Artist Oomayoualook; Isa Inuit
Title Untitled - Fisherman at the Hole
Media grey stone carving
Size 8.75 x 7.5 x 5.25 in. / 22.2 x 19 x 13.3 cm.

Notes
inscribed with syllabics and disc number 'E91576' on bottom; large cracks and repair on base and leg noted; some handling marks noted

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

Sold
CAD $250
Paddle # 8711
Bid History
#172 ~ Inuit - Evil Spirits Around the Igloo  #12/39
#172 ~ Inuit - Evil Spirits Around the Igloo  #12/39

Artist Oonark / Tullik Inuit
Title Evil Spirits Around the Igloo #12/39
Media colour stencil on paper
Dated 1972
Size 16.5 x 18.5 in. / 41.9 x 47 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated, numbered 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$400-$600

Sold
CAD $750
Paddle # 4884
Bid History
#173 ~ Inuit - Kiviuk and the Grizzly  #19/50
#173 ~ Inuit - Kiviuk and the Grizzly  #19/50

Artist Oonark; Jessie Inuit
Title Kiviuk and the Grizzly #19/50
Media colour stencil on paper
Dated 1981
Size 22.5 x 29 in. / 57.2 x 73.7 cm.

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

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

Sold
CAD $375
Paddle # 9000
Bid History
#174 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Woman Preparing the Fur
#174 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Woman Preparing the Fur

Artist Paneepa Inuit
Title Untitled - Woman Preparing the Fur
Media green stone carving with fur
Size 4.75 x 4.5 x 3.25 in. / 12.1 x 11.4 x 8.3 cm.

Notes
signed and inscribed 'E5328' on bottom

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$150-$200

Sold
CAD $75
Paddle # 3380
Bid History
#175 ~ Inuit - Untitled - These Colourful Birds
#175 ~ Inuit - Untitled - These Colourful Birds

Artist Papialuk; Josie [Paperk] Inuit
Title Untitled - These Colourful Birds
Media colour lithograph on paper
Dated 1983
Size 13.75 x 18.25 in. / 34.9 x 46.4 cm.
Frame 26.25 x 31.25 x 0.75 in.

Notes
signed, dated and inscribed with syllabics along bottom; bears printed English inscription in mat along bottom; framed with archival mat

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$200-$250

Sold
CAD $230
Paddle # 6453
Bid History
#176 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Smiling Weasel
#176 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Smiling Weasel

Artist Pappy; Isah Inuit
Title Untitled - Smiling Weasel
Media black stone carving
Size 3.5 x 4 x 1.75 in. / 8.9 x 10.2 x 4.4 cm.

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

Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $26
Paddle # 1218
Bid History
#176.1 ~ Inuit - Netsilik River  #45/50
#176.1 ~ Inuit - Netsilik River  #45/50

Artist Pitseolak; Ashoona Inuit
Title Netsilik River #45/50
Media colour stonecut on paper
Dated 1973
Size 23 x 20.25 in. / 58.4 x 51.4 cm.
Frame 35 x 25.75 x 1 in.

Notes
signed, titled, dated, numbered and inscribed 'Cape Dorset' along bottom; framed; some minor handling marks noted

Estimate CAD$500-$700

Sold
CAD $950
Paddle # 8886
Bid History
#177 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Four Birds  #38/50
#177 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Four Birds  #38/50

Artist Pitseolak; Ashoona Inuit
Title Untitled - Four Birds #38/50
Media etching on paper
Dated 1962
Size 8.75 x 11.75 in. / 22.2 x 29.8 cm.

Notes
signed and numbered 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$100-$150

Sold
CAD $130
Paddle # 8900
Bid History
#178 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Three Tattooed Faces and Three Objects  #13/50
#178 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Three Tattooed Faces and Three Objects  #13/50

Artist Pitseolak; Ashoona Inuit
Title Untitled - Three Tattooed Faces and Three Objects #13/50
Media etching on paper
Dated 1962
Size 8.75 x 11.75 in. / 22.2 x 29.8 cm.

Notes
signed and numbered along bottom; unframed; some creases and stains in margins and 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 $100
Paddle # 8220
Bid History
#179 ~ Inuit - Hawk  #160/200
#179 ~ Inuit - Hawk  #160/200

Artist Pitseolak; Peter Inuit
Title Hawk #160/200
Media colour stonecut and stencil on paper
Dated 1977
Size 17 x 23.25 in. / 43.2 x 59.1 cm.
Frame 29.25 x 35.25 x 1 in.

Notes
signed, titled, dated, numbered and inscribed 'Dorset' along bottom; Dorset chop lower right; framed with archival mat; some small liquid damage on mat along bottom noted

Reference
from the portfolio The Eskimos and their Art a co-operative project between the West Baffin Eskimo Co-op and the International World Wildlife Fund

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

Sold
CAD $230
Paddle # 9022
Bid History
#180 ~ Inuit - Bear Attacking Hunter
#180 ~ Inuit - Bear Attacking Hunter

Artist Pitsiulak; Napachee Inuit
Title Bear Attacking Hunter
Media green stone carving
Size 11 x 12.5 x 10 in. / 27.9 x 31.8 x 25.4 cm.

Notes
signed in syllabics on bottom; minor handling marks noted

Reference
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

Provenance
from a Calgary estate
Estimate CAD$900-$1,200

Sold
CAD $700
Paddle # 6897
Bid History
#180.1 ~ Inuit - The Fisherman  #1/50
#180.1 ~ Inuit - The Fisherman  #1/50

Artist Pootoogook; Eegyvudluk Inuit
Title The Fisherman #1/50
Media stonecut on paper
Dated 1960
Size 5.5 x 3.5 in. / 14 x 8.9 cm.
Frame 22.25 x 16.25 x 0.75 in.

Notes
signed, titled, dated, numbered and inscribed 'Cape Dorset' along bottom; Cape Dorset chop in plate lower right; paper size 12x12.75 inches; framed with archival mat

Estimate CAD$400-$600

Sold
CAD $650
Paddle # 9000
Bid History
#181 ~ Inuit - Omingmungjuaq  #160/200
#181 ~ Inuit - Omingmungjuaq  #160/200

Artist Pootoogook; Kananginak Inuit
Title Omingmungjuaq #160/200
Media colour stonecut on paper
Dated 1977
Size 20.5 x 16.75 in. / 52.1 x 42.5 cm.
Frame 35.25 x 29.25 x 0.75 in.

Notes
signed, titled, dated, numbered and inscribed 'Dorset' along bottom; Dorset chop and syllabics upper left; framed with archival mat; some liquid damage on mat lower left noted

Reference
from the portfolio The Eskimos and their Art a co-operative project between the West Baffin Eskimo Co-op and the International World Wildlife Fund

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

Sold
CAD $950
Paddle # 8171
Bid History
#182 ~ Inuit - Arctic Murres  #34/50
#182 ~ Inuit - Arctic Murres  #34/50

Artist Pootoogook; Kananginak Inuit
Title Arctic Murres #34/50
Media colour etching on paper
Dated 2007
Size 19 x 27.25 in. / 48.3 x 69.2 cm.
Frame 35 x 42.25 x 1.75 in.

Notes
signed, titled, dated, numbered and inscribed 'Dorset' along bottom; framed

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

Sold
CAD $900
Paddle # 7624
Bid History
#183 ~ Inuit - Coastal Birds #33/50
#183 ~ Inuit - Coastal Birds #33/50

Artist Pootoogook; Kananginak Inuit
Title Coastal Birds #33/50
Media colour stonecut on paper
Dated 1997
Size 15.5 x 19.5 in. / 39.4 x 49.5 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated, numbered and inscribed 'Dorset' along bottom; unframed

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

Sold
CAD $200
Paddle # 7352
Bid History
#184 ~ Inuit - Caribou  #160/200
#184 ~ Inuit - Caribou  #160/200

Artist Pootoogook; Kananginak Inuit
Title Caribou #160/200
Media colour stonecut on paper
Dated 1977
Size 18.25 x 12.75 in. / 46.4 x 32.4 cm.
Frame 35.25 x 29.25 x 1 in.

Notes
signed, titled, dated, numbered and inscribed 'Dorset' along bottom; Dorset chop and syllabics lower right; framed with archival mat; some small liquid damage on mat along bottom noted

Reference
from the portfolio The Eskimos and their Art a co-operative project between the West Baffin Eskimo Co-op and the International World Wildlife Fund

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

Sold
CAD $375
Paddle # 3353
Bid History
#185 ~ Inuit - Walrus  #160/200
#185 ~ Inuit - Walrus  #160/200

Artist Pootoogook; Kananginak Inuit
Title Walrus #160/200
Media colour stonecut on paper
Dated 1977
Size 15.5 x 24.25 in. / 39.4 x 61.6 cm.
Frame 29.25 x 35.25 x 1 in.

Notes
signed, titled, dated, numbered and inscribed 'Dorset' along bottom; Dorset chop and syllabics upper right; framed with archival mat; some small liquid damage on mat along bottom noted

Reference
from the portfolio The Eskimos and their Art a co-operative project between the West Baffin Eskimo Co-op and the International World Wildlife Fund

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

Sold
CAD $425
Paddle # 7099
Bid History
#186 ~ Inuit - Metik  #160/200
#186 ~ Inuit - Metik  #160/200

Artist Pootoogook; Kananginak Inuit
Title Metik #160/200
Media colour stonecut and stencil on paper
Dated 1977
Size 20 x 13.75 in. / 50.8 x 34.9 cm.
Frame 35.25 x 29.25 x 1 in.

Notes
signed, titled, dated, numbered and inscribed 'Dorset' along bottom; Dorset chop and syllabics lower right; framed with archival mat; some liquid damage on mat along bottom noted

Reference
from the portfolio The Eskimos and their Art a co-operative project between the West Baffin Eskimo Co-op and the International World Wildlife Fund

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

Sold
CAD $160
Paddle # 8564
Bid History
#187 ~ Inuit - My Home  #36/39
#187 ~ Inuit - My Home  #36/39

Artist Pudlat; Pudlo Inuit
Title My Home #36/39
Media colour lithograph on paper
Dated 1975
Size 18.5 x 22.5 in. / 47 x 57.2 cm.
Frame 29 x 32 x 1 in.

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

Provenance
Wallack Galleries, Ottawa, label verso; from an Ottawa estate
Estimate CAD$150-$200

Sold
CAD $200
Paddle # 7342
Bid History
#188 ~ Inuit - Tulik and Sailboats  #23/50
#188 ~ Inuit - Tulik and Sailboats  #23/50

Artist Pudlat; Pudlo Inuit
Title Tulik and Sailboats #23/50
Media colour lithograph on paper
Dated 1977
Size 11.5 x 17.75 in. / 29.2 x 45.1 cm.
Frame 26.5 x 29.75 x 1 in.

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

Provenance
from an Ottawa estate
Estimate CAD$150-$200

Sold
CAD $95
Paddle # 7342
Bid History
#189 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Bear  #14/50
#189 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Bear  #14/50

Artist Putuguk; Sarah Inuit
Title Untitled - Bear #14/50
Media colour stencil on paper
Dated 1988
Size 14.5 x 23 in. / 36.8 x 58.4 cm.

Notes
dated, numbered and inscribed with syllabics along bottom; unframed; small mark in paper near nose noted

Provenance
private collection, Banff
Estimate CAD$150-$200

Sold
CAD $43
Paddle # 8733
Bid History
#189.1 ~ Inuit - Povungnituk  #4/50
#189.1 ~ Inuit - Povungnituk  #4/50

Artist Qaqutu; Adamie Alaku Inuit
Title Povungnituk #4/50
Media stonecut on paper
Dated 1961
Size 2.5 x 5.25 in. / 6.4 x 13.3 cm.
Frame 14.5 x 18.5 x 1.25 in.

Notes
signed, titled, dated and numbered along bottom; framed

Reference
this was included in the very first Povungnituk collection of prints

Estimate CAD$400-$600

Sold
CAD $300
Paddle # 9000
Bid History
#190 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Sedna Bear Spirit
#190 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Sedna Bear Spirit

Artist Qimirpik; Kellypalik Inuit
Title Untitled - Sedna Bear Spirit
Media green stone carving
Size 15.25 x 13.5 x 4.5 in. / 38.7 x 34.3 x 11.4 cm.

Notes
unsigned; large chip on back of base measuring [1.75 x 0.5 inches]; minor handling marks noted

Provenance
private collection, British Columbia
Estimate CAD$700-$900

No Bid
CAD $425
Bid History
#191 ~ Inuit - Man Harpoons a Seal Through an Aglo  #11/30
#191 ~ Inuit - Man Harpoons a Seal Through an Aglo  #11/30

Artist Quananapik Inuit
Title Man Harpoons a Seal Through an Aglo #11/30
Media colour stonecut on paper
Dated 1973
Size 7.75 x 10 in. / 19.7 x 25.4 cm.
Frame 16.75 x 20 x 1 in.

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

Provenance
purchased from Cottage Crafts, Calgary [1973]; private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$200-$250

Sold
CAD $90
Paddle # 8564
Bid History
#192 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Perched Bird
#192 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Perched Bird

Artist Qumak Inuit
Title Untitled - Perched Bird
Media green stone carving
Dated 1977
Size 5 x 3.25 x 3 in. / 12.7 x 8.3 x 7.6 cm.

Notes
signed, dated and inscribed with syllabics on base; some handling marks noted

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$150-$200

Sold
CAD $75
Paddle # 8733
Bid History
#193 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Presenting My Finished Carvings
#193 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Presenting My Finished Carvings

Artist Romeo Inuit
Title Untitled - Presenting My Finished Carvings
Media bone and stone carving
Dated 1981
Size 6 x 3.25 x 2.75 in. / 15.2 x 8.3 x 7 cm.

Notes
signed, dated and inscribed on bottom

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$150-$200

Sold
CAD $220
Paddle # 3353
Bid History
#193.1 ~ Inuit - Owl in Arctic Mist  #39/50
#193.1 ~ Inuit - Owl in Arctic Mist  #39/50

Artist Saila; Pitaloosie Inuit
Title Owl in Arctic Mist #39/50
Media colour stonecut on paper
Dated 1988
Size 11 x 15.5 in. / 27.9 x 39.4 cm.
Frame 24.5 x 30.75 x 1.75 in.

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

Estimate CAD$600-$800

Sold
CAD $550
Paddle # 9000
Bid History
#194 ~ Inuit - Untitled - The Kayaker
#194 ~ Inuit - Untitled - The Kayaker

Artist School Inuit
Title Untitled - The Kayaker
Media light green and gray stone carving
Size 8.75 x 34.5 x 4.25 in. / 22.2 x 87.6 x 10.8 cm.

Notes
indistinctly inscribed 'Dimu?' on bottom; some small scratches and handling marks noted; chips on rear tip of kayak noted

Provenance
private collection, British Columbia
Estimate CAD$900-$1,200

No Bid
CAD $500
Bid History
#195 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Eagle Eye Transformation
#195 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Eagle Eye Transformation

Artist School Inuit
Title Untitled - Eagle Eye Transformation
Media stone and bone carving
Size 9.75 x 13.5 x 8 in. / 24.8 x 34.3 x 20.3 cm.

Notes
unsigned; minor handling marks noted

Provenance
private collection, British Columbia
Estimate CAD$900-$1,200

Sold
CAD $550
Paddle # 6766
Bid History
#196 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Flipping Seal
#196 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Flipping Seal

Artist School Inuit
Title Untitled - Flipping Seal
Media green stone carving
Size 7.75 x 7 x 3.25 in. / 19.7 x 17.8 x 8.3 cm.

Notes
unsigned; some handling marks noted

Provenance
private collection, British Columbia
Estimate CAD$300-$400

No Bid
CAD $150
Bid History
#197 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Happy Seal
#197 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Happy Seal

Artist School Inuit
Title Untitled - Happy Seal
Media green stone carving
Size 4 x 9 x 4.5 in. / 10.2 x 22.9 x 11.4 cm.

Notes
unsigned; some minor handling marks noted

Reference
possibly Peter Parnee according to Cape Dorset tags included with lot

Provenance
private collection, British Columbia
Estimate CAD$300-$400

Sold
CAD $150
Paddle # 3380
Bid History
#198 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Prone Seal
#198 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Prone Seal

Artist School Inuit
Title Untitled - Prone Seal
Media green stone carving
Size 3 x 10.25 x 4.5 in. / 7.6 x 26 x 11.4 cm.

Notes
unsigned; some minor handling marks noted

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

No Bid
CAD $150
Bid History
#199 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Three Kids
#199 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Three Kids

Artist School Inuit
Title Untitled - Three Kids
Media green stone carving
Size 5.5 x 7.25 x 3.25 in. / 14 x 18.4 x 8.3 cm.

Notes
unsigned

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

Sold
CAD $110
Paddle # 4445
Bid History
#200 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Muskox
#200 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Muskox

Artist School Inuit
Title Untitled - Muskox
Media light green stone carving with bone
Dated 1994
Size 4.75 x 7.5 x 3.25 in. / 12.1 x 19 x 8.3 cm.

Notes
dated and inscribed with syllabics on bottom

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

Sold
CAD $550
Paddle # 8382
Bid History
#201 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Seal on Side
#201 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Seal on Side

Artist School Inuit
Title Untitled - Seal on Side
Media green stone carving
Size 3.25 x 10.75 x 3 in. / 8.3 x 27.3 x 7.6 cm.

Notes
unsigned; some minor handling marks noted

Reference
possibly Peter Parnee according to Cape Dorset tags included with lot

Provenance
private collection, British Columbia
Estimate CAD$300-$400

Sold
CAD $150
Paddle # 8733
Bid History
#202 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Arctic Animal Totem
#202 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Arctic Animal Totem

Artist School Inuit
Title Untitled - Arctic Animal Totem
Media black and green stone carving
Size 9.5 x 2.5 x 3.25 in. / 24.1 x 6.4 x 8.3 cm.

Notes
unsigned; some surface dirt and handling marks noted

Estimate CAD$300-$500

Sold
CAD $1,100
Paddle # 8711
Bid History
#203 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Hunter with Tools
#203 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Hunter with Tools

Artist School Inuit
Title Untitled - Hunter with Tools
Media black and grey stone carving
Size 5 x 3 x 3.25 in. / 12.7 x 7.6 x 8.3 cm.

Notes
inscribed with syllabics and '11A-18979 HA' on bottom

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

No Bid
CAD $150
Bid History
#204 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Hawk and Fish
#204 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Hawk and Fish

Artist School Inuit
Title Untitled - Hawk and Fish
Media green stone carving
Dated 1990
Size 4 x 4.25 x 2 in. / 10.2 x 10.8 x 5.1 cm.

Notes
dated on bottom and bears disc number '931' on Government of Canada Certificate included with lot

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

No Bid
CAD $150
Bid History
#204.1 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Whale
#204.1 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Whale

Artist School Inuit
Title Untitled - Whale
Media greenish brown stone carving
Dated 1978
Size 3 x 8 x 2.75 in. / 7.6 x 20.3 x 7 cm.

Notes
signed in syllabics and dated on bottom of base [4 inches high]; some chips on fins noted

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

Sold
CAD $50
Paddle # 8733
Bid History
#204.2 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Inuit Figure
#204.2 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Inuit Figure

Artist School Inuit
Title Untitled - Inuit Figure
Media light green stone carving
Size 6 x 4 x 3.5 in. / 15.2 x 10.2 x 8.9 cm.

Notes
indistinctly signed with syllabics on bottom

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$300-$350

Sold
CAD $110
Paddle # 7338
Bid History
#205 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Successful Kayak Hunter
#205 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Successful Kayak Hunter

Artist School Inuit
Title Untitled - Successful Kayak Hunter
Media bone carving
Size 5.25 x 17.75 x 4 in. / 13.3 x 45.1 x 10.2 cm.

Notes
unsigned; some wear and handling marks noted

Provenance
ex-collection noted antique dealer, Bert Baron, Calgary and by descent
Estimate CAD$250-$350

Sold
CAD $95
Paddle # 6897
Bid History
#206 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Inuit Way of Life
#206 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Inuit Way of Life

Artist School Inuit
Title Untitled - Inuit Way of Life
Media fabric wall hanging
Size 30.5 x 16 in. / 77.5 x 40.6 cm.
Frame x x 0 in.

Notes
unsigned; some surface dirt noted

Estimate CAD$200-$250

Sold
CAD $60
Paddle # 5474
Bid History
#207 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Bird in Snowbank
#207 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Bird in Snowbank

Artist School Inuit
Title Untitled - Bird in Snowbank
Media light grey stone carving
Size 4.75 x 9.5 x 6.75 in. / 12.1 x 24.1 x 17.1 cm.

Notes
unsigned; some handling marks noted

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

No Bid
CAD $100
Bid History
#208 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Pulling up the Seal
#208 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Pulling up the Seal

Artist School Inuit
Title Untitled - Pulling up the Seal
Media grey stone carving
Dated 1978
Size 9.25 x 6.25 x 3.25 in. / 23.5 x 15.9 x 8.3 cm.

Notes
dated, inscribed with syllabics and '4 15398' on bottom

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$200-$250

Sold
CAD $38
Paddle # 8900
Bid History
#209 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Bird Catching Fish
#209 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Bird Catching Fish

Artist School Inuit
Title Untitled - Bird Catching Fish
Media grey stone carving
Size 11.25 x 5.5 x 2.75 in. / 28.6 x 14 x 7 cm.

Notes
indistinctly signed and inscribed on bottom; some minor handling marks noted

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

Sold
CAD $100
Paddle # 6806
Bid History
#210 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Seal Around a Large Hole
#210 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Seal Around a Large Hole

Artist School Inuit
Title Untitled - Seal Around a Large Hole
Media grey stone carving with bone
Size 3.25 x 8.5 x 5.5 in. / 8.3 x 21.6 x 14 cm.

Notes
unsigned; missing unknown centre piece

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$200-$250

Sold
CAD $49
Paddle # 1277
Bid History
#211 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Bear Horn
#211 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Bear Horn

Artist School Inuit
Title Untitled - Bear Horn
Media bone carving
Size 7.25 x 4 x 3.5 in. / 18.4 x 10.2 x 8.9 cm.

Notes
unsigned

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$200-$250

Sold
CAD $60
Paddle # 7342
Bid History
#212 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Waiting with Spear
#212 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Waiting with Spear

Artist School Inuit
Title Untitled - Waiting with Spear
Media grey stone carving
Size 5 x 5.5 x 2.5 in. / 12.7 x 14 x 6.4 cm.

Notes
inscribed with syllabics, possibly dated '05'; printed disc number 'E634-BD' on tag on base; some handling marks noted

Reference
possibly Auyarluk Okalik from Pangnirtung community

Provenance
private collection, British Columbia
Estimate CAD$200-$300

No Bid
CAD $100
Bid History
#213 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Loon
#213 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Loon

Artist School Inuit
Title Untitled - Loon
Media grey stone carving
Size 4.25 x 10.75 x 1.5 in. / 10.8 x 27.3 x 3.8 cm.

Notes
insribed '2-6A361', 'EE' and 'AH' on bottom; some handling marks noted

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$200-$250

No Bid
CAD $100
Bid History
#214 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Happy to Ride with Mom
#214 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Happy to Ride with Mom

Artist School Inuit
Title Untitled - Happy to Ride with Mom
Media green stone carving
Size 7 x 3.5 x 2.75 in. / 17.8 x 8.9 x 7 cm.

Notes
inscribed with syllabics and '38374' on base; some handling marks noted

Provenance
purchased from Lippel Gallery [1971] and receipt says it is by Toaluardjuk [?] from Repulse Bay; private collection, British Columbia
Estimate CAD$200-$300

Sold
CAD $130
Paddle # 8900
Bid History
#215 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Bird on Rock Outcrop
#215 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Bird on Rock Outcrop

Artist School Inuit
Title Untitled - Bird on Rock Outcrop
Media brown and green stone carving
Dated 1980
Size 5.75 x 4.25 x 2.5 in. / 14.6 x 10.8 x 6.4 cm.

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

Provenance
private collection, British Columbia
Estimate CAD$200-$250

No Bid
CAD $100
Bid History
#216 ~ Inuit - Hunter in Kayak with His Tools
#216 ~ Inuit - Hunter in Kayak with His Tools

Artist School Inuit
Title Hunter in Kayak with His Tools
Media grey stone carving with bones
Size 3.5 x 11.5 x 1.5 in. / 8.9 x 29.2 x 3.8 cm.

Notes
unsigned; base and other small pieces missing

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$200-$250

Sold
CAD $85
Paddle # 7019
Bid History
#217 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Pulling in the Seal
#217 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Pulling in the Seal

Artist School Inuit
Title Untitled - Pulling in the Seal
Media grey and brown stone carving
Size 4.25 x 2 x 4.25 in. / 10.8 x 5.1 x 10.8 cm.

Notes
inscribed with syllabics on base of man; seal measuring [2.25 x 6 x 2 inches] on string [8 inches long]; minor handling marks noted

Provenance
private collection, British Columbia
Estimate CAD$200-$300

Sold
CAD $100
Paddle # 2008
Bid History
#218 ~ Inuit - Inuit Falling Into the Water Trying to Catch Fish  #11/40
#218 ~ Inuit - Inuit Falling Into the Water Trying to Catch Fish  #11/40

Artist School Inuit
Title Inuit Falling Into the Water Trying to Catch Fish #11/40
Media stonecut on paper
Dated 1973
Size 14.5 x 18 in. / 36.8 x 45.7 cm.
Frame 29.5 x 33 x 1.5 in.

Notes
inscribed with syllabics in plate lower left; 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 $75
Paddle # 8900
Bid History
#219 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Inuit Man
#219 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Inuit Man

Artist School Inuit
Title Untitled - Inuit Man
Media bone carving
Size 10.5 x 5.75 x 3.5 in. / 26.7 x 14.6 x 8.9 cm.

Notes
unsigned; some wear and handling marks noted

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

Sold
CAD $110
Paddle # 8997
Bid History
#220 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Walrus with Sealskin Float
#220 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Walrus with Sealskin Float

Artist School Inuit
Title Untitled - Walrus with Sealskin Float
Media green stone carving
Size 4 x 8.25 x 3.75 in. / 10.2 x 21 x 9.5 cm.

Notes
unsigned; some surface dirt and handling marks noted

Estimate CAD$150-$250

Sold
CAD $60
Paddle # 1277
Bid History
#221 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Man with Tool
#221 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Man with Tool

Artist School Inuit
Title Untitled - Man with Tool
Media dark grey stone and bone carving
Dated 1982
Size 7.25 x 6.5 x 2.5 in. / 18.4 x 16.5 x 6.4 cm.

Notes
dated and inscribed with syllabics on bottom; 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$150-$250

Sold
CAD $250
Paddle # 7099
Bid History
#222 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Throwing a Snow Ball
#222 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Throwing a Snow Ball

Artist School Inuit
Title Untitled - Throwing a Snow Ball
Media dark grey stone carving
Dated 1982
Size 7 x 5.25 x 2.75 in. / 17.8 x 13.3 x 7 cm.

Notes
dated and inscribed with syllabics on bottom; 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$150-$250

Sold
CAD $75
Paddle # 1277
Bid History
#223 ~ Inuit - Unitled - Inuit Woman
#223 ~ Inuit - Unitled - Inuit Woman

Artist School Inuit
Title Unitled - Inuit Woman
Media bone carving
Size 11 x 3.5 x 2 in. / 27.9 x 8.9 x 5.1 cm.

Notes
unsigned; some wear and handling marks noted

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

Sold
CAD $80
Paddle # 8741
Bid History
#224 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Green Seal
#224 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Green Seal

Artist School Inuit
Title Untitled - Green Seal
Media green stone carving
Size 2.5 x 8.25 x 3.5 in. / 6.4 x 21 x 8.9 cm.

Notes
unsigned

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$150-$200

Sold
CAD $60
Paddle # 7432
Bid History
#225 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Old Woman
#225 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Old Woman

Artist School Inuit
Title Untitled - Old Woman
Media black stone carving
Size 6 x 4 x 2.75 in. / 15.2 x 10.2 x 7 cm.

Notes
unsigned; some handling marks noted

Estimate CAD$150-$200

No Bid
CAD $100
Bid History
#226 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Standing Inuk
#226 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Standing Inuk

Artist School Inuit
Title Untitled - Standing Inuk
Media light grey stone carving
Size 5.5 x 3.5 x 3 in. / 14 x 8.9 x 7.6 cm.

Notes
inscribed with syllabics on bottom; 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$150-$250

Sold
CAD $90
Paddle # 8733
Bid History
#227 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Surprised Seal
#227 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Surprised Seal

Artist School Inuit
Title Untitled - Surprised Seal
Media black stone carving
Size 3.25 x 6.5 x 2 in. / 8.3 x 16.5 x 5.1 cm.

Notes
inscribed with syllabics on base; some minor handing marks noted

Estimate CAD$150-$250

Sold
CAD $33
Paddle # 6806
Bid History
#228 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Man in Kayak with Seal
#228 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Man in Kayak with Seal

Artist School Inuit
Title Untitled - Man in Kayak with Seal
Media black stone carving with leather
Size 2.25 x 11.5 x 1.5 in. / 5.7 x 29.2 x 3.8 cm.

Notes
inscribed with syllabics on bottom; leather straps broken

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 $33
Paddle # 6897
Bid History
#229 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Narwhal
#229 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Narwhal

Artist School Inuit
Title Untitled - Narwhal
Media brown stone carving with bone
Size 1.75 x 7.25 x 2.75 in. / 4.4 x 18.4 x 7 cm.

Notes
unsigned; missing base and narwhal tusk broken off but included

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 $37
Paddle # 7245
Bid History
#230 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Profile of a Fighting Whale
#230 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Profile of a Fighting Whale

Artist School Inuit
Title Untitled - Profile of a Fighting Whale
Media bone carving
Size 2.5 x 13 x 0.75 in. / 6.4 x 33 x 1.9 cm.

Notes
unsigned; chips on nose and tail and some handling marks noted

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

Sold
CAD $15
Paddle # 7137
Bid History
#231 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Walrus with One Tusk
#231 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Walrus with One Tusk

Artist School Inuit
Title Untitled - Walrus with One Tusk
Media dark green stone and bone carving
Size 2.25 x 5 x 2 in. / 5.7 x 12.7 x 5.1 cm.

Notes
indistinctly inscribed with syllabics on bottom; missing tusk

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$150-$200

Sold
CAD $22
Paddle # 6897
Bid History
#232 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Small Green Bear
#232 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Small Green Bear

Artist School Inuit
Title Untitled - Small Green Bear
Media green stone carving
Size 2.25 x 3.75 x 1.25 in. / 5.7 x 9.5 x 3.2 cm.

Notes
unsigned

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$150-$200

Sold
CAD $85
Paddle # 7338
Bid History
#233 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Woman and Two Fish Wall Hanging
#233 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Woman and Two Fish Wall Hanging

Artist School Inuit
Title Untitled - Woman and Two Fish Wall Hanging
Media fabric wall hanging
Size 14.5 x 14.5 in. / 36.8 x 36.8 cm.

Notes
syllabics sewn verso; some surface dirt and handling marks noted

Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $140
Paddle # 1218
Bid History
#234 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Inuk Hunter
#234 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Inuk Hunter

Artist School Inuit
Title Untitled - Inuk Hunter
Media bone carving
Size 8.5 x 3.25 x 3 in. / 21.6 x 8.3 x 7.6 cm.

Notes
unsigned; some wear and handling marks noted

Provenance
ex-collection noted antique dealer, Bert Baron, Calgary and by descent
Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $38
Paddle # 8733
Bid History
#235 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Light Green Loon
#235 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Light Green Loon

Artist School Inuit
Title Untitled - Light Green Loon
Media light green stone carving
Size 3.5 x 4.5 x 1.75 in. / 8.9 x 11.4 x 4.4 cm.

Notes
inscribed with syllabics, 'ED' and '03734' on bottom; some minor handling marks noted

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

Sold
CAD $31
Paddle # 7432
Bid History
#236 ~ Inuit - Untitled - White Flower Moose Tufting I
#236 ~ Inuit - Untitled - White Flower Moose Tufting I

Artist School Inuit
Title Untitled - White Flower Moose Tufting I
Media moose tufting
Size 5 x 4.5 in. / 12.7 x 11.4 cm.
Frame 12.75 x 12 x 1.5 in.

Notes
unsigned; framed

Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $65
Paddle # 5591
Bid History
#237 ~ Inuit - Untitled - White Flower Moose Tufting II
#237 ~ Inuit - Untitled - White Flower Moose Tufting II

Artist School Inuit
Title Untitled - White Flower Moose Tufting II
Media moose tufting
Size 5 x 4.5 in. / 12.7 x 11.4 cm.
Frame 12.75 x 12 x 1.5 in.

Notes
unsigned; framed; small stain on flower noted

Estimate CAD$100-$150

Sold
CAD $25
Paddle # 5591
Bid History
#238 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Bear with Fish
#238 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Bear with Fish

Artist School Inuit
Title Untitled - Bear with Fish
Media green and brown stone carving
Size 2 x 4 x 2.5 in. / 5.1 x 10.2 x 6.4 cm.

Notes
inscribed 'E2' on bottom; some minor handling marks noted

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

Sold
CAD $170
Paddle # 9020
Bid History
#239 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Small Seal
#239 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Small Seal

Artist School Inuit
Title Untitled - Small Seal
Media green stone carving
Size 3.25 x 4.5 x 1 in. / 8.3 x 11.4 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
inscribed with syllabics on base; some minor handling marks noted

Reference
possibly Peter Parnee according to Cape Dorset tags included with lot

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

No Bid
CAD $50
Bid History
#240 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Running Man
#240 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Running Man

Artist School Inuit
Title Untitled - Running Man
Media bone carving
Size 6 x 3.25 x 0.75 in. / 15.2 x 8.3 x 1.9 cm.

Notes
unsigned; possibly missing base

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 # 8542
Bid History
#241 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Mother and Child
#241 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Mother and Child

Artist School Inuit
Title Untitled - Mother and Child
Media green stone carving
Size 3.75 x 2 x 1.75 in. / 9.5 x 5.1 x 4.4 cm.

Notes
unsigned; possible repair or missing piece on right hand; 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 $55
Paddle # 7019
Bid History
#242 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Standing Child
#242 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Standing Child

Artist School Inuit
Title Untitled - Standing Child
Media green stone carving
Size 4 x 2.25 x 1.25 in. / 10.2 x 5.7 x 3.2 cm.

Notes
unsigned; possible missing piece from right hand; 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 $35
Paddle # 7019
Bid History
#243 ~ Inuit - Snow Goggles
#243 ~ Inuit - Snow Goggles

Artist School Inuit
Title Snow Goggles
Media bone and leather
Size 1 x 5.5 x 0.5 in. / 2.5 x 14 x 1.3 cm.

Notes
unsigned

Estimate CAD$75-$100

Sold
CAD $240
Paddle # 2320
Bid History
#244 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Happy Inuk, Tea Cozy
#244 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Happy Inuk, Tea Cozy

Artist School Inuit
Title Untitled - Happy Inuk, Tea Cozy
Media felt, fabric and fur
Size 9.5 x 11.5 x 1 in. / 24.1 x 29.2 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
unsigned; minor surface dirt noted

Estimate CAD$50-$75

Sold
CAD $14
Paddle # 7466
Bid History
#245 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Little Fisherman
#245 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Little Fisherman

Artist School Inuit
Title Untitled - Little Fisherman
Media bone carving
Size 4.75 x 7 x 2.25 in. / 12.1 x 17.8 x 5.7 cm.

Notes
unsigned; minor handling marks and glue residue noted

Estimate CAD$50-$75

Sold
CAD $46
Paddle # 8929
Bid History
#246 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Seal Hunting Float
#246 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Seal Hunting Float

Artist School Inuit
Title Untitled - Seal Hunting Float
Media bone carving and leather
Size 2 x 6.5 x 3.5 in. / 5.1 x 16.5 x 8.9 cm.

Notes
unsigned; includes broken harpoon measuring [3.75 inches] on leather rope measuring [18.5 inches]; 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$50-$75

Sold
CAD $7
Paddle # 8900
Bid History
#247 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Polar Bear
#247 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Polar Bear

Artist School Inuit
Title Untitled - Polar Bear
Media antler carving
Size 3.5 x 3.5 x 1.5 in. / 8.9 x 8.9 x 3.8 cm.

Notes
unsigned; some handling marks noted

Estimate CAD$50-$75

No Bid
CAD $25
Bid History
#248 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Tupilak
#248 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Tupilak

Artist School Inuit
Title Untitled - Tupilak
Media antler carving
Size 3.75 x 1.25 x 1 in. / 9.5 x 3.2 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
unsigned; some handling marks noted

Estimate CAD$50-$75

Sold
CAD $50
Paddle # 1580
Bid History
#249 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Inuk
#249 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Inuk

Artist School Inuit
Title Untitled - Inuk
Media antler carving
Size 4 x 0.75 x 1 in. / 10.2 x 1.9 x 2.5 cm.

Notes
unsigned; some handling marks noted

Estimate CAD$50-$75

No Bid
CAD $25
Bid History
#250 ~ Inuit - Miniature Polar Bear
#250 ~ Inuit - Miniature Polar Bear

Artist School Inuit
Title Miniature Polar Bear
Media bone carving
Size 1.5 x 0.75 x 0.5 in. / 3.8 x 1.9 x 1.3 cm.

Notes
unsigned

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$25-$35

Sold
CAD $65
Paddle # 8997
Bid History
#251 ~ Inuit - Wild Spirits  #32/39
#251 ~ Inuit - Wild Spirits  #32/39

Artist Seevoga / Toodlik Inuit
Title Wild Spirits #32/39
Media colour stonecut on paper
Dated 1971
Size 8.25 x 13.5 in. / 21 x 34.3 cm.

Notes
signed, titled, dated, numbered, inscribed with syllabics and Baker Lake chop lower right; 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 $65
Paddle # 1218
Bid History
#252 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Large Seal
#252 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Large Seal

Artist Semeonie Inuit
Title Untitled - Large Seal
Media dark grey stone carving
Size 6 x 10 x 4.5 in. / 15.2 x 25.4 x 11.4 cm.

Notes
signed and inscribed '3046' on bottom; minor handling marks noted

Provenance
purchased from Cottage Crafts, Calgary [1974]; private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$250-$350

Sold
CAD $120
Paddle # 8900
Bid History
#253 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Swimming Seal
#253 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Swimming Seal

Artist Shaa; Qavavau Inuit
Title Untitled - Swimming Seal
Media grey stone carving
Dated 1986
Size 2.25 x 7.5 x 2 in. / 5.7 x 19 x 5.1 cm.

Notes
bears artist's name and date on Government of Canada Certificate included with lot; some handling marks noted

Estimate CAD$100-$150

No Bid
CAD $50
Bid History
#254 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Standing Woman
#254 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Standing Woman

Artist Taqtu; Imaruituq Inuit
Title Untitled - Standing Woman
Media green stone carving
Size 9.75 x 3.25 x 2.75 in. / 24.8 x 8.3 x 7 cm.

Notes
signed with disc number 'E5-903' and inscribed with syllabics on bottom; very minor handling marks noted

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$250-$350

Sold
CAD $125
Paddle # 3380
Bid History
#255 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Early Inuk
#255 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Early Inuk

Artist Tiktak; John / Kavik; John Inuit
Title Untitled - Early Inuk
Media grey stone carving
Dated 1962
Size 9 x 4.75 x 2 in. / 22.9 x 12.1 x 5.1 cm.

Notes
unsigned; bears artist's name 'John Tiktak' and date on paperwork included with lot; some handling marks noted

Reference
It has come to our attention that this piece might not be by John Tiktak. The M.P. Hess Collection documententation, which includes a photograph of this carving, states it was done by Tiktak and is signed. However, we are unable to find any signature. It has been suggested that this piece is by John Kavik [1897-1993].

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$2,000-$4,000

Sold
CAD $1,600
Paddle # 3380
Bid History
#256 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Woman Waiting
#256 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Woman Waiting

Artist Timothy Inuit
Title Untitled - Woman Waiting
Media grey stone carving
Dated 1978
Size 3 x 3 x 2.5 in. / 7.6 x 7.6 x 6.4 cm.

Notes
indistinct inscription on bottom; bears artist's name, date and community 'Povungnituk I-68880' on Government of Canada Certificate included with lot

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

Sold
CAD $45
Paddle # 6806
Bid History
#257 ~ Inuit - Nanamuitat  #19/50
#257 ~ Inuit - Nanamuitat  #19/50

Artist Tookoome; Simon Inuit
Title Nanamuitat #19/50
Media colour stencil on paper
Dated 1981
Size 23.75 x 29.5 in. / 60.3 x 74.9 cm.

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

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

Sold
CAD $170
Paddle # 9000
Bid History
#258 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Alert Bird
#258 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Alert Bird

Artist Tooktoo; Agnes Inuit
Title Untitled - Alert Bird
Media light green stone carving
Size 3 x 5 x 1.25 in. / 7.6 x 12.7 x 3.2 cm.

Notes
inscribed with syllabics on bottom; bears artist's name and community 'Belcher Island 9576' on Government of Canada Certificate included with lot

Provenance
private collection, Calgary
Estimate CAD$40-$50

Sold
CAD $26
Paddle # 8733
Bid History
#259 ~ Inuit - Untitled - White Bird, Pre-flight
#259 ~ Inuit - Untitled - White Bird, Pre-flight

Artist Topkakyok Inuit
Title Untitled - White Bird, Pre-flight
Media white stone carving
Size 5.5 x 3 x 1.5 in. / 14 x 7.6 x 3.8 cm.

Notes
signed on bottom; on black stone base [0.5 inches high]; some minor handling marks noted

Estimate CAD$75-$150

Sold
CAD $25
Paddle # 7137
Bid History
#260 ~ Inuit - Man Watching Sea Animals  #25/50
#260 ~ Inuit - Man Watching Sea Animals  #25/50

Artist Tuckyashuk Inuit
Title Man Watching Sea Animals #25/50
Media etching on paper
Dated 1963
Size 9.75 x 11.75 in. / 24.8 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-$250

Sold
CAD $130
Paddle # 8900
Bid History
#261 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Resting Seal
#261 ~ Inuit - Untitled - Resting Seal

Artist Tukallak; Caroline Inuit
Title Untitled - Resting Seal
Media green stone carving
Size 3.5 x 8 x 2.5 in. / 8.9 x 20.3 x 6.4 cm.

Notes
signed with disc number '9-162' and inscribed with syllabics on bottom; bears artist's name and community 'Belcher Island 9755-5' on Government of Canada Certificate included with lot

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

Sold
CAD $55
Paddle # 7749
Bid History
#262 ~ Inuit - Friendly Spirits  #29/50
#262 ~ Inuit - Friendly Spirits  #29/50

Artist Uqayuittuq / Tookoome Inuit
Title Friendly Spirits #29/50
Media colour stonecut on paper
Dated 1972
Size 19.75 x 23.25 in. / 50.2 x 59.1 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$100-$150

Sold
CAD $120
Paddle # 7227
Bid History

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