Inuit and First Nations Art Highlights

This page provides details on a selection of works of art sold in our Inuit and First Nations Art which concluded on March 22, 2022. Select an item for more details. All posted prices include Buyer's Premium.

Artwork by Victor Tongelik, Basking Seal
VICTOR TONGELIK
Basking Seal

stone
4.25 x 7.5 x 16.25 ins ( 10.8 x 19.1 x 41.3 cms ) ( overall )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $390.00
Sale date: March 22nd 2022

Artwork by Napachie Ashoona, Kneeling Mother and Child
NAPACHIE ASHOONA
Kneeling Mother and Child

stone
incised signature on the underside
8 x 4 x 4 ins ( 20.3 x 10.2 x 10.2 cms ) ( overall )

Auction Estimate: $500.00$300.00 - $500.00
Price Realized $330.00
Sale date: March 22nd 2022

Artwork by Thomassie Tukai, Walrus
THOMASSIE TUKAI
Walrus

stone and ivory
7.5 x 9 x 7 ins ( 19.1 x 22.9 x 17.8 cms ) ( overall )

Auction Estimate: $500.00$300.00 - $500.00
Price Realized $330.00
Sale date: March 22nd 2022

Artwork by Robert Tait, Eagle & Orca Bracelet / Pair of Orca Earrings
ROBERT TAIT
Eagle & Orca Bracelet / Pair of Orca Earrings

two sterling silver objects
Eagle & Orca Bracelet - sterling silver, incised signature, 2.5 ins x 2.5 ins (diameter);

Orca Dangling Earrings with Screw Fittings - sterling silver, one with an incised signature, 1.25 ins x 1 ins overall (excluding fittings)
2.5 x 2.5 ins ( 6.4 x 6.4 cms ) ( (bracelet diameter) )

Auction Estimate: $600.00$400.00 - $600.00
Price Realized $330.00
Sale date: March 22nd 2022

Artwork by Simon Tookoome, These Shaman Can Do All Sorts of Things
SIMON TOOKOOME
These Shaman Can Do All Sorts of Things

serigraph
inscribed with the artist’s name in syllabics, title and numbered “AP” in the lower margin
18.75 x 23.25 ins ( 47.6 x 59.1 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $500.00$300.00 - $500.00
Price Realized $300.00
Sale date: March 22nd 2022

Artwork by  Kiakshuk, Untitled
KIAKSHUK
Untitled

engraving
inscribed with artist’s name and numbered 35/50 in the lower margin
13 x 19 ins ( 33 x 48.3 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $288.00
Sale date: March 22nd 2022

Artwork by  Unidentified Inuit Artist, Diving Narwhal
UNIDENTIFIED INUIT ARTIST
Diving Narwhal

stone
condition noted: missing tusk
18 x 5.5 x 6 ins ( 45.7 x 14 x 15.2 cms ) ( overall )

Auction Estimate: $400.00$200.00 - $400.00
Price Realized $264.00
Sale date: March 22nd 2022

Artwork by  Unidentified Inuit Artist, Seal
UNIDENTIFIED INUIT ARTIST
Seal

stone
6.5 x 4 x 16 ins ( 16.5 x 10.2 x 40.6 cms ) ( overall )

Auction Estimate: $400.00$200.00 - $400.00
Price Realized $252.00
Sale date: March 22nd 2022

Artwork by Elijah Michael, Mother Nursing her Child
ELIJAH MICHAEL
Mother Nursing her Child

stone
incised with syllabics on the underside; dated 2002 on a label
11.5 x 8 x 8 ins ( 29.2 x 20.3 x 20.3 cms ) ( overall )

Auction Estimate: $500.00$300.00 - $500.00
Price Realized $240.00
Sale date: March 22nd 2022

Artwork by Tikituk Qinnuayuak, Woman Who Went to the Moon
TIKITUK QINNUAYUAK
Woman Who Went to the Moon

stonecut and stencil
inscribed with the artist’s name, title, numbered 49/50 and dated “Dorset 1990” at the lower edge
28 x 20.5 ins ( 71.1 x 52.1 cms ) ( sight )

Auction Estimate: $500.00$300.00 - $500.00
Price Realized $240.00
Sale date: March 22nd 2022

Artwork by A. Kadlon, Walrus
A. KADLON
Walrus

stone
signed in Roman and inscribed “806” (incised) on the underside
3 x 6 x 11.5 ins ( 7.6 x 15.2 x 29.2 cms ) ( overall )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $228.00
Sale date: March 22nd 2022

Artwork by Mark Anthony Jacobson, First Snowfall
MARK ANTHONY JACOBSON
First Snowfall

acrylic on paper
signed, titled and dated 2001 lower right; unframed;
condition noted and sold “as is” and not subject to return
22 x 30 ins ( 55.9 x 76.2 cms ) ( sheet )

Auction Estimate: $350.00$250.00 - $350.00
Price Realized $228.00
Sale date: March 22nd 2022

Artwork by Napachie Ashoona, Mother and Child
NAPACHIE ASHOONA
Mother and Child

stone
5.25 x 3.5 x 2 ins ( 13.3 x 8.9 x 5.1 cms ) ( overall )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $180.00
Sale date: March 22nd 2022

Artwork by Thomas Sevoga , Mother and Child
THOMAS SEVOGA
Mother and Child

stone
5.75 x 5 x 4.5 ins ( 14.6 x 12.7 x 11.4 cms ) ( overall )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $180.00
Sale date: March 22nd 2022

Artwork by  Unidentified Inuit Artist, Bird
UNIDENTIFIED INUIT ARTIST
Bird

stone
inscribed “3173” on the underside (incised)
8.5 x 5 x 5 ins ( 21.6 x 12.7 x 12.7 cms ) ( overall )

Auction Estimate: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00
Price Realized $180.00
Sale date: March 22nd 2022

Previous Auctions

Select from a list of previous auctions to view specific sale highlights.

International Prints, Multiples & Works on Paper (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 26, 2024
 
Celebrating Women Artists (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 26, 2024
 
La belle province (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 26, 2024
 
Art of Atlantic Canada (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 26, 2024
 
Art Gallery of Hamilton (Auction of Donated Artwork for Fundraising) (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 26, 2024
 
Coast to Coast (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 27, 2024
 
En plein air (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 27, 2024
 
Watercolours & Drawings (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 27, 2024
 
Canadian Prints & Multiples (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 27, 2024
 
Post-War & Contemporary Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: January 23, 2024
 
20th Century Works on Paper (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: January 23, 2024
 
The Academy (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: January 23, 2024
 
Inuit & First Nations Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: January 23, 2024
 
The Collection of Joe & Anita Robertson (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: December 12, 2023
 
Bidding in a Winter Wonderland (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: December 12, 2023
 
An Important Private Collection of Canadian Art (Session 2)
Sale Closed: December 6, 2023
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Fall Live Auction of Important Canadian & International Art (Session 1)
Sale Closed: December 6, 2023
( Download PDF )
 
Modern & Contemporary Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 7, 2023
 
British & Continental Pictures (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 7, 2023
 
Toronto: Represented and Abstracted (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 7, 2023
 
Auction to Benefit NSCAD (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 7, 2023
 
Select Canadian Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 7, 2023
 
Artwork from a Private Collection (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 7, 2023
 
Select Canadian Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: October 10, 2023
 
Post-War & Contemporary Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: October 10, 2023
 
Little Pictures (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: October 10, 2023
 
Prints & Multiples (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: September 12, 2023
 
The Canadian Landscape (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: September 12, 2023
 
Art of Quebec (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: September 12, 2023
 
Still Life & Figural Work (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: August 15, 2023
 
Works on Paper & Prints (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: August 15, 2023
 
Art of Atlantic Canada (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: July 25, 2023
 
Historical Canadian Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: July 25, 2023
 
Post-War & Contemporary Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: July 25, 2023
 
Modern & Contemporary Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 27, 2023
 
The Art of Europe (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 27, 2023
 
Canadians at Home & Abroad (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 27, 2023
 
Spring Live Auction of Important Canadian & International Art (Session 1)
Sale Closed: June 8, 2023
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An Important Private Collection of Canadian Art (Session 2)
Sale Closed: June 8, 2023
( Download PDF )
 
Post-War & Contemporary Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: May 30, 2023
 
Art of Quebec (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: May 30, 2023
 
The Group of Seven & Their Associates (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: May 30, 2023
 
April Abstractions (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 18, 2023
 
The Canadian Landscape (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 18, 2023
 
Prints, Photography & Multiples (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 18, 2023
 
Select Canadian Prints (Online Auctions)
Sale Closed: April 18, 2023
 
Inuit & First Nations Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 21, 2023
 
Peaks to Prairies: Art of Western Canada (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 21, 2023
 
Celebrating Women Artists (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 21, 2023
 
Works on Paper & Prints (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 28, 2023
 
Three Dimensions (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 28, 2023
 
Canada & Abroad (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 28, 2023
 
Post-War & Contemporary Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: January 31, 2023
 
Canadian Winter (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: January 31, 2023
 
Still Life & Figural Work (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: January 31, 2023
 
Books & Reference (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: January 31, 2023
 
From the Estate of William Ronald (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: January 31, 2023
 
Holiday Charm (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: December 13, 2022
 
Coast to Coast (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: December 13, 2022
 
An Important Private Collection of Canadian Art (Session 2)
Sale Closed: December 1, 2022
( Download PDF )
 
Fall Live Auction of Important Canadian Art (Session 1)
Sale Closed: December 1, 2022
( Download PDF )
 
Canadian Group of Painters (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 22, 2022
 
Fall Auction of International Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 22, 2022
 
Post-War & Contemporary Canadian Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 22, 2022
 
Historical Canadian Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 22, 2022
 
October Abstractions (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: October 25, 2022
 
Little Pictures (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: October 25, 2022
 
The Canadian Landscape (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: October 25, 2022
 
Art of Atlantic Canada (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: October 25, 2022
 
La belle province (Art of Quebec) (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: September 27, 2022
 
Prints, Photography & Multiples (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: September 27, 2022
 
Inuit & First Nations Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: September 27, 2022
 
Canadians at Home & Abroad (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: August 23, 2022
 
Prints & Works on Paper (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: August 23, 2022
 
Still Life & Figural Work (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: August 23, 2022
 
The Art of Barbara Mercer (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: August 23, 2022
 
Post-War & Contemporary Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: July 19, 2022
 
Cities & Towns (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: July 19, 2022
 
Art of Atlantic Canada (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: July 19, 2022
 
Spring Auction of International Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 28, 2022
 
From the Estate of Robert Markle (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: June 28, 2022
 
Spring Live Auction of Important Canadian Art
Sale Closed: June 15, 2022
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Historical Canadian Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: May 31, 2022
 
Post-War & Contemporary Canadian Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: May 31, 2022
 
April Abstractions (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 19, 2022
 
Prints, Photography & Multiples (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 19, 2022
 
The Canadian Landscape (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: April 19, 2022
 
Inuit and First Nations Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 22, 2022
 
Celebrating Women Artists (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 22, 2022
 
Canada & Abroad (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 1, 2022
 
Three Dimensions (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 1, 2022
 
Works on Paper & Prints (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: March 1, 2022
 
Post War & Contemporary Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 1, 2022
 
Canadian Winter (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 1, 2022
 
Still Life & Figural Work (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: February 1, 2022
 
Works on Paper, Books & Tapestries (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: December 14, 2021
 
Holiday Charm (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: December 14, 2021
 
Coast to Coast (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: December 14, 2021
 
Canadian Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 30, 2021
 
Fall Auction of International Art (Online Auction)
Sale Closed: November 30, 2021
 

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