Indigenous & Inuit Art

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Artwork by Norval Morrisseau, Thunderbird at Rest
Lot #175
NORVAL MORRISSEAU
Thunderbird at Rest

acrylic on kraft card, laid on masonite
signed in syllabics lower right
32 x 23.25 ins ( 81.3 x 59.1 cms )

Estimated: $12,000.00$8,000.00 - $12,000.00

Next bid is: $7,000.00

Closes September 28th at 04:30:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Norval Morrisseau, Untitled (Fish X-Ray Vision)
Lot #176
NORVAL MORRISSEAU
Untitled (Fish X-Ray Vision)

pencil drawing
signed in syllabics lower right
13 x 22 ins ( 33 x 55.9 cms )

Estimated: $1,500.00$1,000.00 - $1,500.00

Current bid: $700.00
Next bid is: $750.00

Closes September 28th at 04:30:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Kenojuak Ashevak, Yellow Breasted Loon
Lot #177
KENOJUAK ASHEVAK
Yellow Breasted Loon

lithograph
inscribed with the artist name, title, edition 6/50 and “Dorset 2007” in the lower margin
21.25 x 26.5 ins ( 54 x 67.3 cms ) ( sight )

Estimated: $1,200.00$900.00 - $1,200.00

Current bid: $1,100.00
Next bid is: $1,200.00

Closes September 28th at 04:30:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Jane Ash Poitras, Untitled Portrait
Lot #178
JANE ASH POITRAS
Untitled Portrait

mixed media on paper
signed and dated 1986 lower right; unframed (matted)
13.5 x 16.25 ins ( 34.3 x 41.3 cms ) ( sheet )

Estimated: $1,200.00$800.00 - $1,200.00

Current bid: $600.00
Next bid is: $650.00

Closes September 28th at 04:30:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Roy Thomas, Untitled
Lot #179
ROY THOMAS
Untitled

acrylic on paper, laid down on board
signed and dated 1973 lower right
29 x 19 ins ( 73.7 x 48.3 cms ) ( sight )

Estimated: $1,200.00$800.00 - $1,200.00

Current bid: $600.00
Next bid is: $650.00

Closes September 28th at 04:30:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Anna Noeh, Contemporary Nomads at the Airport
Lot #180
ANNA NOEH
Contemporary Nomads at the Airport

oil on board
signed and dated 1984 lower left; signed and titled on the reverse
20 x 16 ins ( 50.8 x 40.6 cms )

Estimated: $900.00$700.00 - $900.00

Next bid is: $550.00

Closes September 28th at 04:30:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Kumakuluk Saggiak, Falcon
Lot #181
KUMAKULUK SAGGIAK
Falcon

serpentine stone sculpture
incised signature, dated “Feb. 1985” and inscribed “Cape Dorset NWT” on the underside
12.5 x 10.5 x 3.75 ins ( 31.8 x 26.7 x 9.5 cms ) ( overall )

Estimated: $900.00$700.00 - $900.00

Next bid is: $500.00

Closes September 28th at 04:30:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Latcholassie Akesuk, Transitioning Figure
Lot #182
LATCHOLASSIE AKESUK
Transitioning Figure

stone
glued to an acrylic stand
8.5 x 6 x 2 ins ( 21.6 x 15.2 x 5.1 cms ) ( overall (excluding base) )

Estimated: $900.00$700.00 - $900.00

Next bid is: $300.00

Closes September 28th at 04:30:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Ipiarpik Parr, Seal
Lot #183
IPIARPIK PARR
Seal

stone
12.75 x 13 x 10 ins ( 32.4 x 33 x 25.4 cms ) ( overall )

Estimated: $800.00$600.00 - $800.00

Next bid is: $500.00

Closes September 28th at 04:30:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Randy  Adams , Hummingbird
Lot #184
RANDY ADAMS
Hummingbird

cedar bowl
signed and titled on the underside
4 x 5.5 x 5.5 ins ( 10.2 x 14 x 14 cms ) ( overall )

Estimated: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00

Current bid: $400.00
Next bid is: $425.00

Closes September 28th at 04:30:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Tom LaFortune, First Storm
Lot #185
TOM LAFORTUNE
First Storm

gouache on paper and lithograph
signed, titled and dated 1974 in the lower margin; sold together with “The First Storm” (lithograph, signed, titled and numbered 100/100 in the lower margin, 18 x 13 ins [sheet])
15 x 11 ins ( 38.1 x 27.9 cms ) ( sheet )

Estimated: $700.00$500.00 - $700.00

Next bid is: $400.00

Closes September 28th at 04:30:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Henry Evaluardjuk, Figure with Muskrat
Lot #186
HENRY EVALUARDJUK
Figure with Muskrat

oil on canvas board
signed with syllabics and inscribed “Henry” lower right; unframed
15.75 x 20 ins ( 40 x 50.8 cms )

Estimated: $600.00$400.00 - $600.00

Next bid is: $300.00

Closes September 28th at 04:30:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Pitseolak Ashoona, Caribou Spirit
Lot #187
PITSEOLAK ASHOONA
Caribou Spirit

lithograph
inscribed with the artist name, title, edition 5/50, “Dorset 1982” and “lithograph” in the lower margin; unframed
26 x 20.25 ins ( 66 x 51.4 cms ) ( sheet )

Estimated: $600.00$400.00 - $600.00

Next bid is: $300.00

Closes September 28th at 04:30:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Eddy Cobiness, Untitled (Goose)
Lot #188
EDDY COBINESS
Untitled (Goose)

oil on canvas
signed and dated 1982 lower right; inscribed “47/1” lower left
17.5 x 23.5 ins ( 44.5 x 59.7 cms )

Estimated: $600.00$400.00 - $600.00

Current bid: $425.00
Next bid is: $450.00

Closes September 28th at 04:30:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Pudlo Pudlat, I Saw A Great Bird
Lot #189
PUDLO PUDLAT
I Saw A Great Bird

colour stonecut and stencil
inscribed with the artist name, title, edition 40/50, “Dorset 1979” and “stonecut and stencil” in the lower margin
24 x 36 ins ( 61 x 91.4 cms ) ( sheet )

Estimated: $500.00$300.00 - $500.00

Current bid: $240.00
Next bid is: $250.00

Closes September 28th at 04:30:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Kanayuk Tukaluak, Nesting Duck
Lot #190
KANAYUK TUKALUAK
Nesting Duck

stonecut
inscribed with the artist name, title, edition 16/50 and “Povungnituk 1961” in the lower margin
16 x 22 ins ( 40.6 x 55.9 cms ) ( sight )

Estimated: $500.00$300.00 - $500.00

Current bid: $200.00
Next bid is: $210.00

Closes September 28th at 04:30:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Carl Beam, Quantum Theory
Lot #191
CARL BEAM
Quantum Theory

mixed media on paper
signed lower right; unframed
16 x 12 ins ( 40.6 x 30.5 cms ) ( sheet )

Estimated: $400.00$300.00 - $400.00

Current bid: $200.00
Next bid is: $210.00

Closes September 28th at 04:30:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Carl Beam, Friends of the Indian
Lot #192
CARL BEAM
Friends of the Indian

mixed media on paper
signed lower right; unframed
16 x 12 ins ( 40.6 x 30.5 cms ) ( sheet )

Estimated: $400.00$300.00 - $400.00

Current bid: $200.00
Next bid is: $210.00

Closes September 28th at 04:30:00 PM EDT

Artwork by George Littlechild, Tom Bull
Lot #193
GEORGE LITTLECHILD
Tom Bull

serigraph in colours
signed and dated 1991 at right edge; numbered 92/99 lower right; unframed
30 x 30 ins ( 76.2 x 76.2 cms ) ( sheet )

Estimated: $400.00$300.00 - $400.00

Current bid: $225.00
Next bid is: $235.00

Closes September 28th at 04:30:00 PM EDT

Artwork by George Littlechild, Rachael
Lot #194
GEORGE LITTLECHILD
Rachael

serigraph in colours
signed and dated 1995 to the left; numbered 45/75 lower left; unframed
30 x 22.25 ins ( 76.2 x 56.5 cms ) ( sheet )

Estimated: $400.00$300.00 - $400.00

Next bid is: $225.00

Closes September 28th at 04:30:00 PM EDT

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