Indigenous & Inuit Art

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Artwork by Hadaje Grenta, 6 False Face Medicine Society Dancers
Lot #195
HADAJE GRENTA
6 False Face Medicine Society Dancers

mixed media corn husk and hide sculptures
Full details in catalogue listing
7 x 8 x 3.5 ins ( 17.8 x 20.3 x 8.9 cms ) ( largest (overall) )

Estimated: $600.00$400.00 - $600.00

Next bid is: $250.00

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Artwork by Reimi Kobayashi, Headhunter’s Vest, Borneo
Lot #196
REIMI KOBAYASHI
Headhunter’s Vest, Borneo


Iban Dayek shellwork vest, Boreo, Southeast Asia; title printed on a label on the reverse
49 x 45.25 ins ( 124.5 x 114.9 cms ) ( overall )

Estimated: $600.00$400.00 - $600.00

Next bid is: $300.00

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Artwork by Joseph Jacobs, Head Study
Lot #197
JOSEPH JACOBS
Head Study

steatite
signed with monogram, numbered #303 and inscribed “582” to the underside
7.5 x 4 x 3.5 ins ( 19.1 x 10.2 x 8.9 cms ) ( overall )

Estimated: $600.00$400.00 - $600.00

Current bid: $210.00
Next bid is: $220.00

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Artwork by Joseph Jacobs, The Twins
Lot #198
JOSEPH JACOBS
The Twins

steatite
signed with monogram, numbered #263 and inscribed “582” to the underside
7 x 5 x 4 ins ( 17.8 x 12.7 x 10.2 cms ) ( overall )

Estimated: $600.00$400.00 - $600.00

Current bid: $130.00
Next bid is: $140.00

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Artwork by Joseph Jacobs, Eagle Hunt Dancer
Lot #199
JOSEPH JACOBS
Eagle Hunt Dancer

steatite
signed with monogram, numbered 7/266, inscribed “582” and dated 1983 to the underside
5.5 x 4 x 5.5 ins ( 14 x 10.2 x 14 cms ) ( overall )

Estimated: $500.00$300.00 - $500.00

Current bid: $105.00
Next bid is: $115.00

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Artwork by Joseph Jacobs, Medical Relative
Lot #200
JOSEPH JACOBS
Medical Relative

steatite
signed with monogram, numbered #125 and inscribed “582” to the underside
2.5 x 6 x 9.5 ins ( 6.4 x 15.2 x 24.1 cms ) ( overall )

Estimated: $500.00$300.00 - $500.00

Current bid: $95.00
Next bid is: $105.00

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Artwork by Blair Debassige, Dragon Queen / Respecting All Living Spirits
Lot #201
BLAIR DEBASSIGE
Dragon Queen / Respecting All Living Spirits

oil on canvas
signed along the lower edge; signed, titled and dated “Sept. 4, 1998” on the reverse; unframed
30 x 30 ins ( 76.2 x 76.2 cms ) ( diameter )

Estimated: $350.00$250.00 - $350.00

Current bid: $250.00
Next bid is: $275.00

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Artwork by Blair Debassige, Wolf Clan Boy
Lot #202
BLAIR DEBASSIGE
Wolf Clan Boy

oil on canvas
signed along the lower edge; signed and titled on the reverse; unframed
30 x 30 ins ( 76.2 x 76.2 cms ) ( diameter )

Estimated: $350.00$250.00 - $350.00

Current bid: $150.00
Next bid is: $160.00

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Artwork by Blair Debassige, Relegation
Lot #203
BLAIR DEBASSIGE
Relegation

acrylic on bark
signed lower centre; signed, titled indistincly and dated “July 14/97” on the reverse of the framing
27 x 18.75 ins ( 68.6 x 47.6 cms )

Estimated: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00

Current bid: $100.00
Next bid is: $110.00

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Artwork by Jamasie Teevee, Small Owl
Lot #204
JAMASIE TEEVEE
Small Owl

engraving in colour
inscribed with the artist name, title, edition 4/50 and date “1967” in the lower margin; unframed (matted)
8.5 x 10.25 ins ( 21.6 x 26 cms ) ( sheet )

Estimated: $400.00$200.00 - $400.00

Next bid is: $150.00

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Artwork by Art Thompson, House of Wolves
Lot #205
ART THOMPSON
House of Wolves

silkscreen
signed, titled, dated 1987 and numbered 113/150 in the lower margin; unframed
15.25 x 25.5 ins ( 38.7 x 64.8 cms ) ( sheet )

Estimated: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00

Current bid: $125.00
Next bid is: $135.00

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Artwork by Abraham Apakark Anghik, Dance of Life and Death
Lot #206
ABRAHAM APAKARK ANGHIK
Dance of Life and Death

colour serigraph
signed, titled and numbered 69/300 in the lower margin
18.5 x 23.5 ins ( 47 x 59.7 cms ) ( sight )

Estimated: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00

Current bid: $150.00
Next bid is: $160.00

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Artwork by Tommy Nuvaqirq, Children with Animals
Lot #207
TOMMY NUVAQIRQ
Children with Animals

stencil
inscribed with the artist name, title, edition 4044 and “Pangnirtung 1972” in the lower margin
12.5 x 22 ins ( 31.8 x 55.9 cms ) ( sight )

Estimated: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00

Current bid: $150.00
Next bid is: $160.00

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Artwork by Kananginak Pootoogook, Opik and Kopineuva
Lot #208
KANANGINAK POOTOOGOOK
Opik and Kopineuva

engraving
inscribed with the artist name, title, edition 17/50 and “Dorset 1973” in the lower margin; unframed (matted)
12 x 11 ins ( 30.5 x 27.9 cms ) ( sheet )

Estimated: $250.00$150.00 - $250.00

Current bid: $210.00
Next bid is: $220.00

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Artwork by Richard Hunt, Hamatsa Dance Screen
Lot #209
RICHARD HUNT
Hamatsa Dance Screen

screen print
signed, titled, dated 1989 and numbered 143/150 at the lower edge; unframed
17.25 x 30 ins ( 43.8 x 76.2 cms ) ( sheet )

Estimated: $250.00$150.00 - $250.00

Current bid: $80.00
Next bid is: $90.00

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Artwork by Ross Hunt, Kwagulth Sun Design
Lot #210
ROSS HUNT
Kwagulth Sun Design

screenprint in colours
signed, titled and numbered 84/120 at the lower edge; unframed
13 x 16 ins ( 33 x 40.6 cms )

Estimated: $150.00$100.00 - $150.00

Current bid: $75.00
Next bid is: $85.00

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Artwork by David B. Williams, Spirit World - Bear Spirit
Lot #211
DAVID B. WILLIAMS
Spirit World - Bear Spirit

ink and acrylic
signed, titled and dated 1995
7.5 x 19 ins ( 19.1 x 48.3 cms ) ( sight )

Estimated: $250.00$150.00 - $250.00

Current bid: $140.00
Next bid is: $150.00

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Artwork by Maxine Noel, The Story Teller; Ioyonmarni
Lot #212
MAXINE NOEL
The Story Teller; Ioyonmarni

two colour serigraphs
“The Story Teller” (signed and numbered 85/100); “Ioyonmarni” (titled)
21.5 x 14.5 ins ( 54.6 x 36.8 cms ) ( each sheet )

Estimated: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00

Current bid: $150.00
Next bid is: $160.00

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Artwork by Clemence Wescoupe, Bird Spirit
Lot #213
CLEMENCE WESCOUPE
Bird Spirit

colour serigraph
signed, titled, dated 1980 and numbered 58/66 in the lower margin; unframed
15 x 18 ins ( 38.1 x 45.7 cms ) ( sheet )

Estimated: $250.00$150.00 - $250.00

Current bid: $105.00
Next bid is: $115.00

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Artwork by Carl Beam, Two Kinds of Power
Lot #214
CARL BEAM
Two Kinds of Power

serigraph in colour
signed, titled and numbered 148/200 in the lower margin
30 x 22 ins ( 76.2 x 55.9 cms ) ( sheet )

Estimated: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00

Current bid: $130.00
Next bid is: $140.00

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