Indigenous & Inuit Art

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Artwork by Nori Peter, Inuit Children
Lot #215
NORI PETER
Inuit Children

oil on board
signed lower right
23.5 x 29.5 ins ( 59.7 x 74.9 cms )

Estimated: $800.00$600.00 - $800.00

Current bid: $400.00
Next bid is: $425.00

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September 28th at 05:00:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Nori Peter, Snow Bruins
Lot #216
NORI PETER
Snow Bruins

oil on board
signed lower left; titled on the reverse of the frame
11 x 11 ins ( 27.9 x 27.9 cms ) ( diameter )

Estimated: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00

Current bid: $100.00
Next bid is: $110.00

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Artwork by  Unknown Haida Artist, Haida basket with Lid
Lot #217
UNKNOWN HAIDA ARTIST
Haida basket with Lid

twined spruce root basket
6 x 8.5 x 8.5 ins ( 15.2 x 21.6 x 21.6 cms ) ( overall )

Estimated: $200.00$100.00 - $200.00

Current bid: $120.00
Next bid is: $130.00

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Artwork by  Unknown Plains Artist, Drum
Lot #218
UNKNOWN PLAINS ARTIST
Drum

hide, wood, inlay and metal tension rings
circa 1950
9.5 x 9.5 x 1.75 ins ( 24.1 x 24.1 x 4.4 cms ) ( overall )

Estimated: $200.00$100.00 - $200.00

Next bid is: $80.00

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Artwork by  Unknown Plains Artist, Beaded Tobacco Pouch with Zipper
Lot #219
UNKNOWN PLAINS ARTIST
Beaded Tobacco Pouch with Zipper

glass beads, hide, zipper
circa 1950
6 x 6 x 1 ins ( 15.2 x 15.2 x 2.5 cms ) ( overall )

Estimated: $200.00$100.00 - $200.00

Current bid: $90.00
Next bid is: $100.00

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September 28th at 05:00:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Jane Ash Poitras, Buffalo Hierophany
Lot #220
JANE ASH POITRAS
Buffalo Hierophany

lithograph
signed, titled, dated “08.10.92” and numbered 20/25 in the lower margin
23.75 x 29.25 ins ( 60.3 x 74.3 cms ) ( image )

Estimated: $500.00$400.00 - $500.00

Next bid is: $300.00

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Artwork by George Littlechild, Plains Cree Chiefs
Lot #221
GEORGE LITTLECHILD
Plains Cree Chiefs

serigraph in colours
signed, titled and numbered “A/P 15/15” at the right edge; unframed
29 x 22.5 ins ( 73.7 x 57.2 cms ) ( sheet )

Estimated: $400.00$300.00 - $400.00

Next bid is: $225.00

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Artwork by Carl Beam, Reserve 1
Lot #222
CARL BEAM
Reserve 1

mixed media on paper
signed and inscribed “A/P” at the lower edge; unframed
16 x 12 ins ( 40.6 x 30.5 cms ) ( sheet )

Estimated: $400.00$300.00 - $400.00

Next bid is: $200.00

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Artwork by  Unidentified Inuit Artist, Transforming Shaman
Lot #223
UNIDENTIFIED INUIT ARTIST
Transforming Shaman

serpentine
unsigned
16 x 14 x 5 ins ( 40.6 x 35.6 x 12.7 cms ) ( overall )

Estimated: $400.00$300.00 - $400.00

Current bid: $200.00
Next bid is: $210.00

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Artwork by Goole Paneak, Fisherman
Lot #224
GOOLE PANEAK
Fisherman


soapstone, serpentine, bone and sinew sculpture
incised initials and signature in syllabics on underside; original Canada Eskimo Art tag included
17.75 x 15 x 10 ins ( 45.1 x 38.1 x 25.4 cms ) ( overall )

Estimated: $400.00$300.00 - $400.00

Current bid: $350.00
Next bid is: $375.00

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September 28th at 05:00:00 PM EDT

Artwork by Carl Beam, Albert in the Blue Zone
Lot #225
CARL BEAM
Albert in the Blue Zone

screenprint
signed, titled and inscribed “Artist’s Proof”; unframed
30 x 22 ins ( 76.2 x 55.9 cms ) ( sheet )

Estimated: $300.00$200.00 - $300.00

Current bid: $275.00
Next bid is: $300.00

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Artwork by Carl Beam, Untitled (Milky Way / Skeletal System)
Lot #226
CARL BEAM
Untitled (Milky Way / Skeletal System)

mixed media on paper
signed lower right; the artist’s stamp (”Carl Beam Original Work”) lower left
15 x 12 ins ( 38.1 x 30.5 cms ) ( sheet )

Estimated: $250.00$150.00 - $250.00

Current bid: $220.00
Next bid is: $230.00

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Artwork by Kenojuak Ashevak, Bird Image
Lot #227
KENOJUAK ASHEVAK
Bird Image

etching
inscribed with the artist name, title, edition 41/50 and date “1968” in the lower margin
9.5 x 11.75 ins ( 24.1 x 29.8 cms ) ( plate size )

Estimated: $400.00$300.00 - $400.00

Current bid: $200.00
Next bid is: $210.00

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September 28th at 05:00:00 PM EDT

Artwork by  Kuduakjuk, Tuktu
Lot #228
KUDUAKJUK
Tuktu

lithograph
inscribed with the artist name, title, edition 30/50 and “Dorset 1982” in the lower margin; unframed
17 x 13 ins ( 43.2 x 33 cms )

Estimated: $150.00$75.00 - $150.00

Current bid: $110.00
Next bid is: $120.00

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Artwork by  Unidentified Inuit Artist, Double-Sided Composition
Lot #229
UNIDENTIFIED INUIT ARTIST
Double-Sided Composition

stone
12.5 x 8.25 x 5.75 ins ( 31.8 x 21 x 14.6 cms ) ( overall )

Estimated: $500.00$300.00 - $500.00

Current bid: $170.00
Next bid is: $180.00

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Artwork by  Unidentified Inuit Artist (Kinngait), Bird
Lot #230
UNIDENTIFIED INUIT ARTIST (KINNGAIT)
Bird

stone
Condition Note: Some scuffing and a loss present on the underside
9.25 x 7 x 6 ins ( 23.5 x 17.8 x 15.2 cms ) ( overall )

Estimated: $400.00$300.00 - $400.00

Current bid: $250.00
Next bid is: $275.00

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