UNSOLD WORKS

These listings are for selected lots that were unsold in previous auctions. They are available for immediate sale, for a limited time on a first-come, first-served basis.

The listings show the original auction estimate and the new lowered reserve price. A specially discounted buyer’s premium of 12% will be added to this price, as well as sales taxes if applicable.

For more detailed descriptions of these works, see the original catalogue listings on our website.

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UNSOLD WORKS - MAY 2017

Stone sculpture, Totem Pole, possibly by Isa Oomayoualook, Inuit artist from Inukjuak
Stone sculpture, Woman Holding Fish and Ulu, by Qaunaq Mikkigak, Inuit artist from Cape Dorset
Stone sculpture, Polar Bear, by Nuyaliaq Qimirpik, Inuit artist from Kimmirut
Stone sculpture, Bear, by Akeeaktashuk, Inuit artist from Inukjuak

May 2017 Lot 7

POSSIBLY ISA OOMAYOUALOOK (1915-1976), Inukjuak

(Port Harrison), Totem Pole, c. 1951-52, stone, ivory and soap inlay

Est. $1,600/2,600

NEW PRICE: $1,200

May 2017 Lot 17

QAUNAQ MIKKIGAK (1932-2014), Cape Dorset, Woman Holding a Fish and Ulu, c. mid 1960s, stone

Est. $2,000/3,000

NEW PRICE: $1,300

May 2017 Lot 67

AKEEAKTASHUK (1898-1954), Inukjuak, Bear, c. 1950-52, stone

Est. $2,000/3,000

NEW PRICE: $1,400

May 2017 Lot 48

NUYALIAQ QIMIRPIK (1937-2007), Kimmirut, Polar Bear, c. late 1970s, stone

Est. $2,500/3,500

NEW PRICE: $1,400

Antler sculpture, Composition: People, by Elizabet Nutaraaluk, Inuit artist from Arviat
Stone sculpture, Woman with Billowing Hair, by Qaqaq (Kaka) Ashoona, Inuit artist from Cape Dorset
Stone sculpture, Mother and Two Children, by Joe Talirunili, Inuit artist from Cape Dorset
Stone sculpture, Standing Man, by Peggy Ekagina, Inuit artist from Kugluktuk

May 2017 Lot 82

ELIZABET NUTARAALUK AULATJUT (1914-1998), Arviat

(Eskimo Point), Composition: People, c. 1988-90, antler

Est. $1,800/2,800

NEW PRICE: $1,100

May 2017 Lot 98

QAQAQ (KAKA)  ASHOONA (1928-1996), Cape Dorset, Woman with Billowing Hair, c. late 1980s, stone

Est. $2,500/3,500

NEW PRICE: $1,400

May 2017 Lot 107

JOE TALIRUNILI (1893-1976), Cape Dorset, Mother and Two Children, c.1965, stone

Est. $2,500/3,500

NEW PRICE: $1,400

May 2017 Lot 122

PEGGY EKAGINA (1919-1993), Kugluktuk, Standing Man, c. late 1950s, stone

Est. $500/800

NEW PRICE: $300

Ivory and whalebone sculpture, Family Returning From Fishing, possibly by  Otto Apsaktaun, Inuit artist from Kugaaruk
Bone and wood sculpture, Fur Comb, by unidentified Inuit artist from Gjoa Haven
Bone or ivory sculpture, Shaman's Wand, by unidentified Inuit artist from Qikiqtarjuaq
Scapula and whalebone sculpture, Inside the Igloo, by Nuveeya Ipellie, Inuit artist from Iqaluit

May 2017 Lot 130

UNIDENTIFIED ARTIST Gjoa Haven, Fur Comb,
early 1970s (possibly earlier), bone, wood and inlay

Est. $400/600

NEW PRICE: $250

May 2017 Lot 131

UNIDENTIFIED ARTIST Qikiqtarjuaq (Broughton Island), Shaman's Wand,
c. 1950s or earlier, bone or ivory

Est. $600/900

NEW PRICE: $400

May 2017 Lot 126

PROBABLY OTTO APSAKTAUN (1932-), Kugaaruk (Pelly Bay), Family Returning from Fishing, 1960s, ivory and whalebone

Est. $1,200/1,800

NEW PRICE: $800

May 2017 Lot 147

NUVEEYA IPELLIE (1920-2010), Iqaluit (Frobisher Bay), Inside the Igloo, c.1968, scapula and whalebone

Est. $4,500/6,500

NEW PRICE: $2,750

Stone sculpture, Shaman and Bear Helping Spirit, by Nuveeya Ipellie, Inuit artist from Iqaluit
Stone sculpture, Walrus Shaman, by Davie Atchealak, Inuit artist from Pangnirtung
Stone sculpture, Mother and child, by Elisapee Ishulutaq, Inuit artist from Pangnirtung
Stone sculpture, Owl Spirit, by Latcholassie Akesuk, inuit artist from Cape Dorset

May 2017 Lot 148

NUVEEYA IPELLIE (1920-2010), Iqaluit (Frobisher Bay), Shaman and Bear Helping Spirit, late 1970s, stone and inlay

Est. $1,500/2,500

NEW PRICE: $1,050

May 2017 Lot 149

DAVIE ATCHEALAK (1947-2006), Pangnirtung/Iqaluit, Walrus Shaman, late 1980s, stone and muskox horn

Est. $1,500/2,500

NEW PRICE: $900

May 2017 Lot 151

ELISAPEE ISHULUTAQ CM (1925-), Pangnirtung, Mother and Child,
late 1980s, stone

Est. $700/1,000

NEW PRICE: $400

May 2017 Lot 163

LATCHOLASSIE AKESUK (1919-2000), Cape Dorset, Owl Spirit, early 1970s, stone

Est. $2,500/3,500

NEW PRICE: $1,400

Stone sculpture, Mother and Child, by Johnny Inukpuk Jr., Inuit artist from Inukjuak
Stone, horn and antler sculpture, Muskox Defecating, by Judas Ullulaq, Inuit artist from Gjoa Haven
Stone sculpture, Spirit, by Samuel Nahaulaituq, Inuit artist from Taloyoak
Stone and ivory sculpture, Walrus-Bird Composition, by Unidentified Inuit Artist from Inuljuak

May 2017 Lot 191

JOHNNY INUKPUK JR. (1930-1984), Inukjuak (Port Harrison), Mother and Child,
c. 1959-60, stone

Est. $7,000/10,000

NEW PRICE: $4,950

May 2017 Lot 192

JUDAS ULLULAQ (1937-1999), Gjoa Haven, Muskox Defecating, c. 1990, stone, muskox horn and antler

Est. $1,800/2,800

NEW PRICE: $1,050

May 2017 Lot 197

SAMUEL NAHAULAITUQ (1923-1999), Taloyoak, Spirit,
c. early-mid 1970s, stone

Est. $700/1,000

NEW PRICE: $390

May 2017 Lot 205

UNIDENTIFIED ARTIST, Inukjuak (Port Harrison), Walrus-Bird Composition
early 1950s, stone and ivory

Est. $600/900

NEW PRICE: $400

Stone and antler sculpture, Hunter Wearing Snow Goggles, by Isa Aqiattusuk Smiler, Inuit artist from Inukjuak
Stone sculpture, Man Carrying a Stone, by Joe Talirunili, Inuit artist from Cape Dorset
Stone, ivory and thread sculpture, Family on a Qamutiq with Three Dogs, by Ennutsiak, Inuit artist from Iqaluit

May 2017 Lot 209

JOE TALIRUNILI (1893-1976), Cape Dorset, Man Carrying a Stone, c. 1959-60, stone

Est. $2,000/3,000

NEW PRICE: $1,200

May 2017 Lot 207

ISA AQIATTUSUK SMILER (1921-1986, Inukjuak (Port Harrison), Hunter Wearing Snow Goggles, early 1960s, stone and antler

Est. $5,000/8,000

NEW PRICE: $3,000

May 2017 Lot 221

ENNUTSIAK (1896-1967), Iqaluit (Frobisher Bay), Family on Qamutiq with Three Dogs, c. 1965, stone, ivory and thread

Est. $6,000/9,000

NEW PRICE: $4,950

Stone sculpture, Man and Bear, by Solomonie Tigullaraq, Inuit artist from Clyde River
Stone and antler sculpture, Shaman Rransforming, by David Ikutaa, Inuit artist from Baker Lake
Stone sculpture, Shaman and Bird Spirit, by Lukta Qiatsuk, Inuit artist from Cape Dorset
Whalebone sculpture, Mother and Children, by Regilee Piungituq, Inuit artist from Clyde River

May 2017 Lot 222

SOLOMONIE TIGULLARAQ (1924-2000), Clyde River, Man and Bear, 1968, stone

Est. $2,000/3,000

NEW PRICE: $1,250

May 2017 Lot 227

DAVID IKUTAA (1929-1984), Baker Lake, Shaman Transforming, 1979, stone and antler

Est. $2,000/3,000

NEW PRICE: $1,275

May 2017 Lot 262

LUKTA QIATSUK (1928-2004), Cape Dorset, Shaman and Bird Spirit, c. late 1980s, stone

Est. $3,500/5,000

NEW PRICE: $1,900

May 2017 Lot 284

REGILEE PIUNGITUQ (1953-), Clyde River, Mother and Children, c. 1976-77,
whale bone

Est. $600/900

NEW PRICE: $350

Stone sculpture, Hockey Player, by Iqaluk Qatsiya, Inuit artist from Cape Dorset

May 2017 Lot 287

IQALUK QATSIYA (1947-), Cape Dorset, Hockey Player, c. 1984, stone

Est. $800/1,200

NEW PRICE: $550

Stone sculpture, Diving Sea Goddess, by Isacci Etidlui, Inuit artist from Cape Dorset
Stone and antler sculpture, Caribou, by Simon Tookoome, Inuit artist from Baker Lake

May 2017 Lot 288

ISACCI ETIDLUI (1972-2014), Cape Dorset, Diving Sea Goddess, c. 1990, stone

Est. $700/1,000

NEW PRICE: $475

May 2017 Lot 293

SIMON TOOKOOME (1934-2010), Baker Lake, Caribou, c. 1990, stone

Est. $600/900

NEW PRICE: $375

Stone sculpture, Walking Bear, by Mannumi Shaqu, Inuit artist from Cape Dorset

May 2017 Lot 294

MANNUMI SHAQU (1917-2000), Cape Dorset, Walking Bear, c. mid-late 1980s, stone

Est. $1,200/1,800

NEW PRICE: $850

 

Stone sculpture, Polar Bear, by Abraham Kaunak, Inuit artist from Hall Beach

May 2017 Lot 298

ABRAHAM KAUNAK (1936-), Hall Beach, Polar Bear, c.1970s, stone

Est. $700/1,000

NEW PRICE: $325

Stone sculpture, Seated Figure, by Silas Kalluk, Inuit artist from Baker Lake

May 2017 Lot 301

SILAS KALLUK (1910-2008), Baker Lake, Seated Figure, mid 1990s, stone

Est. $600/900

NEW PRICE: $350

Stone sculpture, Inukshuk,  by Isa Aqiattusuk Smiler, Inuit artist from Inukjuak

May 2017 Lot 302

ISA AQIATTUSUK

SMILER (1921-1986), Inukjuak, Inukshuk, 1978, stone

Est. $400/600

NEW PRICE: $225

Stone sculpture, Figure, by George Arluk, Inuit artist from Rankin Inlet/Baker lake

May 2017 Lot 307

GEORGE ARLUK (1949-), Rankin Inlet/Baker Lake, Figure, 1998, stone

Est. $500/800

NEW PRICE: $325

Stone sculpture, Spirit Animal, possibly by Sheojuke Toonoo, Inuit artist from Cape Dorset
Whalebone sculpture, Bird, by unidentified Inuit artist from Clyde River
Grass, stone and hide basket with bird finial, attributed to Jeannie Inukpuk, Inuit artist from Inukjuak

May 2017 Lot 312

POSSIBLY SHEOJUKE TOONOO (1928-d), Cape Dorset, Spirit Animal, early 1960s, stone

Est. $300/500

NEW PRICE: $160

Stone sculpture, Family, by Martha Tickie (Tickiq), Inuit artist from Baker Lake

May 2017 Lot 230

MARTHA TICKIE (TICKIQ) (1939-2015), Baker Lake, Family, c. mid-late 1970s, stone

Est. $2,500/3,500

NEW PRICE: $1,200

May 2017 Lot 286

OVILOO TUNNILLIE RCA (1949-2014), Cape Dorset, Sea Goddess, late 1990s, stone

Est. $2,500/3,500

NEW PRICE: $1,200

May 2017 Lot 314

UNIDENTIFIED ARTIST, Clyde River, Bird, c. 1976-77, whale bone

Est. $400/600

NEW PRICE: $220

May 2017 Lot 317

ATTRIB. TO JEANNIE INUKPUK (1935-) and JOBIE INUKPUK (1934-1983), Inukjuak, Basket with Bird Finial mid 1970s, grass, stone
and hide

Est. $400/600

NEW PRICE: $250

Stone sculpture, Goddess, by Oviloo Tunnillie, Inuit artist from Cape Dorset

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