Inuit Art Auction including First Nations Art

November 16, 2015

LOT 94
KAROO ASHEVAK (1940-1974)
  • KAROO ASHEVAK (1940-1974)
  • KAROO ASHEVAK (1940-1974)

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KAROO ASHEVAK (1940-1974), E4-196, Spence Bay

HOODED INUK

bone, stone inlay
9" x 4.5" — 22.9 x 11.4 cm.

Estimate $8,000-$12,000

Realised: $6,500
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Provenance:

Acquired directly from the artist. The father of the consignor was a Professor at the University of Alberta and specialized in northern people and lands. He worked throughout the Arctic for most of his life. He met Ashevak on one of his trips to Taloyoak (Spence Bay) and admired his work greatly.