Lot 283
JOHN TIKTAK (1916-1981), E1-266, Rankin Inlet

HEAD, stone, ca.1966,
7.52" x 5.00" x 3.74"
19.10 x 12.70 x 9.50 cm
Rankin Inlet

Est. $15000/20000
Realised: Please contact us for the value of this item
Auction Date: 11/05/2007

Provenance: The vendor’s parents lived and worked as teachers in various communities in the north, including Chesterfield Inlet, Rankin Inlet, and later Grise Fiord, Hall Beach and Frobisher Bay. They collected Inuit art during the early 1960’s to the mid 1970’s. Many of the artists they collected from were known as friends and the entire family including the vendor were well versed in Inuktitut, having been brought up in the Arctic.

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