Lot 144
Possibly by or camp of: AKEEAKTASHUK (1898-1954), E9-713, Inukjuak

HUNTER WITH INSET IVORY EYES AND TEETH, stone, ivory, soap, skin, wood, c. 1953,
14.25" x 5.51" x 4.49"
36.20 x 14.00 x 11.40 cm

Est. $10000/15000
Realised: Please contact us for the value of this item
Auction Date: 06/01/2015

Note: According to curator Darlene Coward Wight, Akeeaktashuk was one of the most prolific carvers during the early period and his style varied considerably. For similar works see Darlene Coward Wight, Early Masters, Inuit Sculpture, 1949-1955, The Winnipeg Art Gallery, pgs 34 & 35.

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