Lot 81
EVA TALOOKI ALIKTILUK (1927-1995), E1-75, Arviat

WOMAN WITH CHILD HOLDING KAMIKS, stone, beads, felt, fur, signed in syllabics,
5.98" x 2.76" x 3.50"
15.20 x 7.00 x 8.90 cm

Est. $600/900
Realised: Please contact us for the value of this item
Auction Date: 11/16/2015

Note: Talooki’s aunt, Susan Ootnooyuk was the first to adorn carvings with beadwork. However it was Talooki who became best known for this type of work. The colourful beading adds visual contrast to the hard, grey Arviat stone and context to her decidedly minimalist figures.

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