Lot 84


PAUTA SAILA, R.C.A. (1916-2009), E7-990, CAPE DORSET / KINNGAIT
DANCING POLAR BEAR

stone, ivory, signed in Roman, c. 1975

18" x 11" x 6.5" — 45.7 x 27.9 x 16.5 cm.

Note:
An important representation of a classic Pauta Bear, it possesses human characteristics and balances on one leg, with its head thrown back and mouth wide. Pauta inspired generations of Inuit artists with this iconic image.

Estimate: $25,000—30,000

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