Lot 48
SEEPEE IPEELIE (1940-2000), E7-511, Frobisher Bay / Iqaluit

MUSK OX, stone, bone, signed in syllabics, dated ‘85,
11.50" x 17.99" x 7.24"
29.20 x 45.70 x 18.40 cm
Frobisher Bay / Iqaluit


Est. $1500/2500
Realised: Please contact us for the value of this item
Auction Date: 09/15/2016


Note: Seepee is the son of Nuveeya and grandson of Ennutsiak. Seepee was obviously influenced by his father’s work. Both father and son are accomplished carvers who have excelled at portraying musk oxen. This work is a fine example of Seepee’s command of the subject, its form swells to approximate the real mass of a musk ox’s form.


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