Lot 208
JUDAS ULLULAQ (1937-1998), E4-342, Gjoa Haven

SHAMAN TRANSFORMING INTO MUSK OX, stone, antler,
12.01" x 12.01"
30.50 x 30.50
Gjoa Haven


Est. $7000/10000
Realised: Please contact us for the value of this item
Auction Date: 04/19/2010


Provenance: Collected directly from the artist by the vendor while working on an Arctic cargo ship in the early 1990s.

Note: It was described to the vendor by Judas (through an interpreter) that the work depicts a Shaman whose animal skin parka is infested with worms. A worm is seen entering the shaman's ear on the right side of the piece. This induces the transformation into a musk ox and is the cause for the grimacing facial expression.


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