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Auction Description for Waddington's: Inuit Art Online Auction
Viewing Notes:
26th February 2pm to 7pm.
Sale Notes:
Please note this is an online auction starting on 25th February at 9am and ending on 28th February at 2pm. Buyer's Premium is 20% up to $50,000 and 15% in excess of $50,000. To bid on this sale please go to http://auctions.waddingtons.ca/

Inuit Art Online Auction

(137 Lots)

by Waddington's

Platinum House

137 lots | 136 with images

February 28, 2013

275 King Street E

2nd Floor

Toronto, ON, M5A 1K2 Canada

Phone: +1 416 504 9100

Fax: +1 416 504 0033

Email: info@waddingtons.ca

IYOLA KINGWATSIAK (1933-2000), E7-914, Cape Dorset

Lot 1: IYOLA KINGWATSIAK (1933-2000), E7-914, Cape Dorset

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Description: IYOLA KINGWATSIAK (1933-2000), E7-914, Cape Dorset SEDNA, stone, signed in syllabics, 20" x 15" x 8" - 50.8 x 38.1 x 20.3 cm.

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JOANASSIE IGIU (1923-1981), E7-981, Cape Dorset

Lot 2: JOANASSIE IGIU (1923-1981), E7-981, Cape Dorset

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Description: JOANASSIE IGIU (1923-1981), E7-981, Cape Dorset TWO HARES, stone, signed in syllabics, 14" x 10" x 6" - 35.6 x 25.4 x 15.2 cm.

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UNIDENTIFIED, Cape Dorset OWL WITH PREY, stone,

Lot 3: UNIDENTIFIED, Cape Dorset OWL WITH PREY, stone,

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Description: UNIDENTIFIED, Cape Dorset OWL WITH PREY, stone, ca. 1980, Significant damage to owl's right wing, 15.5" x 8.25" x 8.75" - 39.4 x 21 x 22.2 cm.

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JOANASSIE IGIU (1923-1981), E7-981, Cape Dorset

Lot 4: JOANASSIE IGIU (1923-1981), E7-981, Cape Dorset

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Description: JOANASSIE IGIU (1923-1981), E7-981, Cape Dorset DOG, stone, 1970, signed in syllabics, 9.7" x 4" x 8.1" - 24.6 x 10.2 x 20.7 cm. Note: "A characteristic feature of Joanassie's [animal] sculptures is an upstretched [sic] head with open mouth. This gives the work a sense of movement, as do the strong diagonal and vertical lines... Another distinctive feature of [his] carvings is the almond-shaped eye-type, carefully carved in the stone." from Wight, Darlene, Joanassie Igiu Recent Sculpture, exh. cat., Cottage Craft Gifts and Fine Art Ltd. (Calgary, AB), c. 1980

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KINGMEATA ETIDLOOIE (1915-1989), E7-895, Cape

Lot 5: KINGMEATA ETIDLOOIE (1915-1989), E7-895, Cape

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Description: KINGMEATA ETIDLOOIE (1915-1989), E7-895, Cape Dorset NESTING BIRD, stone, c. 1970, signed in syllabics, 8.6" x 16.5" x 11" - 21.9 x 41.9 x 27.9 cm.

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