Inuit Art Auction

May 06, 2013

LOT 108
PAULASSIE POOTOOGOOK (1927-2006)
  • PAULASSIE POOTOOGOOK (1927-2006)
  • PAULASSIE POOTOOGOOK (1927-2006)
  • PAULASSIE POOTOOGOOK (1927-2006)
  • PAULASSIE POOTOOGOOK (1927-2006)
  • PAULASSIE POOTOOGOOK (1927-2006)
  • PAULASSIE POOTOOGOOK (1927-2006)
  • PAULASSIE POOTOOGOOK (1927-2006)

108

PAULASSIE POOTOOGOOK (1927-2006), E7-1176, Cape Dorset

A FAMILY OF MUSK OXEN

stone
6.78" x 12" x 4" — 17.2 x 30.5 x 10.2 cm.; 7" x 10.5" x 4.5" — 17.8 x 26.7 x 11.4 cm.; 3.75" x 7" x 2.5" — 9.5 x 17.8 x 6.4 cm.

Estimate $4,000-$6,000

Realised: $4,800
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

“There are three of these pieces in the collection, fine and typical examples of his work. Each one has that remarkable continual line that goes from the head right through under the belly up to the tail.” - Red Pederson

Provenance:

The “Red” Pederson Collection,
Waddington’s Auctioneers & Appraisers, December 1981, page 62, lot 452, illustrated on page 63,
Private collection, Toronto

Additional Info:

Department: Inuit and Indigenous Art
Carving / Sculpture: Stone
Settlement: Cape Dorset, Cape Dorset / Kinngait
Signature: Disc Number