Inuit Art Auction

November 18, 2013

LOT 103
Attr: ISA SMILER (1921-1986)
  • Attr: ISA SMILER (1921-1986)
  • Attr: ISA SMILER (1921-1986)
  • Attr: ISA SMILER (1921-1986)
  • Attr: ISA SMILER (1921-1986)
  • Attr: ISA SMILER (1921-1986)
  • Attr: ISA SMILER (1921-1986)
  • Attr: ISA SMILER (1921-1986)

103

Attr: ISA SMILER (1921-1986), E9-706, Inukjuak

MOTHER WITH CHILD IN HER AMAUT

stone, ivory, soap inlay
ca. 1950
12" x 9" x 9" — 30.5 x 22.9 x 22.9 cm.

Estimate $15,000-$20,000

Realised: $16,800

About artist/note:

For a similar piece see, George Swinton, Sculpture of the Eskimo, p.82, pl. 111

Head of the mother figure is removable.

Additional Info:

Department: Inuit and Indigenous Art
Carving / Sculpture: Ivory, Stone
Settlement: Inukjuak, Port Harrison / Inukjuak
Signature: Disc Number