Inuit Art Auction

November 21, 2017

LOT 43
 ENNUTSIAK (1896-1967)
  •  ENNUTSIAK (1896-1967)
  •  ENNUTSIAK (1896-1967)
  •  ENNUTSIAK (1896-1967)
  •  ENNUTSIAK (1896-1967)
  •  ENNUTSIAK (1896-1967)
  •  ENNUTSIAK (1896-1967)
  •  ENNUTSIAK (1896-1967)
  •  ENNUTSIAK (1896-1967)

43

ENNUTSIAK (1896-1967), ᐃᓄᓯᐊ, Frobisher Bay / Iqaluit

HUNTERS BUTCHERING A WALRUS

stone, ivory
disc number inscribed, c. 1965
3.5 x 7 x 6 in — 8.9 x 17.8 x 15.2 cm

Estimate $3,000-$5,000

Realised: $4,080
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

According to the previous owner, this work was acquired in the summer of 1966. He recalled that the artist was an elderly “mostly blind” man named “Inutsiak” who acted as his interpreter.