Inuit Art Auction

November 21, 2017

LOT 55
ABRAHAM POV (1927-1994)
  • ABRAHAM POV (1927-1994)
  • ABRAHAM POV (1927-1994)
  • ABRAHAM POV (1927-1994)

55

ABRAHAM POV (1927-1994), ᐊᐃᐊᔭᑲ ᑕᓕᕈᓂᓕ ᐱᐅᕕ, Port Harrison / Inukjuak

WOMAN STRETCHING A KAMIK

stone
signed in syllabics with disc number, c. 1968
8.75 x 1 in — 22.2 x 2.5 cm

Estimate $700-$1,000

Realised: $780
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

Abraham is the son of Joe Talirunili. He began carving around 1950 after James Houston arrived in Inukjuak. Abraham’s wife, Alicie, collaborated with her husband, handling the shining and polishing of his works once he was finished filing.

Provenance:

Waddington’s, June 1981, lot 134
Private Collection, Barrie