ABRAHAM POV (1927-1994), ᐊᐃᐊᔭᑲ ᑕᓕᕈᓂᓕ ᐱᐅᕕ, Port Harrison / Inukjuak
WOMAN STRETCHING A KAMIK
signed in syllabics with disc number, c. 1968
8.75 x 1 in — 22.2 x 2.5 cm
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.
Waddington’s, June 1981, lot 134
Private Collection, Barrie