Inuit Art Auction

November 21, 2017

LOT 78
MARC ALIKASWA (1928-2008)
  • MARC ALIKASWA (1928-2008)
  • MARC ALIKASWA (1928-2008)
  • MARC ALIKASWA (1928-2008)

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MARC ALIKASWA (1928-2008), ᒪᐊᒃ ᐃᓕᑲᓴ, Eskimo Point / Arviat

FAMILY

stone
c. 1970s
12 x 7.5 x 8 in — 30.5 x 19.1 x 20.3 cm; 11.5 x 8 x 7 in — 29.2 x 20.3 x 17.8 cm

Estimate $4,000-$6,000

Realised: $6,875
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

Emphasizing clean lines and strength of form, these two carvings epitomize the Kivalliq aesthetic. For a similar piece see Core Inuit, Inuit Gallery of Vancouver, page 19, plate 18.