Inuit Art Auction

November 22, 2016

LOT 92
PAUTA SAILA, R.C.A. (1916-2009)
  • PAUTA SAILA, R.C.A. (1916-2009)
  • PAUTA SAILA, R.C.A. (1916-2009)
  • PAUTA SAILA, R.C.A. (1916-2009)
  • PAUTA SAILA, R.C.A. (1916-2009)
  • PAUTA SAILA, R.C.A. (1916-2009)

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PAUTA SAILA, R.C.A. (1916-2009), Cape Dorset / Kingait

DANCING POLAR BEAR

The beautifully proportioned bear balances on one leg and bears characteristic claws and inset ivory teeth, signed in syllabics, c. 1985
12.5" x 13" x 4" — 31.8 x 33 x 10.2 cm.

Estimate $18,000-$22,000

Realised: $22,800
Price Includes Buyer's Premium

Additional Info:

Department: Inuit and Indigenous Art
Carving / Sculpture: Ivory
Settlement: Cape Dorset, Cape Dorset / Kinngait, Kingait