Inuit Art Online Auction

February 26, 2015

LOT 90
LILY UIJAKKI OKITUK (1933-), E9-1012; Unidentified
  • LILY UIJAKKI OKITUK (1933-), E9-1012; Unidentified

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LILY UIJAKKI OKITUK (1933-), E9-1012; Unidentified, Salluit

WOMAN SCRAPING A SKIN; WOMAN MENDING A KAMIK

stone
dated 1975, signed in syllabics; signed indistinctly
3" x 4.25" x 1.75" — 7.6 x 10.8 x 4.4 cm.; 3.5" x 2" x 1.5" — 8.9 x 5.1 x 3.8 cm.

Estimate $200-$400

Realised: $324
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

For a similar piece, see “Woman Scraping a Skin: Lily Okituk (1975), The Inuit Artists of Sugluk, PQ, La Fédération des co-opératives du Nouveau Québec with the co-operation of the Department of Indian and Northern Affairs, 1976, p. 41

Provenance:

Woman Mending Kamik: Purchased Waddington’s Auctioneers & Appraisers, November 2005, Lot 150,
Collection of the late Mr. Gerald B. White

Additional Info:

Department: Inuit and Indigenous Art
Carving / Sculpture: Stone
Settlement: Salluit, Sugluk / Salluit
Signature: Syllabics