Inuit Art Online Auction

October 16, 2014

LOT 136
Unidentified
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136

Unidentified

WALRUS

stone, ivory
absent tusk
4.5" x 6" x 4.25" — 11.4 x 15.2 x 10.8 cm.

Estimate $300-$500

Realised: $600

Provenance:

The John M. Rogers collection, CA
by descent to present owner

John M. Rogers was a prominent broker in the 1950s and 1960s, who under-wrote and promoted mining stocks in the Sudbury and Timmins areas. He was a connoisseur and collector with a deep appreciation for the art produced by Canada's Indigenous peoples. The included works of Inuit Art represent a portion of Rogers' collection.

Additional Info:

Department: Inuit and Indigenous Art
Carving / Sculpture: Ivory, Stone
Settlement: