Historic First Nations Art from the Collection of Steven Blevins & Sonja Morawetz
DECEMBER 2 - 7, 2023
Unidentified Mi’kmaq Artist
QUILLED LIDDED BOX, SECOND QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
PRICE REALISED: $15,006
Inuit and First Nations Art Select
NOVEMBER 25 - 30, 2023
Unidentified Maker, Tlingit
EMERGENT PHASE MODEL TOTEM POLE WITH SHAMANISTIC IMAGERY
Price Realised: $6,150
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Niviaxie ᓂᕕᐊᓯ (1909-1959), Kinngait (Cape Dorset)
MAN HUNTING AT SEAL HOLE IN THE ICE, 1959
Price Realised: $78,000
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- Works by Joe Talirunili, Ennutsiak, Osuitok Ipeelie, Pauta Saila, Karoo Ashevak, George Tataniq, Judas Ullulaq, Elizabeth Nutaraluk.
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