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i u a pi pu pa ti tu ta ki ku ka gi gu ga mi mu ma ni nu na si su sa li lu la ji ju ja vi vu va ri ru ra qi qu qa ngi ngu nga lhi lhu lha

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Ikayukta Tunnillie


IKAYUKTA TUNNILLIE (1911-1980), E7-927, Cape Dorset
ANGAKUK’S TENT, stonecut, 1975, 9/50, unframed, 23" x 11" — 58.4 x 27.9 cm.

Est. $250/350

Note: “Angakuk is the Inuktitut word for shaman. A shaman’s tent was usually distinguished from other tents. In this case, the birds heads emerging from the three tents indicate they belong to a shaman. The birds are the shaman’s helping spirits.”

-Lipton, Barbara et al., Arctic Vision: Art of the Canadian Inuit, exh. cat., Canadian Arctic Producers, 1984, p. 77

Auction Results

Auction Date Auction House Lot # Low Est High Est Sold Price
2013-06-27 Waddington's 143 250 350 240.00

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