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Josiah Nuilaalik


JOSIAH NUILAALIK (1928-2005), E2-385, Baker Lake
POLAR BEAR/CARIBOU TRANSFORMATION, stone, ivory, 11" x 8" x 5.25" — 27.9 x 20.3 x 13.3 cm.

Est. $4,000/6,000

Note: “When I first started carving, I was told to make human figures or animals. I carve more complicated pieces than this today by remembering legends and stories that I have heard from my grandparents, who raised me, and by using my imagination.”
Marie Bouchard, An Inuit Perspective, Baker Lake Sculpture, 2000, p. 74

Auction Results

Auction Date Auction House Lot # Low Est High Est Sold Price
2013-11-18 Waddington's 121 4,000 6,000 4,080.00

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