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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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Kaka Ashoona, ᑲᑲ ᐊᓴᓇ


KAKA ASHOONA (1928-1996), E7-1101, Cape Dorset
SEDNA, stone, signed in Roman, 12.25" x 4" x 7" — 31.1 x 10.2 x 17.8 cm.

Est. $1,000/1,500

Note: “When I am carving, I sort of walk around the stone just to see which way it would look better...I get the idea for a carving from the stone...sort of draw it with my eyes to see what I will carve.”
-Interview of Kaka Ashoona with Marian Jackson, March 1979, quoted in Arctic Vision: Art of the Canadian Inuit, exh. cat., Canadian Arctic Producers, 1984, p. 88

Auction Results

Auction Date Auction House Lot # Low Est High Est Sold Price
2012-11-05 Waddington's 186 1,000 1,500 1,168.50

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