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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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Pitseolak Ashoona, O.C., R.C.A.


PITSEOLAK ASHOONA (1904-1983), E7-1100, Cape Dorset
BIRDS OVER MALLIK, stonecut, 1975, 5/50, framed, 19.5" x 16.75" — 49.5 x 42.5 cm.

Est. $300/500

Note: “My name is Pitseolak, the Eskimo word for the sea pigeon. When I see pitseolaks over the sea, I say, “There go those lovely birds - that’s me, flying!”
-Pitseolak Ashoona
(from Pitseolak, exh. cat., West-Baffin Eskimo Co-operative [Cape Dorset, NWT])

Released in the 1999 collection of Dorset Fine Arts

The proceeds of this lot will be donated to BirdLife International

Auction Results

Auction Date Auction House Lot # Low Est High Est Sold Price
2012-11-05 Waddington's 98a 300 500 360.00

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