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Lucy Tasseor Tutsweetok, ᓗᓯ ᑕᓯᐅ ᑎᓯᑕ

WOMEN AND IGLOO


LUCY TASSEOR TUTSWEETOK (1934-2012), E1-135, ESKIMO POINT / ARVIAT
WOMEN AND IGLOO

stone, signed in syllabics

4.25" x 4" x 1" — 10.8 x 10.2 x 2.5 cm.

Provenance:
Inuit Gallery, Vancouver, 1991
Private Collection, MI, USA


Literature:
Norman Zepp, Pure Vision, The Keewatin Spirit, Norman Mackenzie Art Gallery, Regina, 1986, page 87, page 41

Note:
Her “distinctive style owes much to a drawing she remembers her grandfather making in the sand when she was a child.” Incised drawings on her carvings as evident in this example, “were not uncommon to Tasseor’s work in the early 1970’s.”

Estimate: $600—900

Auction Results

Auction Date Auction House Lot # Low Est High Est Sold Price
2017-05-30 Waddington's 120 600 900 540.00

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