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Sale IT170 Lot 8030

IMPORTANT KIAWAK ASHOONA, O.C., R.C.A., CAPE DORSET/KINNGAIT, E7-1103, CAPE DORSET (1933-2014), "HOWLING SPIRIT (TORNRAK) AND ITS YOUNG", CIRCA 1962 green serpentine stone
Literature: Marie Routledge & Darlene Coward Wight, Kiugak Ashoona: Stories and Imaginings from Cape Dorset, 2010, Illustrated, page 76.
Literature: William E. Taylor, Jr; George Swinton; James Houston, Sculpture / Inuit, University Of Toronto Press, 1971, Illustrated, Cover, Page 344 h:17.50 w:13 d:7 in.

Provenance: Gift to Arthur A. Houghton Jr., from James Houston, passed to estate of Nina Rodale Houghton, wife of the late Arthur A. Houghton,
President of The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Carmichael Farm, Queenstown, Maryland
Estimate $16,000-22,000

Sold for $110,000.00


 
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