Inuit Art Auction

Lot 84
PAUTA SAILA, R.C.A. (1916-2009), E7-990, Cape Dorset / Kinngait

DANCING POLAR BEAR, stone, ivory, signed in Roman, c. 1975,
17.99" x 10.98" x 6.50"
45.70 x 27.90 x 16.50 cm
Cape Dorset / Kinngait

Est. $25000/30000
Realised: Please contact us for the value of this item
Auction Date: 05/30/2017

Note: An important representation of a classic Pauta Bear, it possesses human characteristics and balances on one leg, with its head thrown back and mouth wide. Pauta inspired generations of Inuit artists with this iconic image.

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