Inuit Art Auction

May 29, 2018

LOT 38
JUDAS ULLULAQ (1937-1999)
  • JUDAS ULLULAQ (1937-1999)
  • JUDAS ULLULAQ (1937-1999)

38

JUDAS ULLULAQ (1937-1999), E4-342, Gjoa Haven / Uqsuqtuuq

MUSK OX AND MAN

stone, musk ox horn
signed in syllabics, c. 1991
2.5 x 4 x 1.25 in — 6.4 x 10.2 x 3.2 cm

Estimate $700-$1,000

Realised: $900
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

Judas Ullulaq began his career carving ivory and antler miniatures. He imbues his animals as sentient and emotionally functioning beings rather than just as prey. In this lot, both the man and the musk ox look as if they have both been startled by something.