Inuit Art Auction including First Nations Art

November 16, 2015

LOT 94

Lot 94

KAROO ASHEVAK (1940-1974)

KAROO ASHEVAK (1940-1974)
Lot 94 Details
KAROO ASHEVAK (1940-1974), E4-196, Spence Bay


bone, stone inlay
9" x 4.5" — 22.9 x 11.4 cm.

Estimate $8,000-$12,000

Realised: $6,500
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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KAROO ASHEVAK (1940-1974)
  • KAROO ASHEVAK (1940-1974)

Acquired directly from the artist. The father of the consignor was a Professor at the University of Alberta and specialized in northern people and lands. He worked throughout the Arctic for most of his life. He met Ashevak on one of his trips to Taloyoak (Spence Bay) and admired his work greatly.


For condition information please contact the specialist.

LOT 94

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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