Inuit Art Auction

May 29, 2018

LOT 10

Lot 10

KIAKSHUK (1886-1966)

 KIAKSHUK (1886-1966)
Lot 10 Details
KIAKSHUK (1886-1966), E7-1057, Cape Dorset / Kinngait


1961, 5/50
11.5 x 22 in — 29.2 x 55.9 cm

Estimate $600-$900

Realised: $1,320
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


Known as a great story-teller, his work was inspired by the life he lived depicting hunting, camp scenes and elements of shamanism that he once experienced. For an example of his original designs in graphite, see lot 39 in this catalogue.


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LOT 10

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  • 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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