Inuit Art Auction

May 29, 2018

LOT 11

Lot 11

SHEELAKY (1902-1985)

 SHEELAKY (1902-1985)
Lot 11 Details
SHEELAKY (1902-1985), E7-1088, Cape Dorset / Kinngait


1968, 16/50
8 x 12 in — 20.3 x 30.5 cm

Estimate $600-$900

Realised: $480
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


Sibling of graphic artists Tikituk, Niviaksiak and Angotigalu Teevee, Sheelaky only produced two prints in her career. Sea Spirit was created in 1968 but released in 1999.


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LOT 11

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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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