Inuit Art Auction

May 29, 2018

LOT 37

Lot 37

ENNUTSIAK (1896-1967)

 ENNUTSIAK (1896-1967)
Lot 37 Details
ENNUTSIAK (1896-1967), E7-603, Frobisher Bay / Iqaluit


c. 1965
3 x 2 x 1.75 in — 7.6 x 5.1 x 4.4 cm

Estimate $300-$500

Realised: $528
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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 ENNUTSIAK (1896-1967)
  •  ENNUTSIAK (1896-1967)
  •  ENNUTSIAK (1896-1967)
  •  ENNUTSIAK (1896-1967)
  •  ENNUTSIAK (1896-1967)

This is a tiny sculpture, even for Ennutsiak, who’s carvings were always on the small side. Fine detail is not necessary here, the positioning of the body of the child and the proximity of the book to his face are enough to imply the subject.


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LOT 37

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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