Inuit Art Auction

May 29, 2018

LOT 54

Lot 54

MATHEW AQIGAAQ (1940-2010)

MATHEW AQIGAAQ (1940-2010)
Lot 54 Details
MATHEW AQIGAAQ (1940-2010), E2-350, Baker Lake / Qamani’tuaq


signed in syllabics, c. 1980
10.5 x 9.5 x 6 in — 26.7 x 24.1 x 15.2 cm

Estimate $2,500-$3,500

Realised: $4,560
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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MATHEW AQIGAAQ (1940-2010)
  • MATHEW AQIGAAQ (1940-2010)
  • MATHEW AQIGAAQ (1940-2010)
  • MATHEW AQIGAAQ (1940-2010)

One of Aqigaaq's most refined and accomplished works, this precious scene of a family stands out because of its proportionality, relatability and the pleasant faces he has endowed his figures with.


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LOT 54

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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