Inuit Art Auction

May 30, 2017

LOT 20

Lot 20


Lot 20 Details
HENRY EVALUARDJUK (1923-2007), E5-846, Frobisher Bay / Iqaluit


signed in Roman with syllabics
2" x 4.5" x 1.5" — 5.1 x 11.4 x 3.8 cm.

Estimate $400-$600

Realised: $660
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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  • HENRY EVALUARDJUK (1923-2007)

The perfect example of what we refer to as a small wonder. There is great impact in this miniature carving of a polar bear trying to identify a scent in the air, perhaps of small prey or a human watchful in the distance.


For condition information please contact the specialist.

LOT 20

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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