Inuit Art Auction

May 30, 2017

LOT 47

Lot 47

ENNUTSIAK (1896-1967)

 ENNUTSIAK (1896-1967)
Lot 47 Details
ENNUTSIAK (1896-1967), E7-603, Frobisher Bay / Iqaluit


stone, antler
c. 1960
2.25" x 4" x 4.5" — 5.7 x 10.2 x 11.4 cm.

Estimate $4,000-$6,000

Realised: $7,200
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)
  •  ENNUTSIAK (1896-1967)

A wonderfully intimate and finely crafted scene showing a family or group of Inuit dividing up a seal. The faces are exquisite as are the inset tools in the hands of the figures. This work was exhibited at the Museum of Inuit Art, Toronto.


For condition information please contact the specialist.

LOT 47

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.)

Note: Condition ratings and condition details are the subjective opinions of our specialists and should be used as a guide only. Waddington’s uses due care when preparing condition details, however, our staff are not professional restorers or conservators. Condition details and reports are not warranties and each lot is sold “as is” in accordance with the buyer’s terms and conditions of sale. In all cases the prospective purchaser is responsible for inspecting the property themselves prior to placing a bid.