Inuit Art Auction

November 17, 2014

LOT 78

Lot 78


Lot 78 Details
KENOJUAK ASHEVAK (1927-2013), E7-1035, Cape Dorset


1960, 33/50
10.75" x 21.75" — 27.3 x 55.2 cm.

Estimate $2,000-$3,000

Realised: $5,520
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


Purchased 1961, HBC, Victoria, BC,
Private collection, ON


“The swift flight of this bird and the animated beating of its wings are revealed in an image almost entirely composed of feather forms [...]”
Arts of the Eskimo: Prints, Patrick Furneaux and Leo Rosshandler, Ernst Roch, ed.,1974, p. 50-1


For condition information please contact the specialist.

LOT 78

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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