Inuit Art Auction

November 22, 2016

LOT 74

Lot 74


Lot 74 Details
Unidentified, Cape Dorset / Kingait


c. 1955
6.25" x 4.75" x 3.25" — 15.9 x 12.1 x 8.3 cm.

Estimate $700-$1,000

Realised: $600
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

Additional Images
  • Unidentified
  • Unidentified

The Peter J. Landry Collection of Inuit Art, U.S.A.


The sensitively carved facial features belonging to this man imply that it is likely a portrait of someone he knew well.


For condition information please contact the specialist.

LOT 74

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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