Inuit Art

August 01 — 06, 2020
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LOT 132

Lot 132

FISHERMAN'S HARPOON (KAKIVAK)

FISHERMAN'S HARPOON (KAKIVAK)
Lot 132 Details
FISHERMAN'S HARPOON (KAKIVAK), Pangnirtung / Pannirtuq

wood, hide, musk ox horn, string
length height 40 in — 101.6 cm

Estimate $200-$400

Realised: $180
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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FISHERMAN'S HARPOON (KAKIVAK)
  • FISHERMAN'S HARPOON (KAKIVAK)
  • FISHERMAN'S HARPOON (KAKIVAK)
Note:

This kakivak appears to have been made from an old hockey stick. You can still see the indentations from the grip.

CONDITION DETAILS

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  • 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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