Inuit Art

November 20, 2018

LOT 140

Lot 140

Lot 140 Details


carved with incised decoration and labrettes
2" x 1.75" x 1.75" — 5.1 x 4.4 x 4.4 cm.

Estimate $2,000-$3,000

Realised: $2,640
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

  • 3D Image

For a similar piece and more information, see William Fitzhugh, Gifts from the Ancestors: Ancient Ivories of Bering Strait, 2009, page 237 figure 12, and page 287, figure 26.


Condition report available upon request

LOT 140

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.