Inuit Art

November 20, 2018

LOT 148

Lot 148

Lot 148 Details


carved with incised detail
figural height 6.25" — 15 cm.

Estimate $6,000-$9,000

Realised: $6,000
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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  • 3D Image

Collection of Mr. & Mrs. J. Gordon Douglas III


The straight and right-angled lines, some of them ending in dots, are typical of Punuk engraving.

Illustrated in Allen Wardell, Ancient Eskimo Ivories Of The Bering Strait, 1986, plate 116


Condition report available upon request

LOT 148

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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