Inuit Art

November 20, 2018

LOT 151

Lot 151

Lot 151 Details


carved and incised
5.1" x 1" x 0.7" — 13 x 2.5 x 1.75 cm.

Estimate $1,000-$1,500

Realised: $960
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

Additional Images
  • 3D Image

The vital task of hunting required the cooperation of the most powerful spirits, so hunting equipment was singled out for exceptional craftsmanship and decoration. You can see the typical motifs of Old Bering Sea II in this lot, delving into more complex lines and circles.


Condition report available upon request

LOT 151

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.