Inuit Art

November 20, 2018

LOT 17

Lot 17

NALENIK TEMELA (1939-2003)

NALENIK TEMELA (1939-2003)
Lot 17 Details
NALENIK TEMELA (1939-2003), Lake Harbour / Kimmirut


stone, ivory
4.9 x 13.8 x 9.8 in — 12.5 x 35 x 25 cm

Estimate $700-$1,000

Realised: $960
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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NALENIK TEMELA (1939-2003)
  • NALENIK TEMELA (1939-2003)

L’Oiseau Blanc, Hotel Reine-Elizabeth, Montreal, 1981


Spotted at L’Oiseau Blanc in Montreal’s Queen Elizabeth Hotel in the 1980s - Bill describes this as his most spontaneous purchase, exclaiming to himself: “I must have that!”


For condition information please contact the specialist.

LOT 17

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.