Inuit Art

November 20, 2018

LOT 54

Lot 54

Possibly: MANASEE MANIAPIK (1939-)

Possibly: MANASEE MANIAPIK (1939-)
Lot 54 Details
Possibly: MANASEE MANIAPIK (1939-), Pannirtuq / Pangnirtung


c. 1965
13.2 x 19.1 x 9.1 in — 33.5 x 48.5 x 23 cm

Estimate $2,500-$3,500

Realised: $4,560
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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Possibly: MANASEE MANIAPIK (1939-)
  • Possibly: MANASEE MANIAPIK (1939-)

“Old Man and Sedna, is an intensely poetic and immensely moving physical embodiment of Inuit founding legend, the unmistakable lithe, animal fishiness of the Sedna figure and the tender depiction of age and infirmity of the old man, as fine an embodiment of the Inuit term sulijuk – truth and reality – as you could wish to find…” (200)


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LOT 54

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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