Inuit Art

November 20, 2018

LOT 80

Lot 80

VITAL MAKPAAQ (1922-1978)

VITAL MAKPAAQ (1922-1978)
Lot 80 Details
VITAL MAKPAAQ (1922-1978), Baker Lake / Qamani’tuaq


stone, bone
signed in syllabics
5.5 x 5.5 x 4.3 in — 14 x 14 x 11 cm

Estimate $600-$900

Realised: $1,140
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

Additional Images
VITAL MAKPAAQ (1922-1978)
  • VITAL MAKPAAQ (1922-1978)

Waddington’s Auctioneers, Toronto, November 2001, Lot 294
Alaska Shop Gallery of Eskimo Art, New York, 2002


For condition information please contact the specialist.

LOT 80

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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