Inuit Art Online Auction

February 26, 2015

LOT 90

Lot 90

LILY UIJAKKI OKITUK (1933-), E9-1012; Unidentified

LILY UIJAKKI OKITUK (1933-), E9-1012; Unidentified
Lot 90 Details
LILY UIJAKKI OKITUK (1933-), E9-1012; Unidentified, Salluit


dated 1975, signed in syllabics; signed indistinctly
3" x 4.25" x 1.75" — 7.6 x 10.8 x 4.4 cm.; 3.5" x 2" x 1.5" — 8.9 x 5.1 x 3.8 cm.

Estimate $200-$400

Realised: $324
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


Woman Mending Kamik: Purchased Waddington’s Auctioneers & Appraisers, November 2005, Lot 150,
Collection of the late Mr. Gerald B. White


For a similar piece, see “Woman Scraping a Skin: Lily Okituk (1975), The Inuit Artists of Sugluk, PQ, La Fédération des co-opératives du Nouveau Québec with the co-operation of the Department of Indian and Northern Affairs, 1976, p. 41


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LOT 90

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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