Inuit Art Online Auction

June 02, 2016

LOT 280

Lot 280

J. Tegiapak

J. Tegiapak
Lot 280 Details
J. Tegiapak


wood, skin, thread, stone
c. 1946-1967, signed in Roman
4.75" x 18" x 4" — 12.1 x 45.7 x 10.2 cm.

Estimate $500-$700

Realised: $360
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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Charles Camsell Hospital, Edmonton, AB, with ink stamp and handwritten inventory no. “T-182”;
From the Estate of Mildred Valley Thornton Hon. CPA, FRSA, Canada, accompanied by a letter dated 7th September 2015 from Bryan Thornton, Mildred’s Grandson, and with Mildred Thornton’s partial label affixed to under, with hand written inventory no. “RI. 59” (?);
Private collection, Toronto, ON


For a similar work see Museum of Anthropology, Object No. 3100/24

“Camsell Hospital Collection of Inuit Art” Inuit Art Quarterly, Vol. 7, No. 4, Fall/Winter 1992, p. 52


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LOT 280

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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