Inuit Art

September 16, 2020

LOT 98

Lot 98


Lot 98 Details
JOSEPH SHUQSLAK (1958-), Gjoa Haven / Uqsuqtuuq


antler, stone
signed in syllabics, dated '97
14 x 8.5 x 3 in — 35.6 x 21.6 x 7.6 cm

Estimate $1,500-$2,500

Realised: $4,750
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

Additional Images

Private Collection, Toronto, ON


For a closely related work, see Darlene Coward Wight, Art & Expression of the Netsilik (Winnipeg Art Gallery, 2000), cat. 141. The work is titled "Faces from the Past" and are the faces of the artists' ancestors.


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LOT 98

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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