Inuit Art: Visions of Transformation

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LOT 48

Lot 48

JOANASSIE IGIU ᔪᐊᓇᓯ ᐃᒋᐅ (1923-1981)

JOANASSIE IGIU ᔪᐊᓇᓯ ᐃᒋᐅ (1923-1981)
Lot 48 Details
JOANASSIE IGIU ᔪᐊᓇᓯ ᐃᒋᐅ (1923-1981), Kinngait (Cape Dorset)


signed in syllabics; includes custom lacquered plinth and acrylic case 52 x 20 x 20 in

15 x 18 x 14 in — 38.1 x 45.7 x 35.6 cm

Estimate $1,000-$2,000

Realised: $960
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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JOANASSIE IGIU ᔪᐊᓇᓯ ᐃᒋᐅ (1923-1981)
  • JOANASSIE IGIU ᔪᐊᓇᓯ ᐃᒋᐅ (1923-1981)
  • JOANASSIE IGIU ᔪᐊᓇᓯ ᐃᒋᐅ (1923-1981)
  • JOANASSIE IGIU ᔪᐊᓇᓯ ᐃᒋᐅ (1923-1981)
  • JOANASSIE IGIU ᔪᐊᓇᓯ ᐃᒋᐅ (1923-1981)
  • JOANASSIE IGIU ᔪᐊᓇᓯ ᐃᒋᐅ (1923-1981)
  • JOANASSIE IGIU ᔪᐊᓇᓯ ᐃᒋᐅ (1923-1981)

Private Collection, Toronto


Old breaks and repairs to two digits, some visible adhesive. Plinth exhibits minor imperfections and some scratches on upper surface. Overall very good condition.

Please contact the specialist for further condition information.

LOT 48

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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