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LOT 10

Lot 10

GEORGE TATANIQ (1910-1991)

GEORGE TATANIQ (1910-1991)
Lot 10 Details
GEORGE TATANIQ (1910-1991), Baker Lake / Qamani’tuaq


stone, ivory, antler
signed in syllabics
5.25 x 2.5 x 3 in — 13.3 x 6.4 x 7.6 cm

Estimate $1,000-$2,000

Realised: $1,440
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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GEORGE TATANIQ (1910-1991)
  • GEORGE TATANIQ (1910-1991)
  • GEORGE TATANIQ (1910-1991)
  • GEORGE TATANIQ (1910-1991)
  • GEORGE TATANIQ (1910-1991)
  • GEORGE TATANIQ (1910-1991)

Private Collection, Toronto


Good condition. The drum has been repaired at the handle.

LOT 10

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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