Small Wonders

July 1015, 2021
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LOT 43

Lot 43


Lot 43 Details
THOMASSIE KUDLUK (1910-1989), Payne Bay / Bellin / Kangirsuk


signed in syllabics
4.5 x 1 x 4.5 in — 25.4 x 17.8 x 7.6 cm

Estimate $400-$600

Realised: $264
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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  • THOMASSIE KUDLUK (1910-1989)
  • THOMASSIE KUDLUK (1910-1989)
  • THOMASSIE KUDLUK (1910-1989)

Kudluk is known for his crudely carved and sometimes painted or shoe polished stone sculptures adorned with a narrative inscribed into it. His commercial success can be attributed to his completely unique style.


Good condition, no visible issues to report.

LOT 43

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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