Small Wonders of Inuit Art

April 1621, 2022
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LOT 12

Lot 12


Lot 12 Details
DICK KILIKAVIOYAK (1906-1982), Kugluktuk (Coppermine)


stone, wood, copper
4 x 4.75 x 6.75 in — 9.7 x 12.1 x 17.1 cm

Estimate $250-$350

Realised: $540
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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  • DICK KILIKAVIOYAK (1906-1982)
  • DICK KILIKAVIOYAK (1906-1982)
  • DICK KILIKAVIOYAK (1906-1982)
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Private collection, Hamilton, ON


Carved with a detailed interior, and multiple component parts, this inviting and playfully interactive model of a Kugluktuk winter igloo was a familiar theme for artist John Kolyoktak, and is rendered here in stone, wood, and copper.


Overall very good condition.

Please contact the specialist for further condition information.

LOT 12

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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