The Canada Auction Series: Inuit Art

May 27June 01, 2023
Auction begins to close at 7:00 pm ET

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LOT 176

Lot 176

Lukta Qiatsuk ᓗᑕ ᑭᐊᓱᑲ (1928-2004)

Lukta Qiatsuk ᓗᑕ ᑭᐊᓱᑲ (1928-2004)
Lot 176 Details
Lukta Qiatsuk ᓗᑕ ᑭᐊᓱᑲ (1928-2004), Kinngait (Cape Dorset)


signed in syllabics; accompanied by old collector's tag inscribed "From M. F. Feheley Arts, Toronto / BIRD - LUKTA QUIATSUK / Cape Dorset - 1979 / Soapstone"
7.75 x 10.5 x 6 in — 19.7 x 26.7 x 15.2 cm

Estimate $800-$1,200

Realised: $1,174.65
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

Additional Images
Lukta Qiatsuk ᓗᑕ ᑭᐊᓱᑲ (1928-2004)
  • Lukta Qiatsuk ᓗᑕ ᑭᐊᓱᑲ (1928-2004)
  • Lukta Qiatsuk ᓗᑕ ᑭᐊᓱᑲ (1928-2004)
  • Lukta Qiatsuk ᓗᑕ ᑭᐊᓱᑲ (1928-2004)
  • Lukta Qiatsuk ᓗᑕ ᑭᐊᓱᑲ (1928-2004)
  • Lukta Qiatsuk ᓗᑕ ᑭᐊᓱᑲ (1928-2004)

M. F. Feheley Gallery, Toronto, ON;
Collection of Betty Ballantine, New York, NY;
Private Collection, New York


Overall very good condition. Professionally executed repair to tip of beak.

Please contact the specialist for further condition information.

LOT 176

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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