The Canada Auction Series: Inuit Art

May 27June 01, 2023
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LOT 185

Lot 185

Oviloo Tunnillie ᐅᕕᓗ ᑐᓂᓕ, RCA (1949-2014)

Oviloo Tunnillie ᐅᕕᓗ ᑐᓂᓕ, RCA (1949-2014)
Lot 185 Details
Oviloo Tunnillie ᐅᕕᓗ ᑐᓂᓕ, RCA (1949-2014), Kinngait (Cape Dorset)


signed in syllabics; dated; "Canada Eskimo Art" tag inscribed "Ovilu Tunellie [sic], Cape Dorset, 2000, Woman (Covered Face), #3640"
14.75 x 5.5 x 2.75 in — 37.5 x 14 x 7 cm

Estimate $900-$1,200

Realised: $3,099.60
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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Oviloo Tunnillie ᐅᕕᓗ ᑐᓂᓕ, RCA (1949-2014)
  • Oviloo Tunnillie ᐅᕕᓗ ᑐᓂᓕ, RCA (1949-2014)
  • Oviloo Tunnillie ᐅᕕᓗ ᑐᓂᓕ, RCA (1949-2014)
  • Oviloo Tunnillie ᐅᕕᓗ ᑐᓂᓕ, RCA (1949-2014)

Waddington's Auctioneers, Toronto, ON, 14 March 2013, lot 4;
Private Collection, Ontario


Wight, Darlene Coward (2019). Oviloo Tunnillie: Life and Work. Art Canada Institute - Institut de l'art Canadien.


Oviloo Tunnillie: Life and Work by Darlene Coward Wight


Overall very good condition.

Please contact the specialist for further condition information.

LOT 185

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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