The Canada Auction Series: Inuit Art

May 27June 01, 2023
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LOT 209

Lot 209

Kellypalik Qimirpik ᑭᒥᐱ (b. 1948)

Kellypalik Qimirpik ᑭᒥᐱ (b. 1948)
Lot 209 Details
Kellypalik Qimirpik ᑭᒥᐱ (b. 1948), Kinngait (Cape Dorset)


stone, whalebone
20 x 18.5 x 7.5 in — 50.8 x 47 x 19.1 cm

Estimate $1,500-$2,500

Realised: $1,968
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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Kellypalik Qimirpik ᑭᒥᐱ (b. 1948)
  • Kellypalik Qimirpik ᑭᒥᐱ (b. 1948)
  • Kellypalik Qimirpik ᑭᒥᐱ (b. 1948)
  • Kellypalik Qimirpik ᑭᒥᐱ (b. 1948)
  • Kellypalik Qimirpik ᑭᒥᐱ (b. 1948)

Private Collection, California


Many countries prohibit or restrict importation or exportation of property containing ivory, whale bone, sealskin, and/or products derived from other endangered or protected species, and require special licenses or permits in order to import or export such property. It is the responsibility of the buyer to ensure that the item is properly and lawfully exported / imported. Please do not hesitate to contact one of our specialists for further details.


Overall very good condition. Minor imperfections, one tusk with slight loss to tip.

Please contact the specialist for further condition information.

LOT 209

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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