Lot: 57

87th Tribal Art Auction

Model of Inuit kajak

Canada, Greenland, Inuit

Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Danish Private Collection (early 20th century) L: 25.6 inch 450 EUR
plus 21 % commission, VAT, transport and insurance

corpus from wood, covered with animal skin in one piece and sewn on top, prow and stern adorned with bone, removable half figure of a hunter with clothing, detailed representation of equipment for seal and whale hunting (harpoons, knife, rope), prey (from cedar wood) at the prow, slightly dam. (prey), seam partly loosened, harpoon rep., cord fixing renewed in some areas