• Folk Art
Lot 215

GRENFELL INUIT HUNTER CARVED BONE FIGURE

Estimate: $100 - $200
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Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $10
$200 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000

GRENFELL INUIT HUNTER CARVED BONE FIGURE, depicting a hunter in a kayak with a seal carcass behind him, holding onto an unattached paddle, mounted onto a small block of wood with applied "GRENFELL" label to one side and felt to base. Grenfell Mission, Northern Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. Second quarter 20th century. 1 7/8" HOA, kayak 5 1/2" LOA, paddle 5" LOA.

Condition

Very good overall condition with paddle have a few minor nicks and flakes to edges notable to one end, canoe sits slightly loose on wood base, label with discoloration.

Collection of the late Al and Billy Steidel, Alexandria, VA.