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TOMMY WATSON
born 1935

Warnampi, 2009

synthetic polymer paint on canvas
bears Agathon Galleries cat. no. AGTW0110090179 verso
119 x 200 cm

PROVENANCE
Agathon Galleries, Melbourne
Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above

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FREDDIE TIMMS (NGARRMALINY)
1948-2017

Lissadell, 2008

natural earth pigments and synthetic binder on linen
bears Jirrawun Arts cat. no. FT200807309 verso
122 x 135 cm

PROVENANCE
Jirrawun Arts, Western Australia
Raft Artspace, Northern Territory
Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above

This painting is sold with a Jirrawun Arts certificate.

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HECTOR JANDANY
1927-2006

River Country, 2004

natural earth pigments and synthetic binder on linen
bears Warmun Art cat. no. WAC763/04 verso
80 x 60 cm

PROVENANCE
Warmun Art, Western Australia
Raft Artspace, Northern Territory
Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above

This painting is sold with a Warmun Art certificate.

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An Early Wunda Shield
nineteenth century

Western Australia

natural earth pigments on carved hardwood
80 cm high

PROVENANCE
Private Collection, United Kingdom
Adam Prout Antiques, United Kingdom
Private Collection, Melbourne

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A Superb and Incised Club
mid nineteenth century

South East Australia

carved hardwood
61.3 cm high

PROVENANCE
Private Collection, United Kingdom
Private Collection, Melbourne

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An Early Transitional Boomerang
circa 1900

South East Australia

carved wood with pokerwork designs
51.3 cm high

PROVENANCE
Private Collection, United Kingdom
Private Collection, Melbourne

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Two Early Throwing Clubs
early-mid nineteenth century

South East Australia

carved hardwood
58.5 cm; 58.4 cm high (2)

PROVENANCE
Private Collection, United Kingdom
Private Collection, Melbourne

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ELIZABETH NYUMI (NUNGURRAYI)
born 1947

Parwalla, 2009

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Warlayirti Artists cat. no. 698/09 verso
90 x 60 cm

PROVENANCE
Warlayirti Artists, Western Australia
Private Collection, Western Australia, acquired directly from the above

This painting is sold with a Warlayirti Artists certificate.

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BRIAN MUDGEDELL
born 1971

Tjintjitjin, 2010

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Warlayirti Artists cat. no. 575/10 verso
180 x 150 cm

PROVENANCE
Warlayirti Artists, Western Australia
Private Collection, Western Australia, acquired directly from the above

This painting is sold with a Warlayirti Artists certificate.

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LILY KARADADA
born 1937 

Wandjina Figures, 1990 

natural earth pigments and bush gum on canvas bears Waringarri Aboriginal Arts cat. nos. AP3403 and S-2822 verso
100 x 80 cm 

PROVENANCE
Waringarri Aboriginal Arts, Kununurra
Private Collection, Melbourne 

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LANTJIN
Port Keats, working 1960s

Untitled (waterholes), 1964

natural earth pigments on bark
56.5 x 17 cm

PROVENANCE
Private Collection, New South Wales, collected 1964
Private Collection, Victoria, collected from the above in 1981

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DICKIE MINYINTIRI
born circa 1915

Wati Wiilu-Ku Inma Tjukurpa, 2007

synthetic polymer paint on canvasbears Ernabella Arts cat. no. DM1712-07 verso
122 x 122 cm

PROVENANCE
Ernabella Arts, South Australia
Marshall Arts, South Australia
Private Collection, Sydney 

This painting is sold with gallery documentation.

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TURKEY TOLSON
1942–2001

Kungka Kutjarra (Two Travelling Women Dreaming) 1989

synthetic polymer paint on canvas
bears Papunya Tula cat. no. TT890250 verso
122 x 152.5 cm

PROVENANCE
Papunya Tula Artists, Alice springs
Private Collection, Hong Kong
Important Aboriginal and Oceanic Art, Deutscher and Hackett,
Melbourne, 18 May 2011, lot 179, illustrated
Private Collection, acquired from the above

This painting is sold with a Papunya Tula Artists certificate.

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YALA YALA GIBBS
circa 1928-1998

Yiringki (South of Lake Macdonald) 1997

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Papunya Tula Artists cat. no. YY971107 verso
122 x 122 cm

PROVENANCE
Papunya Tula Artists, Northern Territory
Private Collection, Belgium
Private Collection, Melbourne

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GEORGE DJAYKURRNGA
1930–1987

Two Mimihs, Crocodile and Fish, 1970s

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark
bears Galleries Primitif cat. no. 3349 verso
111 x 53 cm

PROVENANCE
Painted in the Oenpelli region, Northern Territory
Galleries Primitif, Sydney
Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above in 1978

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ARTIST UNKNOWN
Rose River Region 

Stingrays, 1971 

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark bears date, title and cat. no. #218 inscribed verso
112 x 53 cm 

PROVENANCE
Private Collection, New South Wales, acquired in the Rose River region in 1971
Private Collection, Victoria 

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PADDY HENRY
circa 1925–1999

Untitled (Figure), 1970s

carved ironwood and natural earth pigments
96.5 cm high

PROVENANCE
Executed on Bathurst or Melville Island, Northern Territory
Marianne Baillieu, Melbourne, collected from the above on a field trip in the late 1970s
The Estate of Marianne Baillieu, since 2012

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MICK ARUNI
circa 1917–1977

Untitled (Janus Figure), 1970s

carved ironwood and natural earth pigments
116 cm high

PROVENANCE
Executed on Bathurst or Melville Island, Northern Territory
Marianne Baillieu, Melbourne, collected from the above on a field trip in the late 1970s
The Estate of Marianne Baillieu, since 2012

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PADDY HENRY
circa 1925–1999

Untitled (Figure), 1970s

carved ironwood and natural earth pigments
92 cm high

PROVENANCE
Executed on Bathurst or Melville Island, Northern Territory
Marianne Baillieu, Melbourne, collected from the above on a field trip in the late 1970s
The Estate of Marianne Baillieu, since 2012

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ARTIST UNKNOWN
Bathurst or Melville Islands

Untitled (Figure), 1970s

carved ironwood and natural earth pigments
114 cm high

PROVENANCE

Executed on Bathurst or Melville Island, Northern Territory
Marianne Baillieu, Melbourne, collected from the above on a field trip in the late 1970s
The Estate of Marianne Baillieu, since 2012

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PADDY HENRY
circa 1925–1999

Untitled (Buffalo), 1970s

carved ironwood and natural earth pigments
126 cm high

PROVENANCE
Executed on Bathurst or Melville Island, Northern Territory
Marianne Baillieu, Melbourne, collected from the above on a field trip in the late 1970s
The Estate of Marianne Baillieu, since 2012

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KAPATI SUGARBAG
circa 1917–1977

Untitled (Figure), 1970s

carved ironwood and natural earth pigments
102 cm high

PROVENANCE
Executed on Bathurst or Melville Island, Northern Territory
Marianne Baillieu, Melbourne, collected from the above on a field trip in the late 1970s
The Estate of Marianne Baillieu, since 2012

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ARTIST UNKNOWN
Bathurst or Melville Islands

Untitled (Figure), 1970s

carved ironwood and natural earth pigments
110 cm high

PROVENANCE
Executed on Bathurst or Melville Island, Northern Territory
Marianne Baillieu, Melbourne, collected from the above on a field trip in the late 1970s
The Estate of Marianne Baillieu, since 2012

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MICKEY GERANIUM
circa 1905–1985

Untitled (Janus Figure), 1970s

carved ironwood and natural earth pigments
144 cm high

PROVENANCE
Executed on Bathurst or Melville Island, Northern Territory

Marianne Baillieu, Melbourne, collected from the above on a field trip in the late 1970s

The Estate of Marianne Baillieu, since 2012

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ARTIST UNKNOWN
Bathurst or Melville Islands

Untitled (Janus Figure), 1970s

carved ironwood and natural earth pigments
71.5 cm high

PROVENANCE
Executed on Bathurst or Melville Island, Northern Territory
Private Collection, Austria, collected from the above in 1975
Private Collection, Western Australia

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KAPATI SUGARBAG
circa 1917–1977

Untitled (Figure), 1970s

carved ironwood and natural earth pigments
104 cm high

PROVENANCE
Executed on Bathurst or Melville Island, Northern Territory
Marianne Baillieu, Melbourne, collected from the above on a field trip in the late 1970s
The Estate of Marianne Baillieu, since 2012

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PADDY HENRY
circa 1925-1999

Untitled (Figure), 1970s

carved ironwood and natural earth pigments
92 cm high

PROVENANCE
Executed on Bathurst or Melville Island, Northern Territory
Marianne Baillieu, Melbourne, collected from the above on a field trip in the late 1970s
The Estate of Marianne Baillieu, since 2012

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ARTIST UNKNOWN
Bathurst or Melville Islands

Untitled (Figure), 1970s

carved ironwood and natural earth pigments
95 cm high

PROVENANCE
Executed on Bathurst or Melville Island, Northern Territory
Marianne Baillieu, Melbourne, collected from the above on a field trip in the late 1970s
The Estate of Marianne Baillieu, since 2012

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KAPATI SUGARBAG
circa 1917–1977

Untitled (Figure), 1970s

carved ironwood and natural earth pigments
98 cm high

PROVENANCE
Executed on Bathurst or Melville Island, Northern Territory
Marianne Baillieu, Melbourne, collected from the above on a field trip in the late 1970s
The Estate of Marianne Baillieu, since 2012

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PADDY HENRY
circa 1925–1999

Untitled (Figure), 1970s

carved ironwood and natural earth pigments
106 cm high

PROVENANCE
Executed on Bathurst or Melville Island, Northern Territory
Marianne Baillieu, Melbourne, collected from the above on a field trip in the late 1970s
The Estate of Marianne Baillieu, since 2012

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KITTY KANTILLA
circa 1928–2003

Untitled (Tutini), 1970s

carved ironwood and natural earth pigments
67 cm high

PROVENANCE
Executed on Bathurst or Melville Island, Northern Territory
Marianne Baillieu, Melbourne, collected from the above on a field trip in the late 1970s
The Estate of Marianne Baillieu, since 2012

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IVAN NAMIRRKKI
born 1961

Ngalyod the Rainbow Serpent at Marrkolidban, 1991

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark
bears Maningrida Arts & Crafts cat. no. NAM110 verso
154 x 59 cm

PROVENANCE
Painted in the Maningrida region, Northern Territory
Maningrida Arts & Crafts, Northern Territory
Corporate Collection, Sydney
Charles Nodrum, Melbourne

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DAJAKRPINI
Milingimbi region

Medicine Plant, 1968

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark
64 x 38.4 cm

PROVENANCE
Painted at Milingimbi, Northern Territory
Jim Davidson, Melbourne
Private Collection, Melbourne, by descent from the above

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DICK NGULEINGULEI
1920-1988

Mimih Spirit and Kangaroo, circa 1970

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark
51.5 x 38.7 cm

PROVENANCE
Painted in the Oenpelli region, Northern Territory
Charles Nodrum, Melbourne

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DICK NGULEINGULEI
1920-1988

Kuluban (Four Flying Foxes), 1979

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark
bears CMS cat. no. 3956 verso
50 x 29 cm

PROVENANCE
Painted in the Oenpelli region, Northern Territory
Christian Missionary Society, Northern Territory
Private Collection, Sydney
Private Collection, Melbourne

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NAMERREDJE GUYMALA
1926–1978

Ngalkunburriyami, 1969

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark
60 x 38 cm

PROVENANCE
Philips de Pury, Sydney, 2001
Private Collection, New South Wales
Fine Australian Art, Lawson Menzies, Sydney, 23 May 2007, lot 52
Private Collection, New South Wales
Charles Nodrum, Melbourne

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DAVID MILAYBUMA
1938–1983

Barramundi, 1960s

natural earth pigment on eucalyptus bark
53 x 120 cm

PROVENANCE
GH Strehlow, South Australia
By descent
Carl Strehlow, Adelaide
Megaw and Hogg, Adelaide, 1999
Private Collection, Adelaide, acquired from the above
Charles Nodrum, Melbourne

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DAVID MILAYBUMA
circa 1938–1983

Untitled (Two Bandicoot), 1979

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark
bears cat. no. 3108/4 verso
36 x 37.5 cm

PROVENANCE
Painted in the Oenpelli region, Northern Territory
Private Collection, Sydney
Private Collection, Melbourne

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BOBBY BARRDJARAY
1915-1992

Ubar Sacred Lorrkon Ceremony, 1968

natural earth pigments on eucalpytus bark
49 x 21 cm

PROVENANCE
Painted at Oenpelli, Northern Territory
Sandra and Amanda Holmes, New South Wales
Aboriginal Art, Sotheby’s, Sydney, 30 November 2010, lot 85
Private Collection, Victoria    

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A Important Collection of Artefacts
early-mid nineteenth century

Mt Gambier, South Australia

carved wood, bone and resin
64.7 cm; 64.5 cm; 66.4 cm; 56 cm; 58 cm (5)

PROVENANCE
Caleb Fidler, Mt Gambier, collected between 1857-1880
Dr Weland Stone, United Kingdom, by descent from the above
Private Collection, Sydney, acquired from the above in 2014

Caleb Fidler and Samuel Webb founded the Fidler and Webb General store in Mt Gambier in 1857. Both were Methodists from Newbury, Berkshire and founded the Methodist church in Mount Gambier.

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GEORGE MUNG MUNG
1921-1991

Untitled, 1988

natural earth pigments and binder on linen
61 x 76.2 cm

PROVENANCE
Waringarri Aboriginal Arts, Western Australia
Joel Smoker, Western Australia, commissioned in 1988

Joel Smoker is accredited in establishing the Waringarri Aboriginal Arts Centre. He is a trained teacher, and after completing further studies in art and education, returned to Kununurra in 1984-1991, working first as an arts consultant for the Education Department then as the first art coordinator for Waringarri Aboriginal Arts Centre.

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Three Superb Tiwi Spears
mid twentieth century

Bathurst or Melville Islands, Northern Territory

carved hardwood and natural earth pigments
237 cm; 262 cm; 205 cm high (3)

PROVENANCE
Private Collection, New South Wales, collected 1962
Private Collection, Victoria, collected from the above in 1981

It is highly likely that the middle example was carved and painted by Deaf Tommy Mungatopi.

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WILLY TJUNGURRAYI
born 1932

Untitled (Tingari Cyle), 1980

synthetic polymer paint on artist board
bears Papunya Tula Artists cat. no. WJ800822 inscribed verso
38 x 30.5 cm

PROVENANCE
Papunya Tula Artists, Northern Territory
Private Collection, Queensland
Aboriginal Fine Art, Lawson-Menzies, Sydney, 23 May 2007, lot 222
Private Collection, Adelaide

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A Pair of Boomerangs
circa 1900

Nullabor Plains

carved hardwood
64.5 cm; 60.5 cm long (2)

PROVENANCE
Private Collection, New South Wales, collected in 1950
Private Collection, Victoria, by descent from the above in 1981

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An Early and Figuratively Carved Club
nineteenth century

New South Wales

carved hardwood
63 cm high

PROVENANCE
Private Collection, Sydney
Private Collection, Queensland, acquired from the above

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A Fine Club (lil-lil)
nineteenth century

New South Wales

carved hardwood
62 cm high

PROVENANCE
Monarch Historical Museum, Newcastle
Private Collection, Queensland

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