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NORA WOMPI
born 1935

Kunawarritji Ngurra, 2012

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Martumili Artists cat. no. 12-1272 verso
106 x 152 cm

PROVENANCE
Martumili Artists, Western Australia
Private Collection, Tasmania

This painting is sold with a Martumili Artists certificate.

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SALLY GABORI
circa 1924-2015

Dingkarri, 2007

synthetic polymer paint on canvas
bears Mornington Island Arts and Craft cat. no. 2591-L-SG-0907 verso
198 x 100 cm

PROVENANCE
Mornington Island Arts and Craft, Queensland
Alcaston Gallery, Melbourne, cat. no. AK14005
Private Collection, Brisbane

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ARTIST UNKNOWN
Broken Hill or Flinders Ranges, South Australia

A Rare Shield, nineteenth century

carved hardwood
57.6 cm high

PROVENANCE
Point McLeay Mission Station, South Australia
Jeffrey Fischer, Adelaide
Private Collection, Adelaide

This shield was reputedly collected around 1860 at Point McLeay Mission Station in South Australia.

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ARTIST UNKNOWN
Broken Hill or Flinders Ranges, South Australia

A Finely Incised Fighting Club, early-mid nineteenth century

carved hardwood
78 cm high

PROVENANCE
Private Collection, United Kingdom
Private Collection, Melbourne

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ARTIST UNKNOWN
Milingimbi Region

Untitled, circa 1959

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark
124 x 56 cm

PROVENANCE
Executed in Milingimbi region, Northern Territory
Private Collection, Melbourne

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NYM DJIMUNGURR
circa 1910-1970s

Four Mimis, late 1950s

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark
55 x 32 cm

PROVENANCE
Executed in Oenpeilli region, Northern Territory
Allan Stewart - Australian Big Game
Hunting Safaris, Northern Territory
Private Collection, Western Australia

This painting is sold with gallery documentation.

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LOFTY NABARDAYAL
1926-2009

Wolerrke – Rock Kangaroo, 1970

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark
71 x 54 cm

PROVENANCE
Executed in Oenpeilli region, Northern Territory
Private Collection, Western Australia

This painting is sold with Oenpelli Art Centre documentation attached verso.

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ARTIST UNKNOWN
Boulia region, Central Queensland

A Fine and Painted Shield, late nineteenth century

carved wood and pigment
54 cm high

PROVENANCE
Private Collection
Fine Tribal Art and Aboriginal Paintings, Sotheby’s, Sydney, 4 December 1994, lot 223
Private Collection, Adelaide

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ARTIST UNKNOWN
Queensland

A Nail-Headed Club, nineteenth century

carved hardwood, hob-nails and red
sealant wax
68 cm high

PROVENANCE
Private Collection, United
States of America

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ARTIST UNKNOWN
Far North Queensland

An Early Rainforest Sword, late nineteenth century

carved hardwood and resin remnant
157.3 cm high

PROVENANCE
Bonhams, London, 1990s
Private Collection, Adelaide

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ARTIST UNKNOWN
Far North Queensland

An Early Rainforest Sword, late nineteenth century

carved hardwood, bush string and resin
159.5 cm high

PROVENANCE
Donald Thomson Collection, Melbourne
Tribal Art, Sotheby’s, Melbourne, 21 April 1991, lot 83
Private Collection, Adelaide

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ARTIST UNKNOWN
Far North Queensland

A Rainforest Shield, late nineteenth century

carved figwood and natural earth pigments
84.2 cm high

PROVENANCE
Private Collection
Sotheby’s, New York, 1990s
Private Collection, Adelaide

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ARTIST UNKNOWN
Far North Queensland

A Rare Cross Boomerang, late nineteenth century

carved wood, natural earth pigments, resin and cane binding
35.5 cm high

PROVENANCE
Jack Byham, Victoria
Private Collection, Adelaide

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DANIE MELLOR
born 1971

A Trace of History (Of Death and Resurrection), 2010

pastel, pencil, wash, studs, glitter and crystals on paper
signed and dated lower right ‘Danie Mellor 2010’
titled lower left ‘A Trace of History (of Death & Resurrection)’
205.5 x 79.5 cm

PROVENANCE
Buratti Fine Art, Perth
Private Collection, Queensland

EXHIBITED
Non Sufficit Orbis: Danie Mellor, Michael Reid at Elizabeth Bay, Sydney, 7 - 28 July 2010; Melbourne Art Fair, Melbourne, 4 - 8 August 2010
Western Australian Indigenous Art Awards (Finalist), Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, 13 August - 19 December 2011, cat. no.2011/E253

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GINGER RILEY
circa 1936-2002

Ngak Ngak and Limmen Bright River, 1989

synthetic polymer paint on canvas
bears Alcaston Gallery cat. no AK61 verso
96 x 90 cm

PROVENANCE
Alcaston Gallery, Melbourne
Private Collection, Melbourne

EXHIBITED
Mother Country in Mind: The Art of Ginger Riley Mundawalawala, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 17 July – 22 September 1997

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TREVOR NICKOLLS
1949-2012

Dreamtime Landscape with Water Spirits,2012

synthetic polymer paint on canvas
bears AI Arts cat. no. TN2012-03 verso
114 x 218 cm

PROVENANCE
AI Arts, Adelaide
The Estate of Trevor Nickolls, Adelaide

This painting is sold with gallery documentation.

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An Early Parrying Shield
nineteenth century

South East Australia

carved hardwood and earth pigments
93 cm high

PROVENANCE
Private Collection, United Kingdom
Private Collection, New South Wales, acquired from the above

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An Early and Incised Club
mid nineteenth century

South East Australia

carved hardwood
56 cm high

PROVENANCE
Private Collection, United Kingdom
Private Collection, Melbourne

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A Carved Shell (lonka lonka)
mid twentieth century

Western Australia

carved pearl shell and natural earth pigments
18.5 cm high (shell only)

PROVENANCE
Michael Hamson, United States of America
Private Collection, Queensland, acquired from the above

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BOBBY BARRDJARAY
1915-1992

Ngarl-Gidj-Gidj (Mimi steals a young wife), 1965

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark
bears artists name and story details inscribed verso
26.5 x 49 cm

PROVENANCE
Private Collection, Melbourne

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LOFTY NABARDAYAL
1926-2009

Untitled (Two Mimis), 1970s

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark
74 x 29 cm

PROVENANCE
Painted at Gunwinggu, Oenpelli
Private Collection, Western Australia

This painting is sold with extensive documentation verso.

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PADDY HENRY
circa 1925–1999

Untitled (Figure), 1970s

carved ironwood and natural earth pigments
81.5 cm high

PROVENANCE
Executed on Bathurst or Melville Island, Northern Territory
Private Collection, Western Australia

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