NEW WORKS – DECEMBER 2017


PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, QUEENSLAND


ANGELINA GEORGE
1937-2014

Far Away Places, 2008

synthetic polymer paint on canvas
bears Karen Brown Gallery cat. no. KB3363 verso
160 x 120 cm

PROVENANCE
Karen Brown Gallery, Darwin
Private Collection, Queensland, acquired from the above

This painting is sold with documentation from Karen Brown Gallery.

$12,000 AUD
 

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BILLY THOMAS
born 1920

Warla, 2001

natural earth pigments on canvas
bears Red Rock Art Gallery cat. no. KP1392 verso
100 x 140 cm

PROVENANCE
Red Rock Art Gallery, Western Australia
Private Collection, Queensland, acquired from the above

This painting is sold with documentation from Red Rock Art Gallery.

$15,000 AUD
 

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ROVER THOMAS (ASSISTED BY RUSTY PETERS)
1926-1998

Bamarr (Blue Tongue Lizard Dreaming), 1992

natural earth pigments and synthetic binder on canvas
bears Waringarri Aboriginal Arts cat. no. AP3702 verso
120 x 90 cm

PROVENANCE
Waringarri Aboriginal Arts, Western Australia
Private Collection, Queensland, acquired from the above

This painting is sold with a Waringarri Aboriginal Arts certificate.

$50,000 AUD
 

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RONNIE TJAMPITJIMPA
born 1943

Body Design, 1994

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Papunya Tula Artists cat. no. RT941103 verso
182 x 91 cm

PROVENANCE
Papunya Tula Artists, Alice Springs
Private Collection, Queensland, acquired from the above

This painting is sold with a certificate from Papunya Tula Artists.

$10,000 AUD
 

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PROPERTY FROM VARIOUS COLLECTIONS


SUNFLY TJAMPITJIN
1916-1996

Mawukupanta (Lake Mackay), 1992

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Warlayirti Artists cat. no. 213/92 verso
100 x 50 cm

PROVENANCE
Warlayirti Artists, Western Australia
Private Collection, Sydney, acquired from the above
Aboriginal Art, Sotheby’s Australia, Melbourne, 31 July 2006, lot 103
Private Collection, Sydney

This painting is sold with a certificate from Warlayirti Artists.

$12,000 AUD
 

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ALMA WEBOU
1920-2009

Pinkalarta, 1992
synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Short St Gallery cat. no. 27835 verso
152 x 152 cm

PROVENANCE
Short St Gallery, Western Australia
The Luczo Family Collection, United States of America
Aboriginal Art from the Luczo Family Collection, Deutscher and Hackett, Melbourne, 19 October 2016, lot 5
Private Collection, United States of America, acquired from the above

SOLD
 

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CORY SURPRISE
1929-2011

Untitled, 2004

synthetic polymer paint on paper behind glass
bears Mankaja Artists cat. no. verso
36.5 x 75 cm

PROVENANCE
Mankaja Artists, Western Australia
Raft Artspace, Northern Territory
Private Collection, Melbourne

$1,800 AUD
 

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BUTCHER CHEREL
1920-2009

Untitled, 2005

synthetic polymer paint on paper behind glass
bears Mankaja Artists cat. no. verso
151 x 25 cm

PROVENANCE
Mankaja Artists, Western Australia
Raft Artspace, Northern Territory
Private Collection, Melbourne

$3,500
 

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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, ALICE SPRINGS


MYRA COOK
born 1932

Lirrun, 2012

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Warakurna Artists cat. no. 572-12 verso
51 x 51 cm

PROVENANCE
Warakurna Atists, Western Australia
Private Collection, Alice Springs

$1,600 AUD
 

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TOMMY MITCHELL
1943-2013

Walu, 2008

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Warakurna Artists cat. no. 700-08 verso
76 x 51 cm

PROVENANCE
Warakurna Atists, Western Australia
Private Collection, Alice Springs

$3,800
 

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RACHEL JENNINGS
born

Kapi Pirni, 2009

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Warakurna Artists cat. no. 408-09 verso
76 x 30.5 cm

PROVENANCE
Warakurna Atists, Western Australia
Private Collection, Alice Springs

$850 AUD
 

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PROPERTY FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION, SYDNEY


JOHN MAWURNDJUL
born 1952

Dadbe Dolhmeg, 1999

natural earth pigments and synthetic binder on eucalyptus bark
bears Maningrida Arts & Culture cat. no. 2089 1999BP verso
80 x 62 cm

PROVENANCE
Maningrida Arts & Culture, Northern Territory
Annandale Galleries, Sydney
Private Collection, Sydney, acquired from the above

This painting is sold with Maningrida Arts & Culture documentation attached.

$25,000
 

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SAMUEL NAMUNJDJA
1965-2009

Cray Fish Dreaming, 2008
natural earth pigments and synthetic binder on eucalyptus bark
bears Maningrida Arts & Culture cat. no. 2466-08 verso
138 x 50 cm

PROVENANCE
Maningrida Arts & Culture, Northern Territory
Annandale Galleries, Sydney
Private Collection, Sydney, acquired from the above

This painting is sold with Maningrida Arts & Culture documentation attached.

SOLD
 

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IVAN NAMIRRKKI
born 1961

Mikiling Site, 2003

natural earth pigments and synthetic binder on eucalyptus bark
bears Maningrida Arts & Culture cat. no. 1917-03 verso
80 x 62 cm

PROVENANCE
Maningrida Arts & Culture, Northern Territory
Annandale Galleries, Sydney
Private Collection, Sydney, acquired from the above

This painting is sold with Maningrida Arts & Culture documentation attached.

$5,500 AUD
 

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DJAMBAWA MARAWILI
born 1952

Mundukul (electric), 2005

natural earth pigments and synthetic binder on eucalyptus bark
bears Yirrkala cat. no. 243OE verso
78 x 38 cm

PROVENANCE

Buku Larrngay Mulka (Yirrkala), Northern Territory
Annandale Galleries, Sydney
Private Collection, Sydney, acquired from the above

This painting is sold with Yirrkala documentation attached.

$2,200 AUD
 

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PADDY FORDHAM
1930-2006

Untitled, circa 1970

natural earth pigments and synthetic binder on eucalyptus bark
bears unknown cat. no. 21 and 2007 verso
73 x 30 cm

PROVENANCE
Private Collection, Queensland

$2,200 AUD
 

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PADDY FORDHAM
1930-2006

Mimi Hunting (brown snake), 1985

natural earth pigments and synthetic binder on eucalyptus bark
bears unknown cat. no. 1103 verso
62 x 29.5 cm

PROVENANCE
Private Collection, Queensland

This painting is sold with extensive documentation attached.

$1,400 AUD
 

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A Ceremonial Coolamon (piti)
early twentieth century

Bunuba People, West Kimberley

carved wood and natural earth pigment
66.5 cm long

PROVENANCE
Private Collection, Melbourne

For a closely related example, see: Encounters: Revealing Stories of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Objects from the British Museum, National Museum of Australia Press, Canberra, 2015, p.159 (illustrated) 

$3,200 AUD
 

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A Ceremonial Funerary Coolamon (piti)
early twentieth century

Kimberley Region, Northern Territory

carved wood and natural earth pigment
70 cm long

PROVENANCE
Private Collection, Melbourne

$2,800 AUD
 

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An Early Ceremonial Pole (tutini)
early twentieth century

Tiwi People, Bathurst or Melville Islands, Northern Territory

carved wood and natural earth pigment
82.5 cm high (carving only)

PROVENANCE
Private Collection, United States of America
Private Collection, United Kingdom, acquired from the above

SOLD
 

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PAUL KROPINYERI
active 1970s to 1990s

A South Australian Broad Shield, circa 1980

carved hardwood and natural earth pigments
89.5 cm high

PROVENANCE
The Artist
Rob Croll, Melbourne, acquired directly from the artist in 1985

$8,000 AUD
 

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A Rare Coil Basket
circa 1900

South Australia

woven pandanus fibre
27 cm x 23 cm

PROVENANCE
Private Collection, Melbourne

$1,800 AUD
 

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A Club and Spearthrower (womera)
late nineteenth century

South Australia

carved hardwood
82 cm; 67.2 cm log (2)

PROVENANCE
Paul Kropinyeri, South Australia
Rob Croll, Melbourne, acquired from the above in 1985

$2,200 AUD
 

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A Fine and Early Shield
nineteenth century

La Grange Bay, Western Australia

carved hardwood
80.5 cm high

PROVENANCE
The Honourable Richard Jones Collection, New South Wales
Private Collection, South Australia
Important Aboriginal Art, Sotheby’s Australia, Melbourne, 5 June 2012, lot 66, illustrated
Private Collection, United States of America, acquired from the above

$5,500 AUD
 

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A Rare Eel Trap
early twentieth century

Lake Tyers Mission, Victoria

woven cane (Isolepis Nodosa)
70 cm long

PROVENANCE
Gumbuya Park Museum, Victoria
The Collection of Bob White, Sydney
Private Collection, New South Wales, acquired from the above

SOLD
 

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An Early Club and Boomerang
early-mid nineteenth century

South East Queensland

carved hardwood
66.5 cm; 67.2 cm (2)

PROVENANCE
Private Collection, Queensland
Aboriginal Art, Sotheby’s, Melbourne, 31 October 2006 (partial lot)
Private Collection, United States, acquired from the above

BOOMERANG - $1,800 AUD (CLUB SOLD)
 

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A Large and Incised Boomerang (Murrawirrie)
late nineteenth century

Lake Eyre Region, South Australia

carved hardwood and natural earth pigments
123 cm long (7 cm at widest point)

PROVENANCE
Private Collection, New South Wales

$2,500 AUD
 

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A SPECIAL OFFERING OF 12 SMALL WARAKURNA PAINTINGS FOR CHRISTMAS!


CAROL GOLDING
born 1930

Tjukurla Pirni, 2009

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Warakurna Artists cat. no. 308-09 verso
38 x 30.5 cm

PROVENANCE
Warakurna Atists, Western Australia
Private Collection, Alice Springs

SOLD
 

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TOMMY MITCHELL
1943-2013

Pukurlpatulatju Palyara Pirrtja, 2007

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Warakurna Artists cat. no. 893-07 verso
25 x 25 cm

PROVENANCE
Warakurna Atists, Western Australia
Private Collection, Alice Springs

SOLD
 

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RACHEL JENNINGS
born

Untitled, 2008

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Warakurna Artists cat. no. 609-08 verso
25 x 25 cm

PROVENANCE
Warakurna Atists, Western Australia
Private Collection, Alice Springs

SOLD
 

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DORA LANE
born

Pukurlpatulatju Palyara Pirrtja, 2008

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Warakurna Artists cat. no. 477-08 verso
25 x 25 cm

PROVENANCE
Warakurna Atists, Western Australia
Private Collection, Alice Springs

SOLD
 

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TOMMY MITCHELL
1943-2013

Pukurlpatulatju Palyara Pirrtja, 2007

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Warakurna Artists cat. no. 526-07 verso
25 x 25 cm

PROVENANCE
Warakurna Atists, Western Australia
Private Collection, Alice Springs

SOLD
 

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CAROL GOLDING
born 1930

Untitled, 2007

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Warakurna Artists cat. no. 599-07 verso
25 x 25 cm

PROVENANCE
Warakurna Atists, Western Australia
Private Collection, Alice Springs

SOLD
 

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LISA PORTER
born

Untitled, 2007

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Warakurna Artists cat. no. 607-07 verso
25 x 25 cm

PROVENANCE
Warakurna Atists, Western Australia
Private Collection, Alice Springs

SOLD
 

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RACHEL JENNINGS
born

Untitled, 2008

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Warakurna Artists cat. no. 608-08 verso
25 x 25 cm

PROVENANCE
Warakurna Atists, Western Australia
Private Collection, Alice Springs

SOLD
 

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TOMMY MITCHELL
1943-2013

Pukurlpatulatju Palyara Pirrtja, 2007

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Warakurna Artists cat. no. 892-07 verso
25 x 25 cm

PROVENANCE
Warakurna Atists, Western Australia
Private Collection, Alice Springs

SOLD
 

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LISA PORTER
born

Pukurlpatulatju Palyara Pirrtja, 2007

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Warakurna Artists cat. no. 296-07 verso
25 x 30 cm

PROVENANCE
Warakurna Atists, Western Australia
Private Collection, Alice Springs

SOLD
 

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TJUNKA LEWIS
1927-2012

Untitled, 2010

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Warakurna Artists cat. no. 37-10 verso
25 x 25 cm

PROVENANCE
Warakurna Atists, Western Australia
Private Collection, Alice Springs

SOLD
 

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TOMMY MITCHELL
1943-2013

Pukurlpatulatju Palyara Pirrtja, 2008

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Warakurna Artists cat. no. 828-08 verso
25 x 25 cm

PROVENANCE
Warakurna Atists, Western Australia
Private Collection, Alice Springs

SOLD
 

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