NEW WORKS – APRIL 2016


A Fine Boomerang
early nineteenth century

South East Queensland

carved hardwood and old sealant wax decoration
63 cm high

PROVENANCE
Private Collection, United Kingdom
Private Collection, Melbourne

sold with a custom-made display stand

SOLD
 

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A Large and Figurative Parrying Shield
mid nineteenth century

South East Australia

carved hardwood and natural earth pigments
93.5 cm high

PROVENANCE
Adam Prout, United Kingdom
Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above

sold with a custom-made display stand

$8,000
 

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A Rare Woomera and Throwing Club
early nineteenth century

South East Australia

carved hardwood
61.5 cm; 65 cm high (2)

PROVENANCE
BIrmingham Museum, United Kingdom (woomera);
Private Collection, United Kingdom (throwing club)
Private Collection, Melbourne

sold with custom-made display stands

$2,800
 

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Three Fine and Early Boomerangs
nineteenth century

South West Queensland

carved hardwood and natural earth pigments
67.5 cm; 66 cm; 77.7 cm high (3)

PROVENANCE
Private Collection, United Kingdom
Private Collection, Melbourne

$1,500 - each
$4,200 - the group
 

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ARTIST UNKNOWN
Bathurst and Melville Islands

Coral, circa 1965

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark
bears ‘CORAL’ and ‘PUKAMANI’ inscribed verso
85 x 47 cm

PROVENANCE
Casa Pepe, Melbourne
Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above in the 1970s
Important Fine Art & Aboriginal Art, Deutscher and Hackett, Melbourne, 2 December 2015, lot 166
D’lan Davidson, Melbourne, acquired from the above

$12,000
 

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QUEENIE MCKENZIE (NAKARRA)
circa 1916-1998

Untitled, 1994

natural earth pigments and synthetic binder on linen
102 cm x 152.5 cm

PROVENANCE
Commissioned by Ochre Gallery, Kununurra
The Donald Kahn Collection, United States of America
Aboriginal Art, Sotheby’s Australia, Melbourne, 26 July 2010, lot 126
Private Collection, Adelaide, acquired from the above

$14,500
 

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DANE LOVETT
born 1984

White City Curse, 2006

synthetic polymer paint and mixed media on linen
180 x 140 cm

PROVENANCE
Schubert Contemporary, Gold Coast
Private Collection, Queensland, acquired from the above
Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above in 2009

$3,500
 

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RHYS LEE
born 1975

Untitled, 2007

synthetic polymer paint on linen
152.5 x 122 cm

PROVENANCE
Helen Gory Galerie, Melbourne
Private Collection, Melbourne
Fine Art, Leonard Joel, Melbourne, 25 March 2012, lot 192
Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above

$7,000
 

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JUDY WATSON (NAPANGARDI)
born 1925

Mina Mina Jukurra, 2008

synthetic polymer paint on linen
140 x 200 cm

PROVENANCE
Japingka Gallery, Freemantle
Private Collection, Adelaide, acquired from the above in 2008

This painting is sold with gallery documentation.

$9,600
 

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TOMMY WATSON
born circa 1935

Untitled, 2008

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Agathon Galleries cat. no. AGTW0208080092 verso
120 x 120 cm

PROVENANCE
Agathon Galleries, Sydney
Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above in 2009

This painting is sold with gallery documentation.

$12,000

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