NEW WORKS – FEB 2016


A Fine and Early Club (lil-lil)
early-mid nineteenth century

New South Wales

carved hardwood and an iron nail  
68.4 cm high

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

SOLD
 

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An Early Parrying Shield
mid nineteenth century

South East Australia

carved hardwood
76 cm high

PROVENANCE
Private Collection, United Kingdom
Private Collection, Victoria

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A Rainforest Shield
late nineteenth century

North Queensland

carved wood and natural earth pigments
88 cm high

PROVENANCE
Private Collection, New York

SOLD
 

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A Transitional Comb
circa 1912

Badu, Torres Strait Islands

carved hardwood and natural earth pigments
20.7 cm high

PROVENANCE
Mrs F. W. Walker, London, collected circa 1912
Michael Evans Tribal Art, France
Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above

$2,800
 

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SIDNEY NOLAN
1917-1992

Untitled (Central Australian Landscape) 1956

oil on paper on composition board
signed and dated ‘Nolan 56’ lower right
25 x 30 cm

PROVENANCE
Sir Rupert Hamer, Victoria
Fine Art Auction, Leonard Joel, Melbourne, 19 March 2013, lot 22
Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above

$10,000


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ARTIST UNKNOWN
Wadeye, Port Keats

Untitled (1960)

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark
74 x 28 cm

PROVENANCE
Private Collection, United Kingdom
Private Collection, Melbourne

$3,000
 

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RICHARD LARTER
1929-2014

Tilt Shift 1974

synthetic polymer paint on canvas
signed and dated 'R L. 74.’ lower right
130 x 83 cm

PROVENANCE
Private Collection, New South Wales
Australian & International Art, Shapiro Auctioneers, Sydney, 8 December 2014, lot 64
Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above

SOLD
 

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ROBERT KLIPPEL
1920-2001

Untitled (Dog) 1980

brazed steel
27.5 cm high

PROVENANCE
The Artist, Sydney
Private Collection, Sydney, acquired from the above in 1980
Australian and International Art, Shapiro Auctioneers, Sydney, 8 December 2014, lot 53
Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above

SOLD
 

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THANCOUPIE
1937-2011

Untitled 1992

stoneware, slip and oxide
signed ‘Thancoupie*’ lower base
30 cm high

PROVENANCE
The Artist, Cairns
Private Collection, Cairns, acquired from the above in 1992
Important Aboriginal Art, Deutscher and Hackett, Melbourne, 28 November 2012, lot 148
Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above

EXHIBITED
Awalac; A Christmas Garden Exhibition, the Artist’s Trinity Beach Studio, Cairns, December 1992

$7,700
 

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QUEENIE MCKENZIE (NAKARRA)
1916-1998

Joodal Country 1995

natural earth pigments and synthetic binder on canvas
bears Warringari Aboriginal Arts cat. no APO332 verso
70 x 100 cm

PROVENANCE
Warringari Aboriginal Arts, Western Australia
Private Collection, New South Wales
Important Aboriginal Art, Sotheby’s Australia, Sydney, 5 June 2012, lot 32
Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above

$11,000
 

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YALA YALA GIBBS (TJUNGURRAYI)
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

$9,000
 

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NAATA (NUNGURRAYI) 
born 1932

Untitled (Unkunya) 2006

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Papunya Tula Artists cat. no. NN0603187 verso
91 x 122 cm

PROVENANCE
Papunya Tula Artists, Northern Territory
Scott Livesey Galleries, Melbourne
Private Collection, Adelaide, acquired from the above

$14,000
 

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