NEW WORKS – MARCH 2016


A Leangle Club
nineteenth century

Lower Murray River, South Australia

carved hardwood
82 cm high

PROVENANCE
Private Collection

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An Early Parrying Shield
early-mid nineteenth century

South East Australia

carved hardwood
84.5 cm high

PROVENANCE
Private Collection, Warrnambool, South Western Victoria, collected in the 1850s
Gareth Downes, Victoria, by descent from the above
Private Collection, acquired from the above

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A Pair of Early Scrimshaw Horns
nineteenth century

South East Australia

carved buffalo horn and wood
54 cm; 50 cm long (2)

PROVENANCE
Private Collection

$6,000
 

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A Rare Shield
late nineteenth century

Edward River, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland

carved wood and natural earth pigments
83 cm high

PROVENANCE
Hugh Farne, Edward River, North Queensland, collected 1930s
Private Collection, by descent from the above

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A Fine and Rare Coolamon
nineteenth century

South East Australia

carved hardwood
33.7 cm long

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

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CHARLIE MARDIGAN
1926–1986

Untitled 1960

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark
90.5 x 42 cm

PROVENANCE
Dorothy Bennett, Northern Territory
Private Collection
Important Aboriginal Art, Sotheby's Australia, Melbourne, 30 June 1997, lot. 144, illustrated
Kerry Moran, New South Wales
Private Collection, acquired from the above

$5,500
 

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MICK MAGANI
1920–1984

Untitled (Ceremonial Figure) 1967

natural earth pigments on carved wood
65 cm high

PROVENANCE
Private Collection, acquired in 1967
Aboriginal and Tribal Art, Sotheby’s Australia, Sydney, 9 November 1997, lot 179
The Thomas Vroom Collection, Netherlands
The Thomas Vroom Collection, Bonhams, Sydney, 6 September 2015, lot 250
Private Collection, acquired from the above

EXHIBITED
Brook Andrew - Theme Park, AAMU - Museum for Contemporary Aboriginal Art, Utrecht,
The Netherlands, 17 October 2008 - 1 April 2009

LITERATURE
Georges Petitjean, Brook Andrew - Theme Park, AAMU - Museum for Contemporary Aboriginal Art, Utrecht, The Netherlands, 2008, p.96

$4,400
 

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THOMAS (NANDJIWARRA) AMAGULA
circa 1926–1989

Mamariga (South East Wind) 1960

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark
57 x 42.2 cm

PROVENANCE
Church Missionary Society, Sydney
Private Collection, New Zealand

Sold with a copy of the CMS notes which indicate artist, title and an extensive description of the story.

$3,800
 

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MICK NAMARARI (TJAPALTJARRI)
1926–1998

Nyarkulnga (1983)

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Papunya Tula Artists cat. no. MN830707 verso
122 x 76 cm

PROVENANCE
Papunya Tula Artists, Alice Springs
Corbally Stourton Contemporary Art, London, cat no. CSCA111
Transart Gallery, Germany
Private Collection, New York
Important Aboriginal Art, Sotheby's Australia, Melbourne, 28 June 1999, lot 316
Private Collection

This painting is sold with a Papunya Tula Artists certificate.

$7,200
 

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TURKEY TOLSON (TJUPURRULA)
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.

$12,000
 

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MICK NAMARARI (TJAPALTJARRI)
1926–1998

Water Dreaming (Itjinpiri Water Hole) 1995

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Papunya Tula Artists cat. no. MN950107 verso
106 x 168 cm

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

This painting is sold with a Papunya Tula Artists certificate.

$9,000
 

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NOEL MCKENNA
born 1956

Wipeout (Clear Day) 1998; Wipeout (Grey Day) 1998

watercolour and pencil on paper
signed and dated ’N McKenna 98’ lower right;
signed and dated ’N McKenna 98’ lower left
27.5 x 37 cm (2)

PROVENANCE
The Artist
Niagara Galleries, Melbourne
Bruce Heiser Gallery, Brisbane
Private Collection, acquired from the above

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PATRICIA PICCINNI
born 1965

Quiet Reflection (Sandman Series) 2002

type c colour photograph
edition: 9/30, signed, dated and numbered lower right
103.5 x 184 cm

PROVENANCE
Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney
Private Collection, Sydney
Private Collection, acquired in 2007

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ANTHONY LISTER
born 1980

You Call That A Back Rub 2010

mixed media on linen
90 x 90 cm

PROVENANCE
Metro Gallery, Melbourne
Private Collection, acquired from the above

EXHIBITED
You Call That A Back Rub, Metro Gallery, Melbourne,
29 March – 17 April 2010

$7,000
 

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