NEW WORKS – SIGNIFICANT - ANNUAL CATALOGUE 2018

(Available works only)


04

WARLIMPIRRNGA
born circa 1958

Kanapilya, 2000

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Papunya Tula Artists cat. no. WT0011122 verso
91 x 122 cm

PROVENANCE
Papunya Tula Artists, Northern Territory
Private Collection, Brisbane

This painting is sold with a Papunya Tula Artists certificate.

$18,000 AUD
 

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07 (CENTRE)

ARTIST UNKNOWN
South East Australia

A Rare Womera, nineteenth century

carved hardwood
71.7 cm high

PROVENANCE
William Charlton Hedditch (1884-1970), Hamilton, Victoria
Norma Stutchberry, Victoria, by descent from the above
Private Collection, Adelaide

$5,500 AUD
 

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11

BROOK ANDREW
born 1970

Tina from ‘Kalar Midday’ series, 2003

ilfochrome print, edition of 10
86 x 94 cm

PROVENANCE
Greenaway Gallery, Adelaide
Private Collection, Sydney

SOLD
 

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14

EMILY KAME 
1910-1996

Awelye, 1990

synthetic polymer paint on canvas
bears CAAMA cat. no. 16-499 verso
119 x 124 cm

PROVENANCE
Central Australian Aboriginal Media Association - CAAMA, Northern Territory
Alcaston House Gallery, Melbourne, cat no. AK518
Flinders Lane Gallery, Melbourne
Private Collection
Important Aboriginal Art, Sotheby’s, Melbourne, 24 July 2007, lot 61
Private Collection, Melbourne

$72,000 AUD


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15

EMILY KAME
1910-1996

Untitled, 1991

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Delmore Gallery cat. no. 91K26 verso
129 x 228 cm

PROVENANCE
Delmore Gallery, Northern Territory
Private Collection, Queensland

$160,000 AUD
 

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19

TOMMY MITCHELL
circa 1943-2013

Nganturn, 2007

synthetic polymer paint on canvas
bears Warakurna Artists cat. no. 347-07 verso
151 x 76 cm

PROVENANCE
Warakurna Artists, Western Australia
Aboriginal & Pacific Art, Sydney
Private Collection, Sydney

This painting is sold with a Warakurna Artists certificate.

$16,000 AUD
 

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22 (LEFT)

ARTIST UNKNOWN
Port Essington, Northern Territory

A Rare Sword Club, late nineteenth century

carved hardwood, natural earth pigment and bush string
146.2 cm long

PROVENANCE
Jeffrey Fischer, Adelaide
Private Collection, Adelaide

$7,000 AUD
 

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23 (MIDDLE)

ARTIST UNKNOWN
Port Essington, Northern Territory

A Rare Sword Club, late nineteenth century

carved hardwood, natural earth pigment and bush string
139 cm long

PROVENANCE
Adelaide Antique Auctions, Adelaide
Private Collection, Adelaide

$4,000 AUD
 

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31

DONKEYMAN LEE
1922-1993

Tingarri – Native Cat Dreaming, 1989

synthetic polymer paint on canvas
bears Warlayirti Artists cat. no. 32/89 verso
120 x 85 cm

PROVENANCE
Warlayirti Artists, Western Australia
Deutscher Fine Art, Melbourne
Private Collection, Melbourne

This painting is sold with a Warlayirti Artists certificate.

$14,000 AUD
 

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35

DARBY ROSS
1905-2005

Pamapardu Jukurrpa - Flying Ant Dreaming, 1990

synthetic polymer paint on canvas
bears Warlukurlangu Artists cat. no. 114/90 verso
184 x 92 cm

PROVENANCE
Warlukurlangu Artists, Northern Territory
Donald Kahn Collection, United States of America
Aboriginal Art, Sotheby’s, Melbourne, 26 July 2010, lot 119
Private Collection, Tasmania

EXHIBITED
Aboriginal Art from the Collection of Donald Kahn, Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, Florida, 1991; Carolino Augusteum Museum, Salzburg; The Tel Aviv Museum, Tel Aviv; Naprstkovo Museum, Prague and The Museum of Ethnology, Warsaw during 1992-1993
Dreamings - Tjukurrpa: Aboriginal Art of the Western Desert, The Donald Kahn Collection, Museum Villa Stuck, Munich, 26 July-16 October 1994
Australian Aboriginal Art of the Western Desert - The Donald Kahn Collection, Fruit Market Gallery, Edinburgh, 3 December 1994-28 January 1995
Desert Dreaming: Australian Aboriginal Art, Albertina, Vienna, 15 June - 26 August 2007

LITERATURE
Geoffrey Bardon and Vivien Johnson, Australian Aboriginal Art from the Collection of Donald Kahn, Miami: Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, 1991, p.56, cat. no. 25 (iIlus.), p.79
Jo-Anne Birnie Danzker (ed.), Dreamings - Tjukurrpa: Aboriginal Art of the Western Desert, The Donald Kahn Collection, Munich: Prestel Verlag, 1994, cat. no. 25, pp.120-121 (colour illus.).

This painting is sold with a Warlukurlangu Artists certificate.

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37

MICK NAMARARI
circa 1926-1998

Mouse Dreaming, 1996

synthetic polymer paint on canvas
bears Warumpi Arts cat. no. to MN496085 verso
155 x 92 cm

PROVENANCE
Warumpi Arts, Northern Territory
Kimberley Art, Melbourne
Private Collection, Tasmania

$35,000 AUD
 

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38

WARLIMPIRRNGA
born circa 1958

Karrinyarra - Snake Dreaming, 1999

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Papunya Tula Artists cat. no. WT9905129 verso
122 x 61 cm

PROVENANCE
Papunya Tula Artists, Northern Territory
Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne
Private Collection, Melbourne

This painting is sold with a Papunya Tula Artists certificate.

$12,000 AUD
 

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39

NINGURA
circa 1938-2013

Ngaminya, 2003

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Papunya Tula Artists cat. no. NN0302168 verso
152 x 121 cm

PROVENANCE
Papunya Tula Artists, Northern Territory
John Gordon Gallery, New South Wales
Private Collection, New South Wales

This painting is sold with a Papunya Tula Artists certificate.

$15,000 AUD
 

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40

MAKINTI
circa 1930-2011

Lupulnga, 2002

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Papunya Tula Artists cat. no. MN0207131 verso
137 x 121 cm

PROVENANCE
Papunya Tula Artists, Northern Territory
Gallery Gabrille Pizzi, Melbourne
Private Collection, Melbourne

This painting is sold with a Papunya Tula Artists certificate.

$28,000 AUD
 

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43

JOSEPH JURRA
born circa 1950

Ngatjapirritji, 2008

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Papunya Tula Artists cat. no. JJ0806173 verso
183 x 152 cm

PROVENANCE
Papunya Tula Artists, Northern Territory
Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi, Melbourne
Private Collection, Melbourne

This painting is sold with a Papunya Tula Artists certificate.

$37,000 AUD
 

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44

ELIZABETH NYUMI
born 1947

Parwalla, 2004

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Warlayirti Artists cat. no. 1143/04 verso
180 x 80 cm

PROVENANCE
Warlayirti Artists, Western Australia
Private Collection, Adelaide

This painting is sold with a Warlayirti Artists certificate.

HOLD
 

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45

EUBENA
1921-2013

Wati Kutjarra, 2004

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bear Warlayirti Artists cat. no. 490/04 verso
150.5 x 75 cm

PROVENANCE
Warlayirti Artists, Western Australia
Alcaston Gallery, Melbourne
Private Collection, Melbourne

This painting is sold with a Warlayirti Artists certificate.

$18,000 AUD


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49

ARTIST UNKNOWN
Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory

An Early and Rare Ceremonial Adornment, late nineteenth century

abrus seeds, spinifex resin and human hair string
62 cm long

PROVENANCE
Private Collection, United Kingdom
Tribal Art and Antiques, Woolley & Wallis, Salisbury, 21 February 2018, lot 659
Private Collection, Melbourne

$4,500 AUD
 

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50 (LEFT)

ARTIST UNKNOWN
Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory

A Superb Ceremonial Club, nineteenth century

carved hardwood
71.5 cm high

PROVENANCE
Adelaide Antique Auctions, Adelaide
Private Collection, Adelaide

$5,000 AUD
 

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51 (RIGHT)

ARTIST UNKNOWN
Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory

Two Early Clubs, nineteenth century

carved hardwood
44.8 cm; 42.6 cm high (2)

PROVENANCE
McCanns Auctions, Melbourne;
Mary Macha, Perth
Private Collection, Adelaide

$4,000 AUD
 

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52

ARTIST UNKNOWN
Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory

A Ceremonial Hairpin, mid twentieth century

cockatoo feathers, plant fibre twine, spinifex resin and natural earth pigments
31 cm high

PROVENANCE
Private Collection, Adelaide
Private Collection, United States of America
Private Collection, Melbourne

$1,800 AUD
 

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53

ARTIST UNKNOWN
Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory

Untitled - Janus Figure, circa 1970

natural earth pigments on ironwood
126 cm high

PROVENANCE
Executed on Bathurst or Melville Islands, Northern Territory
Aboriginal & Pacific Art, Sydney
Private Collection, Melbourne

$15,000 AUD
 

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54

ARTIST UNKNOWN
Tiwi Islands, Northern Territory

Two Ceremonial Armbands, early twentieth century

feathers, plant fibre twine, resin, and natural earth pigments
20 cm diameter (2)

PROVENANCE
Private Collection, Queensland

$3,500 AUD
 

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60 (LEFT)

ARTIST UNKNOWN
Western Australia

A Fine and Early Womera, nineteenth century

carved hardwood
53 cm high

PROVENANCE
Bill Evans, Sydney
Private Collection, Adelaide

$3,500 AUD
 

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61 (RIGHT)

ARTIST UNKNOWN
Western Australia

A Fine Womera, nineteenth century

carved hardwood
63.4 cm high

PROVENANCE
Black’s Museum, South Australia
Private Collection, Adelaide

$2,500 AUD
 

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64

JAN BILLYCAN
circa 1930-2016

Untitled, 2009

synthetic polymer paint and natural earth pigments on composition board
bears Short Street Gallery cat. no. 26635 verso
90 x 60 cm

PROVENANCE
Short Street Gallery, Western Australia
Private Collection, Tasmania

$5,500 AUD
 

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65

JAN BILLYCAN
circa 1930-2016

Untitled, 2005

synthetic polymer paint on canvas
bears Short St Gallery cat. no. 3164 verso
136.5 x 66 cm

PROVENANCE
Short St Gallery, Western Australia
Private Collection, Melbourne

This painting is sold with gallery documentation.

$12,000 AUD
 

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70

DICKIE MINYINTIRI
1915-2014

Kapi Tjukurpa, 2007

synthetic polymer paint on linen
bears Ernabella Arts cat. no. DM1812.07 verso
122 x 122 cm

PROVENANCE
Ernabella Arts, South Australia
Marshall Arts, Adelaide
Private Collection, Sydney

This painting is sold with a Ernabella Arts certificate.

$14,000 AUD
 

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71

LIPUNDJA
circa 1912-1968

Mokuy Figure, 1962

natural earth pigments on carved hardwood
52 cm high

PROVENANCE
Executed in Milingimbi region, Northern Territory
Private Collection, United States of America
Private Collection, Western Australia

$7,700 AUD
 

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