Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art Auction

BODY MARKS, 2000
131.0 x 102.5 cm
synthetic polymer paint on linen
$20,000 – 30,000
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LORRKON, 2007
123.0 cm height
natural earth pigments and synthetic binder on hollow log
$4,000 – 6,000
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YAWK YAWK, 2007
163.0 cm height
carved kurrajong with natural earth pigments and synthetic binder
$4,000 – 6,000
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MARDAYIN DESIGNS, 2005
178.5 x 65.0 cm (irregular)
natural earth pigments with PVC fixative on eucalyptus bark
$18,000 – 25,000
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OLD MAN'S CORROBOREE STORY, 1971
45.5 x 30.0 cm
synthetic polymer paint on composition board
$40,000 – 50,000
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SOAKAGE BORE, 1990
120.0 x 90.0 cm
synthetic polymer paint on canvas
$60,000 – 80,000
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BUCKLEY'S ESCAPE, 1890s
24.0 x 30.0 cm
pen and ink on paper
$60,000 – 80,000
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MURRAY TRIBE WARFARE, 1890s
22.0 x 34.0 cm
pen and ink on paper
$25,000 – 35,000
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BIMA, 1980
63.0 cm height
natural pigments on carved ironwood
$7,000 – 10,000
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UNTITLED, 2000
127.0 x 89.0 cm
natural earth pigments on linen
$22,000 – 32,000
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THOOWOONGGOONARRIN, 2000
122.0 x 135.0 cm
natural earth pigments and synthetic binder on linen
$70,000 – 90,000
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KIRRIWIRRI, 2007
167.0 x 111.0 cm
synthetic polymer paint on linen
$20,000 – 30,000
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MY JILA COUNTRY, 2006
140.0 x 100.0 cm
synthetic polymer paint on linen
$6,000 – 8,000
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KIRRIWIRRI, 2007
90.0 x 60.0 cm
synthetic polymer paint on plywood
$5,000 – 7,000
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LUNGARUNG, 2006
167.5 x 121.0 cm
synthetic polymer paint on canvas
$8,000 – 12,000
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THE WET - MY MOTHER'S COUNTRY, 1994
184.5 x 224.0 cm
synthetic polymer paint on linen
$80,000 – 100,000
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ROCK HOLES AND COUNTRYNEAR THE OLGAS, 2007
182.0 x 271.0 cm
synthetic polymer paint on linen
$80,000 – 120,000
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ROCKHOLES AND COUNTRY NEAR THE OLGAS, 2006
152.0 x 238.0 cm
synthetic polymer paint on linen
$60,000 – 80,000
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WINPUPULLA, (NEAR WELL 33), 1994
120.0 x 80.0 cm
synthetic polymer paint on canvas
$6,000 – 8,000
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WATERHOLES AND CLAYPANS, 1994
120.0 x 80.0 cm
synthetic polymer paint on canvas
$6,000 – 8,000
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PURRUNGA, 1991
91.5 x 61.0 cm
synthetic polymer paint on canvas
$15,000 – 20,000
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ROAD NEAR TURKEY CREEK, 1993
80.0 x 100.0 cm
natural earth pigments with synthetic binder on canvas
$25,000 – 35,000
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WINNABUN SPRINGS, 1996
150.0 x 120.0 cm
natural earth pigments with synthetic binder on canvas
$25,000 – 35,000
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PADDY COOLEY (QUILTY) STORY/ EMU DREAMING, 1998
120.0 x 160.0 cm
natural earth pigments and synthetic binder on linen
$50,000 – 70,000
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DESIGNS ASSOCIATED WITH BIRIMBIRA(THE THUNDER SPIRITS), 1961
103.5 x 39.0 cm (irregular)
natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark
$6,000 – 8,000
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BREMER ISLAND TURTLE HUNT, 1965
54.0 x 125.0 cm (irregular)
natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark
$7,000 – 10,000
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MARLIN, c1963
21.5 x 55.0 cm (irregular)
natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark
$3,000 – 5,000
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SCHOOL OF FISH, c1965
26.5 x 47.0 cm (irregular)
natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark
$1,800 – 2,500
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MIMIH FIGURES, c1963
48.5 x 22.0 cm (irregular)
natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark
$7,000 – 10,000
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MOONLIGHT GAP, 1998
100.0 x 140.0 cm
natural earth pigments with synthetic binder on canvas
$25,000 – 35,000
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COUNTRY ON TEXAS DOWNS, 1998
100.0 x 140.0 cm
natural earth pigments with synthetic binder on canvas
$20,000 – 30,000
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WARINGARRI – THE MEETING PLACE, 1996
180.0 x 240.0 cm
natural earth pigments with synthetic binder on canvas
$100,000 – 150,000
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KAME (YAM SEED) AWELYE, 1991
120.0 x 59.0 cm
synthetic polymer paint on canvas
$14,000 – 18,000
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ANOORALYA LIFE CYCLE, 1994
150.0 x 90.0 cm
synthetic polymer paint on linen
$40,000 – 60,000
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UNTITLED (ALHALKERE), 1995
73.0 x 160.0 cm
synthetic polymer paint on cotton duck
$50,000 – 70,000
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LUNGARUNG
110.5 x 168.0 cm
synthetic polymer paint on canvas
$8,000 – 12,000
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UNTITLED, 2006
122.0 x 106.0 cm
synthetic polymer paint on linen
$9,000 – 12,000
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WINPURPURLA, 2009
119.0 x 79.0 cm
synthetic polymer paint on linen
$7,000 – 10,000
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WILKINKARA, 2007
120.0 x 60.5 cm
synthetic polymer paint on canvas
$5,000 – 7,000
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SOAKWATERS ON THE CANNINGSTOCK ROUTE, 2002
149.0 x 100.0 cm
synthetic polymer paint on canvas
$12,000 – 15,000
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KUNGKARRAKALPA, 2008
143.0 x 159.0 cm
synthetic polymer paint on canvas
$14,000 – 18,000
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PILTATI, 2006
200.0 x 201.0 cm
synthetic polymer paint on canvas
$22,000 – 32,000
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UNTITLED, 2005
122.0 x 122.0 cm
synthetic polymer paint on linen
$8,000 – 12,000
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UNTITLED, 2007
122.0 x 122.0 cm
synthetic polymer paint on linen
$6,000 – 9,000
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LUPULNGA, 2002
120.0 x 150.0 cm
synthetic polymer paint on canvas
$18,000 – 25,000
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MAMULTJULKUNGA, 1999
246.0 x 121.0 cm
synthetic polymer paint on canvas
$ 30,000 – 40,000
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NGARRU, 2004
181.5 x 243.5 cm
synthetic polymer paint on linen
$65,000 – 85,000
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YIIPAY AND KUNGKAY - CLAUDIE AND QUINTEL, 2005
100.5 x 243.5 cm
synthetic polymer paint on canvas
$10,000 – 15,000
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PILA NGURA, 2005
127.0 x 97.0 cm
synthetic polymer paint on linen
$22,000 – 30,000
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MARADALEN, 1993
295.0 x 151.5 cm (irregular)
pigment, glacial mud, found iron oxide, charcoal and fish blood on canvas
$12,000 – 14,000
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CHURCH STORIES - THE ALTAR AND THE CROSS, 2009
150.0 x 180.0 cm
natural earth pigments with synthetic binder on canvas
$8,000 – 12,000
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HILLSIDE AND HILLSIDES COVERS THE WATERWAYS, c2008
153.0 x 122.0 cm
synthetic polymer paint on linen
$8,000 – 12,000
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INVOCATIONS #2, 2000
123.0 x 101.0 cm (irregular)
photo silkscreen using colour ultra-violet inks on sommerset textured paper
$5,000 – 7,000
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NOTES TO BASQUIAT: CUT THE CIRCLE, 2001
121.5 x 121.5 cm
synthetic polymer paint on linen
$16,000 – 20,000
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NOTES TO BASQUIAT: UNTITLED, 1999
51.0 x 51.0 cm
synthetic polymer paint and paint marker on linen
$5,000 – 7,000
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UNTITLED (CHISELLED SPONGES), 2007
varying sizes up to 23.0 x 18.0 cm
sponge on canvas boards six panels
$1,200 – 1,500 (6)
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THE HOUSES I WORKED IN
three panels, 25.5 x 20.5 cm each
mixed media on canvas
$1,500 – 2,500 (3)
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YOU CAN'T HAVE OUR SPIRITUALITY
101.5 x 121.5 cm
$3,000 – 4,000
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OH RICHIEā€¦ I LOVEYOU TOO, 2004
60.0 x 90.0 cm
synthetic polymer paint on canvas
$3,500 – 4,500
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BODY PAINT DESIGN (PAIR), 1995
76.0 x 56.0 cm each
synthetic polymer paint on paper
$10,000 – 15,000 (2)
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AWELYE, 1995
77.0 x 52.0 cm
synthetic polymer paint on paper
$6,000 – 8,000
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MY COUNTRY, 1994
120.0 x 60.0 cm
synthetic polymer paint on linen
$15,000 – 18,000
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THE CLAYPAN SITE OF MUYINGA, 2005
167.5 x 60.0 cm
synthetic polymer paint on linen
$5,000 – 7,000
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UNTITLED, 2002
121.0 x 60.5 cm
synthetic polymer paint on linen
$2,200 – 3,200
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LUPULNGA, 2003
107.5 x 91.0 cm
synthetic polymer paint on linen
$10,000 – 15,000
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TJUNTALIPI, 2006
91.0 x 91.0 cm
synthetic polymer paint on linen
$3,000 – 4,000
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TJAMU TJAMU, 2005
103.5 x 78.0 cm
synthetic polymer paint on linen
$4,000 – 6,000
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UNTITLED, 2007
122.0 x 152.0 cm
synthetic polymer paint on linen
$14,000 – 18,000
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MUUMU SWAMP, 1983
30.0 x 40.0 cm
synthetic polymer paint on canvas board
$1,500 – 2,500
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LUNKATA, 1978
91.0 x 22.0 cm
synthetic polymer paint on compostion board
$7,000 – 10,000
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UNTITLED, 1987
122.0 x 107.0 cm
synthetic polymer paint on canvas
$12,000 – 15,000
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WARRUKAY, 2008
79.0 x 51.5 cm (irregular)
natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark
$2,000 – 3,000
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MIMIH SPIRIT, 2001
174.0 cm height
cottonwood carving with ochre pigment and PVC fixative
$2,000 – 3,000
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MIMIH SPIRIT, 2005
248.0 cm height
carved beach hibiscus with natural earth pigments and synthetic binder
$2,000 – 3,000
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LARRAKITJ
217.0 cm height
natural earth pigments on hollow log
$ 8,000 – 12,000
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UNTITLED, 2002
150.0 x 76.0 cm
synthetic polymer paint on canvas
$4,000 – 6,000
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UNTITLED, 2001
118.0 x 79.5 cm
synthetic polymer paint on linen
$2,500 – 3,500
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MINDIKI, 2004
100.0 x 149.0 cm
synthetic polymer paint on linen
$14,000 – 16,000
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UNTITLED (PAIR), 2003
80.0 x 30.0 cm each
synthetic polymer paint on canvas
$2,000 – 3,000 (2)
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UNTITLED (PAIR), 2003
80.0 x 30.0 cm each
synthetic polymer paint on canvas
$2,500 – 3,500 (2)
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UNTITLED, 2002
120.0 x 180.0 cm
synthetic polymer paint on canvas
$5,000 – 7,000
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UNTITLED (TRIPTYCH), 2003-04
80.0 x 30.0 cm each
synthetic polymer paint on canvas
$4,000 – 6,000 (3)
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WANDJINA FIGURES, 1990
100.0 x 80.0 cm
natural earth pigments and bush gum on canvas
$7,000 – 10,000
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WANJINA
67.5 x 30.0 cm (irregular)
natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark
$1,500 – 2,000
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THE BASTION, 1998
122.0 x 135.0 cm
natural earth pigments and synthetic binder on canvas
$8,000 – 12,000
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WURRITJI COUNTRY, 1997
49.0 x 64.0 cm
colour etching
$3,000 – 4,000
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JILJI, 2006
120.5 x 59.5 cm
synthetic polymer paint on canvas
$3,000 – 4,000
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BODY MARKS, c1998
76.0 x 51.0 cm
synthetic polymer paint on linen
$4,000 – 6,000
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UNTITLED, 2004
120.0 x 60.5 cm
synthetic polymer paint on cotton
$5,000 – 7,000
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WARDA, 2001
75.5 x 56.0 cm
synthetic polymer paint on paper
$4,000 – 6,000
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UNTITLED, 2000
111.0 x 106.0 cm
synthetic polymer paint on canvas
$6,000 – 8,000
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KALAYA PULKANA, 2002
85.0 x 108.5 cm
synthetic polymer paint on canvas
$7,000 – 10,000
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MINYMA KUTJARA, 2005
148.0 x 92.5 cm
synthetic polymer paint on canvas
$5,000 – 7,000
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UNTITLED, 2005
147.0 x 107.0 cm
synthetic polymer paint on canvas
$5,000 – 7,000
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ANCESTRAL BEING, c1968
40.0 cm height
natural earth pigments on carved softwood
$2,000 – 3,000
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ANCESTRAL FIGURE, c1968
64.0 cm height
natural earth pigments on carved softwood
$1,800 – 2,500
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(YIRRKALA)
50.5 cm height
carved wood with natural earth pigments
$2,000 – 4,000
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FIGURE, c1963
30.0 cm height
carved wood with natural earth pigments
$3,000 – 4,000
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BIRD, 1967
24.0 cm length
carved softwood with natural earth pigments
$600 – 800
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100 FISH
c1970
40.0 cm length
carved softwood with natural earth pigments
$700 – 1,000
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1930s
66.0 cm length
carved wood with fine adze markings, the reverse decorated with traditional incised designs infilled with red ochre
$700 – 900
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c1930
80.0 cm length
carved wood with incised zig-zag designs infilled with red and blue pigment
$3,000 – 4,000
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c1930
85.0 cm length
carved and incised wood
$3,000 – 4,000
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c1930
62.0 cm length
carved wood with incised zig-zag design infilled with red and white pigment
$2,000 – 3,000
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c1930
70.0 cm length
carved and incised wood with broad zig-zag design and traces of red pigment
$1,600 – 2,600
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c1900
65.0 cm length
carved and incised hardwood decorated with red and black natural earth pigments
$2,000 – 3,000
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c1900
70.0 cm length
carved and incised hardwood decorated with black, white and red natural earth pigments
$2,000 – 3,000
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1950s
239.0 cm height
carved wood with traces of white and red pigment
$800 – 1,200
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19th century
79.0 cm height
carved hardwood, the striking section shaped as a stylised bird head
$3,300 – 4,200
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(TANNA ISLAND, NEW HEBRIDES)
106.0 cm length
carved wood, of elegant design with fish-tail shaped head
$1,200 – 1,800
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111 A CLUB
(NEW HEBRIDES)
104.0 cm length
carved wood, of elegant design with simple decoration to the handle
$1,000 – 1,200
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(AMBRYM ISLAND, NEW HEBRIDES)
76.0 cm and 69.5 cm length
carved wood, each with four round bulbous protrusions below the mushroom-shaped head
$1,500 – 2,000 (2)
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pre 1930
89.0 cm length
palm wood, adorned with four rows of shark teeth
$500 – 800
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1970s
142.0 cm height
carved wood with white, yellow, black and red pigment
$2,500 – 3,500
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c1950
104.0 cm length
carved wood with traces of white pigment
$1,000 – 2,000
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(LOMBOK)
100.0 cm height
finely woven lawyer cane and reed grass
$1,200 – 1,800
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c1950
95.0 cm height
carved wood with traces of white pigment
$1,000 – 2,000
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ROCKHOLES AT LUPUL (PAIR), 2005
91.5 x 61.0 and 91.0 x 60.5 cm
synthetic polymer paint on canvas
$2,000 – 3,000 (2)
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ROCKHOLES AT MARRAPINTI, 2000
61.0 x 91.5 cm
synthetic polymer paint on canvas
$800 – 1,200
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TALI AT TALAALPI, 2000
182.5 x 136.5 cm
synthetic polymer paint on canvas
$3,500 – 4,500
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UNTITLED, 1995
137.0 x 183.0 cm
synthetic polymer paint on canvas
$7,000 – 10,000
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THE SUN, 1996
200.0 x 200.0 cm
synthetic polymer paint on canvas
$3,000 – 4,000
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THE MOON, 1996
200.0 x 200.0 cm
synthetic polymer paint on canvas
$3,000 – 4,000
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GARIMALA, 1994
24.0 x 61.0 cm
synthetic polymer paint on composition board
$5,500 – 7,500
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INKAMAKI BORE, 2002
14.5 x 44.0 cm and 24.0 x 53.0 cm
synthetic polymer paint, gouache and varnish on plywood
$2,200 – 3,200 (2)
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UNTITLED, 2007
95.0 x 148.5 cm
synthetic polymer paint on canvas
$3,000 – 4,000
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BIMA, c1980
55.0 cm height
carved ironwood with natural earth pigments
$1,800 – 2,200
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(BATHURST AND MELVILLE ISLAND)
61.0 cm height
carved hardwood with natural earth pigments
$2,000 – 4,000
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(BATHURST AND MELVILLE ISLAND)
184.0 cm height
natural earth pigments on carved wood
$2,000 – 3,000
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JILAMARA, 2008
76.0 x 57.0 cm
natural earth pigments on paper
$1,200 – 1,600
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(BATHURST AND MELVILLE ISLANDS)
240.0 cm and 232.0 cm length
natural earth pigments on carved wood
$2,200 – 3,200 (2) (DETAIL)
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(MILNE BAY PROVINCE, PAPUA NEW GUINEA)
41.0 cm, 36.5 cm, 33.6 cm and 26.0 cm length
carved wood, intricately incised
$2,000 – 3,000 (4) (3 ILLUSTRATED)
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(MILNE BAY PROVINCE, PAPUA NEW GUINEA)
101.5 cm and 94.0 cm length
carved wood with elegantly incised handles
$1,600 – 2,400 (2) (DETAIL)
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c1960
46.0 cm height
carved wood with traces of white, blue and red pigment
$1,200 – 1,800
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c1940
47.0 cm height
carved wood with incised decoration infilled with white pigment
$1,700 – 2,300
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mid 20th century
188.0 cm height
carved wood with white, red and black pigment with fibre
$3,500 – 4,500
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mid 20th century
202.0 cm height
carved wood with white, red and black pigment
$2,200 – 3,200
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(SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS, PAPUA NEW GUINEA)
138.0 cm height
carved wood with red, white and traces of yellow pigment
$2,200 – 3,000
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1960s
131.0 cm height
carved wood with red, white and black pigment
$1,000 – 2,000
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19th century
89.5 cm length
carved wood with traces of dark green pigment at the handle
$1,500 – 2,000
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(SOUTH WEST QUEENSLAND)
98.0 cm length
carved wood, the back with fine adze markings, the front incised with traditional designs
$1,200 – 1,800
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c1930
71.0 cm length
carved wood, of biconvex section, the front decorated with motifs of dog, camel, kangaroo, emu, horse and a man wearing boots and a cap, with old patina
$1,000 – 1,500
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1930s
68.0 cm length
carved wood, the front decorated with incised traditional designs and traces of white pigment
$1,000 – 1,500
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19th century
62.0 cm length
carved wood with fine adze markings and old patina
$700 – 900
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NARRBONG (STRING BAG)
160.0 cm length
chain link wire mesh with wire handle
$2,000 – 3,000
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NARRBONG (STRING BAGS)
varying sizes up to 18.5 cm height
five wire mesh bags with cockatoo feathers
$2,500 – 3,000 (5)
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NARRBONG (STRING BAGS)
25.0 cm height each
three wire mesh bags with feathers
$1,500 – 2,000 (3)
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PAIR OF MIMIHS, 2006
96.5 cm and 108.0 cm height
carved kurrajong with natural earth pigments and synthetic binder
$1,500 – 2,500 (2)
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PAIR OF MIMIHS, 2007
117.0 cm and 230.0 cm height
carved kurrajong with natural earth pigments and synthetic binder
$2,000 – 3,000 (2)
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THREE MIMIH FIGURES
196.0 cm, 273.0 cm and 244.0 cm height
natural earth pigments on carved wood
$2,000 – 3,000 (3)
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STINGRAY, c1960
67.0 x 35.0 cm (irregular)
natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark
$2,800 – 3,500
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TWO FEMALE SPIRIT FIGURES, c1970
92.0 x 51.5 cm (irregular)
natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark
$3,500 – 4,500
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(WESTERN ARNHEM LAND)
26.0 cm length
woven dried grasses with applied natural pigments in white, red, black and yellow
$1,000 – 2,000
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UNTITLED (SPIRIT FIGURE), c1990
75.0 x 46.0 cm (irregular)
natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark
$3,000 – 4,000
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WEST WIND, c1962
31.0 x 16.0 cm (irregular)
natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark
$1,000 – 1,500
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WATERLILY
27.0 x 50.5 cm (irregular)
natural earth pigments on bark
$2,000 – 3,000
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39.0 cm length
carved softwood with natural earth pigments
$800 – 1,200
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UNTITLED, 1974
83.5 x 44.0 cm (irregular)
natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark
$1,200 – 1,500
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UNTITLED, c1966
130.0 x 49.0 cm (irregular)
natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark
$2,800 – 3,500
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(CENTRAL DESERT)
74.0 cm length
$400 – 600
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(SOUTH AUSTRALIA and WESTERN AUSTRALIA)
91.5 cm and 87.5 cm length
the first of carved wood, of biconvex section, the front decorated with bands of fine pecked lines, the back with small linear striations, the second of carved wood, of very thin biconvex section, one end decorated with white and traces of black band
$600 – 800 (2)
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(QUEENSLAND)
86.5 cm and 81.5 cm length
the boomerang of carved wood of biconvex section, the spearthrower of carved wood, the wooden throwing peg hafted with twine and resin
$400 – 600 (2)
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1930s
67.0 cm height
carved wood with red and black pigments
$400 – 600
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