Deutscher and Hackett

Auction Total

Incl. Buyer's premium
78% sold by volume
85% sold by value

$1,782,840
Prices Realised - 27 March 2013
Sale No28

Prices include buyer's premium.

Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March
Sale
28
Auction total
$1,782,840
78% sold by volume
85% sold by value


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Lot 1
$138,000
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
1

EMILY KAME KNGWARREYE

(c.1910 - 1996)
EMU STORY, 1989

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

151.5 x 121.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name and Delmore Gallery cat. EO02

Estimate: 
$80,000 - 120,000
Sold for $138,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 2
$156,000
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
2

EMILY KAME KNGWARREYE

(c.1910 - 1996)
YAM TRACKING, 1990

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

152.5 x 122.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name and Delmore Gallery cat. OK15

Estimate: 
$80,000 - 120,000
Sold for $156,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 3
$42,000
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
3

EMILY KAME KNGWARREYE

(c.1910 - 1996)
TRAVELLING EMU, 1989

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

149.5 x 122.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, date and Delmore Gallery cat. C125

Estimate: 
$40,000 - 60,000
Sold for $42,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 4
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
4

EMILY KAME KNGWARREYE

(c.1910 - 1996)
SPIRITED DESERT, 1991

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

131.0 x 230.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist name and Delmore Gallery cat. IZ109

Estimate: 
$80,000 - 120,000
Lot 5
$114,000
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
5

EMILY KAME KNGWARREYE

(c.1910 - 1996)
SUMMER YAMS, 1992

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

153.0 x 91.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name and Delmore Gallery cat. 92C043

Estimate: 
$60,000 - 80,000
Sold for $114,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 6
$42,000
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
6

EMILY KAME KNGWARREYE

(c.1910 - 1996)
UNTITLED, 1995

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

122.0 x 91.5 cm

signed verso: Emily
inscribed verso: artist's name and Delmore Gallery cat. 95F064

Estimate: 
$40,000 - 60,000
Sold for $42,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 7
$33,600
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
7

EMILY KAME KNGWARREYE

(c.1910 - 1996)
CEREMONY, 1995

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

152.5 x 90.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name and Delmore Gallery cat. 95L39

Estimate: 
$35,000 - 55,000
Sold for $33,600 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 8
$48,000
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
8

EMILY KAME KNGWARREYE

(c.1910 - 1996)
YAM AWELYE - RED, 1996

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

152.5 x 92.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name and Delmore Gallery cat. 96H013

Estimate: 
$40,000 - 60,000
Sold for $48,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 9
$36,000
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
9

EMILY KAME KNGWARREYE

(c.1910 - 1996)
MOURNING STORY, 1990

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

122.0 x 90.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name and Delmore Gallery cat. ON36

Estimate: 
$35,000 - 55,000
Sold for $36,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 10
Private sale
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
10

EMILY KAME KNGWARREYE

(c.1910 - 1996)
ALHALKERE WINTER, 1993

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

152.5 x 121.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name and Delmore Gallery cat. 93F070

Private sale
Lot 11
$36,600
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
11

EMILY KAME KNGWARREYE

(c.1910 - 1996)
MERNE ALHALKERE, 1993

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

153.0 x 121.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name and Delmore Gallery cat. 93K021

Estimate: 
$40,000 - 60,000
Sold for $36,600 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 12
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
12

EMILY KAME KNGWARREYE

(c.1910 - 1996)
COLOURED ABUNDANCE, 1993

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

214.0 x 122.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name and Delmore Gallery cat. 93I057

Estimate: 
$50,000 - 70,000
Lot 13
$42,000
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
13

EMILY KAME KNGWARREYE

(c.1910 - 1996)
AWELYE, 1995

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

150.0 x 122.0 cm

signed verso: Emily
inscribed verso: artist's name and Delmore Gallery cat. 95L40

Estimate: 
$45,000 - 65,000
Sold for $42,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 14
$19,200
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
14

EMILY KAME KNGWARREYE

(c.1910 - 1996)
AWELYE LINES, 1994

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

120.0 x 60.0 cm

signed verso: Emily
inscribed verso: artist's name and Delmore Gallery cat. 94H053

Estimate: 
$18,000 - 25,000
Sold for $19,200 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 15
$55,200
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
15

EMILY KAME KNGWARREYE

(c.1910 - 1996)
LINES I AND II, 1994

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

two panels: 119.0 x 59.5 cm each

each signed verso: Emily
each inscribed verso: artist's name and Delmore Gallery cat. 94H027 and 94H028

Estimate: 
$35,000 - 55,000 (2)
Sold for $55,200 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 16
$31,200
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
16

EMILY KAME KNGWARREYE

(c.1910 - 1996)
ALHALKERE LANDSCAPE, 1994

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

125.0 x 80.5 cm

signed verso: Emily
inscribed verso: artist's name and Delmore Gallery cat. 94E003

Estimate: 
$28,000 - 35,000
Sold for $31,200 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 17
$31,200
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
17

EMILY KAME KNGWARREYE

(c.1910 - 1996)
SUMMER FLOWERS, 1990

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

151.5 x 122.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, title and Delmore Gallery cat. OQ07

Estimate: 
$35,000 - 45,000
Sold for $31,200 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 18
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
18
WITHDRAWN
Lot 19
$18,600
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
19

EMILY KAME KNGWARREYE

(c.1910 - 1996)
EMU TUCKER, 1992

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

75.5 x 55.0 cm

signed verso: Emily
inscribed verso: artist's name and Delmore Gallery cat. 92C159

Estimate: 
$10,000 - 12,000
Sold for $18,600 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 20
$10,200
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
20

EMILY KAME KNGWARREYE

(c.1910 - 1996)
MERNE ALHALKERE, 1993

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

122.0 x 92.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name and Delmore Gallery cat. 93I048

Estimate: 
$10,000 - 15,000
Sold for $10,200 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 21
$228,000
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
21

TOMMY McRAE

(c.1840 - 1901)
SKETCHBOOK, 1881

sketchbook with 14 images, pen and black ink on paper, the first two with traces of blue ink

21.5 x 28.5 cm each

Estimate: 
$200,000 - 300,000
Sold for $228,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 22
$7,200
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
22

(Lot 22A) A BI-CORNUAL BASKET

(NORTH EAST QUEENSLAND)

split and woven lawyer cane

25.0 x 30.0 x 19.0 cm

Estimate: 
$8,000 - $12,000
Sold for $7,200 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 22
$36,000
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
22

A RAINFOREST SHIELD

QUEENSLAND
late 19th / early 20th century

carved from the buttress root of a Fig Tree, of elongated ovoid form, the front with raised boss decorated with traditional motifs in red, white and yellow earth pigments outlined in black, the reverse undecorated with lug handle embedded with hand forged nails and traces of pigment on the reverse

101.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$30,000 - 40,000
Sold for $36,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 23
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
23

A WOVEN BASKET

(MURRUMBIDGEE RIVER REGION), early 1920s

coil-woven grass fibres

38.5 cm height

Estimate: 
$1,500 - 2,000
Lot 24
$3,840
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
24

A FEATHERED FAN

(CENTRAL ARNHEM LAND), mid 1960s

Red-tailed Black Cockatoo and Lorikeet feathers, embedded in natural resin decorated with natural earth pigments

36.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$800 - 1,200
Sold for $3,840 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 25
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
25

LIPUNDJA GUPAPUYNGU

(c.1912 - 1968)
MOKOY FIGURE

natural earth pigments on carved and shaped softwood

52.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$7,000 - 10,000
Lot 26
$294,000
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
26

LIN ONUS

(1948 - 1996)
FISH, BARMAH FOREST, c.1994

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

183.0 x 183.0 cm

signed lower left: Lin Onus

Estimate: 
$160,000 - 250,000
Sold for $294,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 27
$57,600
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
27

BILL WHISKEY TJAPALTJARRI

(c.1920 - 2008)
ROCKHOLES AND COUNTRY NEAR THE OLGAS, 2007

synthetic polymer paint on linen

182.0 x 140.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, title, size and Watiyawanu Artists of Amunturrngu cat: 77-07281

Estimate: 
$35,000 - 45,000
Sold for $57,600 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 28
$20,400
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
28

JOHN MAWURNDJUL

born 1952
LORRKON, 2006

natural earth pigments on carved hardwood hollow log

185.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$15,000 - 20,000
Sold for $20,400 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 29
Private sale
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
29

JOHN MAWURNDJUL

born 1952
BIRLMU (BARRAMUNDI), 2000

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

166.5 x 72.0 cm

Private sale
Lot 30
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
30

MAWALAN MARIKA

(c.1908 - 1967)
DJAN'KAWU AT YALANGBARA, c.1961

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

117.0 x 44.5 cm

Estimate: 
$28,000 - 35,000
Lot 31
$36,000
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
31

GINGER RILEY MUNDUWALAWALA

(c.1936 - 2002)
LIMMEN BIGHT COUNTRY, 1987

synthetic polymer paint on cotton duck

170.0 x 170.0 cm

Estimate: 
$30,000 - 40,000
Sold for $36,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 32
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
32

TOMMY WATSON

born c.1935
WALTITJARA, 2004

synthetic polymer paint on linen

127.0 x 91.0 cm

Estimate: 
$15,000 - 18,000
Lot 33
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
33

TIGER PALPATJA

born c.1920
WANAMPI STORY, 2007

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

122.0 x 197.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, date, title and Tjala Arts cat. TJA-7-0715

Estimate: 
$10,000 - 15,000
Lot 34
$6,600
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
34

PINCHER TALUNGA

c.1937 - deceased
YUWUL

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

122.5 x 83.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name and Karen Brown Gallery cat. KB1752 and Peppimenarti cat. PO553

Estimate: 
$6,000 - 9,000
Sold for $6,600 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 35
$12,000
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
35

PADDY NYUNKUNY BEDFORD

(c.1922 - 2007)
UNTITLED, 2004

gouache on acid free crescent board

51.0 x 76.0 cm

inscribed verso: Jirrawun Aboriginal Arts cat. PB WB 2004.156

Estimate: 
$8,000 - 10,000
Sold for $12,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 36
Private sale
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
36

FREDDIE TIMMS

born 1946
FISH HOLE, 2005

natural earth pigments with synthetic binder on linen

150.0 x 180.0 cm

signed verso: F TIMMS
inscribed verso: title and Jirrawun Aboriginal Arts cat. FT 8 2005 232

Private sale
Lot 37
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
37

PADDY NYUNKUNY BEDFORD

(c.1922 - 2007)
THOOWOONGGOONARRIN, 2000

natural earth pigments and synthetic binder on linen

122.0 x 135.0 cm

signed with initials verso: PB
inscribed verso: Jirrawun Arts cat. PB 8 2000.91

Estimate: 
$65,000 - 85,000
Lot 38
$19,200
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
38

BROOK ANDREW

born 1970
SEXY AND DANGEROUS II, 1997

printed 2006
duraclear print on Perspex

144.5 x 108.0 cm

edition: 10/10
Estimate: 
$18,000 - 25,000
Sold for $19,200 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 39
$9,300
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
39

DANIE MELLOR

born 1971
KANGAROO, c.2007

steel, porcelain, plaster, kangaroo fur and paws

96.0 x 120.0 x 30.0 cm

Estimate: 
$9,000 - 12,000
Sold for $9,300 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 40
$14,400
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
40

TRACEY MOFFATT

born 1960
SOMETHING MORE NO. 3, 1989

cibachrome print

98.5 x 128.0 cm

edition: 14/30

signed, dated and numbered verso: T. MOFFATT ‘89 14/30

Estimate: 
$15,000 - 20,000
Sold for $14,400 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 41
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
41

GEORGE TJUNGURRAYI

born c.1943
TINGARI AT KIRRIMALUNYA, 2004

synthetic polymer paint on linen

152.0 x 183.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. GT0406067

Estimate: 
$18,000 - 25,000
Lot 42
$2,160
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
42

JEAN BAPTISTE APUATIMI

(1940 - 2013)
JIKAPAYINGA, 1999

natural earth pigments on paper

77.0 x 57.0 cm

Estimate: 
$2,000 - 3,000
Sold for $2,160 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 43
$2,160
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
43

JEAN BAPTISTE APUATIMI

(1940 - 2013)
PUKUMANI POLES, 2002

natural earth pigments on paper

77.0 x 57.0 cm

Estimate: 
$2,000 - 3,000
Sold for $2,160 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 44
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
44

KUTUWULUMI PURAWARRUMPATU (KITTY KANTILLA)

(c.1928 - 2003)
PUMPUNI JILAMARA, 2002

natural earth pigments and synthetic binder on paper

56.0 x 76.0 cm (sheet)

Estimate: 
$10,000 - 15,000
Lot 45
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
45

PADDY NYUNKUNY BEDFORD

(c.1922 - 2007)
FIG TREE, 1998

natural earth pigment and synthetic binder on linen

120.0 x 160.0 cm

initialled verso: PB
inscribed verso: title and Jirrawun Aboriginal Arts cat. 98.27

Estimate: 
$50,000 - 70,000
Lot 46
$10,200
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
46

FREDDIE TIMMS

born 1946
HORSE YARD, 2007

natural earth pigments with synthetic binder on linen

95.0 x 180.0 cm

signed verso: F TIMMS
inscribed verso: date, title and Jirrawun Arts cat. FT 11 2007 275

Estimate: 
$10,000 - 15,000
Sold for $10,200 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 47
Private sale
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
47

FREDDIE TIMMS

born 1946
BEEFWOOD, 2007

natural earth pigments with synthetic binder on linen

122.0 x 135.0 cm

signed verso: F TIMMS
inscribed verso: date, title and Jirrawun Arts cat. FT 11 2007 268

Private sale
Lot 48
$7,200
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
48

BROOK ANDREW

born 1970
PROSELYTISER, 2000

cibachrome print

123.0 x 123.0 cm

edition of 10

Estimate: 
$6,000 - 8,000
Sold for $7,200 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 49
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
49

SHANE PICKETT

(1957 - 2010)
YESTERDAYS SPIRIT STILL STAND TODAY AND IN AMONGST BUNUROO DREAMING, 2006

synthetic polymer paint on linen

two panels: 120.0 x 90.0 cm each

each signed and titled lower left edge
each inscribed verso: Indigenart cat. SP1235 and SP1237

Estimate: 
$14,000 - 20,000 (2)
Lot 50
$6,000
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
50

LYDIA BALBAL

born c.1958
PIKARONG, 2008

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

167.0 x 112.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, date, medium, size and Short Street Gallery cat. 25677

Estimate: 
$5,000 - 7,000
Sold for $6,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 51
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
51

ALMA WEBOU

(c.1928 - 2009)
PINKARLARTA, 2004

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

106.5 x 167.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, date and Short Street Gallery cat. 2756

Estimate: 
$8,000 - 12,000
Lot 52
$8,400
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
52

CHRISTINE YUKENBARRI NAKAMARRA

born 1977
WINPURPURLA, 2008

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

150.0 x 75.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Warlayirti Artists cat. 285/08

Estimate: 
$8,000 - 12,000
Sold for $8,400 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 53
$9,000
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
53

MIRDIDINGKINGATHI JUWARNDA SALLY GABORI

born c.1924
THUNDI, 2008

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

152.0 x 101.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, title and Mornington Island Arts and Crafts cat. 3274-L-SG-0608

Estimate: 
$5,000 - 7,000
Sold for $9,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 54
$1,800
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
54

BOBBY BARRDJARAY NGANJMIRA

(1915 - 1992)
EAGLE TOTEM, 1960

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

44.0 x 20.5 cm

Estimate: 
$2,000 - 3,000
Sold for $1,800 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 55
Private sale
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
55

PADDY COMPASS NAMATBARA

(1890 - 1973)
MALE AND FEMALE SPIRITS, c.1960

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

71.0 x 39.0 cm

Private sale
Lot 56
$3,360
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
56

BOBBY BARRDJARAY NGANJMIRA

(1915 - 1992)
KUNAPIPI SACRED RITUAL COPULATION, 1960

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

47.5 x 33.0 cm

Estimate: 
$3,000 - 4,000
Sold for $3,360 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 57
$2,880
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
57

ARTIST UNKNOWN

WESTERN ARNHEM LAND
BARRAMUNDI, 1950s

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

21.0 x 52.0 cm

Estimate: 
$1,800 - 2,500
Sold for $2,880 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 58
$5,760
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
58

DAWIDI DJULWARAK

(1921 - 1970)
THE WAGILAG SISTERS, 1960

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

100.5 x 50.0 cm

Estimate: 
$3,500 - 4,500
Sold for $5,760 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 59
$3,120
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
59

JOHN MAWURNDJUL

born 1952
MIMIH, 2004

natural earth pigments on wood

200.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$3,000 - 4,000
Sold for $3,120 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 60
$8,400
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
60

ARTIST UNKNOWN

BATHURST AND MELVILLE ISLANDS
TUTINI (FISH), c.1950

natural earth pigments on carved ironwood, nails and softwood

207.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$8,000 - 12,000
Sold for $8,400 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 61
$1,800
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
61

KEVIN DJIMARR

MIMIH, 2001

natural earth pigments on carved and shaped wood

191.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$1,000 - 1,500
Sold for $1,800 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 62
$5,040
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
62

HAMISH KARRKARRHBA

born 1968
LORRKON

natural earth pigments on carved hardwood hollow log

184.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$2,000 - 3,000
Sold for $5,040 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 63
$3,120
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
63

ROBERT MIBORA (MIBURRA)

born 1946
LORRKON, 2008

natural earth pigments on carved hardwood hollow log

175.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$2,000 - 3,000
Sold for $3,120 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 64
$6,000
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
64

JAMES IYUNA

born 1959
LORRKON, 2008

natural earth pigments on carved hardwood hollow log

162.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$3,000 - 4,000
Sold for $6,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 65
$3,840
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
65

YUKULTJI NAPANGATI

born 1970
YUNALA, KIWIRRKURA - ROCKHOLE SOAKAGE SITE, 2008

synthetic polymer paint on linen

121.5 x 60.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. YN0803100

Estimate: 
$3,000 - 5,000
Sold for $3,840 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 66
$3,600
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
66

WINTJIYA NAPALTJARRI

born c.1930
WATANUMA, 2004

synthetic polymer paint on linen

168.0 x 46.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. WN0404012

Estimate: 
$1,200 - 1,800
Sold for $3,600 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 67
$6,600
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
67

KENNY WILLIAMS TJAMPITJINPA

born c.1950
TWO KUNIYA (PYTHONS) AT KARRILWARRA, 2005

synthetic polymer paint on linen

187.0 x 157.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name and Papunya Tula cat. KW0504227

Estimate: 
$4,000 - 6,000
Sold for $6,600 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 68
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
68

JOHNNY YUNGUT TJUPURRULA

born c.1930
TJANGIMANTA, 2002

synthetic polymer paint on linen

121.5 x 122.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. JY0212116

Estimate: 
$4,000 - 6,000
Lot 69
$5,400
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
69

GINGER RILEY MUNDUWALAWALA

(c.1936 - 2002)
LIMMEN BIGHT COUNTRY, 1989

synthetic polymer paint on composition board

46.0 x 63.0 cm (irregular)

inscribed verso: artist's name, date, title, medium, size and Alcaston Gallery cat. AK288

Estimate: 
$5,000 - 7,000
Sold for $5,400 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 70
$3,000
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
70

JEAN BAPTISTE APUATIMI

(1940 - 2013)
KULAMA AND TUNGA, 2001 and 2004

natural earth pigments on paper

two sheets, 77.0 x 57.0 cm each

Estimate: 
$3,000 - 4,000 (2)
Sold for $3,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 71
$7,200
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
71

RAMMEY RAMSEY

born c.1935
NGOOJOON COUNTRY - MELON PATCH, 2004

natural earth pigments with synthetic binder on linen

135.0 x 122.0 cm

signed verso: RAMMEY RAMSEY
inscribed verso: title and Jirrawun Aboriginal Arts cat. RR 7 2003.21

Estimate: 
$6,000 - 8,000
Sold for $7,200 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 72
$3,360
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
72

MICK JAWALJI JANGALA

(c.1920 - 2013)
NGUMULNGGEN, 2007

natural ochres and pigments on plywood

80.0 x 60.0 cm

signed verso: MICK J
inscribed verso: title, date and Warmun Art Centre cat. 782/07

Estimate: 
$3,000 - 5,000
Sold for $3,360 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 73
$5,280
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
73

OTTO PAREROULTJA

(1914 - 1973)
CENTRAL AUSTRALIAN LANDSCAPE

watercolour on paper

25.0 x 73.0 cm

signed lower centre: Otto Pareroultja

Estimate: 
$3,000 - 4,000
Sold for $5,280 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 74
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
74

ALBERT NAMATJIRA

(1902 - 1959)
UNDOOLYA RANGES

watercolour on paper

25.0 x 35.0 cm

signed lower right: ALBERT NAMATJIRA
inscribed with title verso

Estimate: 
$10,000 - 15,000
Lot 75
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
75

KUNMANARA (WINGU) TINGIMA

(c.1935 - 2010)
NYUMUN, 2003

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

81.0 x 65.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, date and Irrunytju Arts cat. IRRWT03022

Estimate: 
$3,000 - 4,000
Lot 76
$3,120
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
76

TOMMY MITCHELL

born c.1943
THE BOY WHO STOLE AN EMU HEART, 2005

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

101.0 x 101.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Warakurna Artists cat. 1066-06

Estimate: 
$3,000 - 4,000
Sold for $3,120 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 77
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
77

ANGELINA NGALE APWERL (PWERLE)

born c.1952
BUSH PLUM, 2000

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

157.0 x 118.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, date, and cat. Apn1 00

Estimate: 
$10,000 - 15,000
Lot 78
$600
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
78

AILEENA LAMANGA

born 1981
WAK WAK, 2008

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

139.0 x 59.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, title, size and Maningrida Arts and Culture cat. 1581-08

Estimate: 
$1,000 - 2,000
Sold for $600 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 79
$3,240
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
79

PAUL NABULUMO NAMARINJMAK

born 1971
MOON, FULL MOON AND STAR, 2008

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

104.0 x 43.0 cm

Estimate: 
$800 - 1,200
Sold for $3,240 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 80
$3,240
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
80

ARTIST UNKNOWN

GROOTE EYLANDT
CEPHALOPOD (SQUID), 1950s

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

45.5 x 28.0 cm

Estimate: 
$3,000 - 4,000
Sold for $3,240 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 81
$2,400
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
81

BIRRIKITJI GUMANA

(1898 - 1982)
MACASSAN STORY

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

110.5 x 50.0 cm

Estimate: 
$3,000 - 5,000
Sold for $2,400 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 82
$9,600
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
82

COIL-WOVEN BASKET AND EIGHT DILLY BAGS

(MANINGRIDA)

woven pandanus with natural dyes

varying sizes from 24.0 cm to 60.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$2,000 - 3,000 (9)
Sold for $9,600 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 83
$4,200
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
83

A GROUP OF FOUR FISH TRAPS AND A DILLY BAG

woven jungle vine (Malaisia scandens)

(I) FIONA JIN; MAJINGGAL MASON FISH TRAP, 2008
86.0 cm height, cat. 1539-08
(II) GEORGE GANYJIBALA FISH TRAP, 2008
135.0 cm height, cat. 556-08
(III) JACK MARANBARRA FISH TRAP, 2008
180.0 cm height, cat. 1035-08
(IV) RHODA BAYAMBULA FISH TRAP, 2007
111.0 cm height, cat. 4924-07
(V) RHODA BAYAMBULA KUN-MADJ (DILLY BAG), 2008
32.0 cm height, cat. 1544-08

Estimate: 
$2,000 - 3,000 (5)
Sold for $4,200 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 84
$900
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
84

A WUNDA SHIELD

(WESTERN AUSTRALIA)

carved and incised hardwood with broad zig-zag design and natural earth pigments

68.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$1,200 - 1,800
Sold for $900 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 85
$1,440
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
85

A SPEARTHROWER AND A BOOMERANG

(WESTERN AUSTRALIA)

carved and shaped wood, the handle of the spearthrower encrusted with spinifex resin, the wooden peg at the top attached with natural fibres and the front decorated with intricate zig-zag designs; the convex face of the boomerang replete with fine adze markings

64.5 cm and 57.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$1,000 - 1,200 (2)
Sold for $1,440 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 86
$5,040
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
86

A LARGE PAINTED SHIELD

(WESTERN AUSTRALIA)

natural earth pigments on carved wood, decorated with bands of red, white and black pigment and white spatter designs

110.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$1,200 - 1,800
Sold for $5,040 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 87
$2,400
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
87

A PAIR OF FEMALE MASSIM FIGURES

(MILNE BAY PROVINCE, PAPUA NEW GUINEA), 1940s - 1950s

both figures carved in hardwood and decorated with fine lime-filled incised traditional decorations

66.0 cm and 36.5 cm height

Estimate: 
$2,000 - 3,000 (2)
Sold for $2,400 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 88
$1,140
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
88

A MASSIM WALKING STICK

(MILNE BAY PROVINCE, PAPUA NEW GUINEA), 1950s

carved hardwood incorporating three figures above with finely incised lime-filled traditional designs

80.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$700 - 900
Sold for $1,140 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 89
$1,560
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
89

THREE MASSIM SPATULAS

(MILNE BAY PROVINCE, PAPUA NEW GUINEA), 1950s

carved wood with fine incised lime-filled traditional decorations

34.0 cm, 35.5 cm and 38.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$1,000 - 1,500 (3)
Sold for $1,560 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 90
$2,160
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
90

A KARAWARI RIVER SPIRIT FIGURE

(EAST SEPIK PROVINCE, PAPUA NEW GUINEA), 1960s

carved wood in the form of two flattened human figures decorated with red, black and white natural earth pigments

104.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$2,000 - 3,000
Sold for $2,160 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 91
$840
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
91

AN ABELAM YAM HARVEST CEREMONY MASK

(EAST SEPIK PROVINCE, PAPUA NEW GUINEA), c.1960

natural earth pigments on carved wood

27.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$450 - 650
Sold for $840 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 92
$1,920
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
92

AN ABELAM MALE FIGURE WITH BIRD

(EAST SEPIK PROVINCE, PAPUA NEW GUINEA)

carved wood with natural earth pigments

106.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$1,800 - 2,500
Sold for $1,920 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 93
$960
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
93

TWO POLYNESIAN STONE ADZES

the larger New Zealand nephrite (greenstone), the smaller of black basalt

21.0 cm and 11.0 cm length

Estimate: 
$2,000 - 3,000 (2)
Sold for $960 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 94
$1,380
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
94

A MAORI TAIAHA AND FIJIAN CEREMONIAL FORK

the Taiaha of carved hardwood with intricately incised designs in laid with mother of pearl; the fork of carved and polished hardwood with four prongs with plaited fibre band at the handle

42.5 cm and 22.0 cm length

Estimate: 
$600 - 800 (2)
Sold for $1,380 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 95
$3,000
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
95

ANGELINA NGALE APWERL (PWERLE)

born c.1952
UNTITLED, 1997

synthetic polymer paint on linen

122.0 x 91.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name and Delmore Gallery cat. 97G040

Estimate: 
$2,800 - 4,500
Sold for $3,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 96
$1,440
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
96

VERONICA LULU

born 1952
MULAN, 2008

synthetic polymer paint on linen

80.0 x 120.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Warlayirti Artists cat. 611/08

Estimate: 
$1,000 - 1,500
Sold for $1,440 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 97
$1,560
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
97

BRANDY TJUNGURRAYI

(1927 - 2012)
NARROO, 2007

synthetic polymer paint on linen

121.0 x 40.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Warlayirti Artists cat. 775/07

Estimate: 
$1,000 - 1,500
Sold for $1,560 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 98
$1,200
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
98

NINGIE NANGALA

born c.1934
YULA, 2007

synthetic polymer paint on linen

80.0 x 120.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Warlayirti Artists cat. 793/07

Estimate: 
$2,000 - 3,000
Sold for $1,200 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 99
$4,320
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
99

FIONA FOLEY

born 1964
BLACK FISH, 2000

oil on canvas

121.0 x 92.5 cm

signed, dated, titled and inscribed verso on stretcher: No 31 FIONA FOLEY, Black Fish, 2000 INVISIBLE VOICES

Estimate: 
$2,200 - 3,200
Sold for $4,320 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne
Lot 100
$2,160
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
27 March 2013
100

DAISY BITTING

(1950 - 2008)
YARRLAMIYI, 2005

natural earth pigments on canvas

130.0 x 125.0 cm

signed verso: DAISY
inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Waringarri Aboriginal Arts cat. WAA 792605

Estimate: 
$2,000 - 3,000
Sold for $2,160 (inc. BP) in Auction 28 - 27 March 2013, Melbourne