Deutscher and Hackett

Auction Total

Incl. Buyer's premium
59% sold by volume
46% sold by value

$1,317,960
Prices Realised - 26 March 2014
Sale No34

Prices include buyer's premium.

Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March
Sale
34
Auction total
$1,317,960
59% sold by volume
46% sold by value


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Lot 67
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Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
67

CHARLES HENRY KERRY

(1857 - 1928)
PORTRAITS OF AUSTRALIAN ABORIGINES

seven vintage albumen prints

20.0 x 14.5 cm each

Estimate: 
$7,000 - 10,000 (7)
Lot 68
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Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
68

CARL EHLERS

active 1880s, German/Australian
PORTRAITS OF AUSTRALIAN ABORIGINES, 1880s

two vintage albumen prints

13.5 x 17.0 cm and 13.5 x 19.5 cm

Estimate: 
$2,000 - 3,000 (2)
Lot 69
$5,760
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
69

ARTIST UNKNOWN (QUEENSLAND)

NORTH-EAST QUEENSLAND, early 20th century
A PAIR OF SMALL RAINFOREST SHIELDS

carved and shaped softwood decorated with traditional designs painted in orange, yellow, white and black natural earth pigments

38.0 and 41.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$6,000 - 8,000 (2)
Sold for $5,760 (inc. BP) in Auction 34 - 26 March 2014, Melbourne
Lot 70
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Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
70

ARTIST UNKNOWN (QUEENSLAND)

TORRES STRAIT ISLANDS, 19th century
A CROCODILE-HEADED ARROW, KODALU-PARUAG OR KODAL KEP

natural earth pigments and sennit on carved hardwood

53.0 cm length

Estimate: 
$7,000 - 10,000
Lot 71
$18,000
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
71

OWEN YALANDJA

born 1960
YAWK YAWK, 2007

natural earth pigments on carved and shaped hardwood

274.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$15,000 - 20,000
Sold for $18,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 34 - 26 March 2014, Melbourne
Lot 72
$28,800
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
72

GULUMBU YUNUPINGU

(c.1945 - 2012)
GAN'YU (STARS), 2009

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

194.0 x 71.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name and Buku-Larrngay
Mulka Arts cat. #3455Q 1108 GUN and
Alcaston Gallery cat. AK15240

Estimate: 
$10,000 - 15,000
Sold for $28,800 (inc. BP) in Auction 34 - 26 March 2014, Melbourne
Lot 73
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Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
73

UTA UTA TJANGALA

(1920 - 1990)
UNTITLED (OLD MEN'S STORY), 1972

synthetic polymer powder paint on composition board

46.0 x 61.0 cm

inscribed verso: Stuart Art Centre cat. 12032

Estimate: 
$80,000 - 120,000
Lot 74
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Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
74

YALA YALA GIBBS TJUNGURRAYI

(c.1928 - 1998)
OLD MEN, 1972

synthetic polymer powder paint on composition board

51.0 x 34.0 cm

Estimate: 
$40,000 - 60,000
Lot 75
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Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
75

ANATJARI NO. III TJAKAMARRA

(c.1938 - 1992)
KUNINGKA, 1973

synthetic polymer powder paint on composition board

61.0 x 79.0 cm

inscribed verso: title, Papunya Tula
Artist cat. A731078, and a large annotated diagram in Peter Fannin's hand on the reverse

Estimate: 
$50,000 - 70,000
Lot 76
$132,000
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
76

LIN ONUS

(1948 - 1996)
GUYI GA GINIMBIRRI (FISH AND CLOUDS), 1992

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

167.5 x 121.5 cm

signed lower right: Lin Onus
inscribed on label verso: "GUYI GA GINIMBIRRI" / (FISH AND CLOUDS) / SIZE: 167 x 122 c.m. / ACRYLIC ON LINEN / 1992

Estimate: 
$120,000 - 160,000
Sold for $132,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 34 - 26 March 2014, Melbourne
Lot 77
Private sale
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
77

GINGER RILEY MUNDUWALAWALA

(c.1936 - 2002)
GARIMALA, 1992

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

135.0 x 201.0 cm

Private sale
Lot 78
$216,000
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
78

EMILY KAME KNGWARREYE

(c.1910 - 1996)
UNTITLED (ALHALKERRE), 1995

synthetic polymer paint on linen

110.0 x 201.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, date, and Utopia N.T., Rodney Gooch, Alice Springs, MBA

Estimate: 
$200,000 - 300,000
Sold for $216,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 34 - 26 March 2014, Melbourne
Lot 79
$21,600
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
79

MARINGKA BAKER

born c.1952
PUKARA, 2009

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

130.0 x 200.0 cm

Estimate: 
$12,000 - 18,000
Sold for $21,600 (inc. BP) in Auction 34 - 26 March 2014, Melbourne
Lot 80
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Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
80

WATTIE KARRAWARA

(c.1910 - 1983)
UNTITLED NO. 4, c.1965

watercolour on paper

56.5 x 76.0 cm

Estimate: 
$30,000 - 40,000
Lot 81
$480
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
81

ARTIST UNKNOWN (KIMBERLEY)

PAIR OF CARVED BOAB NUTS

two boab nuts, one decorated with scenes of Aboriginal people hunting kangaroo and emu, the other with animal designs

21.0 cm and 23.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$400 - 600 (2)
Sold for $480 (inc. BP) in Auction 34 - 26 March 2014, Melbourne
Lot 82
Private sale
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
82

PADDY NYUNKUNY BEDFORD

(c.1922 - 2007)
DOLLY HOLE, 2006

natural earth pigments with synthetic binder on linen

122.0 x 135.0 cm

inscribed verso: Jirrawun Aboriginal
Arts cat. PB 5 2006.252

Private sale
Lot 83
$54,000
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
83

BILL WHISKEY TJAPALTJARRI

(c.1920 - 2008)
ROCKHOLES AND COUNTRY NEAR THE OLGAS, 2006

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

127.5 x 208.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, title, size and
Watiyawanu Artists cat. WAT 77-06132

Estimate: 
$45,000 - 55,000
Sold for $54,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 34 - 26 March 2014, Melbourne
Lot 84
$49,200
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
84

EMILY KAME KNGWARREYE

(c.1910 - 1996)
BUSH (EMILY'S) DREAMING, 1996

synthetic polymer paint on linen

230.0 x 124.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, title, size, cat. EKK-5-96

Estimate: 
$50,000 - 70,000
Sold for $49,200 (inc. BP) in Auction 34 - 26 March 2014, Melbourne
Lot 85
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Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
85

TOMMY WATSON

born c.1935
NGURA PULKA, 2005

synthetic polymer paint on linen

110.5 x 198.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, date, title and Agathon Gallery cat. 02

Estimate: 
$25,000 - 35,000
Lot 86
$66,000
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
86

MAGGIE NAPANGARDI WATSON

(1921 - 2004)
MUSHROOM DREAMING, 1995

synthetic polymer paint on linen

140.0 x 200.5 cm

signed and dated verso: MAGGIE WATSON NAPANGARDI / 1996

Estimate: 
$60,000 - 80,000
Sold for $66,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 34 - 26 March 2014, Melbourne
Lot 87
$10,800
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
87

DANIEL WALBIDI

born 1983
WINPA, 2007

synthetic polymer paint on linen

120.0 x 88.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, medium, size and
Short Street Gallery cat. #23177

Estimate: 
$8,000 - 12,000
Sold for $10,800 (inc. BP) in Auction 34 - 26 March 2014, Melbourne
Lot 88
$19,200
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
88

PRINCE OF WALES (MIDPUL)

(c.1935 - 2002)
BODY MARKS, 1999

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

126.0 x 105.0 cm

inscribed verso: Karen Brown Gallery cat. EP17

Estimate: 
$18,000 - 25,000
Sold for $19,200 (inc. BP) in Auction 34 - 26 March 2014, Melbourne
Lot 89
$30,000
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
89

EMILY KAME KNGWARREYE

(c.1910 - 1996)
UNTITLED (ALHALKERE), 1994

synthetic polymer paint on linen

152.0 x 91.5 cm

signed verso: Emily
inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Delmore Gallery cat. 94L046

Estimate: 
$35,000 - 55,000
Sold for $30,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 34 - 26 March 2014, Melbourne
Lot 90
$27,600
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
90

EMILY KAME KNGWARREYE

(c.1910 - 1996)
UNTITLED (YAM STORY), 1995

synthetic polymer paint on linen

152.0 x 92.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name and Delmore Gallery cat. 95E013

Estimate: 
$28,000 - 35,000
Sold for $27,600 (inc. BP) in Auction 34 - 26 March 2014, Melbourne
Lot 91
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Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
91

EMILY KAME KNGWARREYE

(c.1910 - 1996)
MERNE NDORKWA (WILD PLUM), 1991

synthetic polymer paint on linen

211.0 x 122.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name and Delmore Gallery cat. 1Z06

Estimate: 
$65,000 - 85,000
Lot 92
$3,600
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
92

NAMINAPU MAYMURU-WHITE

born 1952
MILNIYAWUY

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

129.0 x 47.0 cm

inscribed verso: Buku Larrnggay Mulka cat. 2876A / NANII / 0206 YIRR

Estimate: 
$2,500 - 3,500
Sold for $3,600 (inc. BP) in Auction 34 - 26 March 2014, Melbourne
Lot 93
$3,120
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
93

GULUMBU YUNUPINGU

(c.1945 - 2012)
GAN'YU (STARS), 2002

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

70.5 x 39.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, Buku-Larrngay Mulka Arts cat. 2599N 0904 GUN and Alcaston Gallery cat. AK11058

Estimate: 
$3,000 - 4,000
Sold for $3,120 (inc. BP) in Auction 34 - 26 March 2014, Melbourne
Lot 94
$24,000
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
94

GULUMBU YUNUPINGU

(c.1945 - 2012)
GAN'YU (STARS), 2004

natural earth pigments on hollow log

248.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$12,000 - 18,000
Sold for $24,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 34 - 26 March 2014, Melbourne
Lot 95
$8,400
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
95

SAMUEL NAMUNJDJA

born 1965
LORRKON, 2007

natural earth pigments on hollow log

232.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$8,000 - 12,000
Sold for $8,400 (inc. BP) in Auction 34 - 26 March 2014, Melbourne
Lot 96
$6,000
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
96

SAMUEL NAMUNJDJA

born 1965
GUNGURA (THE SPIRALLING WIND WITH GOANNA TRACKS), 2008

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

151.5 x 64.0 cm

Estimate: 
$6,000 - 8,000
Sold for $6,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 34 - 26 March 2014, Melbourne
Lot 97
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Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
97

ARTIST UNKNOWN (WESTERN ARNHEM LAND)

THREE FISH, 1950s

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

50.0 x 28.0 cm

Estimate: 
$2,000 - 3,000
Lot 98
$2,160
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
98

ARTIST UNKNOWN (WESTERN ARNHEM LAND)

FISH, 1950s

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

24.0 x 56.0 cm

Estimate: 
$1,800 - 2,500
Sold for $2,160 (inc. BP) in Auction 34 - 26 March 2014, Melbourne
Lot 99
$4,800
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
99

PADDY COMPASS NAMATBARA

(1890 - 1973)
MAAM, MALIGNANT SPIRIT, MALE FIGURE WITH MULTIPLE LEGS, 1950s

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

48.0 x 26.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name 'Neimburra' [sic] and title 'Devil Devil'

Estimate: 
$5,000 - 7,000
Sold for $4,800 (inc. BP) in Auction 34 - 26 March 2014, Melbourne
Lot 100
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Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
100

TERRY NGAMANDARA

born c.1952
GULAIDJI (WATERLILY), WATERHOLE, GOANNAS AND FILE SNAKE

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

152.0 x 75.0 cm

Estimate: 
$3,000 - 4,000
Lot 101
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Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
101

TERRY NGAMANDARA

born c.1952
GULAIDJI (WATERLILY) AND CEREMONY

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

146.5 x 82.5 cm

Estimate: 
$3,000 - 4,000
Lot 102
$2,880
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
102

LOFTY BARDAYAL NADJAMERREK

(1926 - 2009)
SUGARBAG DJANG, 1997

natural earth pigments on arches paper

105.0 x 75.0 cm

Estimate: 
$3,000 - 4,000
Sold for $2,880 (inc. BP) in Auction 34 - 26 March 2014, Melbourne
Lot 103
$8,400
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
103

MIRDIDINGKINGATHI JUWARNDA SALLY GABORI

born c.1924
MY FATHER'S COUNTRY, 2007

synthetic polymer paint on linen

198.0 x 101.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, title, medium and Mornington Island Arts and Crafts cat. 2453-L-SG-0807

Estimate: 
$6,000 - 8,000
Sold for $8,400 (inc. BP) in Auction 34 - 26 March 2014, Melbourne
Lot 104
Private sale
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
104

NELLIE STEWART

(c.1938 - 2012)
MINYMA KUTJARA, 2011

synthetic polymer paint on linen

200.0 x 200.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, date and Tjungu Palya Artists cat. TPNS11106

Private sale
Lot 105
-
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
105

WAWIRIYA BURTON

born 1925
UNTITLED, 2008

synthetic polymer paint on linen

102.0 x 122.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, date and Tjala Arts cat. 546-08

Estimate: 
$2,000 - 3,000
Lot 106
-
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
106

ESTHER GILES NAMPITJINPA

born c.1948
UNTITLED, 2010

synthetic polymer paint on linen

194.0 x 89.0 cm

Inscribed verso: artist's name, date and Kayili Artists cat. 10-013

Estimate: 
$3,500 - 4,500
Lot 107
-
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
107

NYANKULYA WATSON

(c.1938 - 2007)
IWARA TJUTA, 2006

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

124.0 x 210.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, date and Tjungu Palya Artists cat. TPNKW06047

Estimate: 
$8,000 - 12,000
Lot 108
-
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
108

YALA YALA GIBBS TJUNGURRAYI

(c.1928 - 1998)
ROCK HOLE SITE OF WAYUTA, 1996

synthetic polymer paint on linen

91.5 x 91.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. YY960782

Estimate: 
$7,000 - 10,000
Lot 109
-
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
109

WILLY TJUNGURRAYI

born c.1930
UNTITLED (TINGARI), 1981

synthetic polymer paint on linen

188.0 x 155.0 cm

inscribed verso: 'Willie Tjungurrayi' [sic]

Estimate: 
$14,000 - 18,000
Lot 110
$9,600
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
110

CLIFFORD POSSUM TJAPALTJARRI

(c.1932 - 2002)
PERENTIE CATCHING A RABBIT, c.1969

carved beanwood with natural earth pigments

90.0 cm length

Estimate: 
$6,000 - 8,000
Sold for $9,600 (inc. BP) in Auction 34 - 26 March 2014, Melbourne
Lot 111
$15,600
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
111

GEORGE TJUNGURRAYI

born c.1943
MAMULTJULKUNGA, 1999

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

246.0 x 121.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. GT9901127

Estimate: 
$15,000 - 20,000
Sold for $15,600 (inc. BP) in Auction 34 - 26 March 2014, Melbourne
Lot 112
-
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
112

TOMMY WATSON

born c.1935
UNTITLED, 2010

synthetic polymer paint on linen

119.0 x 199.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, date and size

Estimate: 
$30,000 - 40,000
Lot 113
$13,800
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
113

BILL WHISKEY TJAPALTJARRI

(c.1920 - 2008)
THE OLGAS, 1999

synthetic polymer paint on linen

151.0 x 150.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, title, size and Watiyawanu Artists cat. 7799208

Estimate: 
$14,000 - 18,000
Sold for $13,800 (inc. BP) in Auction 34 - 26 March 2014, Melbourne
Lot 114
$20,400
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
114

MINNIE MOTORCAR APWERL (PWERLE)

(1922 - 2006)
BUSH MELON, 2000

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

160.0 x 353.0 cm

inscribed verso: Alison Kelly Gallery cat. AKG 79

Estimate: 
$15,000 - 20,000
Sold for $20,400 (inc. BP) in Auction 34 - 26 March 2014, Melbourne
Lot 115
-
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
115

ARTIST UNKNOWN (CENTRAL DESERT)

PAIR OF CENTRAL DESERT SHIELDS

carved and incised wood decorated with red, black, white and yellow natural earth pigments

64.5 cm and 66.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$2,000 - 3,000 (2)
Lot 116
$5,400
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
116

ARTIST UNKNOWN (PINTUPI)

UNTITLED, 1971

synthetic polymer powder paint and synthetic binder on composition board

13.5 x 25.5 cm

Estimate: 
$5,000 - 7,000
Sold for $5,400 (inc. BP) in Auction 34 - 26 March 2014, Melbourne
Lot 117
$7,800
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
117

TURKEY TOLSON TJUPURRULA

(1942 - 2001)
STRAIGHTENING SPEARS AT ILYINGAUGAU, 2000

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

122.0 x 137.0 cm

inscribed verso; artist's name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. TT200003129

Estimate: 
$8,000 - 12,000
Sold for $7,800 (inc. BP) in Auction 34 - 26 March 2014, Melbourne
Lot 118
Private sale
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
118

JACKIE KURLTJUNYINTJA GILES TJAPALTJARRI

(c.1944 - 2010)
TJAMU TJAMU, 2007

synthetic polymer paint on linen

101.0 x 101.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Kayili Artists cat. 07-129

Private sale
Lot 119
$9,600
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
119

EUBENA NAMPITJIN

(1921 - 2013)
MINDIKI KARU, 2002

synthetic polymer paint on linen

119.5 x 79.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Warlayirti Artists cat. WA 485/02

Estimate: 
$7,000 - 9,000
Sold for $9,600 (inc. BP) in Auction 34 - 26 March 2014, Melbourne
Lot 120
-
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
120

HELICOPTER TJUNGURRAYI

born c.1946
UNTITLED, 2004

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

180.0 x 81.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Warlayirti Artists cat.1107/04

Estimate: 
$5,000 - 7,000
Lot 121
-
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
121

EUBENA NAMPITJIN

(1921 - 2013)
YUNA YUNA, 2003

synthetic polymer paint on linen

149.5 x 75.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Warlayirti Artists cat. 753/03

Estimate: 
$8,000 - 12,000
Lot 122
Private sale
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
122

PETER DATJIN BURARRWANGA

born 1953
LARRAKITJ

natural earth pigments on hardwood hollow log

261.5 cm height

Private sale
Lot 123
Private sale
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
123

PETER DATJIN BURARRWANGA

born 1953
LARRAKITJ

natural earth pigments on hardwood hollow log

268.0 cm height

Private sale
Lot 124
-
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
124

YALMAKANY MARAWILI

born 1957
LARRAKITJ

natural earth pigments on hardwood hollow log

197.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$4,000 - 6,000
Lot 125
$4,560
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
125

GALUMA MAYMURU and DHUKAL WIRRPANDA

born 1951 and 1955
NYAPALINGU WAPITJA PAIR

natural earth pigments on carved wood

123.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$3,000 - 4,000
Sold for $4,560 (inc. BP) in Auction 34 - 26 March 2014, Melbourne
Lot 126
-
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
126

NANDABITTA

(1911 - 1981)
HUNTERS AND TOTEMIC ANIMALS, 1970s

natural earth pigments on plywood

61.0 x 51.0 cm

Estimate: 
$1,500 - 2,000
Lot 127
$1,920
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
127

ARTIST UNKNOWN (ELCHO ISLAND)

FLYING FOXES, c.1966-70

natural earth pigments on composition board

70.5 x 32.0 cm

inscribed verso: title and date

Estimate: 
$1,000 - 1,500
Sold for $1,920 (inc. BP) in Auction 34 - 26 March 2014, Melbourne
Lot 128
$2,160
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
128

MAWALAN MARIKA

(c.1908 - 1967)
GREEN-BACKED TURTLE AND MOONFISH, FROM BREMER ISLAND TURTLE HUNT, 1965

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

59.0 x 24.0 cm

Estimate: 
$2,000 - 3,000
Sold for $2,160 (inc. BP) in Auction 34 - 26 March 2014, Melbourne
Lot 129
-
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
129

GAWIRRIN GUMANA

born c.1935
DJARWARRK

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

97.0 x 48.0 cm

inscribed verso: Buku Larrnggay Mulka cat. 1687 - Q / YaRR499

Estimate: 
$2,500 - 3,500
Lot 130
$4,800
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
130

WEAVER JACK

(c.1928 - 2010)
NYIMPIL, 2005

synthetic polymer paint on linen

183.0 x 66.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, date, size and Short Street Gallery cat. #20030

Estimate: 
$5,000 - 7,000
Sold for $4,800 (inc. BP) in Auction 34 - 26 March 2014, Melbourne
Lot 131
$6,000
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
131

MINNIE MOTORCAR APWERL (PWERLE)

(1922 - 2006)
UNTITLED

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

122.0 x 91.0 cm

inscribed verso: Alison Kelly Gallery cat. AKG 56

Estimate: 
$4,000 - 6,000
Sold for $6,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 34 - 26 March 2014, Melbourne
Lot 132
-
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
132

NGIPI WARD

born 1949
LUNGKUNPA TJUKURRPA, 2004

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

151.0 x 101.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Kayili Artists cat. 04-359

Estimate: 
$4,000 - 6,000
Lot 133
$7,200
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
133

MIRDIDINGKINGATHI JUWARNDA SALLY GABORI

born c.1924
DINGKARRI, 2006

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

136.0 x 122.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, title, medium and Mornington Island Arts and Crafts cat. 1836-L-SG-1306 and Alcaston Gallery cat. AK13368

Estimate: 
$3,500 - 4,500
Sold for $7,200 (inc. BP) in Auction 34 - 26 March 2014, Melbourne
Lot 134
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Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
134

PATRICK MUNG MUNG

born c.1948
NANGAMAN COUNTRY, 1998

natural earth pigments on canvas

80.0 x 120.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Warmun Art Centre cat. WAC 055/98 P

Estimate: 
$4,000 - 6,000
Lot 135
$1,200
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
135

ROVER THOMAS (JOOLAMA)

(c.1926 - 1998)
RED ROCK STOCKYARD, 1996

coloured etching and aquatint

49.0 x 64.5 cm

edition: 6/50

signed and numbered below image

Estimate: 
$2,000 - 3,000
Sold for $1,200 (inc. BP) in Auction 34 - 26 March 2014, Melbourne
Lot 136
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Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
136

ROVER THOMAS (JOOLAMA)

(c.1926 - 1998)
UNTITLED, 1996

natural earth pigments on canvas

60.5 x 80.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name and Waringarri Art's cat. APO955

Estimate: 
$12,000 - 18,000
Lot 137
$3,600
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
137

NURA RUPERT

born 1928
MAMU TJUTA / LOTS OF SPOOKY SPIRITS!, 2005

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

57.5 x 117.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, date and Ernabella Arts cat. NURA014-05

Estimate: 
$2,000 - 3,000
Sold for $3,600 (inc. BP) in Auction 34 - 26 March 2014, Melbourne
Lot 138
$2,040
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
138

JIMMY BAKER

(c.1915 - 2010)
KANPIKU TJUKURPA, 2007

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

90.0 x 60.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, Maruku Arts cat. #3685 and AJJJ

Estimate: 
$2,000 - 3,000
Sold for $2,040 (inc. BP) in Auction 34 - 26 March 2014, Melbourne
Lot 139
$4,800
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
139

KUMPAYA GIRGIRBA

UNTITLED, 2008

synthetic polymer paint on linen

180.0 x 91.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Martumili Artists cat. 08-9

Estimate: 
$4,000 - 6,000
Sold for $4,800 (inc. BP) in Auction 34 - 26 March 2014, Melbourne
Lot 140
$4,320
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
140

NGIPI WARD

born 1949
NGURRA PATJANTTA, 2011

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

90.0 x 120.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, title and Kayili Artists cat. 11-22

Estimate: 
$4,000 - 6,000
Sold for $4,320 (inc. BP) in Auction 34 - 26 March 2014, Melbourne
Lot 141
$1,200
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
141

GEORGE WARD TJUNGURRAYI

born c.1955
UNTITLED, 2009

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

91.0 x 61.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. GW0902117

Estimate: 
$1,200 - 1,800
Sold for $1,200 (inc. BP) in Auction 34 - 26 March 2014, Melbourne
Lot 142
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Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
142

NYILYARI TJAPANGARTI

born 1949
UNTITLED, 2011

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

91.0 x 61.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. NT1106124

Estimate: 
$1,200 - 1,800
Lot 143
$3,120
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
143

TURKEY TOLSON TJUPURRULA

(1942 - 2001)
STRAIGHTENING SPEARS, 1992

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

31.0 x 41.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. TT920358

Estimate: 
$1,500 - 1,800
Sold for $3,120 (inc. BP) in Auction 34 - 26 March 2014, Melbourne
Lot 144
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Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
144

BILL WHISKEY TJAPALTJARRI

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

synthetic polymer paint on linen

151.5 x 61.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, title, size and Watiyawanu Artists cat. 77-07126

Estimate: 
$8,000 - 12,000
Lot 145
$2,880
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
145

BILL WHISKEY TJAPALTJARRI

(c.1920 - 2008)
ROCKHOLES NEAR THE OLGAS

synthetic polymer paint on canvas on board

38.0 x 23.5 cm

Estimate: 
$2,500 - 3,000
Sold for $2,880 (inc. BP) in Auction 34 - 26 March 2014, Melbourne
Lot 146
$900
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
146

ARTIST UNKNOWN (CENTRAL ARNHEM LAND)

SEA EAGLE, 1950s

carved and shaped softwood with natural earth pigments

28.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$800 - 1,200
Sold for $900 (inc. BP) in Auction 34 - 26 March 2014, Melbourne
Lot 147
$1,080
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
147

ARTIST UNKNOWN (NORTH EAST ARNHEM LAND)

GROUP OF THREE BIRD SCULPTURES

carved softwood with natural earth pigments

35.0 cm height each

Estimate: 
$800 - 1,000 (3)
Sold for $1,080 (inc. BP) in Auction 34 - 26 March 2014, Melbourne
Lot 148
$1,560
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
148

NARRITJIN MAYMURU

(1922 - 1981)
GULWARRK, THE NIGHT BIRD, c.1969

carved and shaped softwood with natural earth pigments

39.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$1,200 - 1,500
Sold for $1,560 (inc. BP) in Auction 34 - 26 March 2014, Melbourne
Lot 149
-
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
149

ARTIST UNKNOWN (ARNHEM LAND)

TOTEMIC BIRD, 1950s

natural earth pigments on carved and incised wood

33.5 cm length

Estimate: 
$2,000 - 3,000
Lot 150
$780
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
150

ARTIST UNKNOWN (GROOTE EYLANDT)

ANT, 1970s

carved wood with natural earth pigments

49.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$500 - 700
Sold for $780 (inc. BP) in Auction 34 - 26 March 2014, Melbourne
Lot 151
-
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
151

Attributed to NARRITJIN MAYMURU

(1922 - 1981)
UNTITLED (DIVER BIRD), 1960s

natural earth pigments on carved softwood

125.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$2,800 - 3,500
Lot 152
-
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
152

IVAN NAMIRRKKI

born 1961
LORRKON, 1999

natural earth pigments on carved hardwood hollow log

115.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$3,500 - 4,500
Lot 153
-
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
153

GEORGE MILPURRURRU

(1934 - 1998)
OENPELLI PYTHON, c.1980

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

174.0 x 40.0 cm

inscribed verso: MILPURRURRU / 19RSS189 / OENPELLI PYTHON

Estimate: 
$2,000 - 3,000
Lot 154
-
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
154

JIMMY NJIMINJUMA (1945 - 2004) and HALEEMA DJORLOM

LORRKON, 2003

natural earth pigments on hardwood hollow log

148.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$6,000 - 8,000
Lot 155
$3,600
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
155

ARTIST UNKNOWN (QUEENSLAND)

GROUP OF TEN THROWING CLUBS

carved wood

varying sizes up to 72.0 cm length

Estimate: 
$3,000 - 4,000 (10)
Sold for $3,600 (inc. BP) in Auction 34 - 26 March 2014, Melbourne
Lot 156
$900
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
156

ARTIST UNKNOWN (CENTRAL ARNHEM LAND)

UNTITLED (CEREMONIAL FIGURE)

natural earth pigments on carved softwood

77.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$900 - 1,200
Sold for $900 (inc. BP) in Auction 34 - 26 March 2014, Melbourne
Lot 157
$960
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
157

ARTIST UNKNOWN (CENTRAL ARNHEM LAND)

UNTITLED (CEREMONIAL FIGURE)

natural earth pigments on carved softwood

83.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$900 - 1,200
Sold for $960 (inc. BP) in Auction 34 - 26 March 2014, Melbourne
Lot 158
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Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
158

ARTIST UNKNOWN (PAPUA NEW GUINEA)

EAST SEPIK Province, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
A MONUMENTAL ABELAM CEREMONIAL HEAD

carved wood with yellow, black, white and red pigments

101.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$2,800 - 3,800
Lot 159
-
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
159

ARTIST UNKNOWN (PAPUA NEW GUINEA)

MIDDLE SEPIK, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
CARVED SPEARTHROWER ORNAMENT

hardwood carved in the form of a cockatoo's head

26.0 cm length

Estimate: 
$600 - 800
Lot 160
-
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
160

ARTIST UNKNOWN (PAPUA NEW GUINEA)

EAST SEPIK Province, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
BABA MASK

woven fibre with red, black, white and brown pigments

50.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$1,000 - 1,500
Lot 161
-
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
161

ARTIST UNKNOWN (PAPUA NEW GUINEA)

EAST SEPIK Province, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
BABA MASK

woven fibre with red, blue and white pigments

35.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$1,000 - 1,500
Lot 162
-
Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 March 2014
162

ARTIST UNKNOWN (PAPUA NEW GUINEA)

YANGORU BOIKEN, EAST SEPIK Province, PAPUA NEW GUINEA
TALIPUN' BRIDE PRICE

woven cane fibre with white and pink natural earth pigments, with large segment of marbled turban shell

52.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$1,000 - 1,500