Deutscher and Hackett

Auction Total

Incl. Buyer's premium
63% sold by volume
50% sold by value

$607,920
Prices Realised - 26 November 2014
Sale No37

Prices include buyer's premium.

Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November
Sale
37
Auction total
$607,920
63% sold by volume
50% sold by value


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Lot 74
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Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
74

MURTIYARRU SUNFLY TJAMPITJIN

(1916 - 1996)
TRAVELS OF THE GOANNA MEN IN THE ARTIST'S COUNTRY, 1990

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

120.0 x 60.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name and Warlayirti Artists cat. 556/90

Estimate: 
$60,000 - 80,000
Lot 75
$22,200
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
75

JOHN MAWURNDJUL

born 1952
MARDAYIN AT DILEBANG, 2009

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

147.0 x 71.5 cm

inscribed on label verso: artist's name, language group, medium, size and Maningrida Arts and Culture cat. 458-09

Estimate: 
$14,000 - 18,000
Sold for $22,200 (inc. BP) in Auction 37 - 26 November 2014, Melbourne
Lot 76
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Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
76

CHARLIE WARTUMA (TARAWA) TJUNGURRAYI

(c.1921 - 1999)
WILD POTATO STORY, 1971

synthetic polymer powder paint and synthetic binder on plywood

88.0 x 41.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name 'Charlie JUNGARI' (sic), language group 'PINTABI' (sic), title and diagrammatic annotations, in Geoffrey Bardon's hand, and numbered '10'

Estimate: 
$55,000 - 75,000
Lot 77
Private sale
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
77

KAAPA MBITJANA TJAMPITJINPA

(c.1926 - 1989)
UNTITLED (GOANNA STORY), 1971

synthetic polymer powder paint on composition board

78.5 x 54.5 cm

Private sale
Lot 78
$144,000
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
78

ROVER THOMAS (JOOLAMA)

(c.1926 - 1998)
GULABAL - SNAKE, 1989

natural earth pigments and bush gum on canvas

120.0 x 160.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name and Waringarri Aboriginal Arts cat. AP3052 and S.2037

Estimate: 
$80,000 - 120,000
Sold for $144,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 37 - 26 November 2014, Melbourne
Lot 79
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Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
79

EMILY KAME KNGWARREYE

(c.1910 - 1996)
ANATYE (BUSH POTATO), 1989

synthetic polymer paint on linen

151.0 x 120.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name and Delmore Gallery cat. D0O9

Estimate: 
$80,000 - 120,000
Lot 80
$21,600
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
80

BILL WHISKEY TJAPALTJARRI

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

synthetic polymer paint on linen

121.0 x 121.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, title, size and Watiyawanu Artists of Amunturrungu cat. 3-0730

Estimate: 
$15,000 - 20,000
Sold for $21,600 (inc. BP) in Auction 37 - 26 November 2014, Melbourne
Lot 81
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Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
81

GINGER RILEY MUNDUWALAWALA

(c.1936 - 2002)
LIMMEN BIGHT COUNTRY, c.1990

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

113.5 x 204.0 cm

inscribed verso: Alcaston Gallery cat. AK 470

Estimate: 
$30,000 - 40,000
Lot 82
$108,000
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
82

PADDY NYUNKUNY BEDFORD

(c.1922 - 2007)
WINPERRJI - POLICE ROCK HOLE, 2004

natural earth pigments with synthetic binder on linen

150.0 x 180.0 cm

signed with initials verso: PB
inscribed verso: title and Jirrawun Aboriginal Arts cat. PB 8 2004.191 [sic]

Estimate: 
$100,000 - 150,000
Sold for $108,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 37 - 26 November 2014, Melbourne
Lot 83
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Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
83

ROVER THOMAS (JOOLAMA)

(c.1926 - 1998)
OWL, 1988

natural earth pigments on canvas-board

50.5 x 40.5 cm

Estimate: 
$30,000 - 50,000
Lot 84
$6,600
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
84

JOHN MAWURNDJUL

born 1952
UNTITLED, 2006

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

108.5 x 45.0 cm (irregular)

Estimate: 
$6,000 - 8,000
Sold for $6,600 (inc. BP) in Auction 37 - 26 November 2014, Melbourne
Lot 85
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Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
85

OWEN YALANDJA

born 1960
YAWK YAWK, 2006

natural earth pigments on carved and shaped hardwood

238.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$12,000 - 15,000
Lot 86
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Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
86

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: 
$50,000 - 70,000
Lot 87
Private sale
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
87

TOMMY WATSON

born c.1935
KATA TJUTA, 2010

synthetic polymer paint on linen

185.0 x 200.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, title, date, size and Agathon Galleries cat. AGTW10100304

Private sale
Lot 88
$24,000
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
88

PADDY NYUNKUNY BEDFORD

(c.1922 - 2007)
FIG TREE HOLE, 1998

natural earth pigments on linen

122.0 x 135.0 cm

signed with initials verso: PB
inscribed verso: Jirrawun Aboriginal Arts cat. P.B. 98.25

Estimate: 
$28,000 - 35,000
Sold for $24,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 37 - 26 November 2014, Melbourne
Lot 89
$2,400
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
89

A TIWI BARK BASKET (TUNGA)

early 20th century
(BATHURST AND MELVILLE ISLANDS), early 20th Century

folded eucalyptus bark with natural earth pigments

70.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$2,000 - 3,000
Sold for $2,400 (inc. BP) in Auction 37 - 26 November 2014, Melbourne
Lot 90
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Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
90

KUTUWULUMI PURAWARRUMPATU (KITTY KANTILLA)

(c.1928 - 2003)
UNTITLED, 1992

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

64.0 x 41.0 cm

Estimate: 
$8,000 - 12,000
Lot 91
$4,560
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
91

A GULMARI SHIELD

(SOUTH EAST QUEENSLAND), early 20th Century

carved fig wood with natural earth pigments

69.5 cm length

Estimate: 
$4,000 - 5,000
Sold for $4,560 (inc. BP) in Auction 37 - 26 November 2014, Melbourne
Lot 92
$3,120
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
92

A SMALL RAINFOREST SHIELD

(QUEENSLAND), early 20th Century

carved fig wood with red, white and yellow earth pigments

36.0 cm length

Estimate: 
$2,000 - 3,000
Sold for $3,120 (inc. BP) in Auction 37 - 26 November 2014, Melbourne
Lot 93
$14,400
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
93

A RAINFOREST SHIELD

(QUEENSLAND), 19th Century

carved fig wood with red, white and yellow earth pigments and black charcoal outline

60.0 cm length

Estimate: 
$8,000 - $12,000
Sold for $14,400 (inc. BP) in Auction 37 - 26 November 2014, Melbourne
Lot 94
$4,560
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
94

A BOOMERANG AND THROWING CLUB

(DARLING RIVER, NEW SOUTH WALES), late 19th Century

carved hardwood with old shiny patina

87.0 cm and 70.0 cm length

Estimate: 
$3,500 - 4,500 (2)
Sold for $4,560 (inc. BP) in Auction 37 - 26 November 2014, Melbourne
Lot 95
$4,560
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
95

A PAIR OF RARE CLUBS

(SOUTH EAST AUSTRALIA), early 20th Century

carved and incised hardwood, each with blade-like biconvex distal ends decorated with engraved designs on both sides, the shafts of circular section terminating in a bulbous pointed base. One blade is decorated with three figures, a lizard, an emu, and a swan, and on the other side a man throwing a spear, a kangaroo, and another figure. The second blade is decorated with engraved traditional motifs

69.0 cm and 62.5 cm length

Estimate: 
$4,000 - 6,000 (2)
Sold for $4,560 (inc. BP) in Auction 37 - 26 November 2014, Melbourne
Lot 96
$7,200
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
96

A SOUTH EAST AUSTRALIAN PARRYING SHIELD AND CLUB

(LOWER DARLING RIVER, NEW SOUTH WALES), 19th Century

carved hardwood

92.0 cm and 78.0 cm length

Estimate: 
$4,000 - 6,000 (2)
Sold for $7,200 (inc. BP) in Auction 37 - 26 November 2014, Melbourne
Lot 97
$5,400
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
97

A PARRYING SHIELD

(SOUTH EAST AUSTRALIA), 19th Century

carved hardwood of elongated form, decorated with incised traditional designs, old shiny patina

80.0 cm length

old label attached to front

Estimate: 
$5,000 - 7,000
Sold for $5,400 (inc. BP) in Auction 37 - 26 November 2014, Melbourne
Lot 98
$5,400
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
98

A LEANGLE CLUB

(SOUTH EAST AUSTRALIA), 19th Century

carved hardwood with shiny old patina

71.0 cm length

Estimate: 
$2,000 - 3,000
Sold for $5,400 (inc. BP) in Auction 37 - 26 November 2014, Melbourne
Lot 99
$6,000
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
99

PAUL KROPINYERI

active early 1980s to early 1990s
A SOUTH AUSTRALIAN BROAD SHIELD, c.1985

carved hardwood with natural earth pigments

82.5 cm length

Estimate: 
$2,000 - 3,000
Sold for $6,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 37 - 26 November 2014, Melbourne
Lot 100
$5,760
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
100

THREE HARDWOOD BOOMERANGS

(NEW SOUTH WALES), 19th Century

incised hardwood with old shiny patina

86.0 cm, 75.0 cm and 85.0 cm length

Estimate: 
$3,000 - 4,000 (3)
Sold for $5,760 (inc. BP) in Auction 37 - 26 November 2014, Melbourne
Lot 101
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Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
101

BOXER MILNER TJAMPITJIN

(c.1934 - 2009)
KARNTAWARRA, 2001

synthetic polymer paint on linen

178.0 x 120.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Warlayirti Artists cat. 733/01

Estimate: 
$15,000 - 20,000
Lot 102
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Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
102

WIMMITJI TJAPANGARTI

(1924 - 2000)
MINGATJURU WARTALARRI, 1990

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

119.0 x 85.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Warlayirti Artists cat. 155/90

Estimate: 
$15,000 - 20,000
Lot 103
$6,000
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
103

THERESA NOWEE NAPALTJARRI

born c.1971
MINYURRPA, 2009

synthetic polymer paint on linen

180.0 x 120.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Warlayirti Artists cat. 40/09

Estimate: 
$5,000 - 7,000
Sold for $6,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 37 - 26 November 2014, Melbourne
Lot 104
$10,800
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
104

ELIZABETH NYUMI NUNGURRAYI

born 1947
PARWALLA, 2008

synthetic polymer paint on linen

180.0 x 120.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Warlayirti Artists cat. 134/08

Estimate: 
$10,000 - 15,000
Sold for $10,800 (inc. BP) in Auction 37 - 26 November 2014, Melbourne
Lot 105
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Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
105

COILEY CAMPBELL

born 1936
UNTITLED, 2005

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

152.0 x 101.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Kayili Artists cat. 05-101

Estimate: 
$5,000 - 7,000
Lot 106
$18,000
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
106

TJUNGKARA KEN

born 1969
SEVEN SISTERS, 2010

synthetic polymer paint on linen

152.5 x 122.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name and Tjala Arts cat. 125-10

Estimate: 
$7,000 - 9,000
Sold for $18,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 37 - 26 November 2014, Melbourne
Lot 107
$8,400
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
107

PADDY NYUNKUNY BEDFORD

(c.1922 - 2007)
DOOWOONAN - OLD BEDFORD, 2001

gouache on acid-free paper

57.0 x 76.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name and Jirrawun Aboriginal Arts cat. PB WP 8 2001.1

Estimate: 
$8,000 - 12,000
Sold for $8,400 (inc. BP) in Auction 37 - 26 November 2014, Melbourne
Lot 108
$8,400
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
108

MICHAEL RILEY

(1960 - 2004)
UNTITLED (BIBLE), 2000, printed 2004

from the Cloud series
inkjet print on Ilford Galerie Pearl paper

106.5 x 150.0 cm (image)

edition: 2/5
Estimate: 
$7,000 - 10,000
Sold for $8,400 (inc. BP) in Auction 37 - 26 November 2014, Melbourne
Lot 109
Private sale
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
109

EMILY KAME KNGWARREYE

(c.1910 - 1996)
UNTITLED, 1993

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

150.0 x 90.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name and Delmore Gallery cat. 93D053

Private sale
Lot 110
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Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
110

EMILY KAME KNGWARREYE

(c.1910 - 1996)
YAM STORY, 1995

synthetic polymer paint on linen

91.0 x 121.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name and Delmore Gallery cat. 95L33

Estimate: 
$25,000 - 35,000
Lot 111
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Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
111

MENGA MUNUNGGURR

born 1959
GURRTJPI, 2004

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

215.0 x 64.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, date and Buku-Larrngay Mulka Arts cat. 2178D

Estimate: 
$6,000 - 8,000
Lot 112
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Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
112

DHUWARRWARR MARIKA

born 1946
MILNGURR, 2006

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

153.0 x 116.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name and Buku-Larrngay Mulka Arts cat. 3353V and 0408YIRR

Estimate: 
$8,000 - 10,000
Lot 113
-
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
113

MATHAMAN MARIKA

(c.1916 - 1970)
CREATION STORY, c.1958

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

78.0 x 38.5 cm

Estimate: 
$2,000 - 3,000
Lot 114
$1,800
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
114

TOM DJAWA

(1905 - 1980)
THE GREAT DROUGHT, c.1961

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

66.0 x 29.0 cm

Estimate: 
$1,800 - 2,500
Sold for $1,800 (inc. BP) in Auction 37 - 26 November 2014, Melbourne
Lot 115
$4,800
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
115

NARRITJIN MAYMURU

(1922 - 1981)
GULWARRK - ANCESTRAL CREATOR SPIRIT, 1964

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

119.0 x 31.5 cm

Estimate: 
$3,500 - 4,500
Sold for $4,800 (inc. BP) in Auction 37 - 26 November 2014, Melbourne
Lot 116
$4,200
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
116

PHILIP GUDTHAYKUDTHAY

born c.1925
UNTITLED (LORRKON), 2007

natural earth pigments on hollow log

197.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$3,500 - 4,500
Sold for $4,200 (inc. BP) in Auction 37 - 26 November 2014, Melbourne
Lot 117
$4,200
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
117

PHILIP GUDTHAYKUDTHAY

born c.1925
WITITJ GA GARRKMAN - OLIVE PYTHON AND FROGS, 2003

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

239.0 x 67.5 cm

Estimate: 
$3,500 - 4,500
Sold for $4,200 (inc. BP) in Auction 37 - 26 November 2014, Melbourne
Lot 118
$3,120
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
118

PETER MINYGULULU

born 1942
DUPUN (HOLLOW LOG), 2006

natural earth pigments on hollow log

162.5 cm height

Estimate: 
$3,000 - 4,000
Sold for $3,120 (inc. BP) in Auction 37 - 26 November 2014, Melbourne
Lot 119
$4,560
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
119

JOHN MAWURNDJUL

born 1952
A PAIR OF SPIRIT FIGURES, 2005

carved softwood with natural earth pigments and synthetic binder

191.0 cm and 168.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$3,500 - 5,500 (2)
Sold for $4,560 (inc. BP) in Auction 37 - 26 November 2014, Melbourne
Lot 120
Private sale
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
120

IVAN NAMIRRKKI

born 1959
UNTITLED (LORRKON), 2007

natural earth pigments on hollow log

110.0 cm height

Private sale
Lot 121
$4,560
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
121

MIRDIDINGKINGATHI JUWARNDA SALLY GABORI

(c.1924 - 2015)
MY FATHER'S COUNTRY, 2007

synthetic polymer paint on linen

119.5 x 91.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, title, medium and Mornington Island Arts and Crafts cat. 2235-L-SG-0507

Estimate: 
$3,000 - 5,000
Sold for $4,560 (inc. BP) in Auction 37 - 26 November 2014, Melbourne
Lot 122
$6,600
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
122

MIRDIDINGKINGATHI JUWARNDA SALLY GABORI

(c.1924 - 2015)
MY FATHER'S COUNTRY, 2007

synthetic polymer paint on linen

153.0 x 102.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, title, medium and Mornington Island Arts and Crafts cat. 2241-L-SG-0507

Estimate: 
$5,000 - 7,000
Sold for $6,600 (inc. BP) in Auction 37 - 26 November 2014, Melbourne
Lot 123
$7,800
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
123

MIRDIDINGKINGATHI JUWARNDA SALLY GABORI

(c.1924 - 2015)
DIBIRDIBI COUNTRY, 2005

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

198.0 x 102.0 cm

inscribed verso artist's name, title and Mornington Island Arts and Crafts cat. 6998-L-SG-0511

Estimate: 
$6,000 - 8,000
Sold for $7,800 (inc. BP) in Auction 37 - 26 November 2014, Melbourne
Lot 124
$3,600
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
124

EUBENA NAMPITJIN

(1920 - 2013)
TJIRTI, 2001

synthetic polymer paint on linen

90.0 x 60.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Warlayirti Artists cat. 307/01

Estimate: 
$3,000 - 4,000
Sold for $3,600 (inc. BP) in Auction 37 - 26 November 2014, Melbourne
Lot 125
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Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
125

EUBENA NAMPITJIN

(1920 - 2013)
UNTITLED, 2005

synthetic polymer paint on linen

148.0 x 74.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Warlayirti Artists cat. 108/05

Estimate: 
$5,000 - 7,000
Lot 126
$8,400
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
126

VARIOUS ARTISTS

THE WARLAYIRTI SUITE, 2005

ten colour etchings in presentation solander box, with synthetic polymer paint on canvas mounted in the lid

etchings each 81.0 x 62.0 cm (sheet); 64.0 x 39.5 cm (image); painting 25.5 x 20.0 cm

edition: 5/50

each etching signed and numbered below image

Estimate: 
$6,000 - 8,000 (11)
Sold for $8,400 (inc. BP) in Auction 37 - 26 November 2014, Melbourne
Lot 127
$3,600
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
127

MAKINTI NAPANANGKA

(c.1930 - 2011)
LUPULNGA, 2006

synthetic polymer paint on linen

107.0 x 91.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. MN0603022

Estimate: 
$5,000 - 7,000
Sold for $3,600 (inc. BP) in Auction 37 - 26 November 2014, Melbourne
Lot 128
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Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
128

MAKINTI NAPANANGKA

(c.1930 - 2011)
LUPULNGA, 2004

synthetic polymer paint on linen

91.0 x 91.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. MN0411120

Estimate: 
$4,500 - 5,500
Lot 129
-
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
129

NAATA NUNGURRAYI

born c.1932
MARRAPINTI, 2004

synthetic polymer paint on linen

123.0 x 121.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. NN0403117

Estimate: 
$8,000 - 12,000
Lot 130
-
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
130

ALICE NAMPITJINPA

born c.1945
TALI TALI, 2007

synthetic polymer paint on linen

152.5 x 122.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Ikuntji Womens Centre cat. IK07AN28

Estimate: 
$4,500 - 6,500
Lot 131
Private sale
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
131

MINNIE MOTORCAR APWERL (PWERLE)

(1922 - 2006)
UNTITLED, c.2001

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

137.0 x 91.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name and Urapuntja Artists cat. FMMPw 01 23

Private sale
Lot 132
$26,400
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
132

MINNIE MOTORCAR APWERL (PWERLE)

(1922 - 2006)
AWELYE, 2000

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

165.0 x 358.5 cm

inscribed verso: cat. FG02162MP

Estimate: 
$15,000 - 20,000
Sold for $26,400 (inc. BP) in Auction 37 - 26 November 2014, Melbourne
Lot 133
$13,200
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
133

EMILY KAME KNGWARREYE

(c.1910 - 1996)
WINTER ANTICIPATION, 1992

synthetic polymer paint on linen

121.0 x 91.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name and Delmore Gallery cat. 92E020

Estimate: 
$12,000 - 18,000
Sold for $13,200 (inc. BP) in Auction 37 - 26 November 2014, Melbourne
Lot 134
$11,400
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
134

EMILY KAME KNGWARREYE

(c.1910 - 1996)
BUSH TUCKER, 1991

synthetic polymer paint on linen

120.5 x 59.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name and Delmore Gallery cat. 91L30

Estimate: 
$12,000 - 15,000
Sold for $11,400 (inc. BP) in Auction 37 - 26 November 2014, Melbourne
Lot 135
$2,880
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
135

IAN W ABDULLA

(1947 - 2011)
USING THE WING OF A DEAD SWAN TO BRING THE OTHER SWANS CLOSER, 1990

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

81.0 x 122.0 cm

signed lower right: Ian. W. Abdulla
signed verso: IAN Abdulla

Estimate: 
$3,000 - 4,000
Sold for $2,880 (inc. BP) in Auction 37 - 26 November 2014, Melbourne
Lot 136
$2,880
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
136

IAN W ABDULLA

(1947 - 2011)
FINDING FROGS IN THE NIGHT FOR CROSSINGS, 1990

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

81.0 x 121.5 cm

signed lower right: Ian. W. Abdulla
signed and inscribed verso: COMMISSIONED ACI IAN ABDULLA IA900111

Estimate: 
$3,000 - 4,000
Sold for $2,880 (inc. BP) in Auction 37 - 26 November 2014, Melbourne
Lot 137
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Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
137

JUKUNA MONA CHUGUNA

born c.1933
PUNTARR, 2003

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

120.5 x 90.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name and Mangkaja Arts cat. PC236/03

Estimate: 
$2,000 - 3,000
Lot 138
$3,360
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
138

DIANNE UNGUKALPI GOLDING

born 1966
KARRKU ADVENTURE CAMP, 2011

synthetic polymer paint on linen

101.5 x 152.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Warakurna Artists cat. 962-11

Estimate: 
$3,000 - 4,000
Sold for $3,360 (inc. BP) in Auction 37 - 26 November 2014, Melbourne
Lot 139
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Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
139

PRINCE OF WALES (MIDPUL)

(c.1935 - 2002)
BODY MARKS

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

61.0 x 51.0 cm

inscribed verso: cat 00101

Estimate: 
$3,000 - 5,000
Lot 140
$6,000
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
140

GINGER RILEY MUNDUWALAWALA

(c.1936 - 2002)
GARIMALA AND THE FOUR ARCHERS, 1989

synthetic polymer paint on plywood

39.5 x 64.5 cm (irregular)

inscribed verso: artist's name, title, date, size, medium, Alcaston Gallery cat. AK287 and William Mora Galleries cat. 22

Estimate: 
$5,000 - 7,000
Sold for $6,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 37 - 26 November 2014, Melbourne
Lot 141
$960
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
141

VICTOR ADAM PURUNTATAMERI

(c.1927 - 1980)
UNTITLED (BIRD), c.1980

carved ironwood with natural earth pigments

48.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$1,000 - 1,500
Sold for $960 (inc. BP) in Auction 37 - 26 November 2014, Melbourne
Lot 142
$4,320
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
142

KUTUWULUMI PURAWARRUMPATU (KITTY KANTILLA)

(c.1928 - 2003)
UNTITLED

natural earth pigments on paper

77.5 x 57.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name and Jilamara Arts and Crafts cat. 77-01

Estimate: 
$3,000 - 4,000
Sold for $4,320 (inc. BP) in Auction 37 - 26 November 2014, Melbourne
Lot 143
Private sale
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
143

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

Private sale
Lot 144
$960
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
144

PINTA PINTA TJAPANANGKA

(c.1937 - 1999)
UNTITLED, 1998

synthetic polymer paint on linen

56.0 x 61.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size, Papunya Tula Artists cat. PP981067 and Alcaston Gallery cat. AK4991

Estimate: 
$1,200 - 1,500
Sold for $960 (inc. BP) in Auction 37 - 26 November 2014, Melbourne
Lot 145
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Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
145

WILLY TJUNGURRAYI

born c.1930
NYUAPURNGAD, 1986

synthetic polymer paint on linen

121.5 x 121.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. WT860439

Estimate: 
$8,000 - 12,000
Lot 146
$4,200
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
146

RAY JAMES TJANGALA

born c.1958
UNTITLED, 2006

synthetic polymer paint on linen

153.0 x 61.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. RJ0611157

Estimate: 
$3,500 - 4,500
Sold for $4,200 (inc. BP) in Auction 37 - 26 November 2014, Melbourne
Lot 147
$1,800
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
147

WARLIMPIRRINGA TJAPALTJARRI

born c.1959
UNTITLED, 1999

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

137.0 x 91.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. WT9909290

Estimate: 
$3,000 - 4,000
Sold for $1,800 (inc. BP) in Auction 37 - 26 November 2014, Melbourne
Lot 148
$1,800
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
148

GEORGE WARD TJUNGURRAYI

born c.1955
KAAKURATINTJA (LAKE MACDONALD), 2004

synthetic polymer paint on linen

122.5 x 92.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. GW0412168

Estimate: 
$2,000 - 3,000
Sold for $1,800 (inc. BP) in Auction 37 - 26 November 2014, Melbourne
Lot 149
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Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
149

GEORGE TJUNGURRAYI

born c.1943
UNTITLED, 2003

synthetic polymer paint on linen

122.0 x 91.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. GT0307107

Estimate: 
$6,000 - 8,000
Lot 150
$3,120
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
150

MUNTJA NUNGURRAYI

born c.1931
COLLECTING BUSH FRUIT, 1989

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

99.5 x 76.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Warlayirti Artists cat. 456/89

Estimate: 
$1,000 - 2,000
Sold for $3,120 (inc. BP) in Auction 37 - 26 November 2014, Melbourne
Lot 151
$1,200
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
151

WALANGKURA NAPANANGKA

born c.1946
TRAVELS OF KATUNGKA NAPANANGKA FROM MALPARINGYA TO TJINTJINTJIN, 2002

synthetic polymer paint on linen

91.5 x 61.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. WN0202098

Estimate: 
$1,200 - 1,800
Sold for $1,200 (inc. BP) in Auction 37 - 26 November 2014, Melbourne
Lot 152
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Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
152

NED GRANT

born c.1941
WAKURRA, 2006

synthetic polymer paint on linen

155.5 x 92.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, date and Spinifex Arts cat. 488

Estimate: 
$3,000 - 4,000
Lot 153
-
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
153

CLIFF REID

(1947 - 2010)
PATUPIRRI, 2005

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

120.0 x 88.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, date and Papulankutja Artists cat. 05-987

Estimate: 
$2,200 - 3,200
Lot 154
-
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
154

ARTIST UNKNOWN (GROOTE EYLANDT)

WALLABY, early 1960s

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

28.0 x 46.5 cm

Estimate: 
$1,500 - 2,000
Lot 155
$2,640
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
155

ARTIST UNKNOWN (GROOTE EYLANDT)

TOTEMIC FISH, 1949

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

28.0 x 24.5 cm

Estimate: 
$1,500 - 2,000
Sold for $2,640 (inc. BP) in Auction 37 - 26 November 2014, Melbourne
Lot 156
$840
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
156

ARTIST UNKNOWN (GROOTE EYLANDT)

WIND CHARM, 1960s

natural earth pigments on carved wood

52.5 x 15.0 cm

Estimate: 
$800 - 1,200
Sold for $840 (inc. BP) in Auction 37 - 26 November 2014, Melbourne
Lot 157
$3,000
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
157

ARTIST UNKNOWN (GROOTE EYLANDT)

MARITIME CREATURES, late 1950s

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

69.5 x 44.0 cm

Estimate: 
$3,000 - 4,000
Sold for $3,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 37 - 26 November 2014, Melbourne
Lot 158
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Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
158

MICK KUBARKKU

(c.1922 - 2008)
NGU-ULK-MUN (THE JOHNSTONE'S RIVER CROCODILE), c.1973

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

137.0 x 54.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, title, language group and cat.

Estimate: 
$3,000 - 4,000
Lot 159
$1,680
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
159

DICK NGULEINGULEI MURRUMURRU

(1920 - 1987)
TOTEMIC KANGAROO, c.1970

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

78.0 x 51.0 cm

inscribed on distressed Oenpelli label verso: artist's name
inscribed verso: cat. C268

Estimate: 
$1,800 - 2,500
Sold for $1,680 (inc. BP) in Auction 37 - 26 November 2014, Melbourne
Lot 160
-
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
160

ARTIST UNKNOWN (WESTERN ARNHEM LAND)

MARINE CREATURES, 1960s

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

62.0 x 32.5 cm

Estimate: 
$2,000 - 3,000
Lot 161
$3,600
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
161

ARTIST UNKNOWN (WESTERN ARNHEM LAND)

UNTITLED, late 1950s

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

67.0 x 48.0 cm

Estimate: 
$3,000 - 4,000
Sold for $3,600 (inc. BP) in Auction 37 - 26 November 2014, Melbourne
Lot 162
-
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
162

NARRITJIN MAYMURU

(1922 - 1981)
GULWARRK, THE NIGHT BIRD, c.1976

carved softwood with natural earth pigments

45.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$1,200 - 1,800
Lot 163
$1,440
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
163

NARRITJIN MAYMURU

(1922 - 1981)
NGAPALILINGU, ANCESTRAL SPIRIT WOMAN OF THE MANGGALILI, 1962

carved softwood with natural earth pigments

63.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$1,500 - 1,800
Sold for $1,440 (inc. BP) in Auction 37 - 26 November 2014, Melbourne
Lot 164
$2,280
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
164

NARRITJIN MAYMURU

(1922 - 1981)
TOTEMIC DIGGING STICKS OF NYAPILINGU, 1970s

carved softwood with natural earth pigments

137.5 cm height

Estimate: 
$1,500 - 1,800
Sold for $2,280 (inc. BP) in Auction 37 - 26 November 2014, Melbourne
Lot 165
$3,600
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
165

DAWIDA DJULWARAK

(1921 - 1970)
WAGILAG SISTERS, c.1965

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

99.5 x 47.0 cm

inscribed on distressed label verso: artist's name and documentation of the 'Wawilak Creation Story'

Estimate: 
$3,500 - 4,500
Sold for $3,600 (inc. BP) in Auction 37 - 26 November 2014, Melbourne
Lot 166
$960
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
166

ENGLAND BANGALA

(c.1925 - 2001)
UNTITLED (YAM), 1990

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

83.0 x 38.0 cm

Estimate: 
$1,000 - 2,000
Sold for $960 (inc. BP) in Auction 37 - 26 November 2014, Melbourne
Lot 167
$480
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
167

ARTIST UNKNOWN (KIMBERLEY)

TOTEMIC TURTLE, 1970s

carved hardwood with natural earth pigments

40.5 cm length

Estimate: 
$500 - 700
Sold for $480 (inc. BP) in Auction 37 - 26 November 2014, Melbourne
Lot 168
$1,020
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
168

ARTIST UNKNOWN (WESTERN ARNHEM LAND)

TOTEMIC FISH, 1970s

carved softwood with natural earth pigments

43.5 cm length

Estimate: 
$600 - 800
Sold for $1,020 (inc. BP) in Auction 37 - 26 November 2014, Melbourne
Lot 169
$540
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
169

ARTIST UNKNOWN (CENTRAL ARNHEM LAND)

A PAIR OF TOTEMIC FISH, early 1960s

carved softwood with natural earth pigments

30.5 cm and 29.0 cm length

Estimate: 
$500 - 700 (2)
Sold for $540 (inc. BP) in Auction 37 - 26 November 2014, Melbourne
Lot 170
$840
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
170

ARTIST UNKNOWN (WESTERN ARNHEM LAND)

TOTEMIC BIRD, c.1980

carved hardwood with natural earth pigments

44.5 cm height

Estimate: 
$800 - 1,000
Sold for $840 (inc. BP) in Auction 37 - 26 November 2014, Melbourne
Lot 171
-
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
171

(Attrib. to) MUNGURRAWUY YUNIPINGU

(1907 - 1979)
BANDICOOT, FROM THE FIRE STORY, 1970s

carved softwood with natural earth pigments

61.0 cm length

Estimate: 
$600 - 800
Lot 172
$900
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
172

ARTIST UNKNOWN (WESTERN ARNHEM LAND)

DJANDA THE SACRED GOANNA, 1970s

carved softwood with natural earth pigments

75.0 cm length

Estimate: 
$600 - 800
Sold for $900 (inc. BP) in Auction 37 - 26 November 2014, Melbourne
Lot 173
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Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
173

GAVIN NAMARNYILK NADJAMERREK

born 1987
UNTITLED, 2007

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

106.5 x 48.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name and cat. GAVIN 1800-07

Estimate: 
$800 - 1,000
Lot 174
$1,020
Part 2: Important Aboriginal Art
Melbourne
26 November 2014
174

ROBERT MIRRAL

active 1970s
TOTEMIC FROGS, 1970

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

61.0 x 26.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name and date

Estimate: 
$800 - 1,000
Sold for $1,020 (inc. BP) in Auction 37 - 26 November 2014, Melbourne