POSSUM CEREMONY NEAR NAPPERBY, c.1973

Important Australian Aboriginal Art Auction
Melbourne
18 March 2020
66

TIM LEURA TJAPALTJARRI

(c.1929 – 1984)
POSSUM CEREMONY NEAR NAPPERBY, c.1973

synthetic polymer powder paint on board

36.0 x 53.0 cm

bears inscription verso: artist's name, size, and Papunya Tula Artists cat. TL730604 and description of some of the iconography on the reverse

Estimate: 
$10,000 – 15,000
Sold for $18,300 (inc. BP) in Auction 60 - 18 March 2020, Melbourne
Provenance

Papunya Tula Artists, Alice Springs, Northern Territory
Private collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above July 1973
Collection of William Nuttall and Annette Reeves, Melbourne
Bonhams, Sydney, 28 May 2012, lot 29
Private collection, Melbourne

Exhibited

Blue Chip VIII: The Collectors' Exhibition, Niagara Galleries, Melbourne, 7 March – 1 April 2006, cat. 29 (label attached verso)