Auction Results

Prices include buyer's premium.

Lot 1
$9,000
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
1

Crusoe Kurddal

born 1961
A PAIR OF MIMIH SPIRITS, 1996

natural earth pigments on
carved and shaped wood

312.0 cm and 283.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$4,000 - 6,000 (2)
Sold for $9,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 2
$2,160
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
2

Claude Pannka

(1928 - 1972)
CENTRAL AUSTRALIAN LANDSCAPE

watercolour on paper

48.0 x 71.0 cm

signed lower left: CLAUDE PANKA [sic]

Estimate: 
$3,000 - 4,000
Sold for $2,160 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 3
$19,200
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
3

Otto Pareroultja

(1914 - 1973)
CENTRAL AUSTRALIAN LANDSCAPE (MAN ON MOUNTAIN), LATE 1960S

watercolour on paper

52.0 x 75.0 cm

signed lower centre: Otto Pareroultja

Estimate: 
$15,000 - 20,000
Sold for $19,200 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 4
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
4

George Nona

born 1971
CEREMONIAL DHOERI, 2008 (TORRES STRAIT ISLANDS)

cane, bamboo, string with natural earth pigments, beeswax, shell, seeds, feathers and incised pearl shell pendant

82.5 cm height

Estimate: 
$5,000 - 8,000
Lot 5
$5,760
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
5

George Nona

born 1971
CEREMONIAL DHOERI (TORRES STRAIT ISLANDS)

cane, bamboo, string with natural earth
pigments, beeswax, shell, seeds, feathers
and incised pearl shell pendant

89.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$5,000 - 8,000
Sold for $5,760 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 6
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Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
6

Tommy McRae

(1830 - 1901)
RETURNING FROM THE CHASE, c.1890

ink on paper

24.0 x 35.0 cm

titled lower centre: Returning from the chase

Estimate: 
$40,000 - 60,000
Lot 7
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
7

Mawalan Marika

(c.1908 - 1967)
DJANG'KAWU ANCESTORS, c.1964

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

159.0 x 59.0 cm

Estimate: 
$12,000 - 15,000
Lot 8
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
8

Mathaman Marika

(c.1916 - 1970)
DJANG'KAWU STORY

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

118.0 x 44.0 cm

Estimate: 
$12,000 - 15,000
Lot 9
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
9

Long Jack Phillipus Tjakamarra

born c.1932
WALLABY STORY, 1972

synthetic polymer paint on composition board

68.0 x 11.0 cm (irregular)

Estimate: 
$8,000 - 12,000
Lot 10
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
10

Attributed to Long Jack Phillipus Tjakamarra

born c.1932
UNTITLED, c.1972

synthetic polymer paint on composition board

58.0 x 45.5 cm

Estimate: 
$8,000 - 12,000
Lot 11
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
11

Attributed to Johnny Warangkula Tjupurrula

(c.1918 - 2001)
WATER DREAMING

synthetic polymer paint on plywood

52.5 x 42.0 cm

Estimate: 
$30,000 - 40,000
Lot 12
$6,000
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
12

Kutuwulumi Purawarrumpatu (Kitty Kantilla)

(c.1928 - 2003)
UNTITLED, 1998

natural earth pigments and synthetic binder on paper

51.0 x 70.0 cm

Estimate: 
$6,000 - 8,000
Sold for $6,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 13
$5,280
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
13

Kutuwulumi Purawarrumpatu (Kitty Kantilla)

(c.1928 - 2003)
JILAMARA, 1994

natural earth pigments on paper

53.0 x 72.0 cm

Estimate: 
$5,000 - 7,000
Sold for $5,280 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 14
$19,200
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
14

Kutuwulumi Purawarrumpatu (Kitty Kantilla)

(c.1928 - 2003)
PUMPUNI JILAMARA, 2002

natural earth pigments and synthetic binder on canvas

60.5 x 79.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name and Jilamara Arts and Crafts cat. 443-02

Estimate: 
$18,000 - 25,000
Sold for $19,200 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 15
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Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
15

John Mawurndjul

born 1952
FROGS, 1994

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

190.0 x 67.5 cm (irregular)

inscribed verso: artist's name and Maningrida Arts and Culture cat. 037/94

Estimate: 
$14,000 - 18,000
Lot 16
$21,600
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
16

Prince of Wales

(c.1935 - 2002)
BODY MARKS, 1999

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

128.5 x 83.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Karen Brown Gallery cat. EP23

Estimate: 
$20,000 - 30,000
Sold for $21,600 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 17
$4,560
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
17

Artefacts and Carvings

Flinders Ranges, South Australia
A SHIELD AND BULBOUS-HEADED CLUB

shield of carved hardwood, the bulbous front decorated with finely incised interlocking diamond designs, the reverse similarly incised with deep cut lug handle, the club with bulbous striking section tapering to grip section, the surface decorated with incised design and old patina overall

59.5 cm and 66.5 cm length

Estimate: 
$4,000 - 6,000 (2)
Sold for $4,560 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 18
$6,600
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
18

Artefacts and Carvings

South East Australia
A NARROW SHIELD

carved hardwood with gentle concave
front and triangular section, decorated
with incised traditional designs, the
reverse with deep cut lug handle

77.0 cm length

inscribed verso: MAJOR

Estimate: 
$8,000 - 12,000
Sold for $6,600 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 19
$3,600
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
19

Otto Pareroultja

(1914 - 1973)
CENTRAL AUSTRALIAN LANDSCAPE

watercolour on paper

37.0 x 53.0 cm

signed lower right: Otto Pareroultja

Estimate: 
$3,500 - 4,500
Sold for $3,600 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 20
$33,600
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
20

Albert Namatjira

(1902 - 1959)
CENTRAL AUSTRALIAN LANDSCAPE, c.1953

watercolour on paper

26.0 x 37.5 cm

Estimate: 
$20,000 - 25,000
Sold for $33,600 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 21
$24,000
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
21

John Mawurndjul

born 1952
MARDAYIN CEREMONY, 2006

natural earth pigments and PVC on eucalyptus bark

177.0 x 72.0 cm (irregular)

Estimate: 
$20,000 - 30,000
Sold for $24,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 22
$24,000
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
22

Wattie Karrawara

(c.1910 - 1983)
UNTITLED, c.1965

watercolour and gouache on paper

56.0 x 76.0 cm

inscribed verso: McCaffrey Collection cat. 25

Estimate: 
$25,000 - 30,000
Sold for $24,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 23
$30,000
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
23

Wattie Karrawara

(c.1910 - 1983)
UNTITLED, c.1965

watercolour and gouache on paper

56.0 x 76.0 cm

inscribed verso: McCaffrey Collection cat. 22

Estimate: 
$30,000 - 40,000
Sold for $30,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 24
$1,920
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
24

Mick Jawalji (Jangala)

born c.1920
UNTITLED, 2005

natural earth pigments on board

80.0 x 60.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and
Warmun Art Centre cat. WAC062/05

Estimate: 
$3,000 - 4,000
Sold for $1,920 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 25
$24,000
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
25

Rover Thomas (Joolama)

(c.1926 - 1998)
UNTITLED

natural earth pigments on canvas

80.0 x 100.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Waringarri Aboriginal Arts cat. AP-3685 and S-3391

Estimate: 
$25,000 - 35,000
Sold for $24,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 26
$156,000
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
26

Paddy Bedford

(c.1922 - 2007)
JOOWARRINGAYIN - DEVIL DREAMING, 2000

natural earth pigments and synthetic binder on linen

180.5 x 150.0 cm

signed verso: PB inscribed verso: Jirrawun Arts cat. PB32000.74

Estimate: 
$80,000 - 100,000
Sold for $156,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 27
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
27

Queenie McKenzie (Nakarra)

(c.1930 - 1998)
MY PROPA HOME, 1995

natural earth pigments and synthetic binder on canvas

91.5 x 121.5 cm

signed verso: QM

Estimate: 
$28,000 - 35,000
Lot 28
$90,000
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
28

Anatjari Tjakamarra

(c.1938 - 1992)
TINGARI MEN'S TRAVELS FROM KULKUTATOWARD LAKE MACDONALD, 1990

synthetic polymer paint on linen

182.0 x 152.0 cm

Estimate: 
$80,000 - 120,000
Sold for $90,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 29
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Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
29

TURKEY TOLSON TJUPURRULA

(1942 - 2001)
SPEAR STRAIGHTENING AT THE CAMPSITE OF ILLYINGAUGAU, 1999

synthetic polymer paint on linen

151.0 x 182.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. TT991091

Estimate: 
$40,000 - 60,000
Lot 30
$96,000
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
30

Emily Kame Kngwarreye

(c.1910 - 1996)
UNTITLED, c.1991

synthetic polymer paint on linen

121.5 x 210.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name and cat. IV07

Estimate: 
$90,000 - 120,000
Sold for $96,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 31
$30,000
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
31

Eubena Nampitjin

born 1921
KINYU, 2000

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

119.5 x 179.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Warlayirti Artists cat. 846/00

Estimate: 
$30,000 - 40,000
Sold for $30,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 32
$16,800
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
32

Tjumpo Tjapanangka

(c.1930 - 2007)
UNTITLED, 2001

synthetic polymer paint on linen

179.0 x 119.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Warlayirti Artists cat. 973/01

Estimate: 
$12,000 - 15,000
Sold for $16,800 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 33
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Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
33

Wimmitji Tjapangarti

(1925 - 2000)
UNTITLED, 1991

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

100.5 x 51.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Warlayirti Artists cat. 670/91

Estimate: 
$16,000 - 20,000
Lot 34
$8,400
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
34

Ginger Riley Munduwalawala

(1927 - 2002)
GARIMALA, 1999

synthetic polymer paint on Arches paper

70.0 x 51.0 cm

signed lower centre: GiNGER RiLEY inscribed verso: Alcaston Gallery cat. AK4723

Estimate: 
$8,000 - 12,000
Sold for $8,400 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 35
$13,200
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
35

Ginger Riley Munduwalawala

(1927 - 2002)
UNTITLED, 1990

synthetic polymer paint on composition board

24.0 x 58.0 cm

inscribed verso: Alcaston Gallery cat. AK817

Estimate: 
$9,000 - 12,000
Sold for $13,200 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 36
$78,000
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
36

Ginger Riley Munduwalawala

(1927 - 2002)
LIMMEN BIGHT COUNTRY, 1989

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

169.5 x 255.0 cm

Estimate: 
$70,000 - 90,000
Sold for $78,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 37
$9,000
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
37

Kunmanara Giles Tjapaltjarri

(c.1944 - 2010)
TINGARRI, 2006

synthetic polymer paint on linen

150.0 x 101.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Kayili Artists cat. 06-141

Estimate: 
$10,000 - 15,000
Sold for $9,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 38
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Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
38

Fred Ward Tjungurrayi

born c.1940
LURRUN, 2005

synthetic polymer paint on linen

151.5 x 101.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Kayili Artists cat. 05-056

Estimate: 
$10,000 - 15,000
Lot 39
$10,800
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
39

Samuel Namunjdja

(1926 - 2009)
GUNGURA, 2006

natural earth pigments and synthetic binder on eucalyptus bark

177.0 x 72.0 cm (irregular)

inscribed verso: artist's name, title, date and Maningrida Arts and Culture cat. MAC1973-06

Estimate: 
$10,000 - 15,000
Sold for $10,800 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 40
$21,600
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
40

John Mawurndjul

born 1952
LORRKON, 2006

natural earth pigments and PVC fixative on hollowed log

185.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$20,000 - 28,000
Sold for $21,600 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 41
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Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
41

Mick Kubarkku

(c.1922 - 2008)
DIBDIB SPIRIT, 1998

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

111.0 x 40.5 cm (irregular)

Estimate: 
$5,000 - 7,000
Lot 42
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
42

Lofty Bardayal Nadjamerrek

(1926 - 2009)
WAKKEWAKKEN (HONEY SPIRIT), 2003

natural earth pigments and synthetic binder on eucalyptus bark

116.0 x 34.0 cm (irregular)

inscribed verso: artist's name, title and date

Estimate: 
$6,000 - 8,000
Lot 43
$9,000
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
43

Mick Kubarkku

(c.1922 - 2008)
MIMIH SPIRITS, 1999

natural earth pigments on paper

152.0 x 100.5 cm

Estimate: 
$6,000 - 10,000
Sold for $9,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 44
$4,320
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
44

Owen Yalandja

born 1960
YAWK YAWK, 2003

natural earth pigments on carved and shaped wood

210.5 cm height

Estimate: 
$4,000 - 6,000
Sold for $4,320 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 45
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
45

Jimmy An.Gunguna

born 1935
LORRKON, 1997

natural earth pigments on hollowed log

174.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$4,000 - 6,000
Lot 46
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
46

Jimmy An.Gunguna

born 1935
LORRKON, 2001

natural earth pigments and synthetic binder on hollowed log

196.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$5,000 - 7,000
Lot 47
$6,600
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
47

Ian W Abdulla

born 1947
MEETING SLIM DUSTY, 2004

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

91.5 x 122.0 cm

signed and dated lower right: Ian W. Abdulla 2004

Estimate: 
$7,000 - 10,000
Sold for $6,600 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 48
$4,560
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
48

Prince of Wales

(c.1935 - 2002)
UNTITLED

synthetic polymer paint on linen

60.0 x 60.0 cm

Estimate: 
$4,000 - 6,000
Sold for $4,560 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 49
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Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
49

Weaver Jack

born c.1928
LUNGURANG, 2006

synthetic polymer paint on linen

91.0 x 91.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size, date and Short St Gallery cat. 23832

Estimate: 
$4,000 - 6,000
Lot 50
$6,900
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
50

Jan Billycan

born c.1930
KIRRIWIRRI, 2007

synthetic polymer paint and pigment on linen

140.0 x 100.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, date, size and Short St Gallery cat. 11528

Estimate: 
$8,000 - 12,000
Sold for $6,900 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 51
$19,200
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
51

Daniel Walbidi

born 1983
ALL THE JILA, 2007

synthetic polymer paint on linen

105.5 x 106.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, medium, date, size and Short St Gallery cat. 24248

Estimate: 
$9,000 - 12,000
Sold for $19,200 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 52
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Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
52

Boxer Milner Tjampitjin

(c.1934 - 2009)
PURKITJI, 2005

synthetic polymer paint on linen

150.0 x 75.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Warlayirti Artists cat. 282/05

Estimate: 
$12,000 - 15,000
Lot 53
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Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
53

John Mawurndjul

born 1952
MILMILNGKAN SITE, 2007

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

137.0 x 70.0 cm (irregular)

Estimate: 
$16,000 - 20,000
Lot 54
$8,400
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
54

Shorty Robertson Jangala

born c.1930
NGAPA JUKURRPA (WATER DREAMING) PUYURRU, 2007

synthetic polymer paint on linen

182.0 x 122.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Warlukurlangu Artists cat. 2684/07

Estimate: 
$8,000 - 12,000
Sold for $8,400 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 55
$4,320
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
55

Wanyubi Marika

born 1967
MUMUT'THUN, 2007

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

126.0 x 57.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, date and Buku-Larrngay Mulka Centre cat. 3142G

Estimate: 
$4,000 - 6,000
Sold for $4,320 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 56
$19,200
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
56

Rammey Ramsey

born c.1935
UNTITLED, 2007

natural earth and synthetic pigments
with synthetic binder on linen

150.0 x 180.0 cm

signed verso: RR
inscribed verso: Jirrawun Arts cat. RR112007151

Estimate: 
$15,000 - 20,000
Sold for $19,200 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 57
$3,600
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
57

Lydia Balbal

born c.1958
PIKARUNG, 2007

synthetic polymer paint on linen

137.0 x 137.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, date, medium, size and Short St Gallery cat. 25130

Estimate: 
$4,000 - 6,000
Sold for $3,600 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 58
$6,000
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
58

Lydia Balbal

born c.1958
JAWANI JAWANI

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

167.5 x 110.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, date, medium, size and Short St Gallery cat. 24362

Estimate: 
$4,500 - 5,500
Sold for $6,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 59
$12,000
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
59

Bill Whiskey Tjapaltjarri

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

synthetic polymer paint on linen

120.0 x 121.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, title, size and Watiyawanu Artists cat. 3-07246

Estimate: 
$12,000 - 15,000
Sold for $12,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 60
$6,000
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
60

Sally Gabori

born c.1924
ALL THE FISH, 2006

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

152.0 x 121.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, title, medium and Mornington Island Arts and Craft cat. 719/C/SG/0106

Estimate: 
$5,000 - 6,000
Sold for $6,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 61
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Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
61

Sally Gabori

born c.1924
OUTSIDE REEF, 2006

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

121.5 x 91.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, title, medium and Mornington Island Arts and Craft cat. 718/C/SG/0106

Estimate: 
$3,000 - 4,000
Lot 62
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Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
62

Rosella Namok

born 1979
PARA WAY NOTHER WAY, 2000

synthetic polymer paint on linen

335.5 x 175.5 cm

signed and dated lower right: Rosella Namok / Lockhart River ‘00

Estimate: 
$25,000 - 35,000
Lot 63
$10,200
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
63

Paddy Bedford

(c.1922 - 2007)
UNTITLED, 2005

gouache on illustration board

51.0 x 76.5 cm

Estimate: 
$8,000 - 12,000
Sold for $10,200 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 64
$12,000
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
64

Freddie Timms

born c.1948
BLACK FELLER CREEK, 1999

natural earth pigments and synthetic binder on linen

122.5 x 135.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, title, date and Jirrawun Aboriginal Arts cat. FT599.74

Estimate: 
$10,000 - 15,000
Sold for $12,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 65
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Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
65

Freddie Timms

born c.1948
DINGO DREAMING (ANTS YARD), 1998

natural earth pigments and synthetic binder on linen

120.0 x 160.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, title, date and Jirrawun Aboriginal Arts cat. F.T.39

Estimate: 
$12,000 - 18,000
Lot 66
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
66

Tommy Carroll

born 1956
JOONBEWA HILL - DOON DOON, 2003

natural earth pigments and synthetic binder on canvas

140.5 x 220.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Warmun Art Centre cat. WAC 244/03

Estimate: 
$6,000 - 10,000
Lot 67
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
67

Rammey Ramsey

born c.1935
WARLAWOON COUNTRY 2, 2004

natural earth pigments and synthetic binder on linen

180.0 x 150.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, title and Jirrawun Arts cat. RR 11-2004-44

Estimate: 
$14,000 - 18,000
Lot 68
$21,600
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
68

Queenie McKenzie (Nakarra)

(c.1930 - 1998)
UNTITLED, 1998

natural earth pigments on canvas

90.0 x 120.0 cm

Estimate: 
$20,000 - 30,000
Sold for $21,600 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 69
$31,200
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
69

Queenie McKenzie (Nakarra)

(c.1930 - 1998)
NYUTBURRIA DILMADI (MY MOTHER COUNTRY), 1996

natural earth pigments and natural binder on canvas

121.0 x 90.0 cm

signed verso: QM inscribed verso: size, date, title and cat. QM0005

Estimate: 
$20,000 - 24,000
Sold for $31,200 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 70
$21,600
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
70

Eubena Nampitjin

born 1921
TJINTALPA, WEST OF YAGGA YAGGA IN THE GREAT SANDY DESERT, 1993

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

117.5 x 83.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Warlayirti Artists cat. 212/93

Estimate: 
$20,000 - 25,000
Sold for $21,600 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 71
$18,000
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
71

Sunfly Tjampitjin

(1916 - 1996)
MOORUN NEAR LAKE MACKAY: SANDHILLS DURING FLOODED SUMMER RAINS, 1993

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

89.0 x 59.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Warlayirti Artists cat. 426/93

Estimate: 
$15,000 - 20,000
Sold for $18,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 72
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
72

David Hall Tjangala

born c.1930
ARTIST'S COUNTRY NEAR BALGO HILLS, 1995

synthetic polymer paint on linen

91.0 x 61.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Warlayirti Artists cat. 848/95

Estimate: 
$5,000 - 7,000
Lot 73
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
73

John Mosquito Tjapangati

(1922 - 2004)
RURDU IN THE GREAT SANDY DESERT, 1995

synthetic polymer paint on linen

91.0 x 61.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Warlayirti Artists cat. 831/95

Estimate: 
$6,000 - 8,000
Lot 74
$7,200
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
74

Muntja Nungurrayi

born c.1931
TJINDARPA DREAMING, 1996

synthetic polymer paint on linen

91.0 x 61.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Warlayirti Artists cat. 677/96

Estimate: 
$6,000 - 8,000
Sold for $7,200 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 75
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
75

Eubena Nampitjin

born 1921
KUN KUN, CANNING STOCK ROUTE IN THE GREAT SANDY DESERT, 1995

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

90.0 x 60.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Warlayirti Artists cat. 634/95

Estimate: 
$8,000 - 12,000
Lot 76
$2,280
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
76

Sam Tjampitjin

(c.1930 - 2007)
BIRRULURRA, NEAR LAKE MACKAY, 1996

synthetic polymer paint on linen

45.0 x 45.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Warlayirti Artists cat. 987/96

Estimate: 
$2,000 - 3,000
Sold for $2,280 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 77
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
77

Helicopter Tjungurrayi

born c.1946
BURRUNDJARRI ROCKHOLE, 1996

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

74.5 x 50.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Warlayirti Artists cat. 123/96

Estimate: 
$4,000 - 6,000
Lot 78
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
78

Ningie Nangala

born c.1934
DUNGARRI SOAK, IN THE GREAT SANDY DESERT, 1995

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

90.0 x 59.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Warlayirti Artists cat. 247/95

Estimate: 
$4,000 - 6,000
Lot 79
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
79

Millie Skeen Nampitjin

born c.1932
YAPARU NEAR MANGKAI, 1995

synthetic polymer paint on linen

75.0 x 50.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Warlayirti Artists cat. 453/95

Estimate: 
$5,000 - 7,000
Lot 80
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
80

Cliff Reid

born 1947
WARRU NYINA, 2005

synthetic polymer paint on linen

101.0 x 152.0 cm

inscribed verso: Papulankutja Artists cat. 05-854

Estimate: 
$4,000 - 6,000
Lot 81
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
81

Cliff Reid

born 1947
UNTITLED, 2006

synthetic polymer paint on linen

150.0 x 75.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, date and location

Estimate: 
$5,000 - 7,000
Lot 82
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
82

Kuntjil Cooper

(c.1920 - 2010)
UNTITLED, 2003

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

147.0 x 184.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, date and Irrunytju Arts cat. IRRKC03254

Estimate: 
$12,000 - 15,000
Lot 83
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
83

Naata Nungurrayi

born c.1932
MARRAPINTI, 2003

synthetic polymer paint on linen

122.5 x 91.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. NN0307191

Estimate: 
$12,000 - 15,000
Lot 84
$2,880
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
84

Naata Nungurrayi

born c.1932
UNTITLED, 2000

synthetic polymer paint on linen

56.0 x 61.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and
Papunya Tula Artists cat. NN0007100

Estimate: 
$2,500 - 3,500
Sold for $2,880 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 85
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
85

Makinti Napanangka

born c.1930
KUNGKA KUTJARRA (TWO WOMEN), 2003

synthetic polymer paint on linen

121.5 x 121.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. MN0307097

Estimate: 
$16,000 - 20,000
Lot 86
$3,840
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
86

Tjunkiya Napaltjarri

(1927 - 2009)
UNTITLED, 2004

synthetic polymer paint on linen

105.5 x 27.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. TN0407123

Estimate: 
$4,000 - 6,000
Sold for $3,840 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 87
$7,200
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
87

Tjunkiya Napaltjarri

(1927 - 2009)
WOMEN GATHERING AT THE ROCKHOLE SITE OF UMARI, 2002

synthetic polymer paint on linen

183.0 x 153.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. TN0208254

Estimate: 
$6,000 - 10,000
Sold for $7,200 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 88
$2,800
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
88

Tjunkiya Napaltjarri

(1927 - 2009)
UNTITLED, 2000

synthetic polymer paint on linen

91.0 x 91.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. TN0010048

Estimate: 
$2,000 - 3,000
Sold for $2,800 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 89
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
89

Alice Nampitjinpa

born c.1945
OLD WOMEN TEACHING THEIR GRANDCHILDREN THE MYTHOLOGY, 1999

synthetic polymer paint on linen

153.0 x 283.0 cm

inscribed verso: Ikuntji Womens Centre cat. IK99AN117

Estimate: 
$15,000 - 20,000
Lot 90
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
90

Johnny Yungut Tjupurrula

(c.1930 - 2006)
TINGARI CEREMONIES AT WILKINKARRA (LAKE MACKAY), 2003

synthetic polymer paint on linen

182.0 x 152.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. JY030850

Estimate: 
$18,000 - 25,000
Lot 91
$28,800
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
91

Warlimpirringa Tjapaltjarri

born c.1959
NGULKINGNAPALKA, THE CLAYPAN SITE OF LAKE MACKAY, 2001

synthetic polymer paint on linen

244.0 x 183.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. WT0111255

Estimate: 
$30,000 - 40,000
Sold for $28,800 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 92
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
92

Ray James Tjangala

born c.1958
YUNULA, 2006

synthetic polymer paint on linen

91.0 x 107.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. RT0605195

Estimate: 
$5,000 - 7,000
Lot 93
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
93

Joseph Jurra Tjapaltjarri

born c.1950
UNTITLED, 2001

synthetic polymer paint on linen

122.0 x 152.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. JJ0103023

Estimate: 
$15,000 - 20,000
Lot 94
$14,400
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
94

Yala Yala Gibbs Tjungurrayi

(c.1928 - 1998)
TINGARI SITE, LAKE MACDONALD, 1989

synthetic polymer paint on linen

180.5 x 121.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name and Papunya Tula Artists cat. YY890143

Estimate: 
$12,000 - 18,000
Sold for $14,400 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 95
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
95

Pinta Pinta Tjapanangka

(c.1937 - 1999)
PINARI MAMU (DEVIL DEVIL), 1998

synthetic polymer paint on linen

91.5 x 91.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. PP981150

Estimate: 
$5,000 - 7,000
Lot 96
$36,000
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
96

Ronnie Tjampitjinpa

born c.1943
TINGARI CEREMONIES AT THE WATERHOLE SITE OF PINARI, 1997

synthetic polymer paint on linen

183.0 x 152.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. RT970178

Estimate: 
$20,000 - 25,000
Sold for $36,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 97
$4,320
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
97

Trevor Nakanapa Maninyamajn

PAIR OF MACASSAN PRAU, 1970S

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

41.0 x 135.5 cm (irregular)

Estimate: 
$4,000 - 6,000
Sold for $4,320 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 98
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
98

Attributed to Nandabitta

(1911 - 1981)
UNTITLED

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

50.0 x 36.0 cm (irregular)

Estimate: 
$3,000 - 4,000
Lot 99
$15,600
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
99

Thomas Nanjiwarra Amagula

(1924 - 1989)
UNTITLED (PELICAN MYTH DIPTYCH)

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

39.5 x 44.0 cm and 34.0 x 43.0 cm

Estimate: 
$8,000 - 10,000 (2)
Sold for $15,600 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 100
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
100

Artist Unknown

Port Keats
A PAIR OF BARK PAINTINGS

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

22.0 x 61.0 cm and 27.0 x 64.5 cm (irregular)

Estimate: 
$3,000 - 4,000 (2)
Lot 101
$3,120
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
101

Nym Bunduk

(c.1904 - 1981)
UNTITLED

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

69.5 x 24.0 cm (irregular)

Estimate: 
$3,000 - 4,000
Sold for $3,120 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 102
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
102

Artist Unknown

Groote Eylandt
UNTITLED

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

37.5 x 26.0 cm

Estimate: 
$2,000 - 3,000
Lot 103
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
103

Artist Unknown

Groote Eylandt
UNTITLED

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

42.0 x 25.0 cm

Estimate: 
$2,200 - 3,200
Lot 104
$2,400
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
104

Artist Unknown

UNTITLED (TURTLE)

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

49.0 x 29.5 cm (irregular)

Estimate: 
$2,400 - 2,800
Sold for $2,400 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 105
$2,400
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
105

Artist Unknown

Western Arnhem Land
BARRAMUNDI AND PIKE

natural earth pigments on
eucalyptus bark

38.0 x 69.0 cm (irregular)

Estimate: 
$3,000 - 4,000
Sold for $2,400 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 106
$2,160
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
106

Jimmy Midjaw Midjaw (Mijau Mijau)

(1897 - 1985)
MIMIH, c.1960

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

72.0 x 21.0 cm (irregular)

Estimate: 
$2,800 - 3,400
Sold for $2,160 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 107
$6,000
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
107

Brisbane Gurumululu

WUBARR CEREMONY, c.1960

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

78.5 x 35.0 cm (irregular)

Estimate: 
$4,000 - 6,000
Sold for $6,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 108
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
108

Eubena Nampitjin

born 1921
KUN KUN, 1995

synthetic polymer paint on linen

120.0 x 80.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Warlayirti Artists cat. 651/95

Estimate: 
$10,000 - 15,000
Lot 109
$8,400
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
109

Helicopter Tjungurrayi

born c.1946
JUPITER WELL, 2004

synthetic polymer paint on linen

119.5 x 80.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Warlayirti Artists cat. 45/04

Estimate: 
$8,000 - 12,000
Sold for $8,400 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 110
$5,760
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
110

Lucy Yukenbarri Napanangka

(1934 - 2003)
ARTIST'S COUNTRY, 1998

synthetic polymer paint on linen

149.0 x 99.0 cm

inscribed verso: Warlayirti Artists cat. 420/98

Estimate: 
$6,000 - 8,000
Sold for $5,760 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 111
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
111

Eubena Nampitjin

born 1921
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: 
$12,000 - 15,000
Lot 112
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
112

Kathleen Paddoon Napanangka

born c.1938
NAKARRA NAKARRA, 2006

synthetic polymer paint on linen

150.0 x 100.0 cm

Estimate: 
$10,000 - 14,000
Lot 113
$13,200
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
113

Susie Bootja Bootja Napaltjarri

(c.1935 - 2003)
KANINGARRA, 2000

synthetic polymer paint on linen

149.0 x 75.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Warlayirti Artists cat. 209/00

Estimate: 
$7,000 - 10,000
Sold for $13,200 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 114
$2,880
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
114

Clumpy Pye Tjapanangka

born c.1934
UNTITLED, 1992

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

91.0 x 61.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Warlayirti Artists cat. 261/92

Estimate: 
$3,000 - 4,000
Sold for $2,880 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 115
$10,200
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
115

Boxer Milner Tjampitjin

(c.1934 - 2009)
ROAD FROM THE WIRRIMANU TO BILLILUNA, 1998

synthetic polymer paint on linen

150.0 x 100.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Warlayirti Artists cat. 394/98

Estimate: 
$7,000 - 10,000
Sold for $10,200 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 116
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
116

Eubena Nampitjin

born 1921
LINMU, 2000

synthetic polymer paint on linen

119.5 x 79.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Warlayirti Artists cat. 463/00

Estimate: 
$6,000 - 8,000
Lot 117
$7,800
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
117

Emily Kame Kngwarreye

(c.1910 - 1996)
BUSH POTATO DREAMING, 1994

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

83.0 x 83.0 cm

inscribed verso: EKK/94 and title

Estimate: 
$8,000 - 12,000
Sold for $7,800 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 118
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
118

Emily Kame Kngwarreye

(c.1910 - 1996)
AWELYE, 1994

acrylic on paper

76.5 x 56.5 cm

Estimate: 
$5,000 - 7,000
Lot 119
$48,000
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
119

Emily Kame Kngwarreye

(c.1910 - 1996)
ALATJI - WILD YAM, 1992

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

122.0 x 213.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name and Delmore Gallery cat. 92J063

Estimate: 
$40,000 - 60,000
Sold for $48,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 120
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
120

Abie Loy Kemmare

born 1972
BUSH HEN, 2002

synthetic polymer paint on linen

152.0 x 152.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name and Gallerie Australis cat. GAAL09041311

Estimate: 
$6,000 - 8,000
Lot 121
$3,120
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
121

Minnie Motorcar (Apwerl) Pwerle

(1922 - 2006)
AWELYE

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

91.0 x 122.0 cm

inscribed verso: Alison Kelly Gallery cat. AKG 391 and 040708

Estimate: 
$3,000 - 4,000
Sold for $3,120 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 122
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
122

Kweyetwemp (Kathleen) Petyarre

born c.1945
UNTITLED, 1999

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

150.0 x 150.0 cm

Estimate: 
$15,000 - 20,000
Lot 123
$11,400
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
123

Ray James Tjangala

born c.1958
YUNALA, 2001

synthetic polymer paint on linen

183.0 x 122.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. RJ0110046

Estimate: 
$12,000 - 18,000
Sold for $11,400 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 124
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
124

Johnny Yungut Tjupurrula

(c.1930 - 2006)
UNTITLED, 2005

synthetic polymer paint on linen

107.0 x 91.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. JY0504132

Estimate: 
$3,000 - 4,000
Lot 125
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
125

Clifford Possum Tjapaltjarri

(c.1932 - 2002)
UNTITLED, 1996

synthetic polymer paint on linen

122.0 x 152.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, date and size

Estimate: 
$20,000 - 30,000
Lot 126
$3,840
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
126

Raymond Tjapaltjarri

deceased
YALLINTJA, 2006

synthetic polymer paint on linen

122.0 x 121.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. RT0604035

Estimate: 
$3,000 - 4,000
Sold for $3,840 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 127
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
127

Johnny Yungut Tjupurrula

(c.1930 - 2006)
UNTITLED, 2003

synthetic polymer paint on linen

121.0 x 152.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. JY0309092

Estimate: 
$6,000 - 8,000
Lot 128
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
128

TURKEY TOLSON TJUPURRULA

(1942 - 2001)
UNTITLED, 1989

synthetic polymer paint on linen

121.5 x 182.5 cm

inscribed verso: Papunya Tula Artists cat. TT890292

Estimate: 
$25,000 - 30,000
Lot 129
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
129

George Ward Tjungurrayi

born c.1955
UNTITLED, 2002

synthetic polymer paint on linen

122.0 x 137.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. GW0212205

Estimate: 
$8,000 - 12,000
Lot 130
$2,160
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
130

Pinta Pinta Tjapanangka

(c.1937 - 1999)
UNTITLED, 1999

synthetic polymer paint on linen

91.5 x 61.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. PP9903109

Estimate: 
$1,000 - 1,500
Sold for $2,160 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 131
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
131

Ronnie Tjampitjinpa

born c.1943
KAMPURARRPA, 2000

synthetic polymer paint on linen

181.0 x 152.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. RT0010001

Estimate: 
$20,000 - 30,000
Lot 132
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
132

George Tjungurrayi

born c.1943
MAMULTJUNGKUL, 2001

synthetic polymer paint on linen

180.0 x 120.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Warlayirti Artists cat. 987/01

Estimate: 
$18,000 - 24,000
Lot 133
$16,800
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
133

TURKEY TOLSON TJUPURRULA

(1942 - 2001)
UNTITLED, 1999

synthetic polymer paint on linen

152.5 x 122.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. TT991045

Estimate: 
$18,000 - 25,000
Sold for $16,800 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 134
$18,000
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
134

Warlimpirringa Tjapaltjarri

born c.1959
TINGARI CYCLE AT WILKINKARRA, (LAKE MACKAY), 1999

synthetic polymer paint on linen

152.0 x 182.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and
Papunya Tula Artists cat. WT9901225

Estimate: 
$12,000 - 18,000
Sold for $18,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 135
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
135

Joseph Jurra Tjapaltjarri

born c.1950
TINGARI CYCLE AT THE SALT LAKE SITE OF PANKULRULKANGA, 1999

synthetic polymer paint on linen

152.5 x 183.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. JJ9910104

Estimate: 
$20,000 - 25,000
Lot 136
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
136

Walangkura Napanangka

born c.1946
UNTITLED, 1999

synthetic polymer paint on linen

121.5 x 91.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. WN9904156

Estimate: 
$4,000 - 6,000
Lot 137
$2,160
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
137

Tjunkiya Napaltjarri

(1927 - 2009)
UNTITLED, 2004

synthetic polymer paint on linen

122.0 x 91.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. TN0410181

Estimate: 
$1,800 - 2,500
Sold for $2,160 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 138
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
138

Makinti Napanangka

born c.1930
LUPULNGA, 2001

synthetic polymer paint on linen

121.5 x 90.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. MN0111042

Estimate: 
$10,000 - 15,000
Lot 139
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
139

Makinti Napanangka

born c.1930
LUPULNGA, 2004

synthetic polymer paint on linen

120.5 x 61.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. MN0407013

Estimate: 
$6,000 - 8,000
Lot 140
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
140

Pirrmangka Napanangka

(1945 - 2001)
TRAVELS OF THE OLD WOMAN KATUNGA NAPANANGKA, 2000

synthetic polymer paint on linen

137.0 x 122.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. PN200001134

Estimate: 
$7,000 - 10,000
Lot 141
$2,400
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
141

Nyurapayia Nampitjinpa (Mrs Bennett)

born c.1935
UNTITLED, 2002

synthetic polymer paint on linen

121.0 x 122.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. NN0211209

Estimate: 
$3,000 - 4,000
Sold for $2,400 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 142
$19,200
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
142

Nyurapayia Nampitjinpa (Mrs Bennett)

born c.1935
THE ROCKHOLE SITE OF YUMARRA, 2002

synthetic polymer paint on linen

242.0 x 182.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and
Papunya Tula Artists cat. NN0203139

Estimate: 
$18,000 - 25,000
Sold for $19,200 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 143
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
143

Cyril Brown

(1931 - 2009)
WARUKURDA, 2005

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

136.0 x 125.0 cm

Estimate: 
$3,600 - 4,400
Lot 144
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
144

Nyarrapyi Giles

born 1941
WAMURUNGGU, 2008

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

76.0 x 101.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Tjarlirli Art cat. 08-163

Estimate: 
$2,000 - 3,000
Lot 145
$9,000
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
145

Edie Holmes Akemarr

born c.1940
APMERE (COUNTRY), 2003

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

137.0 x 181.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name and Artists of Ampilawatja cat. AA0373

Estimate: 
$8,000 - 12,000
Sold for $9,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 146
$7,200
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
146

Minnie Motorcar (Apwerl) Pwerle

(1922 - 2006)
ALWELYE, 2002

synthetic polymer paint on linen

183.0 x 137.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name and Urapuntja Artists cat. FMMPW0203

Estimate: 
$7,000 - 10,000
Sold for $7,200 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 147
$7,800
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
147

Minnie Motorcar (Apwerl) Pwerle

(1922 - 2006)
UNTITLED

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

136.5 x 121.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name and Urapuntja Artists cat. FMMPw0118

Estimate: 
$5,000 - 7,000
Sold for $7,800 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 148
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
148

Kweyetwemp (Kathleen) Petyarre

born c.1945
HAILSTORM, 2002

synthetic polymer paint on linen

122.0 x 118.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, title, date, medium, size and Simon Turner International cat. ST111602

Estimate: 
$8,000 - 12,000
Lot 149
$4,080
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
149

Attributed to Tommy McRae

(1830 - 1901)
AN ENGRAVED WOODEN BELLOWS, c.1890

finely incised wood with leather and brass studded bellows, brass nozzle

71.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$4,000 - 6,000
Sold for $4,080 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 150
$840
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
150

Artefacts and Carvings

Western Arnhem Land
A FIGHTING CLUB

carved hardwood, bi-convex section with
paddle shaped blade replete with adze
markings, tapering to a fishtail shaped grip
section, bound with bush string showing
traces of resin and natural yellow pigment

126.5 cm length

Estimate: 
$1,800 - 2,500
Sold for $840 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 151
$1,680
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
151

Lipundja Gupapuyngu

(c.1912 - 1968)
MOKOY FIGURE MURRIANA FROM THE GUPAPUYNGA MORTUARY RITES, 1968

natural earth pigments on carved and shaped wood

21.5 cm height

Estimate: 
$1,400 - 1,600
Sold for $1,680 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 152
$1,800
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
152

Narritjin Maymuru

(1922 - 1982)
GULWARRK THE NIGHT BIRD

natural earth pigments on carved and shaped wood

57.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$1,800 - 2,400
Sold for $1,800 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 153
$2,880
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
153

Tony Bindin Yuwati

born 1931
MOKOY FIGURE, c.1965

natural earth pigments, feathers and human hair on carved softwood

34.5 cm height

Estimate: 
$1,000 - 1,500
Sold for $2,880 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 154
$1,800
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
154

Narritjin Maymuru

(1922 - 1982)
GULWARRK'S WIFE PEET

natural earth pigments on carved and shaped wood

21.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$1,800 - 2,400
Sold for $1,800 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 155
$2,160
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
155

Artefacts and Carvings

Dampier Peninsula, Western Australia
A BARDI SHIELD

carved in softwood, of bi-convex section, the gently convex front incised with longitudinal zig-zag designs decorated with alternating bands of red and white natural pigments overall, the reverse with deep cut handle

68.0 cm length

Estimate: 
$1,800 - 2,200
Sold for $2,160 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 156
$3,120
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
156

Butcher Joe Nangan

(c.1910 - 1989)
AN ENGRAVED PEARL SHELL

in-filled with natural earth pigments

19.0 x 19.5 cm

Estimate: 
$2,000 - 3,000
Sold for $3,120 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 157
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
157

Rusty Peters

born 1935
GOANNA AND CROCODILE STORY, 1999

natural earth pigments and synthetic binder on linen

122.0 x 135.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, title, date, medium, size and Jirrawun Arts cat. RP99.23

Estimate: 
$6,000 - 8,000
Lot 158
$4,800
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
158

Rover Thomas (Joolama)

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

etching and aquatint

49.0 x 64.5 cm

edition: 32/50 (First state) signed and numbered below image

Estimate: 
$3,500 - 5,500
Sold for $4,800 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 159
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
159

Mawukura Jimmy Nerimah

born 1924
MULURR MULURR, 1999

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

75.5 x 65.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name and Mangkaja Arts cat. PC178/99

Estimate: 
$3,600 - 4,400
Lot 160
$3,600
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
160

Nyilpirr Spider Snell

born c.1930
UNTITLED, 2003

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

152.0 x 122.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name and Mangkaja Arts cat. PC448/03

Estimate: 
$4,000 - 6,000
Sold for $3,600 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 161
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
161

Pincher Talunga

born c.1937
UNTITLED, 1997

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

80.5 x 24.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name and Karen Brown Gallery cat. KB119

Estimate: 
$4,000 - 6,000
Lot 162
$4,080
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
162

Peter Skipper Ngapayijarra

born c.1929
UNTITLED, 2002

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

121.0 x 91.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size, date and Mangkaja Arts cat. PC259/02

Estimate: 
$3,600 - 4,400
Sold for $4,080 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 163
$2,880
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
163

Janangoo Butcher Cherel

(c.1920 - 2009)
RIVER SHELL, 1998

synthetic polymer paint on paper

76.0 x 56.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name and Mangkaja Arts cat. WP029/98

Estimate: 
$2,000 - 3,000
Sold for $2,880 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 164
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
164

Tracey Moffatt

born 1960
SCARRED FOR LIFE, 1994 (i) DOLL BIRTH, 1972 (ii) THE WIZARD OF OZ, 1956 (iii) JOB HUNT, 1976

offset print

80.0 x 60.0 cm (sheet)

edition: artist's Proof

Estimate: 
$6,000 - 9,000 (3)
Lot 165
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
165

Tracey Moffatt

born 1960
SCARRED FOR LIFE II, 1999 (i) PISS BAGS, 1978 (ii) MOTHER"S REPLY, 1976 (iii) BROTHER AS MOTHER, 1983

offset print

80.0 x 60.0 cm (sheet)

edition: artist's Proof

Estimate: 
$6,000 - 9,000 (3)
Lot 166
$5,520
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
166

Destiny Deacon

born 1957
WHERE'S MICKEY?, 2002

Lambda print from Polaroid original

100.0 x 80.0 cm

edition: 13 of 15

signed, dated, titled and numbered below image

Estimate: 
$5,000 - 10,000
Sold for $5,520 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 167
$552
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
167

Harry J Wedge

born 1957
UNTITLED, 1992

pencil on paper

20.0 x 27.0 cm

signed and dated lower
left: H.J.Wedge.92

Estimate: 
$400 - 600
Sold for $552 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 168
$5,760
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
168

Marie Evelyn Puantujimi

born c.1945
KULAMA-YAM, 2000

natural earth pigments on canvas

198.5 x 120.0 cm

inscribed verso: Tiwi Design cat. TD422.00

Estimate: 
$5,000 - 7,000
Sold for $5,760 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 169
$840
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
169

Pedro Wonaeamirri

born 1974
UNTITLED

natural earth pigments on paper

79.0 x 57.0 cm

inscribed verso: Alcaston Gallery cat. AK6923

Estimate: 
$1,200 - 1,500
Sold for $840 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 170
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
170

Timothy Cook

born 1958
KULAMA

natural earth pigments on linen

90.0 x 70.0 cm

inscribed verso: artists name and Jilamara Arts and Crafts cat. 13-08

Estimate: 
$3,000 - 4,000
Lot 171
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
171

Timothy Cook

born 1958
JILAMARA, 2003

natural earth pigments on canvas

118.5 x 80.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name and Jilamara Arts and Crafts cat. 1467-03

Estimate: 
$4,000 - 6,000
Lot 172
$7,200
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
172

Jean Baptiste Apuatimi

(1940 - 2002)
KULAMA-YAM, 2000

natural earth pigments on canvas

121.5 x 121.5 cm

inscribed verso: Tiwi Design cat. TD2356.00

Estimate: 
$5,000 - 7,000
Sold for $7,200 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 173
$4,200
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
173

Kutuwulumi Purawarrumpatu (Kitty Kantilla)

(c.1928 - 2003)
JILAMARA, 1999

natural earth pigments and synthetic binder on paper

76.0 x 57.0 cm

Estimate: 
$5,000 - 7,000
Sold for $4,200 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 174
$6,000
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
174

Kutuwulumi Purawarrumpatu (Kitty Kantilla)

(c.1928 - 2003)
UNTITLED, 1998

natural earth pigments and synthetic binder on paper

76.0 x 56.0 cm

Estimate: 
$6,000 - 8,000
Sold for $6,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 175
$10,800
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
175

Kutuwulumi Purawarrumpatu (Kitty Kantilla)

(c.1928 - 2003)
PARLINI JILAMARA, 1995

natural earth pigments and synthetic binder on linen

91.0 x 61.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name and date

Estimate: 
$14,000 - 18,000
Sold for $10,800 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 176
$6,000
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
176

Kutuwulumi Purawarrumpatu (Kitty Kantilla)

(c.1928 - 2003)
UNTITLED

natural earth pigments on carved and shaped ironwood

28.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$2,500 - 3,500
Sold for $6,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 177
$3,600
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
177

Artefacts and Carvings

Bathurst and Melville Islands
A GROUP OF FIVE TIWI THROWING CLUBS

carved hardwood, two with pointed
bulbous-headed striking section
and three with bulbous heads,
all with longitudinal fluting and
decorated with red, yellow and
white natural pigments

varying sizes

Estimate: 
$2,000 - 3,000 (5)
Sold for $3,600 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 178
$3,360
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
178

Leon Puruntatmeri

born 1949
PUKUMANI POLE, 2000

natural earth pigments on carved and shaped wood

325.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$4,000 - 6,000
Sold for $3,360 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 179
$5,760
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
179

John Mawurndjul

born 1952
MIMIH SPIRIT, 2001

natural earth pigments on carved and shaped wood

216.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$6,000 - 8,000
Sold for $5,760 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 180
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
180

Phillip Gudthaykudthay

born 1935
LORRKON

natural earth pigments on hollowed log

255.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$4,000 - 6,000
Lot 181
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
181

Phillip Gudthaykudthay

born 1935
LORRKON

natural earth pigments on hollowed log

221.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$6,000 - 8,000
Lot 182
$3,360
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
182

Thomas Nanjiwarra Amagula

(1924 - 1989)
UNTITLED (ANCESTRAL BEINGS), c.1962

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

43.5 x 75.5 cm each (irregular)

each inscribed verso: NANDJIWARRA

Estimate: 
$3,000 - 5,000 (2)
Sold for $3,360 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 183
$1,140
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
183

Artist Unknown

Groote Eylandt
NORTH WIND, c.1962

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

52.0 x 29.5 cm (irregular)

Estimate: 
$800 - 1,200
Sold for $1,140 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 184
$2,400
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
184

Attributed to Jabarrgwa (Kneepad) Wurrabadalumba

(c.1896 - c.1969)
UNTITLED (CLOUDS), c.1962

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

38.5 x 66.0 cm (irregular)

inscribed verso: Kneepad / 2/65

Estimate: 
$800 - 1,200
Sold for $2,400 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 185
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
185

Artist Unknown

Port Keats
UNTITLED

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

23.0 x 62.0 cm (irregular)

Estimate: 
$2,600 - 3,200
Lot 186
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
186

Artist Unknown

Port Keats
UNTITLED

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

17.0 x 49.0 cm (irregular)

Estimate: 
$2,000 - 4,000
Lot 187
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
187

Charlie Mardigan

(1926 - 1986)
UNTITLED

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

21.0 x 51.0 cm (irregular)

Estimate: 
$2,000 - 4,000
Lot 188
$5,040
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
188

Greeny Purvis Petyarre

born 1930
UNTITLED, 1999

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

121.5 x 151.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name and Delmore Gallery cat. 99G011

Estimate: 
$5,000 - 7,000
Sold for $5,040 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 189
$2,880
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
189

Angelina Ngale Apwerl (Pwerle)

born c.1952
ANEKWETY (CONKERBERRY), 1999

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

151.5 x 90.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name and Delmore Gallery cat. 99H070

Estimate: 
$3,000 - 4,000
Sold for $2,880 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 190
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
190

Lilly Kelly Napangardi

born 1948
SAND HILLS

synthetic polymer paint on linen

120.0 x 122.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Watiyawanu Artists cat. 77-533

Estimate: 
$9,000 - 12,000
Lot 191
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
191

Weaver Jack

born c.1928
LUNGARUNG, 2007

synthetic polymer paint on linen

101.5 x 71.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, medium, size and Short St Gallery cat. 23287

Estimate: 
$4,000 - 6,000
Lot 192
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
192

Margaret Baragurra

born c.1935
WINPA, 2004

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

150.0 x 75.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, title, date, size and Short St Gallery cat. 2297

Estimate: 
$2,400 - 3,400
Lot 193
$9,000
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
193

Rosella Namok

born 1979
STINGING RAIN - SUNSET LATE AFTERNOON, 2005

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

110.0 x 181.0 cm

Estimate: 
$8,000 - 12,000
Sold for $9,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 194
$6,000
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
194

Sally Gabori

born c.1924
ROCK COD STORY PLACE, 2006

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

122.0 x 91.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, title, medium and Mornington Island Arts and Craft cat. 1638-L-SG-0906

Estimate: 
$3,000 - 4,000
Sold for $6,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 195
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
195

Warlukurlangu Artists

THE FIRE AND WATER SUITE, 2003

Suite of 12 etchings with frontispiece housed in original portfolio

19.5 x 16.0 cm (plate)

edition: 11/50

signed, titled and numbered below image embossed with studio stamp

Estimate: 
$6,000 - 8,000 (12)
Lot 196
$480
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
196

Phyllis Naparulla Williams

born 1935
POSSUM DREAMING AND BUSH PLUM, 1987

synthetic polymer paint on linen

91.0 x 91.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, title and Warlukurlangu Artists cat. N32/87

Estimate: 
$400 - 600
Sold for $480 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 197
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
197

Paddy Tjapaltjarri Simms

born c.1935
WITI (CEREMONIAL POLE), 2002

synthetic polymer paint on linen

122.0 x 91.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name and Warlukurlangu Artists cat. 117/02

Estimate: 
$5,000 - 7,000
Lot 198
$3,360
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
198

Maggie Napangardi Watson

Assisted by Judy Napangardi Watson (1921 - 2004)
UNTITLED, 1999

synthetic polymer paint on linen

61.5 x 46.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's names, size and Warlukurlangu Artists cat. 181/99

Estimate: 
$2,500 - 3,500
Sold for $3,360 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 199
$1,320
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
199

England Bangala

(c.1925 - 2001)
JI-JAPURN - ANCESTRAL CREATOR BEINGS I AND II, 1997

natural earth pigments on paper

76.0 x 58.0 cm (each)

Estimate: 
$2,000 - 3,000 (2)
Sold for $1,320 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 200
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
200

Jacky Atjarral

born 1948
MIMIH SPIRIT, 2001

natural earth pigments on carved and shaped wood

218.5 cm height

Estimate: 
$2,400 - 2,800
Lot 201
$960
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
201

John Baya (1)

born 1940
MANBIRI - EEL TAIL CATFISH

natural earth pigments on bark

137.0 x 57.5 cm (irregular)

inscribed verso: JOHN BAYA (1)
/ OF THE / DAYGURRGURR /
PEOPLE / MANBIRI /
EEL TAIL / CATFISH
remnant of Mission
label attached verso

Estimate: 
$1,000 - 1,500
Sold for $960 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 202
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Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
202

Johnny Bulun Bulun

born 1946
BAKARRA (SACRED STONES), 2002

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

136.5 x 70.5 cm (irregular)

Estimate: 
$5,000 - 7,000
Lot 203
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Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
203

Micky Durrng

(1940 - 2006)
DJIRRIDIDI AND BALNGUNDA BODY DESIGN, 2003

natural earth pigments on paper

106.0 x 76.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name and Bula’bula Arts cat. WOP1085

Estimate: 
$2,000 - 3,000
Lot 204
$4,320
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
204

Rosella Namok

born 1979
FOOTBALL OVAL, 2001

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

128.0 x 85.0 cm

signed and dated lower right:
Rosella Namok / Lockhart River / 2001
inscribed verso: title and Lockhart
River Art Centre cat. RN300701

Estimate: 
$3,000 - 5,000
Sold for $4,320 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 205
$3,120
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
205

Fiona Omeenyo

born 1981
MIIKY BE HIMSELF AT HIS CAMP, 2002

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

132.0 x 86.0 cm

signed and dated lower right:F.OMEENYO / Lockhart River / 2002, inscribed verso: title and Lockhart River Art Centre cat. FO280301

Estimate: 
$3,000 - 4,000
Sold for $3,120 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 206
$2,160
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
206

Sally Gabori

born c.1924
STORY PLACE - MY FATHER'S COUNTRY, 2005

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

76.0 x 101.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, title, medium and Mornington Island Arts and Craft cat. 208/C/SG/0505

Estimate: 
$2,000 - 3,000
Sold for $2,160 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 207
$1,920
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
207

Wakartu Cory Surprise

born c.1929
JILLIJUWARL JUMU, 2007

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

59.0 x 89.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Mangkaja Arts cat. 139/07

Estimate: 
$1,500 - 2,000
Sold for $1,920 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 208
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Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
208

Wakartu Cory Surprise

born c.1929
JILJI (SANDHILLS), 2007

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

59.0 x 119.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Mangkaja Arts cat. 375/07

Estimate: 
$3,000 - 4,000
Lot 209
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Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
209

Nyuju Stumpy Brown

born c.1924
WARRAWARRA, 2003

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

89.0 x 119.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name and Mangkaja Arts cat. PC327/03

Estimate: 
$4,000 - 5,000
Lot 210
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Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
210

Wakartu Cory Surprise

born c.1929
MUNTATA COUNTRY, 2006

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

59.5 x 80.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name and Mangkaja Arts cat.185/06

Estimate: 
$1,500 - 2,000
Lot 211
$9,600
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
211

Walangkura Jackson Napanangka

born c.1938
UNTITLED, 2008

synthetic polymer paint on linen

122.0 x 122.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Papunya Tula Artists cat. WN0802097

Estimate: 
$6,000 - 8,000
Sold for $9,600 (inc. BP) in Auction 13 - 24 March 2010, Melbourne
Lot 212
$2,400
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
24 March 2010
212

Walangkura Jackson Napanangka