Auction Results

Prices include buyer's premium.

Lot 1
$3,600
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
1

Timothy Cook

born 1958
STAR AND MOON, 2005

natural earth pigments on canvas

150.0 x 60.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, Jilamara Arts and Crafts cat. 598-05

Estimate: 
$3,000-5,000
Sold for $3,600 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 2
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Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
2

Artist Unknown (Bathurst and Melville Islands)

AN EARLY AND FINE PUKUMANI POLE, 1960S

natural earth pigments on carved ironwood

195.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$10,000-15,000
Lot 3
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
3

Mick Aruni Illortamini

(c.1917 - 1973)
CEREMONIAL FIGURE AND BIRD, 1960S

natural earth pigments and natural binders on carved ironwood

153.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$8,000-12,000
Lot 4
$21,600
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
4

Enraeld Djulabinyana Munkara

(c.1885 - 1972)
PURUKAPALI, c.1955

natural earth pigments and natural binders on carved ironwood

60.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$20,000-30,000
Sold for $21,600 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 5
$5,520
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
5

Jan Billycan

born c.1930
KIRRIWIRRI, 2008

synthetic polymer and natural earth pigments on linen

106.5 x 60.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, date, medium, size, Short Street Gallery cat. 25798

Estimate: 
$5,000-7,000
Sold for $5,520 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 6
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Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
6

Donald Moko

born c.1928
UNTITLED, 2006

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

167.5 x 111.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size, medium, Short Street Gallery cat. 2715

Estimate: 
$6,000-8,000
Lot 7
$15,000
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
7

Daniel Walbidi

born 1983
(I) ILYARA, 2008 (II) KIRRIWIRRI, 2008

synthetic polymer paint on canvas inscribed verso: artist's name, date, medium, size, Short Street Gallery cat. #24334, Short Street Gallery cat. 24333

60.0 x 60.0 cm (2)

Estimate: 
$6,000-8,000 (2)
Sold for $15,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 8
$10,800
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
8

Pauline Sunfly Nangala

born 1957
WILKINKARRA, 2007

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

150.5 x 75.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size, Warlayirti Artists cat. 1039/07

Estimate: 
$10,000-15,000
Sold for $10,800 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 9
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Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
9

Boxer Milner Tjampitjin

(c.1934 - 2009)
KITJINGARRA, 2002

synthetic polymer paint on linen

150.0 x 74.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size, Warlayirti Artists cat. 598/02

Estimate: 
$12,000-15,000
Lot 10
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Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
10

Samuel Namunjdja

born 1965
GUNGURA, 2005

natural earth pigments and synthetic binder on eucalyptus bark

178.0 x 66.0 cm (irregular)

inscribed verso: artist's name, title, size, Maningrida Arts and Culture cat. MAC 1973-06

Estimate: 
$10,000-15,000
Lot 11
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Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
11

JOHN MAWURNDJUL

born 1952
LORRKON, 2008

natural earth pigments and PVC fixative on hollow log

164.5 cm height

Estimate: 
$14,000 – 18,000
Lot 12
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
12

Galwu

MORNING STAR CEREMONY, c.1963

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

87.0 x 48.5 cm (irregular)

Estimate: 
$6,000-8,000
Lot 13
$9,000
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
13

Mawalan Marika

(c.1908 - 1967)
UNTITLED (TURTLE STORY), c.1963

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

140.0 x 62.5 cm

Estimate: 
$8,000-12,000
Sold for $9,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 14
$25,200
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
14

Emily Kame Kngwarreye

(c.1910 - 1996)
AWELYE, 1990

synthetic polymer paint on composition board

30.5 x 45.0 cm each

Estimate: 
$18,000-25,000 (3)
Sold for $25,200 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 15
$72,000
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
15

Emily Kame Kngwarreye

(c.1910 - 1996)
OOROOTERNA, WILD FRUITS, 1991

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

121.0 x 91.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, Delmore Gallery cat. 1Z107

Estimate: 
$40,000-60,000
Sold for $72,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 16
$180,000
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
16

Emily Kame Kngwarreye

(c.1910 - 1996)
ALALGURA COUNTRY, 1994

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

153.0 x 121.0 cm

signed verso: Emily
inscribed verso: Delmore Gallery cat. 94K40

Estimate: 
$150,000-200,000
Sold for $180,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 17
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
17

Ginger Riley Munduwalawala

(1927 - 2002)
LIMMEN BIGHT - MY MOTHER'S COUNTRY, 1993

synthetic polymer paint on linen

149.0 x 144.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, date, Alcaston House Gallery cat. AK2063

Estimate: 
$30,000-40,000
Lot 18
$84,000
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
18

Paddy Bedford

(c.1922 - 2007)
JACK AMBLE BORE, 2004

natural earth pigments on linen

122.0 x 135.0 cm

inscribed verso: title, Jirrawun Arts cat. PB6-2004-183

Estimate: 
$70,000-90,000
Sold for $84,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 19
$42,000
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
19

Anatjari No. III Tjakamarra

(c.1938 - 1992)
UNTITLED, c.1972

synthetic polymer paint on composition board

54.0 x 49.0 cm (irregular)

inscribed verso: artist's name, date

Estimate: 
$40,000-60,000
Sold for $42,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 20
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
20

Don Ellis Tjapanangka

(c.1925 - 1976)
(INITIATION CEREMONY), c.1972

synthetic polymer paint on composition board

91.0 x 46.0 cm

Estimate: 
$10,000-15,000
Lot 21
$14,400
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
21

Elizabeth Nyumi Nungurrayi

born 1947
PARWALLA, 2002

synthetic polymer paint on linen

179.5 x 119.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size, Warlayirti Artists cat. 1021/01

Estimate: 
$15,000-20,000
Sold for $14,400 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 22
$22,800
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
22

Lucy Yukenbarri Napanangka

(1934 - 2003)
MARPA, 2002

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

180.5 x 119.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size, Warlayirti Artists cat. 1244/02, Alcaston Gallery cat. AK9506

Estimate: 
$20,000-30,000
Sold for $22,800 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 23
$60,000
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
23

Eubena Nampitjin

born 1921
KINYU, 2007

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

179.5 x 149.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size, Warlayirti Artists cat. 1073/07

Estimate: 
$50,000-70,000
Sold for $60,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 24
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
24

Rover Thomas (Joolama)

(c.1926 - 1998)
LAKE ARGYLE, 1994

natural earth pigments and synthetic binder on canvas

90.0 x 120.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, title, date, size, Waringarri Aboriginal Arts cat. AP0182 and S516

Estimate: 
$50,000-70,000
Lot 25
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Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
25

Rover Thomas (Joolama)

(c.1926 - 1998)
SUGAR BAG HILL (ILULUNJA), c.1986

natural earth pigments and natural binder on plywood

80.0 x 100.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, Waringarri Aboriginal Artscat. S-499 and P-575 ACJ

Estimate: 
$80,000 - 120,000
Lot 26
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Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
26

Emily Kame Kngwarreye

(c.1910 - 1996)
AWELYE, 1991

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

228.0 x 129.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, Delmore Gallery cat. 91K26

Estimate: 
$260,000-320,000
Lot 27
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Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
27

Queenie McKenzie Nakarra

(c.1930 - 1998)
TEXAS DOWNS (TRIPTYCH), 1998 (i) BOW RIVER COUNTRY (ii) v (iii) ) MOORNDOO HILLS

natural earth pigments and synthetic binder on canvas

180.5 x 100.5 cm each
180.5 x 301.5 cm overall

each inscribed verso: artist's name, date, size, Red Rock Art cat. KP419A,B,C

Estimate: 
$120,000-150,000 (3)
Lot 28
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Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
28

Rover Thomas (Joolama)

(c.1926 - 1998)
KUNUNURRA BRIDGE, 1986

natural earth pigments and natural binder on canvas

90.0 x 180.0 cm

inscribed verso: RT1086 TRRRR

Estimate: 
$420,000-480,000
Lot 29
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
29

Artist Unknown (Groote Eylandt)

CYCADS, LATE 1950S

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

43.5 x 25.5 cm (irregular)

Estimate: 
$1,200-1,500
Lot 30
$2,640
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
30

Artist Unknown (Groote Eylandt)

STINGRAYS, 1950S

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

52.5 x 27.0 cm (irregular)

Estimate: 
$2,500-3,500
Sold for $2,640 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 31
$1,800
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
31

Artist Unknown (Groote Eylandt)

IMORAKA (THE GREEN TURTLE), LATE 1950S

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

39.0 x 23.0 cm (irregular)

Estimate: 
$1,600-1,800
Sold for $1,800 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 32
$2,280
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
32

Artist Unknown (Groote Eylandt)

NORTH WEST WIND (BARA), 1950S

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

34.0 x 27.5 cm (irregular)

Estimate: 
$1,600-1,800
Sold for $2,280 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 33
$2,400
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
33

Artist Unknown (Groote Eylandt)

FOUR PILLARS, 1950S

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

40.0 x 25.5 cm (irregular)

Estimate: 
$2,500-3,500
Sold for $2,400 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 34
$2,640
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
34

Artist Unknown (Groote Eylandt)

HAMMERHEAD AND LAND, 1950S

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

39.0 x 26.0 cm (irregular)

Estimate: 
$2,000-3,000
Sold for $2,640 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 35
$16,800
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
35

Janangoo Butcher Cherel

(c.1920 - 2009)
NGANWAYA II, 2000

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

91.0 x 71.0 cm

signed verso: BUTCHER
inscribed verso: artist's name, Mangkaja Arts cat. PC205/00

Estimate: 
$12,000-18,000
Sold for $16,800 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 36
$24,000
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
36

Milliga Napaltjarri

(c.1921 - 1994)
ARTIST'S COUNTRY, 1992

synthetic polymer paint on linen

91.0 x 61.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size, Warlayirti Artists cat. 151/92

Estimate: 
$20,000-30,000
Sold for $24,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 37
$4,320
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
37

Emily Kame Kngwarreye

(c.1910 - 1996)
BODY STRIPES, 1995

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

38.5 x 31.0 cm

Estimate: 
$5,000-8,000
Sold for $4,320 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 38
$40,800
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
38

Emily Kame Kngwarreye

(c.1910 - 1996)
UNTITLED, 1995

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

152.0 x 120.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, Rodney Gooch cat. 25.695, and Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, exhibition label

Estimate: 
$40,000-60,000
Sold for $40,800 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 39
$4,200
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
39

Ningura Napurrula

born c.1938
WIRRULNGA, 2007

synthetic polymer paint on linen

91.0 x 62.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size, Papunya Tula Artists cat. NN0709108

Estimate: 
$2,500-3,500
Sold for $4,200 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 40
$3,600
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
40

Pantjiya Nungurrayi

born c.1936
WOMEN'S CEREMONIES AT KUNGKIYUNTI, WEST OF HAASTS BLUFF, 2000

synthetic polymer paint on linen

152.5 x 122.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size, Papunya Tula Artists cat. PN200005130

Estimate: 
$4,000-6,000
Sold for $3,600 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 41
$10,800
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
41

Ningura Napurrula

born c.1938
ROCKHOLE SITE OF WIRRULNGA, 2006

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

120.0 x 120.0 cm

inscribed verso: size, artist's name, Papunya Tula Artists cat. NN0609115

Estimate: 
$10,000-12,000
Sold for $10,800 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 42
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Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
42

WALANGKURA NAPANANGKA

born c1946
UNTITLED, 2004

synthetic polymer paint on linen

181.5 x 242.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size, Papaunya Tula Artists cat. WN0406078

Estimate: 
$30,000 – 40,000
Lot 43
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
43

Brook Andrew

born 1970
THE ISLAND IV, 2008

mixed media on Belgian linen

250.0 x 300.0 cm

edition of 3

Estimate: 
$30,000-40,000
Lot 44
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
44

Mick Namarari Tjapaltjarri

(c.1926 - 1998)
MARNPI, 1994

synthetic polymer paint on linen

122.0 x 183.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, Papunya Tula Artists cat. MN940680

Estimate: 
$55,000-75,000
Lot 45
$12,000
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
45

George Ward Tjungurrayi

born c.1955
NYUMPU, 2005

synthetic polymer paint on linen

152.5 x 182.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size, Papunya Tula Artists cat. GW0507221

Estimate: 
$12,000-18,000
Sold for $12,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 46
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Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
46

Willy Tjungurrayi

born c.1930
UNTITLED, 2001

synthetic polymer paint on linen

152.5 x 183.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size, Papunya Tula Artists cat. WT0110117

Estimate: 
$28,000-35,000
Lot 47
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Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
47

Joseph Jurra Tjapaltjarri

born c.1950
SOAKAGE WATER SITE OF KGATJAPIRRITJI, 2005

synthetic polymer paint on linen

121.5 x 151.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size, Papunya Tula Artists cat. JJ0503185

Estimate: 
$10,000-12,000
Lot 48
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
48

Bobby West Tjupurrula

born 1958
UNTITLED, 2002

synthetic polymer paint on linen

152.0 x 121.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size, Papunya Tula Artists cat. BW0212009

Estimate: 
$8,000-12,000
Lot 49
$21,600
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
49

George Ward Tjungurrayi

born c.1955
TINGARI AT KARRKURRITINYTJA (LAKE MACDONALD), 2005

synthetic polymer paint on linen

183.0 x 243.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size, Papunya Tula Artists cat. GW0506263

Estimate: 
$20,000-30,000
Sold for $21,600 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 50
$57,600
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
50

Bill Whiskey Tjapaltjarri

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

synthetic polymer paint on linen

183.0 x 269.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, title, Watiyawanu Artists cat. 77-09458

Estimate: 
$50,000-70,000
Sold for $57,600 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 51
$14,400
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
51

Freddie Timms

born c.1948
SALLY MALAY, 2007

natural earth pigments and synthetic binder on linen

122.0 x 135.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, title, Jirrawun Arts cat. FT 2007-11 284

Estimate: 
$12,000-15,000
Sold for $14,400 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 52
$16,800
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
52

Rammey Ramsey

born c.1935
UNTITLED, 2004

natural earth pigments on linen

150.0 x 180.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, Jirrawun Arts cat. RR6-204-41

Estimate: 
$10,000-15,000
Sold for $16,800 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 53
Private sale
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
53

Paddy Bedford

(c.1922 - 2007)
MENDOOWOORRJI - MEDICINE POCKET, 2001

natural earth pigments and synthetic binder on linen

150.0 x 180.0 cm

inscribed verso: title, Jirrawun Arts cat. PB32001-105

Private sale
Lot 54
$2,280
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
54

Artist Unknown (Western Arnhem Land)

THREE FISH, c.1965

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

45.5 x 30.5 cm (irregular)

Estimate: 
$1,800-2,400
Sold for $2,280 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 55
$3,120
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
55

Peter Marralwanga

(1916 - 1987)
EMU

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

58.5 x 37.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, cat. M67/CR and D0HD0

Estimate: 
$1,500-2,500
Sold for $3,120 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 56
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Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
56

Artist Unknown (Western Arnhem Land)

BIRD, 1950S

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

24.5 x 47.0 cm (irregular)

Estimate: 
$1,400-1,800
Lot 57
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
57

Mick Kubarkku

(c.1922 - 2008)
GINGA, 1998

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

105.5 x 37.5 cm (irregular)

inscribed verso: artist's name, title, date

Estimate: 
$3,000-4,000
Lot 58
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
58

Peter Marralwanga

(1916 - 1987)
BORLUNG THE RAINBOW SERPENT

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

105.0 x 71.0 cm (irregular)

inscribed verso: artist's name, title, cat. FR900

Estimate: 
$10,000-15,000
Lot 59
$11,100
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
59

Jimmy Galereya

born 1937
YINGARNA, c.1989

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

154.0 x 61.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, Oenpelli cat. 145

Estimate: 
$6,000-8,000
Sold for $11,100 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 60
$3,600
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
60

Jimmy Njiminjuma

(1945 - 2004)
UNTITLED

natural earth pigments and synthetic binder on Arches paper

105.0 x 75.0 cm

Estimate: 
$2,800-3,500
Sold for $3,600 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 61
$6,600
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
61

Micky Durrng

(1940 - 2006)
LORRKONS, 1990S

natural earth pigments on hollow logs

257.0 and 235.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$8,000-12,000 (2)
Sold for $6,600 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 62
$3,840
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
62

Artist Unknown (Central Arnhem Land)

LORRKON, 1990S

natural earth pigments on hollow log

217.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$4,000-6,000
Sold for $3,840 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 63
$9,600
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
63

John Mawurndjul

born 1952
MIMIH, 2001

natural earth pigments on carved softwood

233.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$9,000-12,000
Sold for $9,600 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 64
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Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
64

Ningie Nangala

born c.1934
WINTURLKA, 2005

synthetic polymer paint on linen

150.0 x 100.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size, Warlayirti Artists cat. 125/05

Estimate: 
$4,000-6,000
Lot 65
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Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
65

Boxer Milner Tjampitjin

(c.1934 - 2009)
PURKITJI, 2003

synthetic polymer paint on linen

120.0 x 80.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size, Warlayirti Artists cat. 796/03

Estimate: 
$8,000-12,000
Lot 66
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
66

Lucy Yukenbarri Napanangka

(1934 - 2003)
KANANA, 2000

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

150.0 x 100.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size, Warlayirti Artists cat. 430/00

Estimate: 
$6,000-8,000
Lot 67
$8,400
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
67

Elizabeth Nyumi Nungurrayi

born 1947
PARWALLA, 2003

synthetic polymer paint on linen

120.0 x 79.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size, Warlayirti Artists cat. 841/03

Estimate: 
$8,000-12,000
Sold for $8,400 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 68
$576
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
68

Nancy Naninurra

born 1934
UNTITLED, 2004

synthetic polymer paint on linen

98.5 x 50.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size, Warlayirti Artists cat. 600/04

Estimate: 
$600-1,000
Sold for $576 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 69
$1,320
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
69

Nancy Naninurra

born 1934
DJANKA, 2005

synthetic polymer paint on linen

90.5 x 60.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size, Warlayirti Artists cat. 61/05

Estimate: 
$1,000-1,500
Sold for $1,320 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 70
$1,920
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
70

Christine Yukenbarri Nakamarra

born 1977
UNTITLED, 2007

synthetic polymer paint on linen

80.0 x 30.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size, Warlayirti Artists cat. 469/07

Estimate: 
$1,000-2,000
Sold for $1,920 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 71
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
71

Eubena Nampitjin

born 1921
UNTITLED, 2006

synthetic polymer paint on linen

120.0 x 80.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size, Warlayirti Artists cat. 209/06

Estimate: 
$7,000-9,000
Lot 72
$7,200
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
72

Eubena Nampitjin

born 1921
WILLTJARPA, NEAR THE CANNING STOCK ROUTE, 1999

synthetic polymer paint on linen

120.0 x 80.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size, Warlayirti Artists cat. 129/99, Alcaston Gallery cat. AK6909

Estimate: 
$8,000-12,000
Sold for $7,200 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 73
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
73

Fred Grant

born 1946
UKADATJARA, 2005

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

136.0 x 104.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, date, Spinifex Arts Project cat. 2564 (source C344)

Estimate: 
$3,400-4,200
Lot 74
$3,600
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
74

Jerome Anderson

born 1940
IKARNINGKA

synthetic polymer paint on linen

128.5 x 133.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, Spinifex Arts Project cat. 2649 (source C349)

Estimate: 
$3,000-4,000
Sold for $3,600 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 75
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
75

Kuntjil Cooper

(c.1920 - 2010)
UNTITLED, 2003

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

147.0 x 184.0 cm

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

Estimate: 
$10,000-15,000
Lot 76
$3,840
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
76

Janangoo Butcher Cherel

(c.1920 - 2009)
YIMIRNARRA COUNTRY IV, 2001

synthetic polymer paint on paper

76.0 x 56.5 cm

Estimate: 
$4,000-5,000
Sold for $3,840 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 77
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
77

Janangoo Butcher Cherel

(c.1920 - 2009)
BUSH FRUIT, 1992

synthetic polymer paint on paper

65.5 x 50.0 cm

Estimate: 
$3,000-4,000
Lot 78
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
78

Pijaju Peter Skipper

born c.1929
UNTITLED, 1998

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

91.0 x 76.0 cm

signed verso: Peter Skipper, inscribed verso: artist's name, Mangkaja Arts cat. PC 043/98

Estimate: 
$4,000-6,000
Lot 79
$4,320
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
79

Jukuja Dolly Snell

born c.1933
JIRTIRR, 1991

synthetic polymer paint on Arches paper

77.0 x 112.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, Mangkaja Arts cat. WP666/92

Estimate: 
$3,000-4,000
Sold for $4,320 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 80
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
80

Mawukura Jimmy Nerimah

born 1924
MULURR MULURR, 1999

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

65.0 x 75.5 cm

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

Estimate: 
$3,000-4,000
Lot 81
$13,200
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
81

Jean Baptiste Apuatimi

(1940 - 2002)
UNTITLED, 2002

natural earth pigments on canvas

200.0 x 120.0 cm

Estimate: 
$8,000-12,000
Sold for $13,200 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 82
$9,600
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
82

Attributed to Kutuwulumi Purawarrumpatu (Kitty Kantilla)

(c.1928 - 2003)
CEREMONIAL FIGURE

natural earth pigments on carved and shaped ironwood

91.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$8,000-12,000
Sold for $9,600 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 83
$9,000
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
83

Lena Nyadbi

born 1937
JIMBALA COUNTRY(SPEARHEADS), 2000

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

100.0 x 140.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist'sname, size, Warmun Art Centre cat. WAC 597/00

Estimate: 
$8,000-12,000
Sold for $9,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 84
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
84

Lena Nyadbi

born 1937
JIMBALA COUNTRY (SPEARHEADS), 1999

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

100.0 x 140.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size, Warmun Art Centre cat. WAC 378/99

Estimate: 
$8,000-12,000
Lot 85
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
85

Hector Chundaloo Jandany (and Others)

TIGER MOORE, MONA RAMSEY, RUSTY PETERS, PEGGY PATRICK, BETTY CARRINGTON, QUEENIE McKENZIE NAKARRA, PATRICK MUNG MUNG, BETTY MUNG MUNG, RAY PATRICK, GORDON BARNEY
17 DANCE BOARDS AND TWO MASKS RELATING TO THE GURIRR GURIRR (KRILL KRILL) CYCLE

Dance Boards: natural earth pigments on plywood
Masks: natural earth pigments on cardboard

various sizes

each inscribed verso: artist's name, Waringarri Aboriginal Arts cat. number, and the text “M.C.A. NOV 96”

Estimate: 
$120,000-150,000 (19)
Lot 86
$15,600
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
86

Queenie McKenzie Nakarra

(c.1930 - 1998)
OLD TEXAS STATION, c.1995

natural earth pigments on canvas

91.0 x 118.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, title

Estimate: 
$15,000-20,000
Sold for $15,600 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 87
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
87

Freddie Timms

born c.1948
LAKE ARGYLE

natural earth pigments and synthetic binder on canvas

160.0 x 200.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size, Waringarri Aboriginal Arts cat. AP0618 and S703

Estimate: 
$25,000-35,000
Lot 88
$3,600
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
88

Tiger Moore

born c.1940
MAROUTA YOORLGOORN SPRING

natural earth pigments and synthetic binder on composition board

51.5 x 71.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, title, Waringarri Aboriginal Arts cat. AP1165

Estimate: 
$8,000-12,000
Sold for $3,600 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 89
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
89

Queenie McKenzie Nakarra

(c.1930 - 1998)
BOW RIVER COUNTRY, 1996

natural earth pigments and synthetic binder on canvas

60.0 x 89.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, title, date

Estimate: 
$8,000-12,000
Lot 90
$21,600
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
90

Rover Thomas (Joolama)

(c.1926 - 1998)
MOON AND COMET, 1996

natural earth pigments on canvas

91.5 x 71.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, title, Coo-ee Aboriginal Art cat. 3805 and the text 'Painted at Warmun Artists / Turkey Creek 18/7/96'

Estimate: 
$20,000-30,000
Sold for $21,600 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 91
$1,920
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
91

Samson Bonson

born 1968
MIMIH SPIRIT, 2008

kurrajong with natural earth pigments and PVC fixative

220.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$2,000-3,000
Sold for $1,920 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 92
$2,040
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
92

Samson Bonson

born 1968
MIMIH SPIRIT, 2007

kurrajong with natural earth pigments and PVC fixative

255.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$2,000-3,000
Sold for $2,040 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 93
$1,920
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
93

Samson Bonson

born 1968
MIMIH SPIRIT, 2008

kurrajong with natural earth pigments and PVC fixative

224.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$1,800-2,400
Sold for $1,920 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 94
$1,320
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
94

James Iyuna

born 1959
MIMIH SPIRIT, 2002

natural earth pigments on carved and shaped wood

231.5 cm height

Estimate: 
$1,400-1,800
Sold for $1,320 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 95
$2,880
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
95

Crusoe Guningbal

(1922 - 1984)
MIMIH SPIRIT

natural earth pigments on carved and shaped hardwood

140.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$2,800-3,200
Sold for $2,880 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 96
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
96

Lena Yarinkura

born 1961
ECHIDNA

bronze with wooden spines

35.0 cm length

Estimate: 
$2,000-3,000
Lot 97
$4,800
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
97

Anniebell Marrngamarrnga

born 1979
YAWK YAWK

woven pandanus fibre dyed with natural pigments

162.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$1,800-2,400
Sold for $4,800 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 98
$3,600
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
98

Artist Unknown (Central Desert)

UNTITLED

synthetic polymer paint on composition board

43.0 x 57.5 cm

Estimate: 
$4,000-6,000
Sold for $3,600 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 99
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
99

Artefacts and Carvings

South West Queensland
A FIGHTING BOOMERANG

of gently curving form, the convex face engraved with fine linear striations and motifs, the reverse of plain slightly convex form, old shiny patina

85.0 cm length

Estimate: 
$2,000-3,000
Lot 100
$3,600
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
100

Johnny Warangkula Tjupurrula

(c.1918 - 2001)
UNTITLED, c.1980

synthetic polymer paint on canvas on board

41.0 x 51.0 cm

Estimate: 
$3,000-4,000
Sold for $3,600 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 101
$1,680
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
101

Artefacts and Carvings

Queensland
A BOOMERANG

carved and shaped hardwood with traces of natural earth pigments

66.5 cm length

Estimate: 
$1,400-1,600
Sold for $1,680 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 102
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
102

Ken Thaiday Snr

born 1950
BEIZAM, SHARK DANCE MASK, c.1992

plywood, PVC, aluminium, enamel paint, rope and tigers eye shell opercula

91.0 cm length

Estimate: 
$10,000-15,000
Lot 103
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
103

Artefacts and Carvings

Queensland
A BICORNUAL BASKET

split and woven lawyer cane

76.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$3,000-5,000
Lot 104
$10,800
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
104

Malaluba Gumana

born 1952
GARRIMALA MALIRRI, 2007

natural pigments on hollow logs

256.0, 267.0 and 292.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$8,000-12,000 (3)
Sold for $10,800 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 105
$3,120
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
105

Malaluba Gumana

born 1952
DHATAM AT GARRIMALA, 2008

natural earth pigments on bark

130.5 x 52.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, Buku-Larrngay Mulka Artscat. 3/67M and 0607 GAN

Estimate: 
$3,000-5,000
Sold for $3,120 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 106
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
106

Ralwurrandji Wanambi

born 1959
BAMURRUNNU, 2005

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

233.0 x 75.0 cm (irregular)

inscribed verso: artist's name, Buku-Larrngay Mulka Arts cat. 2584U and 0804 YIRR

Estimate: 
$6,000-8,000
Lot 107
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
107

Ray James Tjangala

born c.1958
TINGARI CYCLE AT YUNALA, 1999

synthetic polymer paint on linen

122.0 x 61.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size, Papunya Tula Artists cat. RJ990685

Estimate: 
$4,000-5,000
Lot 108
$6,000
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
108

Bill Whiskey Tjapaltjarri

(c.1920 - 2008)
ROCKHOLES NEAR THE OLGAS

synthetic polymer paint on linen

122.5 x 46.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, title, size, Watiyawanu Artists cat. 3-07298

Estimate: 
$3,000-4,000
Sold for $6,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 109
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
109

Fred Ward Tjungurrayi

born c.1940
UNTITLED, 2007

synthetic polymer paint on linen

152.0 x 151.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size, Kayili Artists cat. 08-029

Estimate: 
$12,000-15,000
Lot 110
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
110

Harry Tjutjuna

born c.1930
NGAYUKU NGURA (MY BIRTHPLACE)

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

122.0 x 91.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, Ernabella Arts cat. HT003-07

Estimate: 
$3,200-4,200
Lot 111
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
111

Kuntjiriya Mick

born 1931
WALTJA WALTJANA, 2003

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

108.5 x 54.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, date, Irrunytju Arts cat. IRRKM03057

Estimate: 
$3,000-4,000
Lot 112
$2,160
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
112

Iyawi Wikilyiri

born c.1940
PUKARA, 2008

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

93.5 x 119.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, date, Tjungu Palya Artists cat. TPIW08022

Estimate: 
$2,000-3,000
Sold for $2,160 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 113
$3,360
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
113

Maringka Baker

born c.1952
ANGMANGA, 2007

synthetic polymer paint on linen

92.0 x 64.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, date, Tjungu Palya Artists cat. TP07060

Estimate: 
$3,000-4,000
Sold for $3,360 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 114
$12,000
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
114

Jimmy Baker

(c.1915 - 2010)
KALAYA TJUKURPA, 2008

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

135.5 x 85.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, date, Tjungu Palya Artists cat. TPJB08053

Estimate: 
$12,000-18,000
Sold for $12,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 115
$3,360
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
115

Angelina Ngale Apwerl (Pwerle)

born c.1952
(MOSQUITO BORE) PLUM STORY, 2000

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

137.5 x 56.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, title, date and (R. Gooch. Alice Springs Australia)

Estimate: 
$3,000-4,000
Sold for $3,360 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 116
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
116

Kweyetwemp (Kathleen) Petyarre

born c.1945
SANDHILLS IN ANUNGRA, 2002

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

134.0 x 178.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, Urapuntja Artists cat. FKP0207

Estimate: 
$9,000-12,000
Lot 117
$17,400
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
117

Angelina Ngale Apwerl (Pwerle)

born c.1952
Plum Dreaming, 2000

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

183.0 x 183.0

inscribed verso: cat. 5-300, artist's name, date, location

Estimate: 
$10,000 - $15,000
Sold for $17,400 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 118
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
118

Rosella Namok

born 1979
YIIPAY AND KUNGKAY CALM WEATHER, 2001

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

127.0 x 177.0 cm

inscribed verso: title, Lockhart River Arts cat. 230501

Estimate: 
$10,000-14,000
Lot 119
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
119

Fiona Omeenyo

born 1981
BIG FAMILY, 2004

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

190.0 x 329.0 cm

inscribed verso: title, Lockhart River Art Centre cat. FO110104

Estimate: 
$14,000-18,000
Lot 120
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
120

Alice Nampitjinpa

born c.1945
TALI AT TALAALPI, 2000

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

87.0 x 116.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, date, size, Ikuntji Women’s Centre cat. IK00AN170

Estimate: 
$5,000-7,000
Lot 121
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
121

Alice Nampitjinpa

born c.1945
MALURI (SWAMP) ILPPILI TREE, ROAD TO KIWIRRKURA, 1999

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

137.0 x 183.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, date, size, Ikuntji Women’s Centre cat. IK99AN174

Estimate: 
$4,000-6,000
Lot 122
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
122

Long Tom Tjapanangka

born c.1930
ANYALI RANGE, 1995

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

152.5 x 183.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, Ikuntji Women's Centre cat. IK95LT164

Estimate: 
$10,000-14,000
Lot 123
$3,600
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
123

Lucy Yukenbarri Napanangka

(1934 - 2003)
NGULANPA, 1992

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

120.0 x 85.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size, Warlayirti Artists cat. 643/92

Estimate: 
$4,000-6,000
Sold for $3,600 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 124
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Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
124

Lucy Yukenbarri Napanangka

(1934 - 2003)
YANULLI SOAK, KIWIKURRA IN THE SANDY DESERT, WA, 1997

synthetic polymer paint on linen

120.0 x 79.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size, Warlayirti Artists cat. 232/97

Estimate: 
$5,000-7,000
Lot 125
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
125

Elizabeth Nyumi Nungurrayi

born 1947
PARWALLA, 2004

synthetic polymer paint on linen

120.5 x 80.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size, Warlayirti Artists cat. 265/04

Estimate: 
$8,000-12,000
Lot 126
$3,360
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
126

Mick Jawalji Jangala

born c.1920
(i) MOWANEY, 2002 (ii) DARRANINJUWA, 2002

natural earth pigments on canvas

45.0 x 60.0 cm (2)

inscribed verso: artist's name, title, size, Warmun Art Centre cat. WAC301/02 (i), Warmun Art Centre cat. WAC299/02 (ii)

Estimate: 
$4,000-6,000 (2)
Sold for $3,360 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 127
$1,200
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
127

Hector Chundaloo Jandany

(c.1929 - 2006)
NGARRGOOROON COUNTRY, 2001

natural earth pigments on canvas

45.0 x 45.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size, Warmun Art Centre cat. WAC935/01

Estimate: 
$1,500-2,000
Sold for $1,200 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 128
$1,800
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
128

Hector Chundaloo Jandany

(c.1929 - 2006)
NGARRGOOROON COUNTRY, 2001

natural earth pigments on canvas

60.5 x 80.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size, Warmun Art Centre cat. WAC1030/01

Estimate: 
$2,000-2,500
Sold for $1,800 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 129
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Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
129

Jack Britten (Joolama)

(c.1925 - 2002)
BLACK HILLS, ROAD TO FROG HOLLOW, 2001

natural earth pigments on canvas

60.0 x 80.0 cm

signed verso inscribed verso: artist's name, size, Warmun Art Centre cat. WAC906/01

Estimate: 
$4,000-6,000
Lot 130
$5,520
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
130

Mabel Juli

born 1933
KARRGIN NGARRANGKARNI - MOON DREAMING, 2002

natural earth pigments on canvas

100.0 x 140.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size, Warmun Art Centre cat. WAC313/02

Estimate: 
$3,000-5,000
Sold for $5,520 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 131
$2,400
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
131

Rover Thomas (Joolama)

(c.1926 - 1998)
THE MILKY WAY, 1996

etching

33.0 x 49.0 cm

edition: 13/20, signed, titled and dated below image

Estimate: 
$2,400-3,200
Sold for $2,400 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 132
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Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
132

Paddy Carlton

born c.1926
LIGHTNING DREAMING - BOOLOOBOOLOOBI, 1995

sugarlift etching with aquatint

49.5 x 96.0 cm

edition: 33/50, Printed by Frank Gohier and Leon Stainer at the Northern Territory Print Workshop, Darwin (now Northern Editions at Charles Darwin University) titled and numbered below image

Estimate: 
$2,600-3,600
Lot 133
$4,800
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
133

Patrick Mung Mung

born c.1948
RED BUTTE - TEXAS COUNTRY, 2003

natural earth pigments on linen

90.0 x 120.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size and Warmun Arts cat. 22/03

Estimate: 
$4,000-6,000
Sold for $4,800 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 134
$4,080
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
134

Freddie Timms

born c.1948
UNTITLED, 1991

natural earth pigments on canvas

64.5 x 112.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, Waringarri Aboriginal Arts cat. AP3591

Estimate: 
$4,000-6,000
Sold for $4,080 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 135
$4,800
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
135

Djambu (Sambo) Barra Barra

(c.1946 - 2005)
THE BROLGAS MARCH, 1992

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

167.5 x 300.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name,“Commissioned by Gallery Gabrielle Pizzi”

Estimate: 
$5,000-7,000
Sold for $4,800 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 136
$6,720
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
136

Barney Ellaga

born c.1941
LULGU LULGU

synthetic polymer paint on linen

174.0 x 238.5 cm

Estimate: 
$2,000-4,000
Sold for $6,720 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 137
$6,600
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
137

Ginger Riley Munduwalawala

(1927 - 2002)
UNTITLED, 1992

synthetic polymer paint on Arches paper

56.5 x 74.0 cm

Estimate: 
$6,000-8,000
Sold for $6,600 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 138
$1,200
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
138

Buranday

(1914 - 1970s)
BANUMBIR, THE ANCESTRAL CREATOR, c.1960

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

85.0 x 46.0 cm (irregular)

Estimate: 
$2,000-3,000
Sold for $1,200 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 139
$2,400
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
139

George Milpurrurru

(1934 - 1998)
FLYING FOXES, c.1980

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

100.0 x 40.0 cm

Estimate: 
$2,500-3,500
Sold for $2,400 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 140
$2,880
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
140

England Bangala

(c.1925 - 2001)
(RAINBOW SERPENT)

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

155.0 x 59.0 cm (irregular)

inscribed verso: cat. BANG 245

Estimate: 
$3,000-4,000
Sold for $2,880 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 141
$3,840
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
141

Dhawadanygulili

(1900 - 1976)
BIRRIKUDA CEREMONY, 1961

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

95.5 x 42.0 cm (irregular)

Estimate: 
$3,600-4,800
Sold for $3,840 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 142
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
142

David Murruwardda

born 1947
ECHIDNA, TURTLES AND WATERLILY, 1997

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

182.0 x 61.0 cm

inscribed verso: Maningrida Arts and Culture cat. 12062001BP

Estimate: 
$4,000-5,000
Lot 143
$2,160
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
143

Mick Kubarkku

(c.1922 - 2008)
FISH

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

46.5 x 104.0 cm (irregular)

inscribed verso: artist's name, cat. GU56

Estimate: 
$2,000-3,000
Sold for $2,160 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 144
$1,440
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
144

Bobby Barrdjaray Nganjmira

(1915 - 1992)
(FISH), 1960S

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

30.0 x 74.0 cm (irregular)

Estimate: 
$1,400-1,800
Sold for $1,440 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 145
$1,920
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
145

Bobby Barrdjaray Nganjmira

(1915 - 1992)
UNTITLED, 1960S

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

74.0 x 30.0 cm

Estimate: 
$1,400-1,800
Sold for $1,920 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 146
$2,160
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
146

Mawalan Marika

(c.1908 - 1967)
SACRED STORY, 1963

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

61.0 x 32.5 cm (irregular)

Estimate: 
$2,000-3,000
Sold for $2,160 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 147
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
147

Mathaman Marika

(c.1916 - 1970)
SPOONBILLS

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

54.0 x 36.0 cm (irregular)

Estimate: 
$1,800-2,500
Lot 148
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
148

Attributed to Birkidji

(1898 - 1983)
LOBSTERS AND FISH

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

90.0 x 43.0 cm (irregular)

inscribed verso: SK31

Estimate: 
$1,500-2,000
Lot 149
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
149

Artist Unknown (North East Arnhem Land)

TOTEMIC SEA CREATURES AND RANGGA, c.1966

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

77.0 x 28.0 cm (irregular)

Estimate: 
$1,500-2,000
Lot 150
$1,140
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
150

Artist Unknown (Groote Eylandt)

TOTEMIC DESIGNS, 1956

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

48.5 x 34.5 cm (irregular)

Estimate: 
$1,200-1,500
Sold for $1,140 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 151
$720
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
151

Artefacts and Carvings

Groote Eylandt
A MINIATURE CANOE AND PADDLES

natural earth pigments on softwood

50.0 cm length

Estimate: 
$800-1,200 (3)
Sold for $720 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 152
$1,080
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
152

Nandabitta

(1911 - 1981)
(UNTITLED)

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

56.5 x 26.0 cm (irregular)

inscribed verso: artist's name, cat. 31/NIMI and 5/264/NGMM and the text “UMBAKUMBA /GROOTE EYLANDT N.T.”

Estimate: 
$1,200-1,500
Sold for $1,080 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 153
$840
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
153

Artist Unknown (Groote Eylandt)

(FOOD GATHERING), c.1965

natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark

66.0 x 32.0 cm

Estimate: 
$1,000-1,400
Sold for $840 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 154
$2,400
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
154

Stumpy Brown Nampiyinti

born c.1924
WARRARN, 2003

synthetic polymer paint on cotton duck

59.0 x 45.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, Mangkaja Arts cat. PC099/03

Estimate: 
$2,000-3,000
Sold for $2,400 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 155
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
155

Stumpy Brown Nampiyinti

born c.1924
WARRARN, 2003

synthetic polymer paint on cotton duck

59.0 x 45.0 cm

signed verso inscribed verso: artist's name, Mangkaja Arts cat. PC259/03

Estimate: 
$2,000-3,000
Lot 156
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
156

Stumpy Brown Nampiyinti

born c.1924
UNTITLED, 2002

synthetic polymer paint on cotton duck

60.5 x 76.0 cm

signed verso, inscribed verso: artist's name, Mangkaja Arts cat. PC152/00-2

Estimate: 
$2,500-3,500
Lot 157
$4,320
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
157

Jarinyanu David Downs

(1925 - 1995)
HEADDRESS, 1992

synthetic polymer paint and natural earth pigments on linen

67.5 x 63.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, Mangkaja Arts cat. PC0502/92

Estimate: 
$3,000-5,000
Sold for $4,320 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 158
$2,520
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
158

Harry J Wedge

born 1957
SPIRIT, 1999

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

51.0 x 40.5 cm

inscribed verso: SPIRIT

Estimate: 
$2,000-4,000
Sold for $2,520 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 159
$7,200
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
159

Johnny Warangkula Tjupurrula

(c.1918 - 2001)
(i)WOMAN STORY (ii) EMU STORY (iii) UNTITLED

synthetic polymer paint on canvas on board

61.0 x 45.0 cm each

(i) and (ii) bear inscription verso: artist's name, title

Estimate: 
$7,000-10,000 (3)
Sold for $7,200 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 160
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
160

Charlie Tjapangati

born c.1949
ROCKHOLE AND SOAKAGE SITE OF KIRRITJINA, 1999

synthetic polymer paint on linen

91.0 x 91.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size, Papunya Tula Artists cat. CT990476

Estimate: 
$1,800-2,200
Lot 161
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
161

Joseph Jurra Tjapaltjarri

born c.1950
SANDHILL COUNTRY SOUTH OF KIWIRRKURA, 1989

synthetic polymer paint on linen

183.0 x 152.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size, Papunya Tula cat. JJ890443

Estimate: 
$10,000-15,000
Lot 162
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
162

Paddy Carroll Tjungurrayi

born c.1927
YALA (BUSH POTATO) DREAMING, 1988

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

179.0 x 143.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, cat. 0880499PC

Estimate: 
$5,000-7,000
Lot 163
$1,920
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
163

Ronnie Tjampitjinpa

born c.1943
TINGARI CEREMONIES AT WILKINKARRA, 1999

synthetic polymer paint on linen

122.0 x 61.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size, Papunya Tula Artists cat. RT990704

Estimate: 
$2,000-3,000
Sold for $1,920 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 164
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
164

George Tjampu Tjapaltjarri

(c.1935 - 2006)
ROCKHOLE SITE OF TJULNGA, 2000

synthetic polymer paint on linen

122.0 x 61.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size, Papunya Tula Artists cat. GT0011083

Estimate: 
$2,000-4,000
Lot 165
$1,800
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
165

Ronnie Tjampitjinpa

born c.1943
TINGARI CEREMONIES AT WILKINKARRA, 2005

synthetic polymer paint on linen

91.5 x 46.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size, Papunya Tula Artists cat. RT0501041

Estimate: 
$2,000-3,000
Sold for $1,800 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 166
$2,280
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
166

TURKEY TOLSON TJUPURRULA

(1942 - 2001)
STRAIGHTENING SPEARS AT ILYINGAUGAU, 1992

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

31.0 x 41.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist name, size, Papunya Tula Artists cat. TT920362

Estimate: 
$1,200-1,800
Sold for $2,280 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 167
$4,080
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
167

Joseph Jurra Tjapaltjarri

born c.1950
SOAKAGE WATER SITE OF TJUNURULNYA, 2003

synthetic polymer paint on linen

91.5 x 121.0 cm

inscribed verso: artists’s name, size, Papunya Tula Artists cat. JJ0302105

Estimate: 
$4,000-6,000
Sold for $4,080 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 168
$1,200
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
168

Walangkura Reid Napurrula

(c.1935 - 2004)
SEVEN SISTER'S DREAMING AT THE SITE OF WARAKUNA, 2001

synthetic polymer paint on linen

168.0 x 48.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size, Papunya Tula Artists cat. WR0106094

Estimate: 
$1,500-2,000
Sold for $1,200 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 169
$1,080
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
169

Nanyuma Napangati

born 1944
UNTITLED, 2001

synthetic polymer paint on linen

122.5 x 61.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size, Papunya Tula Artists cat. NN0102074

Estimate: 
$800-1,000
Sold for $1,080 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 170
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
170

Ian W Abdulla

born 1947
(i) WHEN MY STEP BROTHER PASSED AWAY..., 2006 (ii) THAT NIGHT I GOT PISSED..., 2006

synthetic polymer paint on canvas 91.5 x 122.0 cm

91.5 x 122.0 cm (2)

signed and dated lower right: Ian. W. Abdulla 2006

Estimate: 
$8,000-12,000 (2)
Lot 171
$3,600
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
171

Jimmy Ngalakurn

born 1946
LORRKONS, 2001

natural earth pigments on hollow logs

211.0 and 205.5 cm height

Estimate: 
$4,000-6,000 (2)
Sold for $3,600 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 172
$9,600
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
172

Nawurapu Wungugmurra

born 1952
GANYTJURR

natural earth pigments on carved and shaped wood

163.0, 156.5 and 127.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$3,000-4,000 (3)
Sold for $9,600 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 173
$2,640
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
173

Charlie Rurrkula

born c.1935
BROLGA, 1987

natural earth pigments on carved and shaped wood

73.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$800-1,200
Sold for $2,640 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 174
$624
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
174

Artist Unknown (North East Arnhem Land)

HAMMERHEAD TOTEM, 1960

natural earth pigments and synthetic polymer paint on carved and incised softwood

54.5 cm length

Estimate: 
$600-800
Sold for $624 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 175
$2,880
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
175

Paddy Dhathangu

(1915 - 1993)
YURLUNGURR THE PYTHON

natural earth pigments and synthetic binder on carved softwood

142.0 cm length

Estimate: 
$2,600-3,600
Sold for $2,880 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 176
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
176

Hamish Karrkarrhba

born 1968
LORRKON

natural earth pigments on hollow log

76.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$2,500-3,500
Lot 177
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
177

Charlie Matjuwi Burarrwanga

born c.1934
MACCASSAN'S ARRIVE AT ELCHO ISLAND, 2004

natural earth pigments on canvas

154.0 x 106.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, date, Elcho Island Arts cat. C/0343/MAT.

Estimate: 
$5,000-7,000
Lot 178
$1,920
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
178

Rosie Karedada

born c.1930
UNTITLED, c.1992

natural earth pigments and synthetic polymer paint on canvas

85.0 x 94.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name

Estimate: 
$2,000-3,000
Sold for $1,920 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 179
$12,000
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
179

Lily Karedada

born c.1937
(WANJINA AND GAYERRA FIGURES), 1992

natural earth pigments and bush gum on board

110.0 x 70.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size, Waringarri Aboriginal Arts cat. AP3593 and S3595

Estimate: 
$12,000-15,000
Sold for $12,000 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 180
$4,080
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
180

Nancy Noonju

born c.1940
NGARBEL NGARBEL, 2002

natural earth pigments on linen

100.0 x 140.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size, Red Rock Art cat. KP1556 and 0702

Estimate: 
$4,000-6,000
Sold for $4,080 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 181
$3,120
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
181

Madigan Thomas

born c.1935
WALLOWNGIE - MABELS DOWNS, 2001

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

100.0 x 140.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size, Warmun Art Centre cat. 859/01

Estimate: 
$2,400-3,000
Sold for $3,120 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 182
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
182

Jack Britten (Joolama)

(c.1925 - 2002)
WOORLJARRING COUNTRY

natural earth pigments on canvas

100.0 x 140.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size, Waringarri Aboriginal Arts cat. AP0382

Estimate: 
$8,000-12,000
Lot 183
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
183

Hector Chundaloo Jandany

(c.1929 - 2006)
PURNULULU BUNGLE BUNGLE COUNTRY, 1992

natural earth pigments on canvas

70.0 x 110.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size, Waringarri Aboriginal Arts cat.AP3629 and S3645

Estimate: 
$4,000-6,000
Lot 184
$360
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
184

Nancy Naninurra

born 1934
MUNDUNBURRY, 2003

synthetic polymer paint on linen

89.0 x 60.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size, Warlayirti Artists cat. 1217/03

Estimate: 
$600-1,000
Sold for $360 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 185
$1,320
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
185

Lucy Loomoo Nungurrayi

born c.1935
MALARI, 2002-03

synthetic polymer paint on linen

40.0 x 40.0 cm and 60.0 x 45.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size, Warlayirti Artists cat. 1302/02 and Yarliyil Arts cat. 2003/119

Estimate: 
$1,600-2,200 (2)
Sold for $1,320 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 186
$1,080
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
186

Theresa Nowee

born 1971
PUNTUJALPA, 2007

synthetic polymer paint on linen

118.5 x 40.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size, Warlayirti Artists cat. 180/07

Estimate: 
$800-1,000
Sold for $1,080 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 187
$552
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
187

Theresa Nowee

born 1971
UNTITLED, 2006

synthetic polymer paint on linen

80.0 x 29.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size, Warlayirti Artists cat. 1027/06

Estimate: 
$400-600
Sold for $552 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 188
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
188

Samuel Butler

UNTITLED, 2002

synthetic polymer paint on linen

119.0 x 80.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, size, Warlayirti Artists cat. 199/02

Estimate: 
$500-1,000
Lot 189
$3,600
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
189

Eileen Yaritja Stevens

(c.1915 - 2008)
NYAPARI TJUKURPA, 2006

synthetic polymer paint on linen

95.0 x 71.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, date, Tjungu Palya Artists cat. TPEYS06266

Estimate: 
$3,000-4,000
Sold for $3,600 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 190
$3,840
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
190

Yikartu Petersen

born c.1940
COUNTRY AROUND WIRNPA, 2007

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

91.5 x 91.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, title, date, Martumili Artists cat. P07-151

Estimate: 
$2,400-3,400
Sold for $3,840 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 191
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
191

Mary Anne Michaels

NYIRRIPI, 2008

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

61.0 x 76.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, title, size, Warlukurlangu Artists cat. 08/05NY

Estimate: 
$800-1,000
Lot 192
$4,800
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
192

Gloria Tamerre Petyarre

born c.1945
ARNKERRTHE (MOUNTAIN DEVIL DREAMING), 1998

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

175.5 x 171.0 cm

inscribed verso: cat. HB982111-17

Estimate: 
$4,000-6,000
Sold for $4,800 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 193
$1,920
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
193

Lorna Fencer Naparrula

(c.1925 - 2006)
YALA (BUSH POTATO), 1996

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

65.0 x 66.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, cat. 7-96 and Alcaston Gallery cat. AK3537

Estimate: 
$1,800-2,400
Sold for $1,920 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 194
$2,760
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
194

Kuruwarriyingathi Bijarrb Paula Paul

born 1937
BURRKUNDA

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

137.5 x 91.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, title, medium, Mornington Island Arts and Crafts cat. 1043-C & PP-0306

Estimate: 
$2,000-3,000
Sold for $2,760 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 195
$1,200
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
195

Kuruwarriyingathi Bijarrb Paula Paul

born 1937
RED ROCKS

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

137.0 x 91.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, title, medium, Mornington Island Arts and Crafts cat. 889/C/PP/0206

Estimate: 
$1,800-2,400
Sold for $1,200 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 196
$2,160
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
196

Birrmuyingathi Maali Netta Loogatha

born 1942
BACK OF OAKTREE POINT

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

101.0 x 152.0 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, title, medium, Mornington Island Arts and Crafts cat. 1872L; NL1206

Estimate: 
$3,000-4,000
Sold for $2,160 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 197
$480
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
197

Birrmuyingathi Maali Netta Loogatha

born 1942
BUSHFIRE AT OAKTREE POINT

synthetic polymer paint on canvas

91.0 x 121.5 cm

inscribed verso: artist's name, title, medium, Mornington Island Arts and Crafts cat. 1058-L; NL-0306

Estimate: 
$1,500-1,800
Sold for $480 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 198
$5,040
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
198

Artefacts and Carvings

Western Australia
A SHIELD

natural earth pigments on carved and shaped hardwood

70.0 cm length

Estimate: 
$800-1,200
Sold for $5,040 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 199
$1,440
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
199

Artefacts (Oceanic)

Massim People, South East New Guinea
A CANOE PROW

carved hardwood, finely incised on both sides with scroll work terminating in multiple frigate bird motifs. Pierced holes along top edge were for shell attachments

78.0 cm length

Estimate: 
$1,200-1,800
Sold for $1,440 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 200
$3,600
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
200

Kaapa Mbitjana Tjampitjinpa

(1925 - 1989)
PAIR OF COOLAMONS, 1977

shaped and carved softwood with synthetic polymer paint

78.0 and 64.0 cm length

Estimate: 
$1,800-2,800 (2)
Sold for $3,600 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 201
$960
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
201

Artefacts (Oceanic)

Boiken People, coastal East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea
A VERY FINE FOOD PLATTER

1960s carved and incised hardwood with traditional designs around the outer rim, the base decorated with a stylized face and headdress

42.5 cm diameter

Estimate: 
$800-1,000
Sold for $960 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 202
$1,200
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
202

Artefacts (Oceanic)

Kiriwina Island, Trobriand Islands, Milne Bay, Papua New Guinea
A MASSIM STOOL

1950s—60s carved and incised hardwood with old patina, in the form of two human figures each holding a drinking vessel, the top and sides with traditional designs

62.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$1,500-2,000
Sold for $1,200 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 203
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Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
203

Artefacts (Oceanic)

Huon Gulf, Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
A FINE TAMI BOWL

1940s carved and incised hardwood with traces of pigment, with carved decorated handles in the form of the tail and head of a bird devouring a fish, the base decorated with a design of a human head adorned with a decorative headdress

64.0 cm length

Estimate: 
$1,200-1,600
Lot 204
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
204

Artefacts (Oceanic)

Bosmun Village, Lower Ramu River, Madang Province, Papua New Guinea
A MASK

1950s—60s carved and incised hardwood with traces of red and white pigment, pearl shell and a coiled natural fibre headdress

45.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$1,800-2,400
Lot 205
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
205

Artefacts (Oceanic)

New c.aledonia
A BIRD-BEAKED CLUB

late 19th / early 20th century carved and shaped hardwood with very fine old patina

71.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$2,400-2,800
Lot 206
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
206

Artefacts (Oceanic)

Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
A MASSIM CLUB

early 20th century carved and incised hardwood, the front with traditional bird designs, the handle in the form of a bird's head

104.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$1,500-2,500
Lot 207
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Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
207

Artefacts (Oceanic)

Tonga
A CLUB

late 19th century carved hardwood with very fine old patina, decorated with finely incised zigzag designs in five sections with horizontal bands

123.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$2,000-3,000
Lot 208
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
208

Artefacts (Oceanic)

Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea
A MASSIM LIME SPATULA

carved and incised hardwood with traces of white pipe clay pigment, the handle in the form of a monkey with a detailed face

38.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$1,200-1,500
Lot 209
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
209

Artefacts (Oceanic)

c.1940 East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea
AN ABELAM FIGURE

natural earth pigments on carved and shaped softwood

80.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$2,000-3,000
Lot 210
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
210

Artefacts (Oceanic)

Nelikum Village, Maprik Area, EastSepik Province, Papua New Guinea
AN ABELAM FEMALE ANCESTOR FIGURE

natural earth pigments on carved and shaped hardwood, with human hair, string and cowrie shell decoration

139.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$1,400-1,800
Lot 211
$696
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
211

Artefacts (Oceanic)

Southern Abelam, Wosera District, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea
A BABA MASK

1960s—70s woven fibres decorated with black, brown, red, white and tan natural earth pigments

43.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$800-1,200
Sold for $696 (inc. BP) in Auction 17 - 6 October 2010, Melbourne
Lot 212
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Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010
212

Artefacts (Oceanic)

Inland Ramu, Bogia Area, Madang Province, Papua New Guinea
A PAIR OF HAIRPINS

1960s, shaped and polished bone with woven natural fibre and cowrie shell decoration

17.0 and 16.0 cm height

Estimate: 
$600-800 (2)
Lot 213
-
Important Aboriginal + Oceanic Art
Melbourne
6 October 2010