Lot 34
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Aurangnamirri Wommatakimmi (Young Brook) circa 1920-1973

Estimate
5,000 - 8,000 GBP
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Description

  • AURANGNAMIRRI WOMMATAKIMMI (YOUNG BROOK)
  • Untitled, Tapara the Moon Man and Tukimbimi the Owl
  • Natural earth pigments on carved wood
  • 100cm high

Provenance

Executed at Milikapiti (Snake Bay), Melville Island, circa 1968
Jerome Gould, Los Angeles, California
Sotheby's, Fine Tribal Art and Aboriginal Paintings, Sydney, 4 December, 1994, lot 284
Fiona Brockhoff, Melbourne

Catalogue Note

Cf. Ronald M. Berndt and E.S. Phillips, The Australian Aboriginal Heritage: An Introduction Through the Arts, Ure Smith Sydney, 1973, for a closely related figure collected at Milikapiti by Professor Berndt in 1968
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