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Lot 27: ATTRIBUTED TO NYM DJIMUNGURR CIRCA 1910-1970S | Namarrkon, Lightning Spirit

Est: £4,000 GBP - £6,000 GBPSold:
Sotheby'sJune 10, 2015London, United Kingdom

Item Overview

Description

Bears label on the reverse, identifying the artist as ‘Bush Native’ and titles the work, ‘Axeman’

Dimensions

82cm by 28cm

Artist or Maker

Medium

Natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark (eucalyptus tetradonta)

Condition Report

The bark has two small holes approximately two-thirds of the way up on either side and two at the bottom right hand corner, where the bark has been previously attached to a mount board. There is a crack approximately 20cm long emanating longitudinally 3cm in from the top left hand corner. Minor areas of pigment loss on the figurative image, although remaining pigments appear stable. No repairs or restoration.
"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.
NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Provenance

Painted in Western Arnhem Land, circa 1965
Dorothy Bennett Collection
Sotheby's Aboriginal Art, July 29, 2003, Lot 80, for a related work by the artist.
The Thomas Vroom Collection, The Netherlands

Payment & Shipping

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Auction Details

Aboriginal Art - Including selected works from the Thomas Vroom Collection

by
Sotheby's
June 10, 2015, 02:30 PM GMT

34-35 New Bond Street, London, LDN, W1A 2AA, UK

Terms

Live bidding may start higher or lower

Buyer's Premium

£1 - 100,000:30.0%
£100,001 - 1,800,000:25.0%
£1,800,001+:17.0%

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