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Lot 18: SPIDER "1" NAMIRRKI CIRCA 1925-1975 | Male and female Namarnde making love

Est: £8,000 GBP - £12,000 GBPSold:
Sotheby'sJune 10, 2015London, United Kingdom

Item Overview

Description

Bears inscription ‘Spider 1’ on reverse

Dimensions

97cm by 64cm

Artist or Maker

Medium

Natural earth pigments on eucalyptus bark (eucalyptus tetradonta)

Condition Report

The bark and pigments are in excellent order overall. No repairs or restoration, and only minor areas of pigment loss. A number of naturally occurring cracks within the bark, although overall the bark is in excellent condition.
"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."

Exhibited

Australië: het land en de mensen, Rijksmuseum voor Volkenkunde, Leiden, 6 October 2005 - 27 August 2006
Australia: the land, the people, Gyeonggi Provincial Museum, Yongin - Korea, 18 October 2006 - 25 February 2007
Theme Park - Brook Andrew, AAMU, Utrecht, 17 October 2008 - 1 April 2009

Provenance

Acquired from the artist at Mudjinberri (Mudjinbardi) by Lance Bennett, in 1966
The Thomas Vroom Collection, The Netherlands

Payment & Shipping

Payment

Accepted forms of payment: Other, Personal Check, Visa

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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%

Bidding Increments

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