Lot 65 - The Todd Barlin Collection Part III Oceanic Art - Sale as0569

 
Lot 65
An Old, Carved & Painted Aboriginal Figure, possibly Mornington Island, Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland, c. 1950s,
finely carved & painted, this figure shows a man in full ceremonial dress & body paint, wearing a Kunapipi headdress, the arms are articulated & probably held a ceremonial spear at one time
Notes:
For similar figure see: Deutscher + Hackett, Melbourne, 19 October 2016 L 60
Provenance:
Chris Zillman (1920-2009) Collection, The Zillman Museum of Wonders, Imbil, Queensland
H 75 cm
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Sold for $1,600

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