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Lot #64 - Roy Wiggan

  • Auction House:
    Deutscher and Hackett
  • Sale Name:
    Works from the K.D.H. Ainsworth Collection
  • Sale Date:
    26 Mar 2014 ~ 7pm
  • Lot #:
  • Lot Description:
    Roy Wiggan
    born 1930
    Ilma - Magabala, 2004
    synthetic polymer paint, cotton wool and wire on wood
    133.0 x 67.0 cm (irregular)
  • Provenance:
    Short Street Gallery, Broome, acquired 2004 (cat. #10005); The K.D.H. Ainsworth Collection, Queensland
  • Notes:
    This work is accompanied by a copy of a certificate of authenticity from Short Street Gallery which states: 'This ilma shows the cycle of the Magabala. It refers to a song that is performed to ensure that the Magabala is abundant. This food is important to all people living on the peninsula and around Broome. The round parts represent seeds, while the triangular shapes are flowers, while the long shape at the bottom is the fully ripe fruit.'
  • Estimate:
    A$1,000 - 2,600
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