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Lot #31 - Johnny Young Perrurle

  • Auction House:
    Deutscher and Hackett
  • Sale Name:
    Australian Aboriginal Art Including Works from the Maclean Collection - Timed Online Auction
  • Sale Date:
    19 May 2020 ~ 7pm (AEST)
  • Lot #:
  • Lot Description:
    Johnny Young Perrurle
    (born 1964)
    Camel, 2008
    56.0 x 12.5 x 64.5 cm
  • Provenance:
    Titjikala Art Centre, Santa Teresa, Northern Territory (cat. TTJ08JY2820S); Gallery Gondwana, Alice Springs; Maclean collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above in September 2008
  • Notes:
    This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from Titjikala Art Centre, Santa Teresa, Northern Territory which states: ‘Aboriginal people and children created toys to play with out of discarded tins and wire. Out of this creativity a genre of bush toy­making has developed. The wealth of detail and peculiarities of construction in these bush toys reflect the depth of knowledge Johnny obtained in his years spent mustering and working as a stockman.’
  • Estimate:
    A$800 - 1,200
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