Barrie Dexter Estate

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Viewing Location: 7 Wiluna Street Fyshwick ACT

Estate of the late Barrie Dexter CBE 1921-2018, senior diplomat and public servant. Dexter was instrumental in the development of Land Title policy for Australia and was the inaugural Secretary of the Department of Aboriginal Affairs from its creation in late 1972 by Gough Whitlam, until his retirement from the Department in 1976.  

Offered for unreserved sale is a document in objects of Dexter's journeys and his passion for culture and the arts - items gathered in Australia and abroad whilst on diplomatic posts. Cairo Egypt (3rd Secretary) 1951-53; Karachi Pakistan (1st Secretary) 1956-58; Washington USA 1960-63; Accra Ghana (Acting High Commissioner) 1963-64; Vientiane Laos (as Ambassador) 1964-68; Belgrade Yugoslavia, Romania and Bulgaria (as Ambassador) 1977-80; Ottawa Canada (as High Commissioner) 1980-82.

 
 
'Caroline Islands Female Figure (Nukuoro), Late 20th Century'
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Caroline Islands Female Figure (Nukuoro), Late 20th Century

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  • Height: 47cm
  • Acquired 1986
  • $325

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'Bavarian Woodcarving of a Kraxentraeger, Oberammergau 20th Century'
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Bavarian Woodcarving of a Kraxentraeger, Oberammergau 20th Century

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  • Height: 39cm
  • Carvers monogram
  • $305

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'Stanislaus Puruntatameri (Tiwi c.1906-1988) Female Figure, Carved Ironwood with Natural Earth Pigments'
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Stanislaus Puruntatameri (Tiwi c.1906-1988) Female Figure, Carved Ironwood with Natural Earth Pigments

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  • Height: 56cm
  • Stand Height: 14cm
  • Gift to Barrie Dexter on leaving Aboriginal Affairs in 1977 (copy of documentation available)
  • Major Tiwi artist
  • $1,060

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'Aboriginal Coolamon'
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Aboriginal Coolamon

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  • Length: 44cm
  • Made in Amata, South Australia
  • $440

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'Aboriginal Carved Emu Egg by Bill Bates'
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Aboriginal Carved Emu Egg by Bill Bates

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  • Height: 14cm
  • Carving of Darling River Wilcannia NSW
  • $75

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'Aboriginal Carved Emu Egg Portrait of Barrie Dexter by Bill Bird'
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Aboriginal Carved Emu Egg Portrait of Barrie Dexter by Bill Bird

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  • Height: 14cm
  • Repairs
  • $38

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'Six Stuart Crystal Beau Pattern Port Glasses'
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Six Stuart Crystal Beau Pattern Port Glasses

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  • Height: 10cm
  • Good condition
  • Mark to base
  • $62

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'Aboriginal Stone Head Axe'
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Aboriginal Stone Head Axe

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  • Length: 39cm
  • From Neutral Junction
  • $235

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'Incised Aboriginal Wooden Shield, From Warburton'
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Incised Aboriginal Wooden Shield, From Warburton

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  • Length: 76cm
  • $355

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'Old Aboriginal Boomerang with Incised Designs, From Amata'
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Old Aboriginal Boomerang with Incised Designs, From Amata

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  • Length: 61cm
  • From Meekatharra, Western Australia
  • Collected by Dr SE Craig c.1919
  • $170

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'Two Aboriginal Carved Wood Tjuringa'
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Two Aboriginal Carved Wood Tjuringa

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  • Image not available online, inspection only
  • Length of longest: 43cm
  • $1,090

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'Aboriginal Seed Grinding Stone and Pestle'
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Aboriginal Seed Grinding Stone and Pestle

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  • Length: 23cm
  • $215

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'Aboriginal Spear Thrower, Yirrkala Arnhem Land '
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Aboriginal Spear Thrower, Yirrkala Arnhem Land

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  • Length: 80cm
  • Purchased Aboriginal Arts & Crafts Ltd 1978, original descriptive tag accompanies the lot
  • $360

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'Two Aboriginal Mulga Wood Clapping Sticks'
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Two Aboriginal Mulga Wood Clapping Sticks

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  • Length: 31cm
  • $87

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'Aboriginal Boomerang Club'
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Aboriginal Boomerang Club

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  • Length: 73cm
  • $126

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'Aboriginal Boomerang'
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Aboriginal Boomerang

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  • Length: 65cm
  • $101

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'19th Century Masons Ironstone Soup Tureen Owned by Governor Sir John Forrest'
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19th Century Masons Ironstone Soup Tureen Owned by Governor Sir John Forrest

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  • Purchased by Judith Dexter's mother Mrs SE Craig in Perth in 1950 (original receipt for 15 guineas accompanies the lot)
  • Height: 33cm
  • Condition: Underdish with old staple repairs
  • $455

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'Canadian Carved Wooden "La Sanguine"'
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Canadian Carved Wooden "La Sanguine"

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  • Height: 18cm
  • From St Jean-Port Joli Quebec
  • $53

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'Pauloosie Karpik (Inuit 1911-1988) Carved Whalebone Figure'
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Pauloosie Karpik (Inuit 1911-1988) Carved Whalebone Figure

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  • Height: 22.5cm
  • Purchased 1981 Ottawa (copy of receipt available)
  • $365

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'Canadian Indian Haida Wooden Thunderbird with Whale Story Plate'
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Canadian Indian Haida Wooden Thunderbird with Whale Story Plate

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  • Length: 87cm
  • From British Columbia
  • $260

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'Upper Volta Carved and Pierced Hide Covered Drum'
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Upper Volta Carved and Pierced Hide Covered Drum

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  • Height: 68cm
  • Bought in 1962
  • Fair condition
  • $130

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'African Bambara Peoples Antelope Headdress (Chiwara), Mali 20th Century'
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African Bambara Peoples Antelope Headdress (Chiwara), Mali 20th Century

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  • Height: 78cm
  • Bought in 1962
  • Fair condition
  • $305

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'African Senufo Peoples Firespitter Mask, Ivory Coast 20th Century'
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African Senufo Peoples Firespitter Mask, Ivory Coast 20th Century

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  • Length: 80cm
  • Bought in 1962
  • Condition: End of horn broken and needs to be repaired
  • $255

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'African Standing Figure, Mali or Ivory Coast 20th Century'
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African Standing Figure, Mali or Ivory Coast 20th Century

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  • Height: 109cm
  • Bought in 1962
  • Condition: Cracks, broken staff needs to be repaired
  • $860

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'Timbuktu Hat, Timbuktu Leather Waist Band and Leather Tassel Whip'
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Timbuktu Hat, Timbuktu Leather Waist Band and Leather Tassel Whip

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  • Diameter of hat: 36cm
  • Bought in 1962
  • $51

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'Aboriginal Dyed Pandanus Basket by Ngal Maladba/Daisy Wogbara of Gunwinggu Clan'
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Aboriginal Dyed Pandanus Basket by Ngal Maladba/Daisy Wogbara of Gunwinggu Clan

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  • Height: 29cm
  • Gunwinggu clan located in Goulburn Island
  • Fair condition
  • Presented to Judith Dexter 1976
  • Original Maningrida Arts tag accompanies the lot
  • $265

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'Chinese Eggshell Porcelain Famille Rose Cup, Late 20th Century'
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Chinese Eggshell Porcelain Famille Rose Cup, Late 20th Century

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  • Gift from Ngon Sananikone
  • Height: 8cm
  • Box included
  • $133

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'Didgeridoo from Port Keats'
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Didgeridoo from Port Keats

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  • Length: 122cm
  • $251

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'Didgeridoo by Narila of Nakara Tribe, Acquired Maningrida 1977'
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Didgeridoo by Narila of Nakara Tribe, Acquired Maningrida 1977

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  • Length: 130cm
  • Maningrida Arts tag accompanies the lot
  • Copy of source documentation available
  • $825

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'Aboriginal Spear    '
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Aboriginal Spear

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  • Length: 214cm
  • $155

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'Guy Boyd (1923-1988) Swimmer with Arms Surrounding, Bronze Edition 3/9'
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Guy Boyd (1923-1988) Swimmer with Arms Surrounding, Bronze Edition 3/9

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  • Height: 113cm
  • Purchased directly from artist whilst Guy Boyd was living in Toronto CA and Barrie Dexter was the High Commissioner
  • Source documentation will accompany the lot
  • Cast 1981
  • $17,040

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'Shan States Bronze Rain Drum, Laos 19th Century'
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Shan States Bronze Rain Drum, Laos 19th Century

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  • Height: 51cm, Diameter 62cm
  • Intricately cast central star and concentric border ornament with 'double frog' bosses to top (one missing), and elephant procession lugs to
  • Unearthed in Laos
  • $1,560

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'Guy Boyd (1923-1988) Lovers Metamorphosis, Bronze Edition 6/9'
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Guy Boyd (1923-1988) Lovers Metamorphosis, Bronze Edition 6/9

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  • Height: 41cm
  • Purchased directly from artist whilst Guy Boyd was living in Toronto CA and Barrie Dexter was the High Commissioner
  • Source documentation will accompany the lot
  • Cast 1981
  • $4,210

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'Chinese Yunnan Ceramic Steamer, Chang Yueh'
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Chinese Yunnan Ceramic Steamer, Chang Yueh

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  • Height: 14cm
  • Diameter: 26cm
  • $57

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'Guy Boyd (1923-1988) Seated Girl with Hat, Bronze Edition 2/12'
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Guy Boyd (1923-1988) Seated Girl with Hat, Bronze Edition 2/12

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  • Height: 26cm
  • Purchased directly from artist whilst Guy Boyd was living in Toronto CA and Barrie Dexter was the High Commissioner
  • Source documentation will accompany the lot
  • $1,625

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'Thai Splashed Bronze Walking Buddha in Abhayamudra, Ayutthaya Period or Later'
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Thai Splashed Bronze Walking Buddha in Abhayamudra, Ayutthaya Period or Later

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  • Height: 26.5cm
  • Sourced in Laos
  • Finely cast features
  • $620

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'Lao Silver Betel Nut Horn'
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Lao Silver Betel Nut Horn

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  • Length: 9.5cm
  • Bought in the 1960's
  • $161

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'Luang Prabang Bronze Sitting Buddha Subduing Mara'
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Luang Prabang Bronze Sitting Buddha Subduing Mara

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  • Height: 13cm
  • Gift from Dr L Phannemuller
  • $430

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'Three Ancient Votive Jars From Egypt '
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Three Ancient Votive Jars From Egypt

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  • Height of tallest: 7cm
  • Condition: Some chips
  • $225

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'Roman Oil Lamp Earthenware Collected 1953'
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Roman Oil Lamp Earthenware Collected 1953

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  • Length: 12cm
  • $255

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'Old Bedouin Camel Bell with Camel Bone Clapper 1950s'
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Old Bedouin Camel Bell with Camel Bone Clapper 1950s

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  • Height: 10cm
  • Gift of Bedouin
  • $81

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'Egyptian Terracotta Ushabti Funerary Figure'
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Egyptian Terracotta Ushabti Funerary Figure

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  • Height: 15cm
  • $350

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'Thai Bronze Fragmentary Head of Buddha'
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Thai Bronze Fragmentary Head of Buddha

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  • Height: 17cm
  • Probably 20th Century
  • $255

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'Set of 5 Cambodian Bronze Musicians and Instruments Models '
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Set of 5 Cambodian Bronze Musicians and Instruments Models

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  • Height of tallest: 6cm
  • $116

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'Pakistani Silver Kohl Cosmetic Phial'
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Pakistani Silver Kohl Cosmetic Phial

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  • Length: 7.5cm
  • $155

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'Antique Thai Mixed Metals Lobed Box'
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Antique Thai Mixed Metals Lobed Box

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  • Height: 6cm
  • Gift from Dr L Phannemuller
  • Finial tip broken
  • $68

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'West African Iron Model of a Chair'
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West African Iron Model of a Chair

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  • Height: 10cm
  • $21

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'Thai Bronze Hand of Buddha Possibly Ayutthaya Period '
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Thai Bronze Hand of Buddha Possibly Ayutthaya Period

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  • Length: 19cm
  • $560

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'West African Iron Model of King on Carrying Chair '
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West African Iron Model of King on Carrying Chair

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  • Height: 8cm
  • $28

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'Two Ancient Egyptian Jars and Votive Dish'
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Two Ancient Egyptian Jars and Votive Dish

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  • Height of tallest: 8cm
  • $455

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'Lao Silver Frog Drum Shaped Snuff Box and Lao Silver Oval Snuff Box'
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Lao Silver Frog Drum Shaped Snuff Box and Lao Silver Oval Snuff Box

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  • Height of tallest: 4cm
  • Gift from Ooma Sananikono
  • $83

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'Cambodian Silver Snuff Box Apple Shaped'
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Cambodian Silver Snuff Box Apple Shaped

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  • Height: 3.5cm
  • Gift from Dr. L Phannemuller
  • $78

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'Old Chinese Carved and Pierced Giltwood Frieze'
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Old Chinese Carved and Pierced Giltwood Frieze

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  • Height: 25cm
  • Width: 67cm
  • Depth: 7cm
  • As photographed
  • $900

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'Five African Bronze Figures'
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Five African Bronze Figures

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  • Height of tallest: 9.5cm
  • $425

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'Chinese Late Ming Blue and White Dragon Bowl, Late 16th to Early 17th Century'
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Chinese Late Ming Blue and White Dragon Bowl, Late 16th to Early 17th Century

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  • Height: 6cm
  • Tribute sealmark to base
  • Diameter: 13cm
  • $860

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'Chinese Blue & White Calligraphy Bowl with Metal Bound Rim for the Vietnamese Market 19th Century, and Another Bowl'
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Chinese Blue & White Calligraphy Bowl with Metal Bound Rim for the Vietnamese Market 19th Century, and Another Bowl

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  • Diameter of widest: 12cm
  • Calligraphy bowl with single character mark (jade), partial hairline crack
  • $193

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'Two Antique Canadian Cedar Decoy Ducks'
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Two Antique Canadian Cedar Decoy Ducks

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  • Blue bill duck and a red head duck
  • Length of longest 33cm
  • $260

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'Chinese Soapstone Carving of a Fisherman'
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Chinese Soapstone Carving of a Fisherman

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  • Height 26cm
  • $185

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'Lao Silver Pumpkin Form Tobacco Box'
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Lao Silver Pumpkin Form Tobacco Box

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  • Length 6cm
  • 45g
  • $171

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'Two Lao Rooster Form Opium Weights From Ban Houi Sai'
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Two Lao Rooster Form Opium Weights From Ban Houi Sai

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  • Height 6.5cm
  • Gifted by Dr Ludwig Phannemuller
  • $315

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'Aboriginal Kimberley Region Carved Boab Nut'
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Aboriginal Kimberley Region Carved Boab Nut

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  • Length 23cm
  • $60

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'Lao Opium Pipes Circa 1960s'
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Lao Opium Pipes Circa 1960s

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  • Length longest 28.5cm
  • $130

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'Three Lao Silver Tiger Tongue Coins'
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Three Lao Silver Tiger Tongue Coins

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  • Length longest 11.5cm
  • 270g
  • $206

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'Turkish Engraved Brass Coffee Grinder'
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Turkish Engraved Brass Coffee Grinder

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  • Height 30cm
  • Handle folds up inside
  • $82

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'Lao Ivory Handled Ceremonial Sword Gifted to Barrie Dexter from the Prime Minister Prince Souvanna Phouma'
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Lao Ivory Handled Ceremonial Sword Gifted to Barrie Dexter from the Prime Minister Prince Souvanna Phouma

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  • With plaque to the Ambassador to Australia Barrie G Dexter from Prince Souvanna Phouma
  • With decorative engraved silver sheath and red woven tassels
  • With display case
  • Length of case 51cm
  • $750

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'Three Lao Silver Repousse and Engraved Finger Bowls, Gifts from the King and Queen of Laos'
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Three Lao Silver Repousse and Engraved Finger Bowls, Gifts from the King and Queen of Laos

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  • Inscriptions to bases
  • With booklet with best wishes for the new year from their majesty the King and Queen of Laos
  • With display box with Lao Seal
  • Height 4cm
  • 190g
  • $2,360

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'Lao Silver Rouposse Rose Bowl with Six Facades of Alternating Warrior Figures Surrounded by Scrollwork'
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Lao Silver Rouposse Rose Bowl with Six Facades of Alternating Warrior Figures Surrounded by Scrollwork

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  • Erawan emblem to base, with inscription to base to B G Dexter with Six Diplomatic Signatures 1968
  • Silver mark to base
  • Height 12, diameter 23.5cm
  • 476g
  • $701

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'Lao Silver Rose Bowl with Repousse Jasmine Buds, Buddhas Hair and Beading, Gift From Prince Souvanna Phouma 1968 '
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Lao Silver Rose Bowl with Repousse Jasmine Buds, Buddha's Hair and Beading, Gift From Prince Souvanna Phouma 1968

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  • Erawan emblem to base, with inscription
  • Height 11.5, diameter 22cm
  • 398g
  • Includes a promgramme from His Royal Highness Prince Vong Savang Crown Prince of Laos Visit to Australia December 1965
  • $910

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'Lao Silver Rouposse Rose Bowl Decorated with the Twelve Zodiac Animals, Jasmine Buds and Beadwork With Inscription to Base To Madame Dexter'
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Lao Silver Rouposse Rose Bowl Decorated with the Twelve Zodiac Animals, Jasmine Buds and Beadwork With Inscription to Base To Madame Dexter

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  • Erawan emblem to base, with inscription similar
  • With presentation box
  • Height 12.5, diameter 23cm
  • 525g
  • $4,110

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'0.5g Natural Gold Granules'
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0.5g Natural Gold Granules

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  • 0.5g
  • $51

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'Chinese Shiwan Figure of Birds'
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Chinese Shiwan Figure of Birds

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  • Height 19cm
  • $255

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'TE Lawrence Seven Pillars of Wisdom Jonathon Cape London 1935'
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TE Lawrence Seven Pillars of Wisdom Jonathon Cape London 1935

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  • Fair condition, some foxing
  • $176

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'JP Marquand, Lord Timothy Dexter, Minton Balach & Company 1925, Samuel Knapp Life of Timothy Dexter John G Tilton 1852 and Two Others'
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JP Marquand, Lord Timothy Dexter, Minton Balach & Company 1925, Samuel Knapp Life of Timothy Dexter John G Tilton 1852 and Two Others

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  • Also includes, John P Marquand Timothy Dexter Revisited Little, Brown and Company 1960 and Lord Timothy Dexter Pickle for the Knowing Ones S A Tucker
  • $21

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'Aboriginal Engraved Stone Tjuringa'
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Aboriginal Engraved Stone Tjuringa

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  • Image not available online, inspection only
  • Length 25cm
  • $1,010

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'John Kipara Tjakamarra (Pintupi 1931-2003) Tingari Dreaming at Warupuyunya Circa 1971-72'
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John Kipara Tjakamarra (Pintupi 1931-2003) Tingari Dreaming at Warupuyunya Circa 1971-72

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  • 75.5 by 60.5cm
  • Synthetic polymer paint on composition board (small loss to lower left corner)
  • Includes Papunya Tula Art certificate of authenticity (descriptive notes and image/chart of painting) in Geoffrey Bardon's hand
  • $9,010

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'Old Walter Tjampitjinpa (Pintupi 1912-1980) Sugar Ant Men Circa 1973'
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Old Walter Tjampitjinpa (Pintupi 1912-1980) Sugar Ant Men Circa 1973

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  • 41 by 22.5cm
  • Synthetic polymer paint on composition board
  • Papunya Tula Artists label attached verso
  • $7,510

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'Paddy Dhatangu (Galwanuk-Liyagalawumirr 1915-93) Father Totem, Natural Earth Pigments on Eucalyptus Bark'
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Paddy Dhatangu (Galwanuk-Liyagalawumirr 1915-93) Father Totem, Natural Earth Pigments on Eucalyptus Bark

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  • Bark 83 by 49cm
  • Splitting
  • Gift to BG Dexter for Mr and Mrs AR Menzies 1981 (copy of original documentation available)
  • $455

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'Gawarin (Yirrkala) Barama the Creator of Yirritja Patterns, Natural Earth Pigments on Eucalyptus Bark'
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Gawarin (Yirrkala) Barama the Creator of Yirritja Patterns, Natural Earth Pigments on Eucalyptus Bark

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  • Bark 68 by 27cm
  • Copy of documentation available
  • $1,131

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'David Malangi Daymirringu (1927-1999) Natural Earth Pigments on Eucalyptus Bark Circa 1972'
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David Malangi Daymirringu (1927-1999) Natural Earth Pigments on Eucalyptus Bark Circa 1972

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  • Bark 76 by 39cm
  • Inscribed verso BY MALANGI
  • $1,510

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'Mithili Wanambi (Marrakulu c.1923-81) The Naming of the Artists Country Circa 1976, Natural Earth Pigments on Eucalyptus Bark'
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Mithili Wanambi (Marrakulu c.1923-81) The Naming of the Artist's Country Circa 1976, Natural Earth Pigments on Eucalyptus Bark

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  • Bark 137 by 49cm
  • Inscribed verso
  • Gift to Barry Dexter from the Yirrkala People in 1976 in thanks for Land Rights Legislation (includes documentation)
  • $4,009

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'Evelyn Roadknight (Dates Unknown) Anderson St South Yarra, Oil on Canvas'
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Evelyn Roadknight (Dates Unknown) Anderson St South Yarra, Oil on Canvas

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  • 38 by 48cm
  • Label with artist's name and title verso
  • $125

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'Artist Unknown, Glen Waverly, Oil on Card'
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Artist Unknown, Glen Waverly, Oil on Card

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  • 28 by 34cm
  • Inscribed with title verso
  • $41

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'Memona Feroz Nana (Pakistani) Sweeper 1957, Oil on Card'
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Memona Feroz Nana (Pakistani) Sweeper 1957, Oil on Card

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  • 55 by 36.5cm
  • Signed with monogram ME lower right
  • Inscribed with artist's name and title verso, Karachi 1957
  • $102

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'Syed Jahangir (Pakistani 1935-2018) Two Artworks, Watercolour and Ink on Paper'
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Syed Jahangir (Pakistani 1935-2018) Two Artworks, Watercolour and Ink on Paper

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  • 42 by 50cm , and 37 by 50cm
  • Signed and dated July 57 lower right
  • $106

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'Elizabeth Durack (1915-2000) I Wasnt Doing No More Than 35, Mixed Media on Paper'
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Elizabeth Durack (1915-2000) I Wasn't Doing No More Than 35, Mixed Media on Paper

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  • 40 by 54cm
  • Signed lower left
  • Inscribed with title lower centre
  • Inscribed with provenance information verso
  • $300

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'Seven Books By Winston Churchill, Including Great Contemporaries, My Early Life, The Crisis and More '
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Seven Books By Winston Churchill, Including Great Contemporaries, My Early Life, The Crisis and More

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  • Includes four volumes of A History of the English Speaking Peoples, Published Dodd, Mead and Company New York, The Crisis, The Macmillan Company 1936,
  • Also includes Winston Churchill, the era the man by Virginia Cowles and Battle by Hugh Martin
  • $70

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'WITHDRAWN Oak Double Pedestal Roll Top Desk Early 20th Century'
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WITHDRAWN Oak Double Pedestal Roll Top Desk Early 20th Century

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  • Length 121cm, depth 68.5, height 101
  • Locked without key
  • Fair condition for age, black plate requires screws
  • $0

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'Large Australian Cedar Table, Ex Parliament House NSW Circa 1884'
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Large Australian Cedar Table, Ex Parliament House NSW Circa 1884

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  • Victoria Regina mark to leg, as photographed
  • Length 259cm, depth 107, height 78
  • Good sound original condition, marks consistent with age
  • $12,150

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'Chanthapanya Soukhaseum (Laotian Dates Unknown) Les Ruines De Sayfong, Oil on Canvas '
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Chanthapanya Soukhaseum (Laotian Dates Unknown) Les Ruines De Sayfong, Oil on Canvas

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  • Sight 76 by 41 cm
  • Dated 67
  • Signed Lower Right
  • $130

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'Two Ceramic Sculptures by P. Mills'
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Two Ceramic Sculptures by P. Mills

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  • Height of tallest 24cm
  • $42

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'Large Russian Brass Samovar'
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Large Russian Brass Samovar

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  • Height: 60cm
  • $405

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'Persian Round Brass Samovar With Fluted Top'
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Persian Round Brass Samovar With Fluted Top

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  • Height: 43cm
  • $264

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'Two African Woodfire Ceramic Cooking Pots Circa 1960s'
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Two African Woodfire Ceramic Cooking Pots Circa 1960s

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  • Height: 24cm
  • Diameter: 33cm
  • Fair condition
  • $102

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'Sword from Timbuktu'
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Sword from Timbuktu

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  • Length: 89cm
  • Fair condition
  • $220

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'Four Chinese Porcelain Pedestal Cups, 19th Century '
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Four Chinese Porcelain Pedestal Cups, 19th Century

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  • Rim Frits
  • Diameter: 10cm
  • $403

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'Tall Grey Hue Orrefors Vase'
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Tall Grey Hue Orrefors Vase

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  • Height: 29.5cm
  • Signed to base
  • $208

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'Aboriginal Polished Stone on Silver Chain, Made by Post-Primary Class at Papunya'
119

Aboriginal Polished Stone on Silver Chain, Made by Post-Primary Class at Papunya

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  • Made by Post-Primary Class at Papunya
  • $50

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'South-East Asian Sword'
120

South-East Asian Sword

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  • Length 54cm
  • $255

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'Two Large Ex Diplomatic Metal Trunks'
121

Two Large Ex Diplomatic Metal Trunks

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  • Black chest length 88cm, depth 48, height 38
  • Fair condition
  • $159

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'Two Large Ex Diplomatic Metal Trunks'
122

Two Large Ex Diplomatic Metal Trunks

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  • Length 88cm, depth 47, height 28
  • Fair condition
  • $57

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'Late Victorian Mahogany and Blue Buttoned Satin Slipper Chair Circa 1880'
123

Late Victorian Mahogany and Blue Buttoned Satin Slipper Chair Circa 1880

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  • Width 57cm, depth 68, height 83
  • On Castors
  • Good condition for age
  • $438

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'Four Australian Cedar Bar Back Chairs 19th Century '
124

Four Australian Cedar Bar Back Chairs 19th Century

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  • Width 45cm, depth 46, height 86
  • Fair condition for age
  • $170

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'English Arts and Crafts Style Dining Chair with Seagrass Seat Early 20th Century'
125

English Arts and Crafts Style Dining Chair with Seagrass Seat Early 20th Century

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  • Width 57cm, depth 60, height 98
  • Fair condition, loose joints
  • $87

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'East Indies Colonial Style Two Drawer Side Table 19th Century'
126

East Indies Colonial Style Two Drawer Side Table 19th Century

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  • Length 91.5cm, depth 51.5, height 79
  • Fair condition for age
  • $140

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'Oak Fall Front Writing Bureau Early 20th Century'
127

Oak Fall Front Writing Bureau Early 20th Century

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  • Width 91.5cm, depth 36, height 116
  • With two keys
  • Fair condition for age
  • $221

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'Martin Jonas (Yugoslavian 1924-) Untitled Oil on Canvas'
128

Martin Jonas (Yugoslavian 1924-) Untitled Oil on Canvas

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  • Sight 50 by 74cm
  • Signed lower right and dated
  • $505

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'Karl Simrod Das Nibelungen Lied Berlin 1923'
129

Karl Simrod Das Nibelungen Lied Berlin 1923

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  • Fair condition
  • $125

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'Victorian Mahogany Mirror Backed Chiffonier Circa 1880'
130

Victorian Mahogany Mirror Backed Chiffonier Circa 1880

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  • Length 137cm, depth 53.5, height 139
  • $286

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'South East Asian Carved and Pierced Teak Folding Screen'
131

South East Asian Carved and Pierced Teak Folding Screen

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  • Extended - 206cm x 183.5cm
  • $675

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'Elizabeth Durack (1915-2000) Untitled  From the Meekathara Series Pastel on Paper'
133

Elizabeth Durack (1915-2000) Untitled From the Meekathara Series Pastel on Paper

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  • Signed lower right
  • Exhibited Skinner Gallery Perth 1958
  • Biographical information attached verso
  • Sight 40 by 54cm
  • $1,060

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'Elizabeth Durack (1915-2000) Untitled From the Meekathara Series Pastel on Paper'
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Elizabeth Durack (1915-2000) Untitled From the Meekathara Series Pastel on Paper

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  • Signed lower right
  • Exhibited Skinner Gallery Perth 1958
  • Biographical information attached verso
  • Sight 40 by 54cm
  • $1,210

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'Earl of Chesterfield Letters to His Son Dublin 1774'
135

Earl of Chesterfield Letters to His Son Dublin 1774

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  • Gilt tooled leather bound
  • Fair condition, split
  • $250

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'Rover Thomas (c.1926-1998) Warmun (Turkey Creek) WA 1995, Natural Earth Pigments on Canvas'
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Rover Thomas (c.1926-1998) Warmun (Turkey Creek) WA 1995, Natural Earth Pigments on Canvas

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  • 60.5 by 80cm
  • Ex Chapman Gallery
  • Waringarri Arts stock number AP0955
  • $7,010

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'Gabriel Namatjira (1941-1969) Central Australian Landscape, Watercolour'
138

Gabriel Namatjira (1941-1969) Central Australian Landscape, Watercolour

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  • 18.5 by 26.5cm
  • Unframed
  • Excellent condition
  • $898

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