Sotheby’s London

We are delighted to announce that Sothebys innaugural London sale of Aboriginal Art on 10 June 2015 was a great success, realising over £1,040.000.00 (A$2,117,000.00) in sales from just 75 lots offered, achieving 91% by value, and 83% by lot. Highlights included setting the two highest prices ever achieved for a bark painting at auction, with Jack Karedada’s Wanjina selling for £100,000 (A$199,540) and Alec Mingelmanganu’s Wanjina (Austral Gothic), selling for £93,750 (A$187,069). World auction records were also set for an Aboriginal shield, with a Lower Murray River Broad Shield achieving £87,500 (A$174,598), and amongst the numerous new artist’s auction records set was Ningura Naparrula’s, Woman’s Birth Site at the Rockhole Site of Wirrulnga, selling for £77,500 (A$154,644).

 

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