A Collection of Artefacts, Western Australia Boomerangs: 61 and 60cm; Wunda Shield: 69.5cm; Spearthrower: 59.5cm and Coolamon: 34.5 by 9cm
Lot 16
A Collection of Artefacts, Western Australia Boomerangs: 61 and 60cm; Wunda Shield: 69.5cm; Spearthrower: 59.5cm and Coolamon: 34.5 by 9cm
Sold for AU$ 39,040 (US$ 36,697) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A Collection of Artefacts, Western Australia
carved hardwood and natural earth pigments
Boomerangs: 61 and 60cm; Wunda Shield: 69.5cm; Spearthrower: 59.5cm and Coolamon: 34.5 by 9cm

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  • PROVENANCE:
    Collected by Alfred Canning (1860-1936) during his survey of the Canning Stock Route between 1906-1907. Canning was a surveyor with the Western Australian Department of Lands and Surveys
    George Marshall Nunn (1864-1945), an honorary life member and past President of the Institute of Surveyors
    Thence by descent to Rob Nunn, Geraldton, Western Australia
    Private collection

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