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by MB Abram Galleries

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Falling Star IV

Ships From: Los Angeles, CA US

Description: Signed screen print, Edition of 90, panel 4 of 4 panels in the series Jimmy Pike, (c.1940-2002) Australian Aboriginal Artist, born Kurnti Kujarra, grew up as a hunter gatherer, east of Japingka, in the Great Sandy Desert. He eventually joined relatives at the station camp and worked as a stockman. He was named Jimmy Pike, after Phar Lap's jockey, by a cattle station manager. Pike learned to use western art materials while in Fremantle Prison. Even before he was released from prison his work was exhibited in major Australian galleries. In 1989 Pike was featured in a documentary The Quest of Jimmy Pike. Before his death in 2002, Pike had exhibitions in United Kingdom, Philippines,Namibia and Italy, and at the National Gallery of China, in Beijing. Pike's description of Falling Star IV, "This is a falling star, a true story. When I was a little boy, I was walking, walking at nighttime. I was walking across to some people, and the star hit me. Then they picked me up, and my grandfather fixed me, fixed my head, after that star hit me". Professionally framed. Not shown.

Condition Report: Excellent

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Price: $675

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Man in the Desert

Ships From: Los Angeles, CA US

Description: Signed screen print, from an edition of 99 Jimmy Pike, (c.1940-2002) Australian Aboriginal Artist, born Kurnti Kujarra, grew up as a hunter gatherer, east of Japingka, in the Great Sandy Desert. He eventually joined relatives at the station camp and worked as a stockman. He was named Jimmy Pike, after Phar Lap's jockey, by a cattle station manager. Pike learned to use western art materials while in Fremantle Prison. Even before he was released from prison his work was exhibited in major Australian galleries. In 1989 Pike was featured in a documentary The Quest of Jimmy Pike.[4] Before his death in 2002, Pike had exhibitions in United Kingdom, Philippines, Namibia and Italy, and at the National Gallery of China, in Beijing. Pike's description of Man in the Desert, "That's sandhill country. The man is Latrralarrakarraji. He's like a witch doctor. They can cripple you. He's a magic man like Murungkurr. Sometimes he turns into a baby, a human baby". Professionally framed, not shown.

Condition Report: Excellent

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Price: $1,000

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Yakima Pony Beaded Moccasins

Ships From: Los Angeles, CA US

Description: Yakima Pony Beaded Moccasins. Only known extant example.

Condition Report: Excellent

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Price: $25,000

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Large S. California Indian Steatite Cooking Bowl

Ships From: Los Angeles, CA US

Description: Carved from a block of steatite stone quarried on Catalina Island & traded to Coastal Indians along Ventura-Santa Barbara areas. Carving a bowl from a block like this would have been an arduous and difficult task.

Condition Report: Good

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Price: $14,000

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Pueblo Dance Panel

Ships From: Los Angeles, CA US

Description: A Pueblo Dance Panel of minimalistic design. The use of the Indigo stripe on either side is unusual in a piece dating to this period.

Condition Report: Excellent

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Price: $6,000

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Ibibio, Nigeria Deformation Mask

Ships From: Los Angeles, CA US

Description: An Ibibio "deformation" mask, also sometimes referred to as a "ghost" mask. Glossy patination and extensive sign of wear and use.

Condition Report: Good

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Price: $8,000

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Fine Moba Figure, Togo

Ships From: Los Angeles, CA US

Description: Mobas ÒTchitcheriÓ protective figures stood in Togo homes and village entrances and could only be birthed by individuals whose fathers were diviners, the carving considered a highly delicate operation requiring special prayers and precautions for these ritually charged objects. An unusually old and large example, showing years of exposure. Circa late 19th Century.

Condition Report: Good

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Price: $16,000

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Stone Effigy Figure, Rapa Iti, Austral Islands

Ships From: Los Angeles, CA US

Description: Rapa, sometimes called Rapa Iti Little Rapa, to distinguish it from "Rapa Nui" (Big Rapa) aka Easter Island), is the largest of the remote Bass Island chain settled by Polynesians in the 13th Century. This stone Goddess,is reminiscent in its bold treatment, of Easter Island sculpture. This work also shares uncanny similarities with the "Venus of Willendorf", Austria, circa 30,000 B.C. Collected by Joseph Louis Marcillac (1870-1943) in 1917 near the village of Area.

Condition Report: Good

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Price: $35,000

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Alice and the Lamas

Ships From: Los Angeles, CA US

Description: Hand colored mixed-media digital work. Ms. Pitman, currently residing in Australia, spent many years living and studying with traditional painting masters in Dharamasala, India home of the Dalai Lama in exile. Her works are represented in distinguished collections of contemporary art world-wide.

Condition Report: Excellent

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Price: $8,500

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Like A Bee

Ships From: Los Angeles, CA US

Description: Hyper-realist portrait of the champ, Muhammad Ali done by Michael Farhat. Artist Farhat's have been commissioned by numerous sports figures and celebrities. He recently completed a painting of the NBA Champion Team the Cleveland Cavaliers, and has been a sponsored artist of Microsoft, Mountain Dew, and Fortune 500 companies.

Condition Report: Excellent

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Price: $9,500

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UNSOLD

Ships From: Los Angeles, CA US

Description: Signed, titled, dated and numbered 'UNSOLD', Paul van den Biesen 2016, 1/5' Inkjet on foam board. Executed in 2016

Condition Report: Excellent

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Price: $32,000

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American Industrial Elevating Table

Ships From: Los Angeles, CA US

Description: A steel American industrial elevating table with spoke cast wheels. The large crank raises and lowers the top steel platform, supported by four very thick screws. A brake handle on the lower base. Original green paint.

Condition Report: Good

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Price: $4,500

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