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Auction: 227 - Lot number: 1249 << Previous   Next >>

Category: PAPUA

Description: 1932 Pictorialsoriginal India ink & watercolour design for the ornamental frame by FE Williams on art paper (184x247mm), affixed in the central void are a rough sketch of a portion of the border & a typed advice: "The shading should be deepened a good deal...", a few insignificant blemishes. Unique and one of the most important pieces for this issue. Ex EC Harris Archive: sold at the Prestige auction of 12.10.2012 for $1552. [With a typed note: "...the Committee thought that it would be advisable to embody some of the Broadside or horizontal designs & are of the opinion that Mr Williams's border can be so adapted..." In fact, it was used only for the 11 vertical designs]

Listed in: PAPUA 1901-1942 The BNG & Papua Stamps Period , essays , Indigenous Peoples , Art & Craft , AUSTRALIA

Estimate: AUD$ 1000.00

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Item was sold for: $1,150.00