Aboriginal Breastplates

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Lot 418    Session 2 (11.30am Tuesday)    Aboriginal Breastplates

Estimate $2,000
SOLD $3,500

KING MALLE OF THE NYUNGAR DANOO OUTSTATION, 1881, init. to back K.N.81.W.A. well engraved brass in the form of a boomerang. Engraved with gum leaf and nut border, black boys, a tree, kangaroo, emu & diaper work ground enclosing the cartouche. Two holes, 225x85mm. Nearly very fine.

Ex Noble Numismatics Sale 57 (lot 617).

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