Two cheeky snakes in the mangroves

Sep 17, 2021. 17:57 UTC
Two Cheeky Snakes in the Mangroves
Christopher
United States of America

Category
Paintings

Acquired from
Other

For sale
No
Description

I was an aviation officer for the US Army flying in Australia and visited Port Keats south of Darwin in 1991. During my stay in the aboriginal community, one of the men painted "two cheeky snakes in the mangroves" as a gift. It's a 30x40 inch original that I had framed in Koa wood

Provenance

It was painted as an original by a member of the Port Keat aboriginal community in Australia south of Darwin on the coast

Answered within 2 days
Sep 19, 18:26 UTC
By Delia

Fair Market Value

$1,500 - $2,500 USD

Insurance Value

$4,000 USD
What does this mean?

Hi Christopher,

Thank you for contacting Mearto with your appraisal inquiry.
Based on the photos and information provided, and subject to examination, this is:

A vintage Keats School Australian, 1991
"Two Cheeky Snakes in the Mangroves"
oil on panel or canvas
30 by 40 inches
CONDITION: appears to be in good condition
PROVENANCE: acquired as a gift by the artist in 1991
$1,500-2,500*
*represents a fair-market value for auction purposes; retail or asking price may vary.

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