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Auction : The Tribal Art Collection of Bernie Clarke OAM

December 11, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm

The Tribal Art Collection of Bernie Clarke OAM
1.30pm, Monday 11 December
in our Leichhardt Saleroom

Catalogue available at www.rkta.com.au

Bernie Clarke was born in Sydney in 1921. In 1941, he joined the army and was deployed to New Guinea and Singapore.

Bernie is an avid photographer and was rarely without his camera during his time in New Guinea. Bernie left the army at the end of the war, and in 1946 began working on the construction of Lae airport.

Bernie returned to Australia in 1955, having amassed a significant collection of tribal art, all with excellent provenance, that he collected in the field. 

9am – 12noon, Saturday 9 December
9am – 1.30pm, Monday 11 December

1.30pm, Monday 11 December

Bid in our saleroom: registration opens from 8am.

Absentee bidding: use the form at www.rkta.com.au

Online bidding: with the RKT Auctions App or at live.rkta.com.au.


December 11, 2017
1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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