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Trade delivers people
1989-1990

Medium
porcelain buttons, string, cotton petit point, satin mount, cotton lace, copper sheet, cane, wood frames
Measurements
(a-e) 82.2 × 355.0 × 10.0 cm (installation)
Place/s of Execution
Sydney, New South Wales
Inscription
(a) inscribed in fibre-tipped pen on reverse c.: Narelle Jubelin / 1990.
inscribed in fibre-tipped pen on Mori Gallery paper label on reverse l.c.: NARELLE JUBELIN / ASSEMBLED GERMAN TRADING PORCELAIN / BUTTON NEW GUINEA BRIDE PRICE / ARMLETTE + PETIT POINT GROUND. / TRAMP ART FRAMED / 1990 / ASSEMBLED ARMLETTE / COTTON PETIT POINT / WOODEN TRAMP ART FRAME / H. 20 x W. 33cms D. 4cms
(b) inscribed in fibre-tipped pen on reverse c.: Narelle Jubelin / 1990.
inscribed in fibre-tipped pen on Mori Gallery paper label on reverse l.c.: NARELLE JUBELIN / ASSEMBLED VENETIAN BURANO / LACE GONDOLA + COTTON PETIT / POINT GROUND. LACE PURCHASED / VENICE 1990. / PETIT POINT PRODUCED SYDNEY 1990 / COTTON LACE / COTTON PETIT POINT / WOODEN TRAMP ART FRAME. / 30.5 X 30.5 X 4 cms.
(c) inscribed in fibre-tipped pen on Mori Gallery paper label on reverse u.l.: NARELLE JUBELIN / TRADE DELIVERS PEOPLE / “Rendition of a Tortise Shell / Waterline Half Model of / ‘USN Olympia’, Circa 1895, / Included in Christie’s / Maritime Sale of Sept. 1988” / 1989 (Work 10) / Cotin Petit Point / Found Tramp Art Frame.
(e) inscribed in fibre-tipped pen on Mori Gallery paper label on reverse u.c.: NARELLE JUBELIN / TRADE DELIVERS PEOPLE (underlined) / “Rendition of ‘Bark Venus’ / of Hobart Town. Engraved / South American Turtle Shell / c. 1830-35. Purchased by / the ANG 1988’ (Work 12) / 1989 / Cotin Petit Point / Found Tramp Art Frame.
Accession Number
A4.a-e-1991
Department
Australian Sculpture
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased through The Art Foundation of Victoria with the assistance of the Rudy Komon Fund, Governor, 1991
© Narelle Jubelin
Gallery location
Level 2, NGV Australia

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