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Aboriginal Teapot - Ruth Stewart

This beautiful Aboriginal Teapot features Ruth Stewart’s Ngatijiri Jukurrpa (Green Budgerigar Dreaming) artwork.
It makes a fantastic, colourful gift from Australia for overseas or for friends and family.
It comes in its own box featuring more about the artist and her work.
Why not complete the gift with some of the matching mugs or coasters?! They’ll love it.
  • Fine Bone China Teapot with Strainer
  • Height (no lid): 13cm
  • Ideal for 2 cups of tea

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About the Artwork on this mug - Ngatijiri Jukurrpa (Green Budgerigar Dreaming)

The Ngatijirri Dreaming belongs to Napaljarri/Nungarrayi women and Japaljarri/Jungarrayi men.  Ngatijirri (Melopsittacus undulatus) are small bright green budgerigars native to central Australia and common around the Yuendumu area.  Men would hunt for Ngatijirri, robbing nests of eggs.  Juvenile birds are considered a delicacy, as are the eggs.
The men would go out hunting looking for Ngatijirri, swinging branches to kill the birds.
This Jukurrpa site for Ngatijirri is Yangarnmpi south of Yuendumu.  It travelled there from Patirlirri, near Willowra, and goes through to Marngangi, north/west of Mt Dennison.
Each time the flock lands they perform ceremonies, singing and dancing.
These sites are depicted as concentric circles.  The arrow like shapes are the footprints of the birds on the ground.

About the Artist Ruth Napaljarri Stewart

Ruth Napaljarri Stewart resides in Yuendumu, Northern Territory, Australia.
She is part of the Walpiri Group, and has been exhibiting artwork since 1986 throughout Australia and around the world; including exhibitions in England, USA, New Zealand, Germany & Scotland.
Ruth Napaljarri Stewart is featured in the collections of Major Art Institutions of Australia and around the world.

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