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Free domestic shipping on orders of $99+ | Click & Collect from Hawthorn 3122
Free domestic shipping on orders of $99+ | Click & Collect from Hawthorn 3122

Animalia X Ngarga Warendj - Garden Art - Platypus

Original price $85.00 - Original price $85.00
Original price
$85.00 - $85.00
Current price $85.00

Designed and made right here in Melbourne, Animalia Art references a range of Australian native animals, and renders them in architectural steel, ready for installation in your outdoor space. Like street art popping up in your laneway, Animalia Art is a little piece of covert art for your garden. Simply hammer your animal into a fence or verandah post, or even a live tree (for very hard timbers, you may need to pre-drill, before hammering), and ta-dah, your own cheeky piece of garden art to admire!

For these animals, Animalia collaborated with Taungurung man, Mick Harding.  Working under the name Ngarga Warendj (Dancing Wombat), Mick's work references the legends of the Kulin Nation. The Platypus reference Budja, known as a busy burrower and forager. The Long Necked Turtle is Barebin Buk, spirit animal for many groups in South Eastern Australia. The Goanna represents Dhulin, one of the important figures in the creation myth of Bundjil. "Dhulin the Goanna is one of the six special men who helped Bundjil the Wedge Tailed Eagle - our Creator - when he created the Earth.  Bundjil taught all the special men how to look after his creations - the mountains and the rivers, man, woman and all the animals. He taught them how to make weapons, how to fight with them, and how to behave with one another. After Bundjil had finished, Bellum Bellum the Musk Crow blew Dhulin and the other special men to the stars." - Mick Harding

  • Made from 3mm COR-TEN Steel, the surface of which will rust to a deep brown
  • Easily hammered into most wooden structures, or directly into soil
  • Designed and made in Victoria
  • Beautifully packaged, great for gifting!
  • Platypus measures 36 x 10.5cm

Each Animalia piece is packaged in a robust and attractive cardboard sleeve.

Delivery Options

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Pick Up (Click & Collect):

  • Collect your purchase from 714 Glenferrie Road, Hawthorn, during our opening hours
  • If your circumstances change, and you can no longer 'click & collect', please call us or email us at or call us on (03) 98193957 and we’ll work it out!

Free Domestic Shipping for orders of $99 +

  • This option is only available for purchases of $99.00 or more.
  • Delivery will be made via either via Sendle OR Australia Post standard Parcel Post (relevant Tracking details will be provided as soon as your order is processed). Generally, deliveries to metro areas and major regional centres will be sent via Sendle and deliveries to rural and regional addresses will go via Australia Post.
  • This offer is only valid to physical addresses within Australia, as Sendle couriers cannot deliver to Australia Post owned properties, this includes: post offices, PO boxes, locked bags, parcel lockers or Australia Post parcel collect locations.  If you specifically require shipping to a PO Box or similar, you will need to select a shipping option offered by Australia Post. 
  • If your shipment is sent via Sendle, your parcel will automatically be marked with "Authority to leave", unless you specify otherwise.  If you do not wish for your parcel to be left when a receiver is not home to sign for it, please let us know and it will be delivered to a nearby location for collection.  Collection points include convenient local businesses such as newsagents and service stations.