SH147 - Ray Hughes A Life with Art - Session II

Auction Details

Tuesday 15 May 2018 at 6:00pm36–40 Queen Street NSW, Woollahra, Sydney

On View

Thursday 10 May 2018 at 6:00pm - 8:00pmFriday 11 May 2018 at 11:00am - 5:00pmSaturday 12 May 2018 at 11:00am - 5:00pmSunday 13 May 2018 at 11:00am - 5:00pmMonday 14 May 2018 at 10:00am - 2:00am

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  • 423_1
    LOT 423

    Fon Makpo Ceremonial Staff, Benin

    bent metal and wood, carved with a snake and a fish, raised on metal plinth, together with a red painted iron facial target on stand (2)

    EST.$200 - $400Sold for$660 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: tallest height 54 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
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    LOT 424

    Three Yoruba Gelede Carved and Painted Masks


    Nigeria

    wood, with earth pigment, each face with cut out eyes, one wearing a Westerner hat (3)

    EST.$400 - $600Sold for$720 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 24 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
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  • 425_1
    LOT 425

    West African Carved Figure

    wood with light pigment finish, depicting a male figure holding a head and a trowel in his hands, with a bowl at his feet

    EST.$600 - $800Sold for$840 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 81 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
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  • 422_1
    LOT 426

    African Pottery Fertility Sculpture


    Possibly Mali

    modelled with a male and female figure seated on a fruit pod

    EST.$600 - $800Sold for$900 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 25 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
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  • 427_1
    LOT 427

    Two Yoruba Ibeji Twin Figures


    Nigeria

    wood, carved as a male and a female, both with typical tribal scarification marks on their forehead and cheeks (2)

    EST.$400 - $600Sold for$456 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 26 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
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  • 428_1
    LOT 428

    Ekonda 'Botolo' Chief's Hat


    Democratic Republic of Congo

    in a layered conical form with a central brass disc

    EST.$50 - $100Sold for$360 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 33 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
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  • 429_1
    LOT 429

    African Carved and Painted Mask

    wood, with earth pigment, cut out eyes surrounded by red beads

    EST.$400 - $600Sold for$540 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: length 83 cm width 46 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
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  • 430_1
    LOT 430

    Group of African Trade Beaded Ornaments

    including belts, bracelets and necklaces together with coloured glass bead necklaces in blue, green and red (A/F)(15)

    EST.$300 - $500
  • 431_1
    LOT 431

    African Folding Armchair

    free-form wood panel back, with engaged carved wood bird heads to arms

    EST.$300 - $500Sold for$600 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 108 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
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  • 432_1
    LOT 432

    Two Carved and Painted Figures

    each on a black rectangular stand (2)

    EST.$200 - $300
    • Measurements: height 21 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
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  • 433_1
    LOT 433

    Carved Female Figure

    wood, depicting a standing female figure on a circular plinth

    EST.$600 - $800
    • Measurements: height 94 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
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  • 434_1
    LOT 434

    Four Carved Kundu Drums


    Sepik River, Papua New Guinea

    wood, with incised decoration, three with skin drum heads, one retains Sotheby's lot no 4 tag another with the name of artist Karabu (4)

    EST.$300 - $500Sold for$480 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: tallest height 86 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
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  • 435_1
    LOT 435

    Abelam Carved and Painted Sculpture


    East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea

    wood, with all over dot pattern around central face in natural earth pigments, together with a Ramu River mask (2)

    EST.$200 - $400Sold for$720 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 176 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
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  • 436_1
    LOT 436

    Abelam Painted Wall Panel


    East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea

    wood, of trapezoidal form, with woven and painted palm leaf ornaments

    EST.$200 - $400Sold for$264 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: Height 100 cm width 80 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
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  • 437_1
    LOT 437

    Papua New Guinea Carved and Painted Paddle

    decorated with a relief figure, together with a Papua New Guinea drum, and a flat painted clay and woven pandanus figure (3)

    EST.$300 - $500Sold for$456 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 147 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
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  • 438_1
    LOT 438

    Two Papua New Guinea Carved Figures

    wood, with white and red pigment

    EST.$400 - $600Sold for$1,080 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 148 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
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    LOT 439

    Group of Papua New Guinea Woven Baskets

    geometric patterns, one made from telephone wire (8)

    EST.$200 - $400Sold for$480 Including Buyer's Premium
  • 440_1
    LOT 440

    Five Papua New Guinea Bowls

    wood, one with deep curvilinear carving, together with a clay pot (A/F) (7)

    EST.$200 - $400Sold for$540 Including Buyer's Premium
  • 441_1
    LOT 441

    Baining Ceremonial Mask


    Northern New Britain, Papua New Guinea

    constructed of a tapa cloth painted in orange and black pigments, the face with exaggerated lip and tongue

    EST.$500 - $700Sold for$2,400 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: length 120 cm height 68 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
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  • 442_1
    LOT 442

    Collection of Papua New Guinea Bilum Bags

    natural fibres and vegetable dyes, various patterns and bright colours (10)

    EST.$500 - $700
  • 443_1
    LOT 443

    Collection of Nine Papua New Guinean Bilum Bags

    natural fibres and vegetable dyes, various patterns and muted colours (9)

    EST.$200 - $400Sold for$480 Including Buyer's Premium
  • 444_1
    LOT 444

    Papua New Guinea Carved Betel Nut Mortar or 'Dap Dap'


    East Sepik River, Papua New Guinea

    with three standing ancestor figures supporting a bowl, together with a Papua New Guinea carved ancestor figure (2)

    EST.$400 - $600Sold for$1,080 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 19 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
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  • 445_1
    LOT 445

    Melanesian Carved Male Figure

    wood, feathers and natural earth pigments, painted with geometric motifs

    EST.$500 - $700Sold for$2,640 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 120 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
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  • 446_1
    LOT 446

    Three Papua New Guinea Kina Shell Necklaces

    red pigment cotton fibre (3)

    EST.$400 - $600Sold for$600 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: approx. length 24 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
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