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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  • 447_1
    LOT 447

    Two Mendi Dolls


    Southern Highlands, Papua New Guinea

    plant fibre, feathers, shells and natural pigments, depicting a man and woman attired in ceremonial dress

    EST.$500 - $700Sold for$1,440 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: tallest height 57 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
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  • 448_1
    LOT 448

    Melanesian Carved and Painted Sculpture

    wood, with red, black, white and yellow pigments, the stylised head surmounted by a snake eating a lizard

    EST.$200 - $400Sold for$840 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 64 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
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  • 449_1
    LOT 449

    Three Aboriginal Mimi Spirit Figures


    Northern Territory

    natural earth pigments on carved and shaped beanwood (3)

    EST.$1,000 - $1,500Sold for$5,400 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: tallest height 109 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
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  • 450_1
    LOT 450

    Aboriginal Wunda shield


    Western Australia

    carved beanwood, with earth pigment, together with a carved and painted grouper fish (2)

    EST.$500 - $700
    • Measurements: fish length 70.5 cm shield length 65.5 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
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  • 451_1
    LOT 451

    Three Aboriginal Pearl Shells Adornments


    Western Australia

    engraved pearl shell, hair and natural earth pigments (3)

    EST.$1,000 - $1,500Sold for$4,200 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: each 16 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
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  • 452_1
    LOT 452

    Aboriginal Wandjina Board


    Western Australia

    retains paper gallery label 'Aboriginal Arts, 251 St. George’s Terrace, Perth, Western Australia, Artist Ignation, Affiliation Walambi, date 30/05/1990'

    EST.$1,000 - $1,500Sold for$1,920 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 59 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
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  • 453_1
    LOT 453

    Two Aboriginal Carved Baobab Nuts


    Western Australia

    one decorated with a figure holding a goanna, the other with an emu holding a fish in its mouth (2)

    EST.$200 - $400
    • Measurements: height 17 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
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  • 454_1
    LOT 454

    Collection of Indonesian Ikats

    various patterns and natural dyed colours  (9)

    EST.$300 - $500Sold for$780 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: dimensions variable
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
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  • 455_1
    LOT 455

    Four Japanese Woodblock Prints


    Samurai Battle

    framed (4)

    EST.$300 - $500Sold for$360 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 36.5 x 25 cm (each)
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
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  • 456_1
    LOT 456

    Indian School (20th Century)


    Deity and Elephant; Mother Carrying Children

    watercolour and ink on paper, inscribed verso 'CLB/18/75', 'C4/18/75/B6' (2)

    EST.$300 - $500Sold for$480 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 42 x 29.5 cm; 29.5 x 42 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
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  • 457_1
    LOT 457

    Indian School (20th century)


    Kamasutra Art

    hand coloured erotic bookplates, watercolour and ink on paper (3)

    EST.$300 - $500
    • Measurements: 20.5 x 12 cm; 18.5 x 10.5 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
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  • 458_1
    LOT 458

    Chinese School (20th Century)


    Four Cigarette Advertising Posters, c. 1930

    Hatamen, Pirate and Gold Bar cigarettes (4)

    EST.$500 - $700Sold for$540 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 75 x 51 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
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  • 459_1
    LOT 459

    Chinese Imperial Yellow Glaze Triple Gourd Vase

    with blue six character Kangxi mark to the underside

    EST.$700 - $900Sold for$1,020 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 34 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
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  • 460_1
    LOT 460

    Three Chinese Erotic Figural Groups

    glazed porcelain, each depicting erotic scenes (3)

    EST.$400 - $600Sold for$780 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: largest height 19 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
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  • 461_1
    LOT 461

    Three Chinese Erotic Figural Groups

    glazed porcelain, each depicting an erotic scenes (3)

    EST.$400 - $600Sold for$660 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: largest height 23 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
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  • 462_1
    LOT 462

    Two Chinese Celadon Erotic Plates

    porcelain, each depicting an erotic scene, each with mark in underglaze blue to the underside, together with a Chinese Famille Rose vase, painted with an erotic scene (3)

    EST.$200 - $400Sold for$360 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: diameter 18 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
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  • 463_1
    LOT 463

    Three Chinese Cultural Revolution Propaganda Figures


    c. 1970

    carved wood, in various stances (3)

    EST.$300 - $500Sold for$384 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 26 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
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  • 464_1
    LOT 464

    Two Communist Propaganda Pillows

    depicting Zhou Enlai and Joseph Stalin (2)

    EST.$200 - $400Sold for$300 Including Buyer's Premium
  • 465_1
    LOT 465

    Two Communist Propaganda Pillows

    depicting Hua Guo Feng and Mao Zedong (2)

    EST.$200 - $400Sold for$312 Including Buyer's Premium
  • 466_1
    LOT 466

    Chinese Cultural Revolution Propaganda Figures


    c. 1970

    wood, depicting figures in various stances, realistically painted (2)

    EST.$400 - $600Sold for$1,020 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 33 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
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  • 467_1
    LOT 467

    Chinese Cultural Revolution Propaganda Figural Group


    c. 1970

    green glazed porcelain, comprising five figures with hands raised saluting central figure of Chairman Mao

    EST.$300 - $500Sold for$1,140 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 44 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
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  • 468_1
    LOT 468

    Chinese Cultural Revolution Propaganda Figural Group


    Depicting Mao Motorcade with Armed Guards, c. 1970

    porcelain, four figures, realistically painted

    EST.$500 - $700Sold for$1,320 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 27 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
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  • 469_1
    LOT 469

    Two Chinese Cultural Revolution Propaganda Figures


    c. 1970

    porcelain, Chairman Mao, Jiang Qing, and a dining table (3)

    EST.$400 - $600Sold for$900 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 39 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
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  • 470_1
    LOT 470

    Three Chinese Cultural Revolution Propaganda Figures


    c. 1970

    porcelain, compirising a dancer, two conjoined dancers and an opera singer (3)

    EST.$300 - $500Sold for$420 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 32 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
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