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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  • Lot399a_sh147_a
    LOT 399A

    Two Afghan Propaganda Rugs

    wool, depicting machine guns and tanks (2)

    EST.$300 - $500Sold for$1,800 Including Buyer's Premium
  • 400_1
    LOT 400

    African Street Art


    Doctors Boards

    acrylic on board, diptych (2)

    EST.$1,000 - $1,500Sold for$1,560 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 90 x 71 cm each
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
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  • 401_1
    LOT 401

    African Hand Painted Barbershop Sign

    acrylic on board

    EST.$500 - $700Sold for$1,440 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 40.5 x 121.5 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
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  • 402_1
    LOT 402

    Central Asian War Helmet

    horn and copper with applied brass decoration

    EST.$200 - $400Sold for$384 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 45 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
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  • 403_1
    LOT 403

    African Red and Green Painted Metal Trunk

    with brass latches

    EST.$200 - $400
    • Measurements: height 31 cm width 74 cm depth 46 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
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  • 404_1
    LOT 404

    African Wire 4WD Sculpture

    twisted metal with found objects and webbing

    EST.$100 - $200
    • Measurements: height 22 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
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  • 405_1
    LOT 405

    One African Wire Work Truck

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    EST.$100 - $200Sold for$720 Including Buyer's Premium
  • 406_1
    LOT 406

    Collection of African Textiles


    c. 1985

    various stylised designs including airplanes, birds and patterns in vibrant colours (5)

    EST.$400 - $600Sold for$720 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: varied dimensions
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
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  • 407_1
    LOT 407

    Four West African Slingshots

    carved and painted wood of various forms, each retains paper label to base (4)

    EST.$150 - $250Sold for$780 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: tallest height 19 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
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  • 408_1
    LOT 408

    Four West African Slingshots

    carved and painted wood of various forms, each retains paper label to base (4)

    EST.$150 - $250Sold for$480 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: tallest height 19 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
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  • 409_1
    LOT 409

    Two Contemporary African Safety Helmet Sculptures

    carved and twisted plastic decorated with marker ink logos (2)

    EST.$200 - $400Sold for$240 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 34 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
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  • 410_1
    LOT 410

    Haitian Sequin Voodoo Wall Hanging

    depicting a serpent-like figure, within a black fabric border

    EST.$300 - $500Sold for$480 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 90 cm width 83 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
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  • 411_1
    LOT 411

    Haitian Sequin Voodoo Wall Hanging

    depicting two women carrying food baskets, grey fabric border

    EST.$300 - $500Sold for$540 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 83 cm width 83 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
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  • 412_1
    LOT 412

    Two Haitian Sequin Voodoo Wall Hangings

    each with a heart-shaped face, one titled 'Valris', the other 'Edgar' (2)

    EST.$400 - $600Sold for$540 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 78 cm width 62 cm; height 76 cm width 77 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
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  • 413_1
    LOT 413

    Haitian Sequin Voodoo Wall Hanging

    depicting a mermaid and fish, titled 'Valris', brown fabric border

    EST.$500 - $700Sold for$660 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 79 cm width 59 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
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  • 414_1
    LOT 414

    Serge Jolimeau (Haitian, b. 1952)


    Haitian Spirits

    cut out metal sculpture, inscribed to side 'Serge Jolimeau'

    EST.$600 - $800
    • Measurements: height 69 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
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  • 415_1
    LOT 415

    Two Haitian Voodoo Panels

    each composed of second hand buttons surrounding a cut out sheet metal spirit figure (2)

    EST.$300 - $500Sold for$1,440 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: 49 x 38 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
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  • 416_1
    LOT 416

    Two Fon Wrought Iron Altar Staffs


    Benin or Nigeria

    the circular top with sheet metal cut out figures supported on a spike (2)

    EST.$400 - $600Sold for$780 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: length 102 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
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  • 417_1
    LOT 417

    Two Fon Wrought Iron Altar Staffs


    Benin or Nigeria

    the circular top with sheet metal cut out figures supported on a spike (2)

    EST.$400 - $600Sold for$600 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: length 102 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
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  • 418_1
    LOT 418

    Three African Carved Zoomorphic Stools


    Burkina Faso

    wood, each in the form of a stylised animal (3)

    EST.$400 - $600Sold for$300 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: greatest length 107 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
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  • 419_1
    LOT 419

    Three African Carved Zoomorphic Stools


    Burkina Faso

    wood, each in the form of a stylised animal (3)

    EST.$400 - $600Sold for$480 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: greatest length 108 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
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  • 424_1
    LOT 420

    African Carved Low Chair

    wood, with copper and aluminium inlaid decoration

    EST.$200 - $400Sold for$192 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: height 56 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
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  • 421_1
    LOT 421

    Ashanti Stool


    Ghana

    wood, curved seat with copper decoration, together with an African carved wood low chair, with woven rope seat and iron supports (2)

    EST.$400 - $600
    • Measurements: height 78 cm (chair)
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
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  • 426_1
    LOT 422

    Two Kuba Tukula Covered Boxes


    Democratic Republic of Congo

    one rectangular, the other square, both with carved geometric design (2)

    EST.$100 - $200Sold for$240 Including Buyer's Premium
    • Measurements: largest height 12 cm width 16 cm length 40 cm
    • Provenance: The Estate of Ray Hughes
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