Lot 34, Mask, Bungain,
East Sepik Province, Papua, New Guinea, 16 inches high
34 is a Bungain mask from the East Sepik Province in Papua, New
Guinea. It is 16 inches high and was once with Charles Ratton of
Paris. It has an estimate of $150,000 to $200,000. It sold for $175,000.
Lot 95, Senufo Bird
Figure, Cote d'Ivoire, 46 inches high
95 is a large and handsome Senufo bird figure from the Cote
d'Ivoire. It is 46 inches high. It was once with Gaston de
Havenon and Baron Freddy Rolin and has been exhibited at the Museum of
African Art in Washington in 1972 and the Center for African Art in New
York in 1988. It has an estimate of $70,000 to $100,000. It sold for $106,500.
Lot 68, Maya stone
sculpture of a serpent, Terminal Classic, circa 850-950 A.D., 15 5/8
68 is a superb Mayan stone sculpture of a serpent, Terminal Classic,
circa 850-950 A.D. It is 15 5/8 inches high. It was
included in the "Before Cortes: Sculpture of Middle America" at the
Metropolitan Museum of Art in 1970 and 1971. It has an estimate
of $100,000 to $150,000. It
failed to sell.
Lot 69, "Aztec
Stone Figure of the Goddess Chicomecoatl," Postclassic, circa 1300-1521
A.D., 16 7/8 inches high
69 is a very good Aztec stone figure of the goddess Chicomecoatl.
It is Postclassic, circa 1300-1521 A.D. and is 16 7/8 inches
high. It has an estimate of $150,000 to $200,000. It sold for $187,500.
Lot 86, Bamileke animal, Cameroon, 24 3/4 inches long
Lot 86 is a large and very imposing wooden Bamileke animal from Cameroon. It is 24 3/4 inches long. It has an estimate of $30,000 to $50,000. It sold for $27,500.