The Graham Beck Collection of African and Oceanic Headrests African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art British and European Art California Jewels

Bonhams London
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Datum der Auktion: 11.11.2019 - 11.11.2019

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Headrest, probably Lake Sentani, West Papua, Irian Jaya

Headrest, probably Lake Sentani, West Papua, Irian Jaya height 7in (18cm); width 5 3/4in (14.5cm) Provenance Jonathan Lowen Collection, London Graham Beck Collection, South Africa, acquired from the above in November 2005 Thence by descent

Los #: 1

Schätzpreis: 1.500 $ - 2.000 $

Datum: 11.11.2019 - 11.11.2019

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Korwar Headrest, Geelvink Bay, Irian Jaya

Korwar Headrest, Geelvink Bay, Irian Jaya height 6in (15.5cm); width 12 1/2in (31.5cm) Provenance Jonathan Lowen Collection, London Graham Beck Collection, South Africa, acquired from the above in November 2005 Thence by descent

Los #: 2

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 11.11.2019 - 11.11.2019

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Headrest, East Sepik Province, Lower Sepik River, Papua New Guinea

Headrest, East Sepik Province, Lower Sepik River, Papua New Guinea height 5 1/2in (14cm); width 15 1/2in (39.5cm) The underside of the rest decorated with incised geometric design with a central openwork ridge running lengthwise. Provenance Bonhams, London, 9 December 1992, Lot 127 Jonathan Lowen

Los #: 3

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 11.11.2019 - 11.11.2019

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Headrest, East Sepik Province, Lower Sepik River, Papua New Guinea

Headrest, East Sepik Province, Lower Sepik River, Papua New Guinea height 6 1/2in (17cm); width 19 1/4in (49cm) Carved from light wood with bent bamboo attached for legs, each end with carved faces, the underside with incised geometric design with a central openwork ridge. Provenance Jonathan Lowen

Los #: 4

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 11.11.2019 - 11.11.2019

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Headrest, Fiji Islands

Headrest, Fiji Islands height 5 1/4in (13.5cm); width 19 1/2in (50cm) The bamboo top bound by fiber cordage to the wooden trapezoid legs. Provenance Jonathan Lowen Collection, London Graham Beck Collection, South Africa, acquired from the above in November 2005 Thence by descent

Los #: 5

Schätzpreis: 1.200 $ - 1.800 $

Datum: 11.11.2019 - 11.11.2019

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Headrest, Tonga Islands

Headrest, Tonga Islands height 5 1/4in (13.5cm); width 17in (43.5cm) Provenance Jonathan Lowen Collection, London Graham Beck Collection, South Africa, acquired from the above in November 2005 Thence by descent

Los #: 6

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 11.11.2019 - 11.11.2019

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Headrest, Eastern Highlands, probably Okapa Area, Papua New Guinea

Headrest, Eastern Highlands, probably Okapa Area, Papua New Guinea height 7 1/2in (19cm); width 18 7/8in (48cm) In the form of a stick figure in an animated walking pose with faint facial features on one end; dark brown surface with ritual patination. Provenance Jonathan Lowen Collection, London

Los #: 7

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 11.11.2019 - 11.11.2019

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Headrest, East Sepik Province, Lower Sepik River, Papua New Guinea

Headrest, East Sepik Province, Lower Sepik River, Papua New Guinea height 7 1/2in (19cm); width 20in (51cm) Provenance Jonathan Lowen Collection, London Graham Beck Collection, South Africa, acquired from the above in November 2005 Thence by descent

Los #: 8

Schätzpreis: 1.500 $ - 2.000 $

Datum: 11.11.2019 - 11.11.2019

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Shilluk Headrest, Sudan

Shilluk Headrest, Sudan height 7in (18cm); width 18in (46cm) Provenance Robert Hales, London Jonathan Lowen Collection, London ("JL-D10" on underside) Graham Beck Collection, South Africa, acquired from the above in November 2005 Thence by descent Published and Exhibited Phillips, Tom (ED), Africa

Los #: 9

Schätzpreis: 4.000 $ - 6.000 $

Datum: 11.11.2019 - 11.11.2019

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Dinka Headrest, Sudan

Dinka Headrest, Sudan height 13 1/4in (34cm); length 26 1/4 (67cm) Provenance Toby Jack, London Jonathan Lowen Collection, London Graham Beck Collection, South Africa, acquired from the above in November 2005 Thence by descent

Los #: 10

Schätzpreis: 3.000 $ - 5.000 $

Datum: 11.11.2019 - 11.11.2019

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Bari Headrest, Sudan

Bari Headrest, Sudan height 9 1/4in (23.5cm); width 9 3/4in (25cm) Provenance Jonathan Lowen Collection, London Graham Beck Collection, South Africa, acquired from the above in November 2005 Thence by descent

Los #: 11

Schätzpreis: 3.000 $ - 5.000 $

Datum: 11.11.2019 - 11.11.2019

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Oromo Headrest, Ethiopia

Oromo Headrest, Ethiopia height 5 1/2in (14cm); width 9 1/2in (24cm) Provenance Bryan Reeves, London Jonathan Lowen Collection, London Graham Beck Collection, South Africa, acquired from the above in November 2005 Thence by descent

Los #: 12

Schätzpreis: 800 $ - 1.200 $

Datum: 11.11.2019 - 11.11.2019

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Oromo Headrest, Ethiopia

Oromo Headrest, Ethiopia height 7in (18cm); width 6 1/4in (16cm) Provenance Bryan Reeves, London Jonathan Lowen Collection, London Graham Beck Collection, South Africa, acquired from the above in November 2005 Thence by descent

Los #: 13

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 11.11.2019 - 11.11.2019

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Arsi Headrest, Ethiopia

Arsi Headrest, Ethiopia height 7 1/4in (18.4cm); width 8in (20.5cm) Provenance Bryan Reeves, London Jonathan Lowen Collection, London Graham Beck Collection, South Africa, acquired from the above in November 2005 Thence by descent

Los #: 14

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 11.11.2019 - 11.11.2019

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Boni Headrest, Somalia

Boni Headrest, Somalia height 7 1/4in (18.5cm); width 7in (17.5cm) Provenance Bryan Reeves, London Jonathan Lowen Collection, London Graham Beck Collection, South Africa, acquired from the above in November 2005 Thence by descent

Los #: 15

Schätzpreis: 2.500 $ - 3.500 $

Datum: 11.11.2019 - 11.11.2019

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Afar Headrest, Somalia

Afar Headrest, Somalia height 6 1/2in (16.5cm); width 5 1/8in (13cm) Provenance Bryan Reeves, London Jonathan Lowen Collection, London Graham Beck Collection, South Africa, acquired from the above in November 2005 Thence by descent

Los #: 16

Schätzpreis: 1.000 $ - 1.500 $

Datum: 11.11.2019 - 11.11.2019

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Karamajong Headrest, Kenya

Karamajong Headrest, Kenya height 8 1/2in (21.5cm); width 7in (18cm) Provenance Bryan Reeves, London Jonathan Lowen Collection, London Graham Beck Collection, South Africa, acquired from the above in November 2005 Thence by descent

Los #: 17

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 11.11.2019 - 11.11.2019

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Twa Double-Figure Headrest, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Twa Double-Figure Headrest, Democratic Republic of the Congo length 8 1/2in (21cm) Provenance Josef Mueller Collection, Solothurn Christie's, London, 13 June 1978, Lot 161 Morton Lipkin Gallery, New York and Arizona William W. Brill Collection, New York, acquired from the above 8 December 1979

Los #: 18

Schätzpreis: 20.000 $ - 30.000 $

Datum: 11.11.2019 - 11.11.2019

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Ngoni Headrest, Zambia/Tanzania

Ngoni Headrest, Zambia/Tanzania height 8in (20cm); length 21 3/4in (55cm) Provenance Kevin Conru, Brussels Jonathan Lowen Collection, London Graham Beck Collection, South Africa, acquired from the above in November 2005 Thence by descent

Los #: 19

Schätzpreis: 10.000 $ - 15.000 $

Datum: 11.11.2019 - 11.11.2019

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Headrest, possibly Makau, Mozambique

Headrest, possibly Makau, Mozambique height 11 1/2in (29.5cm); width 13 1/2in (34cm) The face with beads inset in the eyes; a beaded earring on the left hear. Provenance Jonathan Lowen Collection, London Graham Beck Collection, South Africa, acquired from the above in November 2005 Thence by descent

Los #: 20

Schätzpreis: 4.000 $ - 6.000 $

Datum: 11.11.2019 - 11.11.2019

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Lozi Headrest, Zambia

Lozi Headrest, Zambia height 6in (15cm); width 7 3/8in (18.5cm) Provenance Jonathan Lowen Collection, London Graham Beck Collection, South Africa, acquired from the above in November 2005 Thence by descent

Los #: 21

Schätzpreis: 8.000 $ - 12.000 $

Datum: 11.11.2019 - 11.11.2019

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Lozi Headrest, Zambia

Lozi Headrest, Zambia height 4 3/4in (12.5cm); width 7 3/4in (19.5cm) Provenance Jonathan Lowen Collection, London Graham Beck Collection, South Africa, acquired from the above in November 2005 Thence by descent

Los #: 22

Schätzpreis: 15.000 $ - 20.000 $

Datum: 11.11.2019 - 11.11.2019

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Shona Headrest, Zambia/Zimbabwe

Shona Headrest, Zambia/Zimbabwe height 4 3/4in (12cm); width 6 1/2in (16.50cm) Provenance Jonathan Lowen Collection, London Graham Beck Collection, South Africa, acquired from the above in November 2005 Thence by descent

Los #: 23

Schätzpreis: 2.500 $ - 3.500 $

Datum: 11.11.2019 - 11.11.2019

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Shona Headrest, Zambia/Zimbabwe

Shona Headrest, Zambia/Zimbabwe height 5 3/4in (14.50cm); width 6 1/8in (15.50cm) Provenance Jonathan Lowen Collection, London Graham Beck Collection, South Africa, acquired from the above in November 2005 Thence by descent

Los #: 24

Schätzpreis: 5.000 $ - 7.000 $

Datum: 11.11.2019 - 11.11.2019

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Shona Headrest, Zambia/Zimbabwe

Shona Headrest, Zambia/Zimbabwe height 5 1/2in (14cm); width 5 1/8in (13cm) Each side with metal tacks inset into the center of the circular elements. Provenance Michael Graham-Stewart, London Jonathan Lowen Collection, London Graham Beck Collection, South Africa, acquired from the above in November

Los #: 26

Schätzpreis: 5.000 $ - 7.000 $

Datum: 11.11.2019 - 11.11.2019

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Shona Headrest, Zambia/Zimbabwe

Shona Headrest, Zambia/Zimbabwe height 5 1/4in (13.5cm); width 7 3/4in (22cm) Provenance Jonathan Lowen Collection, London Graham Beck Collection, South Africa, acquired from the above in November 2005 Thence by descent

Los #: 27

Schätzpreis: 5.000 $ - 7.000 $

Datum: 11.11.2019 - 11.11.2019

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Shona Headrest, Southern Zimbabwe

Shona Headrest, Southern Zimbabwe mutsago height 5 1/2in (14cm); width 8 1/4in (21cm) Provenance Jonathan Lowen Collection, London (JL-E109) Graham Beck Collection, South Africa, acquired from the above in November 2005 Thence by descent Published and Exhibited Phillips, Tom (ED), Africa - The Art

Los #: 28

Schätzpreis: 30.000 $ - 50.000 $

Datum: 11.11.2019 - 11.11.2019

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Prestige Staff/Headrest, probably Shona, South Africa/Southern Zimbabwe

Prestige Staff/Headrest, probably Shona, South Africa/Southern Zimbabwe height 5 7/8in (15cm); width 21 1/4in (54cm) The shaft cut down from its original length. Provenance Jonathan Lowen Collection, London Graham Beck Collection, South Africa, acquired from the above in November 2005 Thence by

Los #: 29

Schätzpreis: 5.000 $ - 7.000 $

Datum: 11.11.2019 - 11.11.2019

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Double Headrest, probably Shona, South Africa/Southern Zimbabwe

Double Headrest, probably Shona, South Africa/Southern Zimbabwe height 5in (13cm); length 25 1/2in (64.5cm) Provenance Jonathan Lowen Collection, London Graham Beck Collection, South Africa, acquired from the above in November 2005 Thence by descent

Los #: 30

Schätzpreis: 8.000 $ - 10.000 $

Datum: 11.11.2019 - 11.11.2019

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Shona Headrest, Zambia/Zimbabwe

Shona Headrest, Zambia/Zimbabwe height 6 1/4in (15.5cm); width 5 1/8in (13cm) Provenance Jonathan Lowen Collection, London Graham Beck Collection, South Africa, acquired from the above in November 2005 Thence by descent

Los #: 31

Schätzpreis: 3.000 $ - 5.000 $

Datum: 11.11.2019 - 11.11.2019