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Bonhams African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art, New York

Bonhams are to hold a sale of African, Oceanic and Pre Columbian Art in New York, 12 November 2014.

Lots 166 – 171 in Bonhams’ New York sale consist of Pre Columbian textiles, all except lot 170 were collected by Nathaniel Hicks between 1958 – 1963 during his service with Catholic Relief Services. Lots 1 – 132 consist of the Gentling Collection of Pre-Columbian Art. All images courtesy of Bonhams.

Lot 168 - Sihuas Mantle Front, ca. A.D. 100-300

Lot 168 – Sihuas Mantle Front, ca. A.D. 100-300, estimate $6,000 – 8,000

Lot 167 - Nazca Child's Tunic, ca. A.D. 200-600

Lot 167 – Nazca Child’s Tunic, ca. A.D. 200-600, estimate $6,000 – 8,000

Lot 203 - Abelam Pectoral Ornament, Middle Sepik River, Papua New Guinea

Lot 203 – Abelam Pectoral Ornament, Middle Sepik River, Papua New Guinea, estimate $2,000 – 3,000

Lot 166 - Sihuas Textile Belt, ca. A.D. 400-800

Lot 166 – Sihuas Textile Belt, ca. A.D. 400-800, estimate $4,000 – 6,000

Lot 169 - Recuay Textile Belt, ca. A.D. 300-700

Lot 169 – Recuay Textile Belt, ca. A.D. 300-700, estimate $2,000 – 3,000

Lot 171 - Paracas Narrow Tunic, probably Ococaje, ca. 200 B.C. - A.D. 200

Lot 171 – Paracas Narrow Tunic, probably Ococaje, ca. 200 B.C. – A.D. 200, estimate $15,000 – 20,000

Lot 159 - Panamanian Polychrome Vessel, Late Coclé Period, ca. A.D. 1000-1200

Lot 159 – Panamanian Polychrome Vessel, Late Coclé Period, ca. A.D. 1000-1200, estimate $1,000 – 1,500

Lot 150 - Maya Painted Plate, Late Classic, ca. A.D. 550-950

Lot 150 – Maya Painted Plate, Late Classic, ca. A.D. 550-950, estimate $6,000 – 8,000

Lot 302 - Teke Tsaye Mask, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Lot 302 – Teke Tsaye Mask, Democratic Republic of the Congo, estimate $6,000 -8,000

Lot 170 -  Two Paracas Textile Fragments, ca. 400 B.C. - A.D. 200

Lot 170 – Two Paracas Textile Fragments, ca. 400 B.C. – A.D. 200, estimate $5,000 – 7,000


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