Current auction

87th Tribal Art Auction
2017-11-11

Non-European art from international private collections: Gabun masks and memorabilia from the Albert Schweitzer collection coming from the Emmy Martin estate. The second part of the Heinz Kolerski collection (1936-2012). Small figures and fetishes from the african collection of the german artist Günther Filla (1952-2015). Heddle pulleys coming from the collection Mona Etienne (ethnologist in the 1960s/70s). Fine old tribal art from Africa, Asia, Oceania and North America.

The after sale has started

The after sale of our tribal art auction # 87 has started. Some items are still available. Maybe you will discover one of this objects for your collection.

After sale catalogue

Highlights of the current auction

Male ancestor figure "adu zatua", around 1900
Lot: 7

Indonesia - Nias

Shield
Lot: 18

Papua New Guinea - Geelvink / Cenderawasih-Bay

Suspension hook
Lot: 25

Papua New Guinea - Sepik

Club "patu"
Lot: 40

New Zealand, Maori

Mask
Lot: 46

Northern Alaska, Yup'ik or Inupiaq

Small head sculpture, ~ 200 - 800 AD
Lot: 47

Alaska, Old Bering Sea Culture/Punuk

Winged object, ~ 200 - 500 AD
Lot: 48

Alaska, Old Bering Sea II Culture

Idol, 18th century or earlier
Lot: 50

Alaska, Thule Culture

Gut scraper, ~ 500 - 900 AD
Lot: 52

Alaska, Old Beringsea Culture/Punuk

Standing figure "mvunzi"
Lot: 105

D. R. Congo, Holo

Plank mask "nwantantay"
Lot: 127

Burkina Faso, Bwa

Beautiful figure "blolo bla"
Lot: 139

Côte d'Ivoire, Baule

Figurally carved staff
Lot: 148

Côte d'Ivoire, Senufo

Speaker's staff "okyeame poma"
Lot: 154

Ghana, Akan/Ashanti

Standing figure
Lot: 205

Mali, Dogon

Mask "ntomo"
Lot: 212

Mali, Malinke

Zoomorphic mask "ntomo"
Lot: 213

Mali, Marka/Malinke

Heddle pulley
Lot: 218

Côte d'Ivoire, Baule

Heddle pulley with anthropomorphic head
Lot: 219

Côte d'Ivoire, Baule

Heddle pulley with anthropomorphic head
Lot: 220

Côte d'Ivoire, Baule

Heddle pulley with anthropomorphic buffalo head
Lot: 226

Côte d'Ivoire, Jimini/Tusia

Rare elephant mask "sama", before 1914
Lot: 232

Côte d'Ivoire, Worodugu Region, Malinke

Female maks "kpan"
Lot: 236

Côte d'Ivoire, Baule

Standing female figure "blolo bla"
Lot: 239

Côte d'Ivoire, Baule

Maternité of the "Agba workshop", around 1920
Lot: 245

Côte d'Ivoire, Baule, Agba area, Dimbokro

Anthropomorphic bowl-bearing monkey figure "amuin" or "amuin ba"
Lot: 246

Côte d'Ivoire, Baule

Anthropomorphic face mask "tankagle"
Lot: 253

Côte d'Ivoire, Dan

Beautiful female mask "gu", before 1910
Lot: 258

Côte d'Ivoire, Guro

Fragment of a male figure
Lot: 264

Côte d'Ivoire, Senufo

Impressive "bochio kpodohonme"
Lot: 285

Benin, Fon

Rare form of a beaded dance crest
Lot: 336

Cameroon Grassfields, Bamileke

Portrait bust of Albert Schweitzer, after 1951
Lot: 342

Fritz Behn

Female face mask "okuyi"
Lot: 345

Gabon, Punu/Lumbo

Anthropomorphic face mask "okuyi"
Lot: 346

Gabon, Punu/Tsanghi

Anthropomorphic face mask
Lot: 349

Gabon, Vuvi

Power figure "nkisi"
Lot: 369

D. R. Congo, Bakongo/Congo Brazzaville/Cabinda Angola

Power figure "nkisi nduda"
Lot: 370

D. R. Congo, Bakongo/Mayombe

Fly whisk handle ?
Lot: 383

D. R. Congo, Chokwe

Cup in shape of a standing male figure
Lot: 400

D. R. Congo, Kuba

Anthropomorphic figure "iginga"
Lot: 415

D. R. Congo, Lega

Janus figure "katanda"
Lot: 416

D. R. Congo, Lega

Staff of office "kibango"
Lot: 432

D. R. Congo, Luba

Mask
Lot: 433

D. R. Congo, Lulua

Janus power figure "nkisi"
Lot: 460

D. R. Congo, Songe

Small power half figure "nkisi"
Lot: 461

D. R. Congo, Songe

Standing male power figure "biteki"
Lot: 476

D. R. Congo, Teke

Maternité "phemba"
Lot: 485

D. R. Congo, Yombe

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