Current auction

86th Tribal Art Auction

Volume I: The collection Walter Schmidt – classic tribal art in post-war Germany (special catalogue). Volume II: Fine old tribal art from Africa, Asia, Oceania and North America. The Berlin collection from the architect and artist Ludwig Leicher (1895-1963). Objects from the Africa collection of the artist Bernhard Jäger.

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Wed, May 24th to Fri, May 26th – 10 am to 7 pm
Sat, May 27th – 9 am to 1.30 pm

Highlights of the current auction

Standing female figure "kambei"
Lot: 1

Sierra Leone, Mende

Antelope dance crest "sogi-ni-kun"
Lot: 3

Mali, Bamana

Kneeling figure with snake
Lot: 9

Mali, Inland Niger Delta/Djenne

Head sculpture "baathil"
Lot: 10

Burkina Faso, Lobi

Standing male figure "asie usu" or " blolo bian"
Lot: 16

Côte d'Ivoire, Baule

Anthropomorphic face mask "gu"
Lot: 23

Côte d'Ivoire, Guro

Top of a figural carved staff "tefalapica" or "tefalipitya"
Lot: 29

Côte d'Ivoire, Senufo

Mask "kpélié"
Lot: 31

Côte d'Ivoire, Senufo, Korhogo

Anthropomorphic "tu bodu" mask from the "lo" group
Lot: 32

Côte d'Ivoire, Yaure

Standing ancestor figure
Lot: 38

Nigeria, Mumuye

Janus-faced dance wand "oshe shango"
Lot: 40

Nigeria, Yoruba, Ekiti, village Efon-Alaye

Beautiful old dance wand "oshe shango"
Lot: 41

Nigeria, Yoruba

Standing male figure
Lot: 53

Gabon, Tsogho

Reliquary figure "mbulu" or "mwete"
Lot: 54

Gabon, Kota

Small power figure "nkisi"
Lot: 65

D. R. Congo, Songe

Aged and extremely fine work of a sitting "Avalokiteshvara"
Lot: 74

Sino-Tibatan or Nepal

Standing male figure "moai tangata"
Lot: 86

Easter Islands

Standing female figure "kambei" or "lomba"
Lot: 131

Sierra Leone, Mende

Dance crest
Lot: 134

Nigeria, Eket

Standing female figure
Lot: 148

D. R. Congo, Vili

Lot: 153

D. R. Congo, Nyanga

Dance crest
Lot: 167

Liberia, Grebo

Mask with horns
Lot: 168

Liberia, Grebo/Bete

Standing female figure "d'mba"
Lot: 175

Guinea, Baga

Standing hermaphrodite
Lot: 181

Mali, Bamana

Lot: 190

Mali, Dogon

Kneeling figure with lip plug
Lot: 193

Mali, Dogon

Kneeling female figure
Lot: 194

Mali, Dogon

Monkey mask "gban"
Lot: 229

Côte d'Ivoire, Baule

Anthropomorphic bowl-bearing monkey figure "amwin" or "amwin ba"
Lot: 230

Côte d'Ivoire, Baule

Seated male figure with lance
Lot: 233

Côte d'Ivoire, Baule

Receptacle with anthropomorphic lid "kwle"
Lot: 243

Côte d'Ivoire, Baule

Anthropomorphic mask "zakpai"
Lot: 244

Côte d'Ivoire, Dan

Mask "gu" with coiffure from amulet pouches, before 1920
Lot: 250

Côte d'Ivoire, Guro

Lot: 258

Côte d'Ivoire, Ngere (Guéré)

Rare mask
Lot: 259

Côte d'Ivoire, Senufo/Diula

Beautiful face mask, around 1910/20
Lot: 275

Côte d'Ivoire, Yaure

Rare headcrest "ogbom"
Lot: 300

Nigeria, Eket

Anthropomorphic dance crest, before 1905
Lot: 323

Nigeria, Keaka (Bangwa)

Ancestor figure
Lot: 328

Nigeria, Mumuye

Mask "ngoin", before 1914
Lot: 360

Cameroon Grassfields, Kom/Bamum

Ancestor figure "éyéma-o-byéri", Ngoumba Style
Lot: 367

South Cameroon, Fang

Standing male ancestor figure "tadep"
Lot: 370

Cameroon, Mambila

Standing male ancestor figure "singiti"
Lot: 400

D. R. Congo, Hemba

Seated female figure "wayinda"
Lot: 414

D. R. Congo, Lega

Caryatid stool "kihona", before 1909
Lot: 427

D. R. Congo, Luba

Female commemorative figure "efomba"
Lot: 444

D. R. Congo, Nkundu/Ngata

Lot: 458

D. R. Congo, Shi

Power figure "nkisi"
Lot: 459

D. R. Congo, Songe

Male power figure "nkisi"
Lot: 460

D. R. Congo, Songe

Rare shield, before 1900
Lot: 464

D. R. Congo, Songe/Luba, Kabalo area

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