Current auction

91 Tribal Art Auction
2019-03-09

Fine old Tribal Art from Africa, Australia, Asia, Oceania and North America. Non-European art from international private collections. Royal arts of the Akan people from the Swiss collection of Roland Hartmann.

The after sale has started

The after sale of our 91st Tribal Art Auction 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

Figure of a monk with beard, 19th century
Lot: 24

China

Head sculpture of "luohan", Sung Dynasty (960 -1279)
Lot: 26

China

Rare Imperial "Dragon" Throne Seat Cushion, 1850 - 1900
Lot: 28

Sino-Tibetan

Monster mask "Zeebad", 18th century or older
Lot: 36

Mongolia

War shield "yemes"
Lot: 46

Papua New Guinea, Northwest Asmat, Emari Ducur

Overmodeled ancestor skull
Lot: 49

Papua New Guinea, Iatmul

Anthropomorphic amulet pendant "hei-tiki", 19th century
Lot: 64

New Zealand, Maori

Maternité
Lot: 93

Guinea-Bissau, Bissagos Islands, Bidjogo

Standing female figure with receptacle
Lot: 105

Mali, Bamana

Hyena or cheetah mask
Lot: 107

Mali, Dogon

Male head sculpture "mma"
Lot: 118

Côte d'Ivoire, Agni / Sanwi, Krinjabo area

Male face mask "kplekple bla" of the "goli" group
Lot: 119

Côte d'Ivoire, Baule

Sitting male figure "asie usu"
Lot: 120

Côte d'Ivoire, Baule

Anthropo-/ zoomorphic mask "n'gré (or glé)"
Lot: 129

Côte d'Ivoire, Bété

Beautiful female mask "gu" with animal horns
Lot: 139

Côte d'Ivoire, Guro

Staff "tefalipitya"
Lot: 147

Côte d'Ivoire, Senufo

Pectoral disc "akrafokonmu" ("soul washers badge")
Lot: 154

Ghana, Akan / Côte d'Ivoire, Baule

Pectoral disc "akrafokonmu" ("soul washers badge")
Lot: 155

Ghana, Akan / Côte d'Ivoire, Baule

Pendant with mask
Lot: 158

Ghana, Akan / Côte d'Ivoire, Baule

Pendant in shape of a lizard
Lot: 161

Ghana, Akan / Côte d'Ivoire, Baule

Ornament pendant in form of a ram head
Lot: 163

Ghana, Akan / Côte d'Ivoire, Baule

Chief's ring "mpetea" with "starbursts"
Lot: 167

Ghana, Akan / Ashanti

Chief's ring "mpetea" with mudfish
Lot: 183

Ghana, Akan / Ashanti

Memorial head of the brasscasters guild, 18th - 19th century
Lot: 203

Nigeria, Benin

Standing male figure
Lot: 209

Nigeria, Chamba / Vere / Goemai

Standing male figure "ihambe"
Lot:

Nigeria, Tiv

Large helmet-shaped buffalo mask "nya"
Lot: 268

Cameroon Grassfields, Bamileke area, Batcham or Baleng Region

Royal memorial figure "lefem"
Lot:

Cameroon, Bangwa

Male reliquary guardian figure "eyema bieri"
Lot: 281

North Gabon / Equatorial Guinea (Rio Muni), Fang - Ntumu region

Helmet mask "emboli" or "mbuto"
Lot: 285

Gabon, Kota

Reliquary guardian figure "mbulu-ngulu", before 1929
Lot: 286

Gabon, Kota

Reliquary guardian figure "mbulu-ngulu"
Lot: 288

Gabon, Kota - Obamba, Okondja Region

Staff half figure "baké", around 1900
Lot: 289

Gabon, Tsogho

Nail Fetish "nkisi n'kondi"
Lot: 303

D. R. Congo, Dondo / Kamba / Bwende

Male ancestor figure "singiti"
Lot: 304

D. R. Congo, Hemba

Small power figure "mbulenga"
Lot: 335

D. R. Congo, Lulua

Power half figure "nkisi"
Lot: 355

D. R. Congo, Songe

Caryatid stool
Lot: 372

Angola, Chokwe

Cloak "lembd" and headband "anfarro" of a General's uniform
Lot: 382

Ethiopia

Magnificent shield "tafa gassa", late 19th century
Lot: 383

Ethiopia