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97th Auction
2021-11-06

Africa, Oceania, Pre-Columbia
Fine old art from Africa, Oceania, Asia and America. The Munich private collection of Dr. Walter Grasser. The Dutch collection of Piet Lepelaar (Part 2).

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97th Auction
Indonesia - Moluccas
Lot: 102
Provenance Size Hammer price
Piet Lepelaar, Leiden, The Netherlands H: 6.6 inch 400 EUR
Indonesia - Moluccas - Babar Island
Lot: 103
Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Piet Lepelaar, Leiden, The Netherlands H: 8.1 inch 3000 EUR / 5000 EUR
Lot: 104
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Piet Lepelaar, Leiden, The Netherlands H: 10.9 inch 6700 EUR
Indonesia - West Sumatra, Mentawai Islands
Lot: 105
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Piet Lepelaar, Leiden, The Netherlands H: 2.6 inch 1700 EUR
Lot: 106
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Piet Lepelaar, Leiden, The Netherlands H: 10.6 inch 3500 EUR
Lot: 107
Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Loed van Bussel, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Piet Lepelaar, Leiden, The Netherlands
H: 17.3 inch 800 EUR / 1600 EUR
Mali, Dogon
Lot: 108
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Gerard Schäperkötter (1914-2006), Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Piet Lepelaar, Leiden, The Netherlands
H: 42.9 inch 800 EUR / 1500 EUR
Lot: 109
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Rijksmuseum voor Volkenkunde, Leiden, The Netherlands (Inv.no. B.216-18.)
Henk Buttner, The Netherlands
Piet Lepelaar, Leiden, The Netherlands
H: 8.1 inch 3000 EUR
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Piet Lepelaar, Leiden, The Netherlands H: 9.4 inch 2400 EUR
Lot: 111
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Jan van Camp, Deurne, Belgium
Piet Lepelaar, Leiden, The Netherlands
H: 16.9 inch 250 EUR
Nigeria, Yoruba
Lot: 112
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Leo Leewis, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Piet Lepelaar, Leiden, The Netherlands
H: 15.6 inch 850 EUR
Lot: 113
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Piet Lepelaar, Leiden, The Netherlands H: 11 inch 400 EUR
D. R. Congo / Tanzania, Tabwa / Ijij
Lot: 114
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Piet Lepelaar, Leiden, The Netherlands H: 16.9 inch 7500 EUR
D. R. Congo, Suku
Lot: 115
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Piet Lepelaar, Leiden, The Netherlands H: 13 inch 800 EUR
D. R. Congo, Ubangi, Bwaka (Ngbaka) / Mbanza
Lot: 116
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Joseph Christiaens, Brussels, Belgium (1980s)
Martial Bronsin, Brussels, Belgium
Zemanek-Münster, Würzburg, 19 September 2009, Lot 335
Piet Lepelaar, Leiden, The Netherlands
H: 13.4 inch 2400 EUR
Northern Algeria, Kabylia, Amazigh (Berber) Culture or Morocco, Rif Region, Beni-Ouarain (Berber) Culture
Lot: 117
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Helga Exler, Frankfurt, Germany H: 16.5 inch; B: 18.5 inch 450 EUR
Sudan, Dinka
Lot: 118
Provenance Size Hammer price
German Private Collection D: 4.3 inch (outside); B: 2 inch 400 EUR
Sudan, Dinka
Lot: 119
Provenance Size Hammer price
German Private Collection D: 4.7 inch / 5.3 inch (outside); B: 2.4 inch - 3.1 inch 400 EUR
Sudan, Dinka
Lot: 120
Provenance Size Hammer price
German Private Collection D: 3.9 inch / 4.7 inch (outside); B: 1.4 inch 300 EUR
Sudan, Shilluk
Lot: 121
Provenance Size Hammer price
German Private Collection D: 10,8 - 5.7 inch (outside) / 2.2 inch - 2.4 inch (central opening) 450 EUR
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Siegfried und Johanna Fügener, Stuttgart, Germany (acquired in the 1960s / 80s) H: 9.8 inch 800 EUR / 1500 EUR
Sierra Leone / Guinea, Kissi / Sapi
Lot: 123
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Hôtel des Ventes de Monte-Carlo, "Civilisations", 24 November 2018, Lot 251 H: 3.3 inch 650 EUR / 1200 EUR
Sierra Leone, Temne
Lot: 124
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Helga Seidl (1928-2005), Austria / Africa H: 18.9 inch 450 EUR / 900 EUR
Sierra Leone, Temne / Southern Bullom / Limba
Lot: 125
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Private Collection, Paris, France H: 8.1 inch 1800 EUR / 3000 EUR
Liberia / Sierra Leone, Vai
Lot: 126
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Günther Filla, Bochum, Germany H: 15.4 inch / ca. 29.1 inch (with hanging) 1800 EUR
Guinea / Sierra Leone / Liberia, Kissi
Lot: 127
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Alfred L. Scheinberg (1949-1992), New York, USA (1971)
New York Private Collection
Bonhams, New York, 13 November 2007, Lot 2099
The Cobbs, Peterborough, USA,15 November 2015, Lot 173
H: 18.1 inch 2500 EUR
Provenance Size Hammer price
Toby & Joey Tanenbaum, Toronto, Canada

Tanenbaum and his wife Toby were among those named in ARTNews magazine's list of the top 200 art collectors in the world.
H: 39 inch 22000 EUR
Guinea, Kalum / Koba / Kakissa, Baga
Lot: 129
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Dutch Collection H: 21.9 inch 1500 EUR
Guinea / Liberia, Guerze (Kpelle) or Loma (Toma)
Lot: 130
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Robert V. Berg (1931-2018), San Diego-La Mesa, California, USA (coll. in the 1970s - 1980s)
Thomas D. Slater, Coppell, Texas, USA
H: 11.8 inch 2000 EUR / 4000 EUR
Lot: 131
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American Collection H: 31.1 inch 2000 EUR / 4000 EUR
Lot: 132
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Newark Museum of Art, Newark, New Jersey, USA
H: 16.9 inch 800 EUR
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French Collection H: 22.8 inch 3000 EUR / 6000 EUR
Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
John (1946-2019) & Pam Finley, New Orleans, USA H: 9.8 inch 2500 EUR / 5000 EUR
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Spanish Collection, Valencia L: 24.8 inch; H: 20.1 inch 4500 EUR / 9000 EUR
Mali, Bamana, Beledugu Region
Lot: 136
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American Collection H: 14.2 inch; L: 30.7 inch 950 EUR
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French Private Collection H: 28 inch 2000 EUR / 4000 EUR
Mali, Bamana / Dogon
Lot: 138
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Joaquin Pecci, Brussels, Belgium H: 19.1 inch (female) & 20.5 inch (male) 2800 EUR
Mali, Bamana
Lot: 139
Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
German Private Collection H: 21.7 inch 800 EUR / 1600 EUR
Mali, Bamana / Malinke
Lot: 140
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Austrian Private Collection H: 21.3 inch 800 EUR
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H: 16.5 inch 500 EUR
Lot: 142
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H: 13.8 inch; D: 10 inch 800 EUR / 1600 EUR
Lot: 143
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French Private Collection L: 60.6 inch 400 EUR / 800 EUR
Lot: 144
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Christoph Krüger, Germany (coll. in the 1970s in the area around the village of Kanicombole, Mali) H: 9.6 inch 1500 EUR / 3000 EUR
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Bernhard Jäger, Frankfurt a. M., Germany
Zemanek-Münster, Würzburg, 27 May 2017, lot 133
Gerhard & Gisela Hoffmann, Würzburg, Germany
H: 21.9 inch 800 EUR
Mali / Guinea, Malinke / Bamana / Marka
Lot: 146
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German Collection (acquired 1970 / 71) H: 20.5 inch 800 EUR
Mali, Malinke / Bamana
Lot: 147
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French Private Collection H: 21.3 inch; D: ca. 9.8 inch 1000 EUR
Burkina Faso, Bobo
Lot: 148
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Old British Collection (coll. in the 1960s / 70s) H: 36.2 inch 1500 EUR
Burkina Faso, Guin / Karaboro or Côte d'Ivoire, Senufo outskirts
Lot: 149
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Old British Collection (coll. in the 1960s / 70s) H: 11.4 inch 1600 EUR
Burkina Faso, Karaboro
Lot: 150
Provenance Size Hammer price
French Private Collection H: 11 inch 400 EUR
Burkina Faso, Lobi
Lot: 151
Provenance Size Hammer price
Ludwig Bretschneider, Munich, Germany
Nagel, Stuttgart, 11 May 1999, Lot 535
H: 4.1 inch 600 EUR