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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
Côte d'Ivoire, Wè-Guéré
Lot: 202
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Swiss Private Collection H: 10.2 inch 2100 EUR
Lot: 203
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German Collection (acquired 1970 / 71) H: 14.2 inch 1700 EUR
Côte d'Ivoire, Yaure / Baule
Lot: 204
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Maurice Pierre Lapalud (1868-1935), coll. in situ between 1925 -1930
SVV J.- E. Prunier, Louviers, "L'Exigence du Beau", 20 May 2018, Lot 252
Bruno Frey, Arnay-le-Duc, France

Lapalud, born on 22 September 1868 in Miliana, Algeria, was a French colonial official. After holding various positions in the colonial administration in the Congo and India, he was governor of Gabon in 1918 and made it to governor-general of French Equatorial Africa in 1920 before serving as governor of the Ivory Coast in 1925. A square in Abidjan bears his name.
H: 8.3 inch 2000 EUR / 5000 EUR
Ghana, Akan
Lot: 205
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Thomas L. McNemar, Lexington, Virginia, USA H: 10.2 inch 1000 EUR
Lot: 206
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German Collection (acquired 1970 / 71) H:18.9 inch 600 EUR
Lot: 207
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Austrian Private Collection H: 6 inch 200 EUR / 400 EUR
Ghana, Akan / Ashanti
Lot: 208
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Ed Smit, The Hague, The Netherlands
Piet van Boxel, The Hague, The Netherlands
H: 10.8 inch 450 EUR / 900 EUR
Lot: 209
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Belgian Collection
Christie's, Paris, 10 December 2003, Lot 260 (set of six goldweights)
Maurice Bonnefoy (1920-1999), Paris, France
H: 1.6 inch 500 EUR
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Belgian Collection
Christie's, Paris, 10 December 2003, Lot 260 (set of six goldweights)
Maurice Bonnefoy (1920-1999), Paris, France
H: 2.2 inch 800 EUR
Lot: 211
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German Private Collection, Munich H: 8.8 inch 650 EUR
Togo, Ewe, Agbagli Kossi (1934, Bé - 1994, Lomé)
Lot: 212
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German Private Collection, Hamburg H: 8.1 inch 300 EUR / 600 EUR
Togo, Lamba / Losso
Lot: 213
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Piet van Boxel, The Hague, The Netherlands
Srdjan Sremac, The Hague, The Netherlands
H: 9.6 inch 900 EUR / 1800 EUR
Republic of Benin, Anago Yoruba
Lot: 214
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Dutch Private Collection H: 12.6 inch 800 EUR
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French Private Collection L: 24.7 inch 500 EUR / 1000 EUR
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Belgian Collection H: 13.6 inch 2000 EUR
Nigeria, Benin Kingdom, Edo
Lot: 217
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American Private Collection H: 9.4 inch 2200 EUR
Nigeria, Edo-Bini (Bini-Portuguese) / Sierra Leone, Sapi
Lot: 218
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Belgian Private Collection L: 3.5 inch 3500 EUR
Nigeria, Cross River, Boki (Ekoi complex)
Lot: 219
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French Private Collection H: 7.9 inch 1200 EUR / 2500 EUR
Nigeria, Cross River, Boki (Ekoi complex)
Lot: 220
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Samir Borro, Brussels, Belgium
Marc Gallery
H: 12 inch 7500 EUR / 12000 EUR
Nigeria, Cross River, Boki (Ekoi complex)
Lot: 221
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German Private Collection L: 12.2 inch 1000 EUR / 2000 EUR
Nigeria, Cross River, Ekoi (Ejagham), Akparabong
Lot: 222
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Africa Museum, Berg en Dal, The Netherlands (Inv.nr. 1952)
Berry de Bruijn, Breda, The Netherlands
H: 21.3 inch 2500 EUR / 5000 EUR
Nigeria, Cross River, Ogoja Province, Ekoi (Ejagham), Akparabong
Lot: 223
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Okpun Echum, Adijinkpor Village, Ogoja Province, Southeast Nigeria
Knut Byström (1912-1993), Östersund, Sweden (1953)
Family Estate (since 1993)
H: 14.6 inch 6000 EUR
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Hans van Drumpt, Maastricht, The Netherlands H: 10.8 inch 1200 EUR / 2500 EUR
Lot: 225
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Serge Trullu, Nimes, France
Alfred Weisenegger, Winklarn, Austria
Austrian Private Collection
H: 12 inch 10500 EUR
Nigeria, Ibibio
Lot: 226
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Christophe Rolley, Paris, France
Srdjan Sremac, The Hague, The Netherlands
H: 11.6 inch 500 EUR / 1000 EUR
Lot: 227
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Srdjan Sremac, The Hague, The Netherlands H: 11.8 inch 900 EUR
Lot: 228
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Old British Collection (coll. in the 1960s / 70s) H: 38.2 inch 5500 EUR
Lot: 229
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Olivier Klejman, Paris, France
Bernd Muhlack, Kiel, Germany
David Norden, Antwerp, Belgium
Jan Kusters, Waalre, The Netherlands
Jan Schneider, Buchbach, Germany
H: 33.1 inch 1100 EUR
Lot: 230
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Wolfgang Klein, Vienna, Austria H: 25.2 inch 400 EUR
Lot: 231
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American Private Collection H: 10.2 inch 1000 EUR / 2000 EUR
Nigeria, Igbo / Izzi
Lot: 232
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Robert Banks, Washington, USA H: 19.3 inch 1500 EUR / 3000 EUR
Nigeria, Cross River, Igbo
Lot: 233
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German Private Collection D: 2 inch; L: 20,2 inch 450 EUR / 900 EUR
Nigeria, Cross River, Igbo
Lot: 234
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German Private Collection D: 2.8 inch; L: 6.9 inch 300 EUR
Nigeria, Igbo / Urhobo
Lot: 235
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German Private Collection D: 3.5 inch / 4.7 inch (outside); B: 3.7 inch - 3.9 inch 450 EUR
Nigeria, Igbo
Lot: 236
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German Private Collection D: 3 inch (outside); B: 2 inch 200 EUR / 400 EUR
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Belgian Private Collection L: 46.1 inch 2900 EUR
Nigeria, Niger Delta, Ijaw
Lot: 238
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Wolfgang Klein, Vienna, Austria H: 49.6 inch 2500 EUR
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Old British Collection (coll. in the 1960s / 70s) H: 17.9 inch 2700 EUR
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Hans Petereit, Cologne, Germany H: 44.9 inch 1200 EUR / 2500 EUR
Nigeria, Mama
Lot: 241
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Dieter Schaffner, Groß-Gerau, Germany H: 19.3 inch 575 EUR
Nigeria, Kantana (Mama)
Lot: 242
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Philippe Laeremans, Brussels, Belgium
Adrian Schlag, Brussels, Belgium
H: 20.7 inch 4000 EUR
Nigeria, Mbembe
Lot: 243
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Karl-Heinz Krieg, Neuenkirchen, Germany
German Collection
H: 11.8 inch 600 EUR / 1200 EUR
Lot: 244
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El Hadj Yende Amadou, Foumban, Cameroon (1970s)
German Private Collection
H: 28.5 inch 2200 EUR
Lot: 245
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El Hadj Yende Amadou, Foumban, Cameroon (1970s)
German Private Collection
H: 29.1 inch 2400 EUR
Nigeria, Mumuye, Tage von Kpwazang
Lot: 246
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El Hadj Yende Amadou, Foumban, Cameroon (1970s)
German Private Collection
H: 28.9 inch 1600 EUR
Lot: 247
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Old British Collection (coll. in the 1960s / 70s) H: 30.3 inch 2400 EUR
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Serge Trullu, Nimes, France H: 4.1 inch; D: 0.9 inch 950 EUR
Nigeria, Urhobo
Lot: 249
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500 EUR / 1000 EUR
Lot: 250
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Belgian Private Collection H: 25.2 inch 1500 EUR / 3000 EUR
Nigeria, Yoruba - Ijebu
Lot: 251
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Alain Dufour, Saint Maur, France H: 19.7 inch 2100 EUR