14 décembre 2018

Cimier ciwara, Bamana, Mali

Lot 177. Cimier ciwara, Bamana, Mali; haut. 65 cm ; 25 1/2 in. Estimate 300,000 — 400,000 EUR. Lot Sold: 693,000 €. © Sotheby's.  Provenance: Collection Gaston de Havenon (1904-1993), New YorkTransmis par descendanceQuay (de) et Lombrail, Paris, Collection Gaston de Havenon, 30 juin 1994, n° 11Collection André Schoeller (1930-2015), Paris, acquis lors de cette venteCollection privée, Paris , acquis en 2002. Exhibited: Washington D.C., Museum of African... [Lire la suite]
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08 décembre 2009

Exceptional Works of Art from Africa and Oceania Set Records at Sotheby's

The highlight of the African section of the sale was a masterpiece of Bamana art: 'Kono Mask' (height 48cm) which fetched €1,408,750 ($2.139.565). Photo: Sotheby's. Photo: Sotheby's. PARIS.- After a hugely popular four-day viewing – attended by 1300 people – today's sale of exceptional works of art from Africa and Oceania attracted a packed saleroom throughout, with ferocious competition between telephone bidders and collectors in the saleroom. The sale total of over €5 million ($7.9 million) represented a selling-rate of 83%... [Lire la suite]