12 janvier 2019

Claes Gallery at TEFAF Maastricht 2019, Stand 601

Bakongo Statue, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Late 19th century. Wood, metal, pigments and vegetal fibres. Height 53 cm (20.9 in.). © Claes Gallery at TEFAF Maastricht 2019, Stand 601. Provenance: Max Itzikovitz, France. Exhibited: Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts, Stanford University, Stanford, California, September 2011-August 2013; San Francisco, De Young Museum, 'Embodiments. Masterworks of African Figurative Sculpture', 31 January - 5 July 2015. Songye Kifwebe... [Lire la suite]

05 janvier 2019

Bernard de Grunne Tribal Fine Arts at BRAFA 2019, Stand 32c

Kongo chief’s bell, Democratic Republic of the Congo, 1800 AD. Wood, mirror. H 19 cm. © Bernard de Grunne Tribal Fine Arts at BRAFA 2019, Stand 32c. Provenance: J.J. Klejman, New York, circa 1960. Exhibition: Power and Majesty: the Art of the Kongo Masters, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 16 September 2015-31 January 2016. Dinka seated feminine statue, Soudan, between 1666-1885 AD (CIRAM 0713-OA-158R). Wood. H 52 cm. © Bernard de Grunne Tribal Fine Arts at BRAFA 2019,... [Lire la suite]
04 janvier 2019

Yann Ferrandin at BRAFA 2019, Stand 88d

Dan ritual mask, Republic of Côte d'Ivoire, Dan culture, 19th century. Carved wood, thick dark brown patina, reddish brown shine. H 24.5 cm. © Yann Ferrandin at BRAFA 2019, Stand 88d. Provenance: collection of Henri Hoppenot (1891-1977), French diplomat and senior civil servant, and Hélène Hoppenot (née Delacour, 1894-1990), diarist, author and photographer; private collection, France. Maternity Dondo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Dondo culture, 19th century. Carved wood, thick inlaid patina... [Lire la suite]
04 janvier 2019

Pierre Dartevelle at BRAFA 2019, Stand 21c

Statue of an armed warrior ancestor Wipong, Nigeria, Jukun Kingdom, from 14th to 18th century. Wood. H 70 cm. © Pierre Dartevelle at BRAFA 2019, Stand 21c. Provenance: collection Durant-Dessert, France Representation of a female heiress, Mali, Bandiagara escarpment, Tellem people, 17th century. Wood. H 29.8 cm. © Pierre Dartevelle at BRAFA 2019, Stand 21c. Provenance: private collection Monzino, Milan. Songye, Kalewbe group, figure of power, Democratic Republic of the... [Lire la suite]
31 décembre 2018

Didier Claes at BRAFA 2019, Stand 95d

Baule Mask, Republic of Côte d'Ivoire, late 19th century. Wood, pigments. H 33 cm. © Didier Claes at BRAFA 2019, Stand 95d. Provenance: collection André Derain, Paris; collection Renou et Colle, Paris; private collection, Rouen, 1975 Lele comb, Democratic Republic of the Congo, late 19th century. Wood. H 24 cm. © Didier Claes at BRAFA 2019, Stand 95d. Provenance: Nelly Van den Abeele collection, Brussels, 2003 Literature: Uzuri Wa Dunia, Belgian Treasures, exhibition catalogue Bruneaf,... [Lire la suite]
18 avril 2017

Tambaran Gallery at TEFAF New York Spring 2017

Bwami Mask,  Democratic Republic of the Congo, Lega, 19th century. Wood, Kaolin. Height 29.2 cm. Courtesy Tambaran Gallery Provenance: Collection Joseph Herman, Suffolk  Sulka Headdress Helmet With Dog On Top, New Britain Island, South Pacific, 19th century. Wood with pigments. Courtesy Tambaran Gallery  Provenance: Ex Ithica State College Museum, New York Dan Go Ge Mask, Ivory Coast, late 19 century. Wood and fiber. Height 20.3... [Lire la suite]
15 avril 2017

Galerie Jacques Germain at TEFAF New York Spring 2017

Kota, Obamba peoples, Reliquary Figure (Ngulu), Gabon, region of Franceville, late 19th century. Wood, copper, brass and indigenous repairs. Height 48 cm. Photo courtesy Galerie Jacques Germain Provenance: Private collection, France  Guro, Bété peoples, Face Mask (Gyé), Ivory Coast, central region, 19th century. Patinated wood, string and iron. Height 26 cm.  Provenance: Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Jean-Pierre Laprugne, Paris Bété peoples, Face mask (gyé), Ivory... [Lire la suite]
26 mars 2017

Songye Figure, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Songye Figure, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Wood, mixed material. Height 80 cm. © Galerie Didier Claes Provenance: Hans Himmelheber, 1930; private collection, Belgium Literature: François Neyt, La redoutable statuaire Songye d’Afrique centrale, Antwerp 2004, ill. 203, p. 239; Uzuri wa Dunia. Belgian Treasures, exh. cat., Brussels 2015, pp. 148-149 Exhibition: Brussels, Uzuri wa Dunia. Belgian Treasures, June 2015 Galerie Didier Claes. TEFAF Maastricht 2017. Stand 126
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