12 janvier 2019

Galerie Schoffel de Fabry at BRAFA 2019, Stand 48a

Tsangui mask, South Gabon, Punu people, late 19th-early 20th century. Polychrome wood. H 26.5 cm. © Galerie Schoffel de Fabry at BRAFA 2019, Stand 48a. Provenance: Philippe and Hélène Leloup, Paris. Literature: Gabon the order of the sacred, masks and statue of the peoples of Ogooué, Galerie Leloup, fig. 7, 1988; Visions of Africa, National History Museum, Taipei, 2003, p. 220. Janus sculpture of ancestral spirit, Papua New Guinea, coastal area of East Sepik, pre-contact, late 19th... [Lire la suite]

06 janvier 2019

Serge Schoffel - Art Premier at BRAFA 2019, Stand 9c

Kneeling female figure holding an offering bowl, Nigeria, Iwa Yoruba people, 19th century. Wood. H 32 cm. © Serge Schoffel - Art Premier at BRAFA 2019, Stand 9c. Provenance: Ralph Nash, London 1960s; William W. Brill, New York, ref. no. 475-A; Sotheby’s, New York, 17 November 2006, lot 52 Literature: Selections from the William W. Brill collection of African art, exhibition catalogue, Milwaukee Public Museum, Milwaukee, 5 May-31 August 1969, p. 25, n° 36; The Duluth News-tribune, 8 February 1970, p. 6; 'La... [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]
08 février 2011

Calodema ribbei

Calodema ribbei Length: 2.5" (6.35 cm) Order: Coleoptera Family: Buprestidae Species: Calodema ribbei Origin: Papua New Guinea Price: $ 398.00 @ http://theevolutionstore.com
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19 mai 2009

Sotheby's New York Sales of African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art Total $10,582,129

Important Nayarit Seated Couple in the Ixtlán del Rio Polychrome Style from the Protoclassic period, ca. 100 B.C-A.D. 250 (est. $250/350,000) sold for $314,500. Photo: Sotheby's NEW YORK, NY.- Last Friday, before a crowded saleroom of international clients, Sotheby’s two sales of African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian art brought a combined total of $10,582,129. The morning single-owner sale of The Sculptor’s Eye: African and Oceanic Art from the Renee and Chaim Gross Foundation surpassed the high estimate to bring... [Lire la suite]