Current auction

97th Auction
2021-11-06

Africa, Oceania and 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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November 2 until 5 from 10 am to 5 pm and by appointment.
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Highlights of the current auction

Large slit drum "garamut"
Lot: 33

Papua New Guinea - Ramu River (Lower), Kaian (Kayan)

Squatting female ancestor figure "iene" with sacrificial bowl
Lot: 104

Indonesia - Moluccas - Leti Island

Beak mask "ge gon" ("gägon")
Lot: 109

Côte d'Ivoire, Dan

Standing female figure
Lot: 114

D. R. Congo / Tanzania, Tabwa / Ijij

Impressive male statue "d'mba" or "nimba"
Lot: 128

Guinea, Baga

Antelope dance crest "tijwara" ("chiwara")
Lot: 135

Mali, Bamana

Exquisitely beautiful "kpan" face mask
Lot: 158

Côte d'Ivoire, Baule

Ceremonial spoon "wa ke mia" or "wunkirmian"
Lot: 180

Côte d'Ivoire, Dan

Anthropomorphic face mask "gu"
Lot: 184

Côte d'Ivoire, Guro

Female figure "deble", "doogele" or "poro piibele"
Lot: 199

Côte d'Ivoire, Senufo

Vey rare anthropomorphic caryatid vessel
Lot: 200

Côte d'Ivoire, Senufo

Figurally carved handle in the shape of a crocodile, 15th / 16th century
Lot: 218

Nigeria, Edo-Bini (Bini-Portuguese) / Sierra Leone, Sapi

Anthropomorphic dance crest
Lot: 223

Nigeria, Cross River, Ogoja Province, Ekoi (Ejagham), Akparabong

Anthropomorphic face mask "idiok ekpo"
Lot: 225

Nigeria, Anang Ibibio

Figural house post
Lot: 254

Nigeria, Yoruba

Female bowl bearer "arugba shango
Lot: 255

Nigeria, Yoruba

Expressive helmet mask "mabuh" ("mambu" or "mabwo")
Lot: 270

Cameroon Grassfields, Bafum / Wum

Figural carved support / post, around 1900
Lot: 276

Cameroon Grassfields, Bamileke / Batíe-Bangangte / Bangu

Male guardian figure "éyéma-o-byéri"
Lot: 282

Cameroon (South), Lokoundjé River Region, Fang-Ngumba

Anthropomorphic face mask
Lot: 302

D. R. Congo, Eastern Bembe, Buyu / Nyindu

Anthropo- / zoomorphic face mask
Lot: 307

D. R. Congo, Ituri, Ndaaka / Bira

Staff of office "kibango"
Lot: 323

D. R. Congo, Luba

Standing female figure
Lot: 333

D. R. Congo, Kasai, Lulua

Male power figure "nkisi" / "nkishi"
Lot: 348

D. R. Congo, Songe

Male magical figure "nkisi" / "nkishi" (pl. "mankisi" / "mankishi")
Lot: 349

D. R. Congo, Songe, Kalebwe

Seated male dignitary
Lot: 361

D. R. Congo, Western Congo, Yombe, "Master of the Double Lips"

Rare female figure of the Bemba
Lot: 375

Zambia / D. R. Congo, Bemba

Traditional women's headdress "ekori"
Lot: 379

Namibia, Herero