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94th Tribal Art Auction

Fine old Tribal Art from Africa, Australia, Oceania, Asia and America. The Stockholm Tribal Art Collection of Peter Willborg (special catalogue). Art works from Africa and Oceani from the Swiss private collection of Walter Stanley Schwab. Pre-Columbian artworks from the German private collection of Anna Maria Posset.

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94th Tribal Art Auction
Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Kathy van der Pas & Steven van de Raadt, Rotterdam (1990s)
Hans Warren, Goes, The Netherlands &
Mario Molegraaf, The Netherlands (1999)
Peter Willborg, Stockholm, Sweden
H: 9.4 inch 1500 EUR / 2500 EUR
Nigeria, Yoruba, Oyo, Shaki
Lot: 52
Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Otmaro Silva, Venezuela, South America (coll. in situ, 1965-68, when he served as Venezuelan ambassador in Nigeria)
Peter Willborg, Stockholm, Sweden
H: 9.6 inch 2000 EUR / 4500 EUR
Nigeria, Yoruba, Egbe (Ilorin) area / Kwara-State
Lot: 53
Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Helge Persson, Mölndal, Sweden
Peter Willborg, Stockholm, Sweden
H: 28,5/11.4 inch 900 EUR / 1500 EUR
Nigeria, Yoruba, Gbongan-Modakeke area
Lot: 54
Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Danish Private Collection
Limhamns Auktionsbyrå, Malmö, Sweden (2017)
Peter Willborg, Stockholm, Sweden
H: 10.8 inch (each) 800 EUR / 1500 EUR
Nigeria, Yoruba, Igbomina, Ila Orangun
Lot: 55
Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Lauritz Sunde, Copenhagen, Denmark (1965/66)
Poul Mørk, Copenhagen, Denmark
Zemanek-Münster, Würzburg, 5 November 2016, Lot 64
Peter Willborg, Stockholm, Sweden
H: 11.6 inch 1000 EUR / 2000 EUR
Nigeria, Yoruba, Oyo, Ede
Lot: 56
Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
presumably Lauritz Sunde, Copenhagen, Denmark (1960s)
Private Collection, South Sweden
Peter Willborg, Stockholm, Sweden
H: 11 inch 500 EUR / 1000 EUR
Nigeria, Yoruba, Ijebu, Ijebu Ode
Lot: 57
Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
collected in situ by a British civil servant working in Nigeria 1958 to 1962
Finch & Co, London, 2007
Peter Willborg, Stockholm, Sweden
H: 8.1 inch 1000 EUR / 2000 EUR
Nigeria, Yoruba, Oyo, Ilobu
Lot: 58
Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Max Willborg, Stockholm, Sweden (1975)
Peter Willborg, Stockholm, Sweden
H: 11.6 inch 2000 EUR / 4000 EUR
Cameroon, Kaka
Lot: 59
Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Jon Karlsson, Stockholm, Sweden
Peter Willborg, Stockholm, Sweden
H: 10.6 inch 2000 EUR / 4000 EUR
Central African Republic / Cameroon, Gbaya
Lot: 60
Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
William Downing Webster (1863-1913), Bicester, United Kingdom, 1898
Lieutenant-General Augustus Henry Lane-Fox Pitt-Rivers (1827-1900), Farnham, Dorset, United Kingdom (acquired in 1898)
Max Willborg, Stockholm, Sweden (1975)
Peter Willborg, Stockholm, Sweden (2014)
L: 22.8 inch 1200 EUR / 3500 EUR
Central African Republic / Cameroon, Gbaya
Lot: 61
Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Max Willborg, Stockholm, Sweden (1970s)
Eddie Stenberg, Stockholm, Sweden
Peter Willborg, Stockholm, Sweden (2014)
L: 26.4 inch 250 EUR / 500 EUR
D. R. Congo, Benge / Boa / Bandia / Nsakara
Lot: 62
Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Peter Willborg, Stockholm, Sweden L: 34.1 inch 200 EUR / 400 EUR
Gabon / Cameroon, Southern Fang
Lot: 63
Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Bruun Rasmussen, Copenhagen, Denmark (ca. 1995)
Sven-Erik Johansson, Varberg, Sweden
Peter Willborg, Stockholm, Sweden
L: 19.3 inch (shaft); B: 17, 2 inch (blade) 450 EUR / 900 EUR
Zimbabwe, Shona or Batonka, Zambezi Valley, south of Lake Kariba
Lot: 64
Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Max Willborg, Stockholm, Sweden (1969 or 1970)
Peter Willborg, Stockholm, Sweden (ca. 1984)
L: 15.6 inch 450 EUR / 900 EUR
Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Peter Willborg, Stockholm, Sweden L: 34.3 inch 450 EUR / 900 EUR
Nigeria, Tiv
Lot: 66
Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Swedish Collection
Zemanek-Münster, Würzburg, 5 November 2016, Lot 276
Peter Willborg, Stockholm, Sweden
H: 18.9 inch 200 EUR / 400 EUR
Lot: 67
Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Peter Willborg, Stockholm, Sweden H: 14 inch 300 EUR / 600 EUR
Lot: 68
Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Peter Willborg, Stockholm, Sweden L: 14 inch (sword) / 17.3 inch (with sheath) 450 EUR / 900 EUR
Lot: 69
Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Peter Willborg, Stockholm, Sweden L: 21.9 inch / 22.2 inch 200 EUR / 400 EUR
Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Peter Willborg, Stockholm, Sweden H: 16.7 inch 1000 EUR / 1500 EUR
Lot: 71
Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Peter Willborg, Stockholm, Sweden (1994) H: 5.6 inch 2500 EUR / 5000 EUR
Lot: 72
Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Peter Willborg, Stockholm, Sweden H: 6.9 inch 3000 EUR / 5000 EUR
D. R. Congo, Bwende / Dondo
Lot: 73
Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Anders & Signe Walder, Swedish missionaries in the Lower Congo area (coll. in situ, 1902-22)
Peter Willborg, Stockholm, Sweden
H: 7.6 inch 3000 EUR / 5000 EUR
Lot: 74
Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Philippe & Lisa Laeremans, Liège, Belgium (1999)
Peter Willborg, Stockholm, Sweden
H: 5.1 inch 1200 EUR / 2500 EUR
Lot: 75
Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Walter Lechner, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Sekou Keita, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Peter Willborg, Stockholm, Sweden
H: 18.3 inch 2500 EUR / 5000 EUR
Lot: 76
Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Ivan Dierickx, Brussels, Belgium (ca.1970-75)
Loed van Bussel, The Hague, The Netherlands
Cornelis Pieter Meulendijk (1912-1979), Rotterdam, The Netherlands
By inheritance through the family, seller 1980
Christie's, South Kensington, 22 October 1980, Lot 133
Victor Skipp, Hopton, Suffolk, England
Kettle's Yard, University of Cambridge, England
Zemanek-Münster, Würzburg, 28 May 2016, Lot 392
Peter Willborg, Stockholm, Sweden
H: 17.3 inch 4000 EUR / 8000 EUR
Lot: 77
Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Carl Niklas Börrisson (1862-1928), Missionary from the Swedish Evangelical Mission - "Evangeliska Fosterlands-Stiftelsen" (coll. in situ, between 1894 -1907/08)
Börrisson Family Estate, Sweden
Peter Willborg, Stockholm, Sweden (1991)
H: 7.1 inch 6000 EUR / 12000 EUR
D. R. Congo, Luba / Kusu
Lot: 78
Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Swedish Collection
Jyrki Lammi, Helsinki, Finland
Peter Willborg, Stockholm, Sweden
H: 14.2 inch; D: 10.4 inch 1800 EUR / 3500 EUR
D. R. Congo, Luba-Hemba
Lot: 79
Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Jon Karlsson, Stockholm, Sweden (acquired in Burundi, 1987)
Peter Willborg, Stockholm, Sweden
H: 6.7 inch 1200 EUR / 2000 EUR
Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Private Collection, Antwerp, Belgium
Moctar Touré, Conakry, Guinea
Peter Willborg, Stockholm, Sweden
H: 9.4 inch 500 EUR / 1000 EUR
D. R. Congo, Pool Malebo Area, Teke
Lot: 81
Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Sune Gustafsson (1928-2016), Stockholm, Sweden
Peter Willborg, Stockholm, Sweden
H: 18.7 inch 1500 EUR / 3000 EUR
D. R. Congo, Teke
Lot: 82
Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Felix Novack (-1982), Polish/ Swedish surgeon
Novack Family Estate
Max Willborg, Stockholm, Sweden (ca. 1983)
Peter Willborg, Stockholm, Sweden
Novack mainly collected between 1930 and 1950. Max Willborg acquired the Teke figure from Felix's widow ca.1983.
H: 9.4 inch 2000 EUR / 4000 EUR
D. R. Congo, Suku
Lot: 83
Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Sotheby's, London, 3 July 1989, Lot 169
Max Willborg, Stockholm, Sweden
Peter Willborg, Stockholm, Sweden
H: 10.8 inch 1800 EUR / 3500 EUR
D. R. Congo, Mbala
Lot: 84
Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Max Willborg, Stockholm, Sweden (1973)
Peter Willborg, Stockholm, Sweden
H: 7.9 inch 900 EUR / 1500 EUR
Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Max Willborg, Stockholm, Sweden
Peter Willborg, Stockholm, Sweden (1996)
H: 5.3 inch 1200 EUR / 2500 EUR
Lot: 86
Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Axel Svinhufvud (1867-1939), Västerås/Stockholm, Sweden (coll. in situ, 1893-1896)
Peter Willborg, Stockholm, Sweden
H: 10.4 inch; D: 11.2 inch 500 EUR / 1000 EUR
Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Swedish Sea Captain from Skåne (coll. in situ and brought to Sweden before 1910)
Peter Willborg, Stockholm, Sweden
B: 13.2 inch; H: 3.1 inch 600 EUR / 1200 EUR
Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Axell Seve (1907-1982), Sweden (a)
Belgian Private Collection, Anderlecht (b)
Peter Willborg, Stockholm, Sweden (a/b/c)
600 EUR / 1200 EUR
D. R. Congo, Songe / Nsapo
Lot: 89
Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Peter Willborg, Stockholm, Sweden L: 14 inch (shaft); B: 6.7 inch (blade) 200 EUR / 400 EUR
D. R. Congo, Songe / Nsapo
Lot: 90
Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Örndahl, Sweden
Peter Willborg, Stockholm, Sweden
L: 15 inch (shaft); B: 8.7 inch (blade) 200 EUR / 400 EUR
D. R. Congo, Topoke / Lokele / Mba
Lot: 91
Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Axel Svinhufvud (1867-1939), Västerås/Stockholm, Sweden (coll. in situ, 1893-1896)
Peter Willborg, Stockholm, Sweden
L: 13.4 inch 150 EUR / 300 EUR
D. R. Congo, Songe
Lot: 92
Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Louise Peyron or
Edgar Reuterskiöld, Sweden
Irène Hatz
Peter Willborg, Stockholm, Sweden
L: 22.8 inch 300 EUR / 600 EUR
Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Max Willborg, Stockholm, Sweden (1974)
Peter Willborg, Stockholm, Sweden
L: 24.6 inch 150 EUR / 300 EUR
D. R. Congo, Ubangi, Mabo
Lot: 94
Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Peter Willborg, Stockholm, Sweden H: 17.1 inch 250 EUR / 500 EUR
D. R. Congo, Yakoma
Lot: 95
Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Peter Willborg, Stockholm, Sweden L: 17.3 inch 150 EUR / 300 EUR
D. R. Congo, Mangbetu
Lot: 96
Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Peter Willborg, Stockholm, Sweden L: 16.7 inch 250 EUR / 500 EUR
D. R. Congo, Kafunga (Lualaba), Pende
Lot: 97
Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Max Willborg, Stockholm, Sweden (1976)
Eddie Stenberg, Stockholm, Sweden (late 1970s- 2011)
Peter Willborg, Stockholm, Sweden
H: 9.8 inch 1000 EUR / 2000 EUR
Angola / D. R. Congo, Border area, Ukwango Region, Kwese
Lot: 98
Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Peter Willborg, Stockholm, Sweden H: 7.5 inch 1500 EUR / 3500 EUR
Angola / Zambia, Luena / Luvale / Luchazi
Lot: 99
Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Marceau Rivière, Paris, France
Amsterdam Collection, The Netherlands
Peter Willborg, Stockholm, Sweden
H: 8.9 inch 800 EUR / 1500 EUR
Ethiopia, Sudan, South East Africa
Lot: 100
Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Peter Willborg, Stockholm, Sweden 500 EUR / 1000 EUR