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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
Lot: 301
Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
François Restiau, Belgian colonial administrator (coll. in situ, between 1920-1935)
Sold by the family (2005)
Lucien van de Velde, Antwerp, Belgium (2005)

Restiau collected objects of African art while working for a railroad company in the Belgian Congo between 1928 -1948.
H: 7.1 inch 5000 EUR / 10000 EUR
Lot: 302
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H: 6.5 inch 700 EUR / 1400 EUR
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Alex Arthur, Brussels, Belgium H: 15.7 inch 2400 EUR / 5000 EUR
D. R. Congo, Eastern Bembe / Buyu
Lot: 304
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German Private Collection (coll. in situ, 1983-86) H: 8 inch 900 EUR / 1800 EUR
D. R. Congo, Ubangi, Bwaka (Ngbaka)
Lot: 305
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H: 10 inch 600 EUR / 1200 EUR
D. R. Congo / Central African Republik, Ngbaka-Gbaya, Manza
Lot: 306
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H: 43.3 inch 300 EUR / 600 EUR
D. R. Congo, Bwende / Dondo
Lot: 307
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German Collection H: 15.9 inch 1000 EUR / 2000 EUR
Lot: 308
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L: 17.5 inch 500 EUR / 1000 EUR
Lot: 309
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H: 9.4 inch 2500 EUR / 4000 EUR
Lot: 310
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Wolfgang Nerlich, Munich, Germany
Hermann Sommerhage, Duisburg, Germany
H: 14.4 inch 2000 EUR / 5000 EUR
Lot: 311
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Georges-Jean Haefeli, La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland H: 26 inch 4000 EUR / 8000 EUR
Lot: 312
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500 EUR / 1000 EUR
D. R. Congo, Kuba
Lot: 313
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H: 4.9 inch 400 EUR / 800 EUR
D. R. Congo, Western Kasai, Kuba Kingdom, Kuba / Ngongo
Lot: 314
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M: 29.9 inch x 21.3 inch 700 EUR / 1400 EUR
D. R. Congo, Kuba / Tetela
Lot: 315
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M: 78.7 inch x 28.3 inch 1000 EUR / 2500 EUR
D. R. Congo, Kuba
Lot: 316
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D: 3.3 inch/ 2.5 inch (outside/inside); B: 0.8 inch 1000 EUR / 2000 EUR
Lot: 317
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M: 23.8 inch x 18.5 inch 600 EUR / 1200 EUR
Lot: 318
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M: 20.9 inch x 14 inch 600 EUR / 1200 EUR
Lot: 319
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M: 22.8 inch x 13.2 inch 600 EUR / 1200 EUR
Lot: 320
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H: 9.8 inch 1200 EUR / 2500 EUR
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Belgian Colonial Collection (arrived in Belgium in the early 1930s) H: 9.4 inch 1000 EUR / 2000 EUR
Lot: 322
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Edith & Roland Flak, Paris, France H: 5.5 inch 700 EUR / 1400 EUR
D. R. Congo, Lega
Lot: 323
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H: 6.7 inch 400 EUR / 800 EUR
Lot: 324
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H: 4.3 inch 4500 EUR / 8000 EUR
Lot: 325
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H: 3.9 inch 1400 EUR / 2800 EUR
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H: 3.7 inch 3500 EUR / 7000 EUR
Lot: 327
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L: 7.9 inch 400 EUR / 800 EUR
D. R. Congo, Lega
Lot: 328
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L: 7.1 inch 600 EUR / 1200 EUR
D. R. Congo, Lwalwa / Lualwa
Lot: 329
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Swiss Collection H: 11.8 inch 2000 EUR / 4000 EUR
Lot: 330
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Dandoy, Belgium H: 15.4 inch 4000 EUR / 8000 EUR
D. R. Congo, Luba
Lot: 331
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Vicomte Théodore-Paul-Raoul d' Ouvrier de la Saigne (1864-1950)
By descent through the family
Artcurial, Paris, 4 December 2004, Lot 101
Pierre Dartevelle, Brussels, Belgium (2005)
Olivier Castellano, Paris, France (2008)
H: 51.2 inch 4500 EUR / 9000 EUR
D. R. Congo, Lulua (Luluwa)
Lot: 332
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French Collection H: 8.1 inch 2000 EUR / 5000 EUR
Lot: 333
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Dieter Schaffner, Groß-Gerau, Germany H: 13.8 inch 400 EUR / 800 EUR
Lot: 334
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Dieter Schaffner, Groß-Gerau, Germany H: 15.9 inch 300 EUR / 600 EUR
Lot: 335
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Dieter Schaffner, Groß-Gerau, Germany H: 10.8 inch 250 EUR / 500 EUR
Lot: 336
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Dieter Schaffner, Groß-Gerau, Germany L: 7.7 inch 200 EUR / 400 EUR
D. R. Congo, Mongo
Lot: 337
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H:49.4 inch; B: 8.7 inch 700 EUR / 1300 EUR
Lot: 338
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Jan Kusters, Waalre, The Netherlands H: 10.2 inch 2000 EUR / 4000 EUR
Lot: 339
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Horst Scheuermann, Bremen, Germany (acquired in Paris in the 1970s) H: 2.2 inch 800 EUR / 1500 EUR
D. R. Congo, Salampasu
Lot: 340
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Taylor Dale, Santa Fé, New Mexico
Alain Guisson, Brussels, Belgium
H: 16.9 inch 700 EUR / 1400 EUR
D. R. Congo, Eastern Congo, Maniema & Kivu, Shi / Lega
Lot: 341
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H: 9.3 inch 1000 EUR / 2000 EUR
D. R. Congo, Shi
Lot: 342
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German Private Collection (coll. in situ, 1983-86) H: 11.2 inch 900 EUR / 1500 EUR
Lot: 343
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Old British Collection H: 14.4 inch 3500 EUR / 7000 EUR
Lot: 344
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John J. Klejman, New York, USA H: 15.4 inch 3000 EUR / 6000 EUR
D. R. Congo, Songe / Tetela
Lot: 345
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Lucien van de Velde, Antwerp, Belgium H: 16.1 inch / 22.8 inch (with horn) 6000 EUR / 12000 EUR
D. R. Congo, Songe, Eki-Belande
Lot: 346
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brought to Antwerp in 1950
Kevin Conru, London, Great Britain
H: 40.2 inch; 48 inch (with horn) 5000 EUR / 10000 EUR
Lot: 347
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Consul Jean Thouvenin, Nancy, France
Will Hoogstraate (1917-2008), Amsterdam, The Netherlands (1970s)
Serge Reynes, Bagnolet, France

Hoogstraate bought his first African objects at the age of sixteen, an "ibeji" pair, in 1933 from Lemaire.
From 1960 to 1987 he directed the internationally renowned Galerie d'Eendt in Amsterdam, which specialized in modern art and exhibited renowned artists such as Bernard Buffet, Picasso, Karel Appel and Geer van Velde.
Together with his wife he dedicated his life to collecting African and precolumbian art.
H: 18.1 inch / 22 inch (with horn) 8000 EUR / 16000 EUR
D. R. Congo, Songe - Nsapo
Lot: 348
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H: 6.9 inch 800 EUR / 1500 EUR
D. R. Congo, Songe / Kuba
Lot: 349
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H: 13 inch 1500 EUR / 3500 EUR
D. R. Congo, Songe / Kusu / Tetela
Lot: 350
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L: 23.2 inch 1400 EUR / 2500 EUR