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95th Tribal Art Auction

African, Oceanic & pre-Columbian Art. Art works from European private collections. Selected works of art from the collections of Günther Hartmann (Berlin), Rolf Huisgen (Munich), Knud Nielsen (Jelling) and Edmondo Trombetta (Monza)

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95th Tribal Art Auction
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Ludwig Leicher, Berlin, Germany H: 15.7 inch 500 EUR / 1000 EUR
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Allan Stone, New York, USA M: 4.1 inch x 11.8 inch x 5.1 inch 800 EUR / 1000 EUR
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H: 3.7 inch 600 EUR / 1200 EUR
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H: 3.7 inch; B: 2.8 inch 1500 EUR / 3000 EUR
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Ludwig Leicher, Berlin, Germany H: 6.5 inch - 7.3 inch 300 EUR / 500 EUR
Indonesia - Nias
Lot: 6
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L: 25.6 inch 450 EUR / 900 EUR
Indonesia - Nias
Lot: 7
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Steyler Missionaries, St. Johann, Blönried, Germany
Loed van Bussel, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
H: 7.3 inch; B: 15.9 inch 1200 EUR / 2000 EUR
Lot: 8
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Heinrich Sundermann, Ladbergen/Göttingen, Germany
Zemanek-Münster, Würzburg, 28 May 2016, Lot 13
H: 19.1 inch 1200 EUR / 2500 EUR
Lot: 9
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Waldemar Stöhr & Elisabeth Stöhr-Johannsen, Cologne, Germany (coll. in situ)
Klefisch, Cologne, 11. Oktober 2013, Lot 110
European Private Collection

Elisabeth Stöhr-Johannsen was born in 1932 in Siantar, Sumatra, Indonesia, and grew up on a mission station in Batak country. Later living in Cologne, she remained closely connected to the country throughout her life as a member of the German-Indonesian Society. She was married to the ethnologist Waldemar Stöhr (*1925), who shared her love for Indonesia, which was reflected in joint journeys, articles and exhibitions. W. Stöhr wrote a number of publications on Indonesian art and culture, including the first comprehensive history of religion of the island state in German.
H: 12.8 inch 1000 EUR / 2000 EUR
Lot: 10
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Old French Collection, Alsace H: 13.4 inch 1500 EUR / 2500 EUR
Lot: 11
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Waldemar Stöhr & Elisabeth Stöhr-Johannsen, Cologne, Germany (coll. in situ)
Klefisch, Cologne, 11. Oktober 2013, Lot 110
European Private Collection
H: 9.2 inch 2000 EUR / 4000 EUR
Indonesia - Sulawesi, Toraja
Lot: 12
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German Private Collection, Berlin M: 21.1 inch x 20.1 inch 1200 EUR / 2000 EUR
Lot: 13
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T. Morita, Japan (coll. in situ,1980s/90s) B: 11.4 inch/ 19.3 inch (with handle); H: 4.9 inch 250 EUR / 500 EUR
Philippines - Luzon, Ifugao, Tagiling or workshop
Lot: 14
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T. Morita, Japan (coll. in situ,1980s/90s) H: 18.9 inch 2000 EUR / 4000 EUR
Papua New Guinea
Lot: 15
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M: ca. 74.4 inch x 31.5 inch & 59.8 inch x 35.4 inch 1000 EUR / 2000 EUR
Papua New Guinea, North Coast, Aitape Region, Wawapu
Lot: 16
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German Collection, Berlin H: 9.4 inch; B: 8.7 inch 500 EUR / 1000 EUR
Papua New Guinea, Maprik area, Abelam
Lot: 17
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H: 12.6 inch 450 EUR / 900 EUR
Papua New Guinea - Huon Gulf, Tami Islands
Lot: 18
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German Collection, Berlin L: 31.1 inch 800 EUR / 1500 EUR
Papua New Guinea, Iatmul
Lot: 19
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collected in situ by Grace Emily Munro (1879–1964), Sidney, Australia
Kevin Conru, London, Great Britain
Dorotheum, Vienna, 4 December 2018, Lot 124
H: 39.2 inch 12000 EUR / 25000 EUR
Papua New Guinea, Iatmul
Lot: 20
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British Private Collection H: 26 inch 1200 EUR / 2500 EUR
Papua New Guinea, Middle Sepik, Sawos
Lot: 21
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Peter Michael Mayer, New York City, USA
Mayer (1936-2018) was a British-born American independant publisher who was president of "The Overlook Press", a Woodstock, New York-based publishing company he founded with his father in 1971.
H: 30.7 inch 1500 EUR / 3000 EUR
Papua New Guinea - Sepik
Lot: 22
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German Collection, Berlin H: 24 inch 1500 EUR / 3000 EUR
Papua New Guinea - Sepik / Iatmul
Lot: 23
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Emil Maetzel, Hamburg, Germany
Hauswedell & Nolte, Hamburg, 28. Oktober 1975, Lot 684 (Tafel 37)
H: 33.9 inch 3000 EUR / 5000 EUR
Papua New Guinea, Milne Bay, Trobriand Islands, Massim
Lot: 24
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Wayne Heathcote, Australia
Private New York Collection
Bonhams, San Francisco, 5 May 2015, Lot 30
H: 4.8 inch (mortar); L: 7.4 inch (pestle) 800 EUR / 1500 EUR
Papua New Guinea - Bismarck Archipelago - Admirality Islands
Lot: 25
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German Colonial Collection H: 73.6 inch 400 EUR / 800 EUR
Papua New Guinea - East New Britain - Tolai
Lot: 26
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D: ca. 11.8 inch 1000 EUR / 2000 EUR
Papua New Guinea, Northern Solomon Islands, Bougainville Island
Lot: 27
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collected in situ by Monsieur Nappées grandfather, who was engaged in phosphate mining in the Solomon Islands (Makatea), and who brought the head sculpture to France in 1913
Family estate since then
Patrick Nappée, Mescher-sur-Gironde, France
H: 5.9 inch 600 EUR / 1200 EUR
Lot: 28
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German Colonial Collection L: 76.4 inch (bow)/ 46.3 inch - 52.8 inch (arrows) 250 EUR / 500 EUR
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Christie's, New York, 20 November 1997, Lot 195
Cornette de Saint Cyr, Paris, 21 June 2016, Lot 78
Millon et Associés, Nice, 29 September 2018, Lot 143
H: 28 inch 6000 EUR / 12000 EUR
Lot: 30
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Brandl, Bochum, Germany
Hans-Otto Glitza, Marl, Germany (1969)
L: 39.4 inch 800 EUR / 1500 EUR
New Zealand, Maori
Lot: 31
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British Private Collection H: 58.3 inch 2000 EUR / 4000 EUR
New Zealand, Maori
Lot: 32
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L: 41.7 inch 600 EUR / 1200 EUR
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Isle of Man Collection L: 17.9 inch 2500 EUR / 5000 EUR
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Isle of Man Collection L: 16.9 inch 2500 EUR / 5000 EUR
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Isle of Man Collection L: 15.6 inch 2500 EUR / 5000 EUR
Australia, Central
Lot: 36
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Hans-Otto Glitza, Marl, Germany 600 EUR / 1200 EUR
Australia, Queensland
Lot: 37
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Oliver Klitgaard, Copenhagen, Denmark L: 25.2 inch 300 EUR / 500 EUR
Costa Rica
Lot: 38
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Günther & Ursula Hartmann, Berlin, Germany (before 2007) H: 6.1 inchn; D: 9.3 inch 250 EUR / 500 EUR
Costa Rica / Panama
Lot: 39
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Günther & Ursula Hartmann, Berlin, Germany H: 5.1 inch 800 EUR / 1500 EUR
Costa Rica / Panama, Cocle Region
Lot: 40
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Günther & Ursula Hartmann, Berlin, Germany H: 4.9 inch; D: 11.2 inch 500 EUR / 1000 EUR
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Günther & Ursula Hartmann, Berlin, Germany (before 2007) 150 EUR / 250 EUR
Lot: 42
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Günther & Ursula Hartmann, Berlin, Germany (before 2007) 200 EUR / 400 EUR
South America, Highlands, Inca
Lot: 43
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Günther & Ursula Hartmann, Berlin, Germany (before 2007) H: 8.1 inch 400 EUR / 800 EUR
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Günther & Ursula Hartmann, Berlin, Germany (before 2007) 300 EUR / 600 EUR
Lot: 45
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Ulrich Hoffmann, Stuttgart, Germany (1992)
Günther & Ursula Hartmann, Berlin, Germany
B: 7.1 inch 400 EUR / 800 EUR
Lot: 46
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Günther & Ursula Hartmann, Berlin, Germany (before 2007) 300 EUR / 600 EUR
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Günther & Ursula Hartmann, Berlin, Germany H: 9.4 inch 300 EUR / 600 EUR
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Günther & Ursula Hartmann, Berlin, Germany (1962) H: 8.3 inch 300 EUR / 500 EUR
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Ulrich Hoffmann, Stuttgart, Germany
Günther & Ursula Hartmann, Berlin, Germany (1998)
H: 8.1 inch 300 EUR / 600 EUR
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Günther & Ursula Hartmann, Berlin, Germany (before 2007) H: 9.4 inch 300 EUR / 600 EUR