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99th Auction
2022-11-12

African, Oceanic and Pre-Columbian Art
An important collection of a german art dealer. Selected works from the private collections of Robert Lewitzki, Heinrich Kolberg, Ursula Heijs-Voorhuis and Horst Hornstadt.

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99th Auction
Lot: 1
Provenance Size Hammer price
German Private Collection H: 8.3 inch 3500 EUR
Lot: 2
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German Private Collection H: 17.5 inch 2200 EUR
Lot: 3
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Hans Himmelheber (1908-2003), Heidelberg, Germany (coll. in situ, 1932)
Lore (1901-1980) & Georg Kegel (1898-1974), Hamburg, Germany (Inv. no. B6)
Ludwig Bretschneider (1909-1987), Munich, Germany
German Private Collection
H: 16.7 inch 4000 EUR
Lot: 4
Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
German Private Collection H: 14.8 inch 800 EUR / 1600 EUR
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German Private Collection H: 13.4 inch 800 EUR
Côte d'Ivoire, Baule
Lot: 6
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Henk (1920-2001) and Greet Kouw, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Boris Kegel-Konietzko (1925-2020), Hamburg, Germany (1976)
Ludwig Bretschneider (1909-1987), Munich, Germany
German Private Collection
H: 13 inch 1800 EUR
Côte d'Ivoire, Lagoons, Attie (Akye) / Ebrie
Lot: 7
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Ralf Lüders, Stuttgart, Germany
Alex Vömel (1897-1985), Düsseldorf, Germany
German Private Collection
H: 14.2 inch 5700 EUR
Lot: 8
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Ketterer, Munich, 5 November 1977, Lot 39
German Private Collection
H: 8.9 inch 1800 EUR
Lot: 9
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James T. Hooper (1897-1971), Arundel, Great Britain
Sold by the family in 1976
Christie's, London, 14 July 1976, Lot 6
German Private Collection
H: 9.3 inch 4500 EUR
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presumably Hans Himmelheber (1908-2003), Heidelberg, Germany,
or Roger Bédiat (1897-1958), Abidjan, Ivory Coast
Charles Ratton (1895-1986), Paris, France
Christie's, New York, 22 November 1996, Lot 128
German Private Collection
H: 7.5 inch 1800 EUR
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Lean-Louis Picard, Paris, 8 October 1991, Lot 183
German Private Collection
H: 15 inch 1500 EUR / 2000 EUR
Côte d'Ivoire, Yaure
Lot: 12
Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
German Private Collection H: 16.1 inch 2000 EUR / 4000 EUR
Burkina Faso, Lobi, Biniathe Kambire
Lot: 13
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German Private Collection H: 11.6 inch 600 EUR / 1200 EUR
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German Private Collection D: ca. 5.1 inch 700 EUR
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German Private Collection H: 9.8 inch 500 EUR
Lot: 16
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German Private Collection H: 13.6 inch 500 EUR / 1000 EUR
Ghana, Akan, Ashanti
Lot: 17
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German Private Collection H: 9.4 inch 230 EUR
Ghana, Akan, Ashanti
Lot: 18
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German Private Collection H: 11 inch 500 EUR
Ghana, Akan, Ashanti
Lot: 19
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German Private Collection H: 10.4 inch 600 EUR
Ghana, Akan, Ashanti
Lot: 20
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German Private Collection H: 9.4 inch 400 EUR
Lot: 21
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Emil Maetzel (1877-1955), Hamburg, Germany
Zemanek-Münster, 3 March 2012, Lot 103
German Private Collection
H: 5.7 inch 400 EUR
Nigeria, Yoruba, Igbomina, Ila Orangun
Lot: 22
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Sotheby's London, 26 March 1990, Lot 109
German Private Collection
H: 10 inch & 10.2 inch 1900 EUR
Nigeria, Yoruba, Oshogbo, Oyo
Lot: 23
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Ketterer, Munich, 30 April 1988, Lot 434
German Private Collection
H: 11.2 inch & 11.4 inch 1500 EUR
Nigeria, Yoruba, Kwara State, Ilorin / Shaki
Lot: 24
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German Private Collection H: 11.6 inch 4500 EUR
Lot: 25
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Valentine Faulkner, Reverend of the Church Missionary Society (collected in situ, 1866-1883, when he worked among the Yoruba)
James T. Hooper (1897-1971), Arundel, Great Britain
Sold by the family in 1976
Christie's, London, 14 July 1976, Lot 27
German Private Collection
H: 27.6 inch 6000 EUR
Lot: 26
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Ketterer, Munich, 20 April 1991, Lot 295
German Private Collection
H: 14.6 inch 1500 EUR
Lot: 27
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French Private Collection
Christie's, New York, 20 November 1997, Lot 315
German Private Collection
H: 7.9 inch 4700 EUR
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Alfred L. Scheinberg, New York, USA
Maurice W. Shapiro (1928-1993), New York, USA
Christie's, New York, 11 November 1993, Lot 107
Christie's, New York, 20 November 1997, Lot 60
German Private Collection
H: 11.8 inch 3600 EUR
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Christie's, New York, 22 November 1996, Lot 158
German Private Collection
H: 10 inch 1800 EUR
Lot: 30
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Ralf Lüders, Stuttgart, Germany
Alex Vömel (1897-1985), Düsseldorf, Germany
German Private Collection
H: 9.1 inch 400 EUR
D. R. Congo, Bembe (Eastern) - Goma
Lot: 31
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Lempertz, Brussels, 25 March 1992, Lot 210
German Private Collection
H: 12.6 inch 2500 EUR
D. R. Congo, Kuba
Lot: 32
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Renée Marteaux (deceased 1988), Brussels, Belgium
Family by inheritance
Sotheby's, London, 26 March 1990, Lot 151 (attributed to the D. R. Congo, Holo)
German Private Collection
H: 9.4 inch 1100 EUR
D. R. Congo, Luba-Hemba
Lot: 33
Provenance Size Hammer price
Galerie Lemaire, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Ludwig Bretschneider, Munich, Germany
German Private Collection (1987)
H: 10.6 inch 1100 EUR
D. R. Congo, Yombe
Lot: 34
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Christie's, South Kensington, 22 November 1988, Lot 200
German Private Collection
H: 7.9 inch 6000 EUR
Papua New Guinea - Bismarck Archipelago - New Ireland
Lot: 35
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Johann F. Gustav Umlauff (1833-1889), Hamburg, Germany
Eduard von der Heydt (1882-1964), Ascona, Switzerland (1926)
Alfred Flechtheim (1887-1937), Berlin, Germany
Alex Vömel (1897-1985), Düsseldorf, Germany
German Private Collection
H: 16.9 inch 2800 EUR
Lot: 36
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Francine Maurer (deceased 2006), Paris, France
Kim Redlich, Düsseldorf, Germany
Lempertz, Brussels, 30 March 2006, Lot 25
Robert Lewitzki, Celle, Germany
H: 22.4 inch 7700 EUR
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Edith Hafter (1911-2001), Solothurn, Switzerland
Christie's, Paris, 12 June 2003, Lot 311
Cornette de Saint Cyr, Paris-Drouot, 10 April 2010, Lot 37
Bernard Dulon, Paris, France
Stella Loebarth, Paris, France (Bruneaf 2012)
Zemanek-Münster, 86th Tribal Art Auction, Vol. II, Würzburg, 27 May 2017, Lot 167
Robert Lewitzki, Celle, Germany
H: 13 inch 2100 EUR
Lot: 38
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Robert Lewitzki, Celle, Germany H: 7.5 inch 1100 EUR
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Petra und Stephan Herkenhoff, Osnabrück, Germany
Floros Katsouros, Hannover, Germany
Olaf Pfennig, Hannover, Germany
Zemanek-Münster, 86. Tribal Art Auction, Vol. II, Würzburg, 27 May 2017, Lot 214
Robert Lewitzki, Celle, Germany
H: 23.2 inch 1500 EUR / 3000 EUR
Sierra Leone, Mende
Lot: 40
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Robert Lewitzki, Celle, Germany H: 15 inch 850 EUR
Côte d'Ivoire, Dan - Yacouba
Lot: 41
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Robert Lewitzki, Celle, Germany H: 9.1 inch 1500 EUR
Lot: 42
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Hans Himmelheber, Heidelberg, Germany
Ernst Heinrich, Stuttgart, Germany (1950)
Robert Lewitzki, Celle, Germany
H: 29.5 inch 5500 EUR
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Lorenz Eckert (ca.1920-1960), Basel, Switzerland
Robert Lewitzki, Celle, Germany
H: 20.7 inch 2700 EUR
Côte d'Ivoire, Wè - Guéré (Ngere)
Lot: 44
Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Zemanek-Münster, 86. Tribal Art Auction, Vol. II, Würzburg, 27 May 2017, Lot 257
Robert Lewitzki, Celle, Germany
H: 10.2 inch 1500 EUR / 3000 EUR
Nigeria, Ibibio / Eket
Lot: 45
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Robert Lewitzki, Celle, Germany H: 7.1 inch 1800 EUR
Lot: 46
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Robert Lewitzki, Celle, Germany H: 22.6 inch 2000 EUR / 4000 EUR
Lot: 47
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Max Itzikovitz, Paris, France
Robert Lewitzki, Celle, Germany
H: 7.7 inch 2000 EUR
Nigeria, Yoruba, Ila Orangun
Lot: 48
Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Manfred Sackmann, Berlin, Germany
Robert Lewitzki, Celle, Germany
H: 15.7 inch 2000 EUR / 4000 EUR
Cameroon Grassfields, Bamileke
Lot: 49
Provenance Size Hammer price
Robert Lewitzki, Celle, Germany H: 5.1 inch 750 EUR
Cameroon Grassfields, Bamileke
Lot: 50
Provenance Size Hammer price
Robert Lewitzki, Celle, Germany
L: 22.4 inch 650 EUR