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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
Cameroon Grassfields, Kom (Bekom) or Babanki
Lot: 51
Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Thomas Schulze, Berlin, Germany
Robert Lewitzki, Celle, Germany
H: 14.2 inch 2500 EUR / 5000 EUR
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Manfred Sackmann, Berlin, Germany
Robert Lewitzki, Celle, Germany
H: 18.1 inch 10000 EUR / 20000 EUR
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Galerie Flak, Paris, France
Coll. Borsi, Luxembourg (acquired before 2000)
Robert Lewitzki, Celle, Germany
H: 17.7 inch 60000 EUR / 80000 EUR
Gabon / Cameroon
Lot: 54
Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Martien Coppens, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Robert Lewitzki, Celle, Germany
H: 18.5 inch 5000 EUR / 10000 EUR
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Old Belgian Colonial Collection
Ana Ricart, Barcelona, Spain
David Serra, Barcelona, Spain
Robert Lewitzki, Celle, Germany
H: 15 inch 7500 EUR
D. R. Congo, Teke
Lot: 56
Provenance Size Hammer price
Craig de Lora, New Jersey, USA
Olaf Pfennig, Hannover, Germany
Zemanek-Münster, Würzburg, 10 March 2018, Lot 470
Robert Lewitzki, Celle, Germany
H: 8.9 inch 800 EUR
D. R. Congo, Teke
Lot: 57
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Robert Lewitzki, Celle, Germany H: 15.4 inch 2000 EUR / 4000 EUR
Lot: 58
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Robert Lewitzki, Celle, Germany H: 21.7 inch 1500 EUR
D. R. Congo, Yaka / Suku
Lot: 59
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Robert Lewitzki, Celle, Germany H: 4.9 inch - 6.9 inch 800 EUR
Lot: 60
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Colonial Collection, Liège, Belgium
Paul Gilman, Liège, Belgium
Alain Guisson, Brussels, Belgium (1990)
Robert Lewitzki, Celle, Germany
H: 19.9 inch 5000 EUR / 12000 EUR
D. R. Congo, Zombo
Lot: 61
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Robert Lewitzki, Celle, Germany H: 13.8 inch 1100 EUR
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Robert Lewitzki, Celle, Germany H: 11.8 inch 2000 EUR / 4000 EUR
Lot: 63
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Robert Lewitzki, Celle, Germany 900 EUR
Southeast / South Africa, Malawi or Mozambique
Lot: 64
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Christie's, London, 1980
Fernando Moncada, Lisbon, Portugal
Kevin Conru, London / Brussels, Belgium
Robert Lewitzki, Celle, Germany
H: 27.2 inch 6000 EUR / 12000 EUR
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Heinrich Kolberg, Feldkirchen-Westerham, Germany (coll. 1970/71) H: 1.7 inch - 3.3 inch 1400 EUR
Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Heinrich Kolberg, Feldkirchen-Westerham, Germany (coll. 1970/71) 600 EUR / 1200 EUR
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Heinrich Kolberg, Feldkirchen-Westerham, Germany (coll. 1970/71) H: 3 inch; 3.9 inch; 4.5 inch 500 EUR
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Heinrich Kolberg, Feldkirchen-Westerham, Germany (coll. 1970/71) H: 1.7 inch 350 EUR
Sierra Leone / Liberia / Guinea, Kissi
Lot: 69
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Heinrich Kolberg, Feldkirchen-Westerham, Germany (coll. 1970/71) H: 6.3 inch 450 EUR
Sierra Leone, Mende
Lot: 70
Provenance Size Hammer price
Heinrich Kolberg, Feldkirchen-Westerham, Germany (coll. 1970/71) H: 11.8 inch 450 EUR
Sierra Leone, Mende
Lot: 71
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Heinrich Kolberg, Feldkirchen-Westerham, Germany (coll. 1970/71) H: 10.4 inch 650 EUR
Sierra Leone, Southern Bullom (Sherbro) / Mende Complex
Lot: 72
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Heinrich Kolberg, Feldkirchen-Westerham, Germany (coll. 1970/71) H: 21.9 inch 1500 EUR
Côte d'Ivoire, Dan or Wè - Guéré / Kran
Lot: 73
Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Heinrich Kolberg, Feldkirchen-Westerham, Germany (coll. 1970/71) H: 13.4 inch 400 EUR / 800 EUR
Côte d'Ivoire / Liberia / Gurunsi
Lot: 74
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Heinrich Kolberg, Feldkirchen-Westerham, Germany (coll. 1970/71) 320 EUR
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Heinrich Kolberg, Feldkirchen-Westerham, Germany (coll. 1970/71) 200 EUR
Nigeria, Cross River, Boki (Ekoi complex)
Lot: 76
Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Heinrich Kolberg, Feldkirchen-Westerham, Germany (coll. 1970/71) H: 10.6 inch 450 EUR / 900 EUR
Nigeria, Yoruba, Abeokuta, Egba
Lot: 77
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Heinrich Kolberg, Feldkirchen-Westerham, Germany (coll. 1970/71) H: 9.1 inch (both) 400 EUR
Nigeria, Yoruba, Igbomina, Omu Aran
Lot: 78
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Heinrich Kolberg, Feldkirchen-Westerham, Germany (coll. 1970/71) H: 11 inch & 11.3 inch 3100 EUR
Lot: 79
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Ursula Heijs-Voorhuis, Sint Agatha, The Netherlands H: 8.7 inch 950 EUR
Nigeria, Lower Niger
Lot: 80
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Ursula Heijs-Voorhuis, Sint Agatha, The Netherlands H: 6.3 inch 650 EUR
Nigeria / Republic of Benin (ex Dahomey)
Lot: 81
Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Ursula Heijs-Voorhuis, Sint Agatha, The Netherlands H: 11.6 inch 500 EUR / 1000 EUR
Nigeria / Republic of Benin, Yoruba - Anago
Lot: 82
Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Ursula Heijs-Voorhuis, Sint Agatha, The Netherlands H: 21.1 inch 600 EUR / 1200 EUR
Nigeria / Republic of Benin, Yoruba - Anago
Lot: 83
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Possibly Loed van Bussel (1935-2018), The Hague, The Netherlands
Cornelis Pieter Meulendijk (1912-1979), Rotterdam, The Netherlands (according to the files of Hans Witte)
Ursula Heijs-Voorhuis, Sint Agatha, The Netherlands
H: 14.8 inch 900 EUR / 1800 EUR
Lot: 85
Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Ursula Heijs-Voorhuis, Sint Agatha, The Netherlands H: 17.7 inch 450 EUR / 900 EUR
Nigeria, Yoruba, Ketu, Samuel Laroye of Meko
Lot: 86
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Ursula Heijs-Voorhuis, Sint Agatha, The Netherlands H: 18.1 inch 950 EUR
Nigeria, Yoruba, Ketu, Mosudi Olatunji of Meko
Lot: 87
Provenance Size Hammer price
Ursula Heijs-Voorhuis, Sint Agatha, The Netherlands H: 14.2 inch 1000 EUR
Nigeria, Yoruba
Lot: 88
Provenance Size Hammer price
Ursula Heijs-Voorhuis, Sint Agatha, The Netherlands H: 13.4 inch 400 EUR
Nigeria, Yoruba
Lot: 89
Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Gerbrand Luttik, Soest, The Netherlands (before 1997)
Ursula Heijs-Voorhuis, Sint Agatha, The Netherlands
L: 23.6 inch; B: 21.7 inch 1500 EUR / 3000 EUR
Nigeria, Yoruba, Abeokuta
Lot: 90
Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Ursula Heijs-Voorhuis, Sint Agatha, The Netherlands H: 11.6 inch 450 EUR / 900 EUR
Nigeria, Yoruba, Egbado, Akinola from Joga Orile
Lot: 91
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Ursula Heijs-Voorhuis, Sint Agatha, The Netherlands H: 14.6 inch 1700 EUR
Nigeria, Yoruba, Oniyide Adugbologe of Abeokuta
Lot: 92
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Ursula Heijs-Voorhuis, Sint Agatha, The Netherlands (since the 1970s) H: 40.6 inch 1100 EUR
Lot: 93
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Ursula Heijs-Voorhuis, Sint Agatha, The Netherlands H: 3.5 inch 250 EUR
Nigeria, Yoruba, Igbomina, Ila Orangun, Workshop of the "Master of the smiling face" ("Master of the archaic smile")
Lot: 94
Provenance Size Starting price / estimated price
Ursula Heijs-Voorhuis, Sint Agatha, The Netherlands H: 11.4 inch 300 EUR / 600 EUR
Lot: 95
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Guy van Rijn, Brussels, Belgium
Gerbrand Luttik, Soest, The Netherlands
Paul Beelen (1943-1994), The Hague, The Netherlands
Ursula Heijs-Voorhuis, Sint Agatha, The Netherlands
H: 25.8 inch 2200 EUR
Nigeria, Yoruba, Egbado, Abeokuta
Lot: 96
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Possibly from an American Museum Collection (according to AHDRC)
Ursula Heijs-Voorhuis, Sint Agatha, The Netherlands
H: 17.7 inch 3200 EUR
Nigeria, Yoruba, Ekiti, probably Agbonbiofe of Efon-Alaye
Lot: 97
Provenance Size Hammer price
Ursula Heijs-Voorhuis, Sint Agatha, The Netherlands H: 27.2 inch 1800 EUR
Nigeria, Yoruba, Egbado, Imala
Lot: 98
Provenance Size Hammer price
Ursula Heijs-Voorhuis, Sint Agatha, The Netherlands H: 12.2 inch 750 EUR
Nigeria, Yoruba, northern Ekiti, Bamgboye of Odo Owa
Lot: 99
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Ursula Heijs-Voorhuis, Sint Agatha, The Netherlands H: 8.7 inch 1000 EUR
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Ursula Heijs-Voorhuis, Sint Agatha, The Netherlands H: 3.7 inch 600 EUR
Lot: 101
Provenance Size Hammer price
Ursula Heijs-Voorhuis, Sint Agatha, The Netherlands H: 8.4 inch 1100 EUR