Friday, April 27, 2012

Tribal Art at Sotheby's - May 11, 2012

Sotheby's will present a two-part sale of fine tribal art and artifacts on May 11, 2012.  The African art collection of the late Dr. Werner Muensterberger will comprise a significant portion of the auction, showcased alongside a host of other exquisite lots from the Lerner, Shoher, and Vogel Collections. 

Visit the official Sotheby's website.

Helmet mask  -  Luluwa, D.R. Congo
Stone head  -  Sapi (Proto-Temne), Sierra Leone
Male torso  -  Mbembe, Cross River Region, Nigeria
Reliquary figure  -  Kota, Gabon
Ancestor figure  -  Buyu, D.R. Congo
Portrait mask  -  Baule, Côte d'Ivoire  -  Totokro Master
Zigzag figure  -  Bamana, Mali

Information and images courtesy of Sotheby's

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