Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Tribal Art Auction - Christie's - May 10, 2012

Christie's will present a spring sale of fine tribal art and artifacts on May 10 in New York.  Highlighting objects from the collection of the late Ernst Beyeler, the lots will comprise traditional works from Papua New Guinea, New Zealand, D. R. Congo, Mexico, Australia, and elsewhere.

For more information, visit the official Christie's website.

Anthropomorphic cup  -  Kuba, D. R. Congo
Stirrup-spout vessel in the form of a frog  -  Mochica, Peru
Stone mask  -  Chontal, Mexico
Spirit board  -  Era River, Papua New Guinea
Platter in the form of a fish  -  Santa Cruz Islands, Solomon Islands
Club, kotiate  -  Maori, New Zealand

 Information and images courtesy of Christie's

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