Wednesday, June 12, 2013

African and Oceanic Art Sale at Sotheby's

Sotheby's will present a sale of exquisite traditional art and artifacts from West and Central Africa, Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, Indonesia, and many other geographical regions on June 18th in Paris.  

For more information, view the online catalogue.

Royal bowl  -  Yoruba, Nigeria
Primordial couple  -  Senufo, Côte d'Ivoire
Tatanua mask  -  New Ireland
Figural suspension hook  -  Iatmul, Papua New Guinea
Elephant hide mask  -  Lega, DR Congo
Mask  -  Fang, Gabon
Canoe prow ornament  -  Solomon Islands
Power figure  -  Suku, DR Congo

Images courtesy of Sotheby's

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