Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Oceanic and African Art Sales at Christie's

On June 19, Christie's will present an impressive double sale of Oceanic and African art and artifacts in Paris.  Showcasing a wide array of sculptural treasures from West and Central Africa, Polynesia, and the Americas, the sales will also highlight a selection of very fine works from the Jolika Collection of New Guinea Art at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.

For more information, view the online catalogues.

Roof figure  -  Biwat, Papua New Guinea

Serpent headdress  -  Baga, Guinea

Maternity figure  -  Dogon, Mali

Mask  -  Bamana, Mali

Female figure  -  Dogon, Mali

Commemorative figural group  -  Baham Kingdom, Cameroon

Images courtesy of Christie's

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