Thursday, November 28, 2013

African and Oceanic Art at Christie's

On December 10, Christie’s Paris will hold a sale of 114 African and Oceanic works. Among the finely curated lots will be a large Dogon figure from Mali dating to the fifteenth century. Two Punu masks, one white and the other black, will also be offered and will be the subject of a lecture by Louis Perrois on Monday, December 9. Viewings for the sale will be held on December 7 & 9.

Standing figure  -  Dogon, Mali

Temple bust  -  Fiji

Staff finial  -  Kongo, D.R. Congo

Images courtesy of Christie's

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