Thursday, June 19, 2014

Tribal Art Sale at Christie's

Christie's will hold a double auction today in Paris highlighting tribal works from Africa, Oceania, and the Americas. African objects will be by far the most numerous in the second sale, which will feature a selection of sixty-six pieces from among the three hundred objects that make up the collection of Léonore and Rudolf Blum.

View the online catalogues.

Ceremonial headdress  -  Tsimshian or Haisla, Northwest Coast

Battle dagger  -  Tlingit, Northwest Coast

Mask  -  Bete/Guro, Côte d'Ivoire
Lime spatula  -  Massim, Papua New Guinea

Kifwebe mask  -  Songye, D.R. Congo

Mask  -  Bamana, Mali

 Images courtesy of Christie's

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