Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Tribal Art Sale at Sotheby's

A sale of exqusiite African and Oceanic art was held this afternoon at Sotheby's in Paris. Among the highlights were a spectacular Mabea Fang female figure which sold for over 4.3 million euros, works from the collection of Bernd Muhlack and a gorgeous Gabonese Vuvi mask.

View the auction results at the Sotheby's website.

Female figure  -  Mabea Fang, Cameroon  -  Early 19th century

Figure  -  Luluwa, D.R. Congo

Mask  -  Vuvi, Gabon

Figure  -  Bamileke, Bangwa Kingdom, Cameroon

Images courtesy of Sotheby's

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