African, Oceanic & Pre-Columbian Art
20 Nov 2012, starting at 13:00 EST.

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LOTS
 of 318
  • Lot 1
    Zapotec Figural Urn, Monte Alban III,
    Late Classic, ca. A.D. 450 - 650
    Sold for US$ 5,625 inc. premium

  • Lot 2
    Group of Six Tairona Winged Pendants,
    ca. A.D. 1000 - 1500
    US$ 3,000 - 5,000
    €2,200 - 3,600

  • Lot 3
    Veracruz Standing Priest, Remojadas,
    Late Classic, ca. A.D. 550 - 950
    Sold for US$ 10,000 inc. premium

  • Lot 4W
    Fine Costa Rica Metate, Guanacaste-Nicoya Region,
    Late Period IV to Early Period V, ca. A.D. 300 - 700
    Sold for US$ 14,375 inc. premium

  • Lot 5
    Sinú Anthropomorphic Diety Pendant,
    Darién Style, ca. A.D. 1000 - 1500
    Sold for US$ 8,750 inc. premium

  • Lot 6
    Sinú Nose Ornament,
    ca. A.D. 1000 - 1500
    Sold for US$ 875 inc. premium

  • Lot 7
    Pair of Sinú Ear Ornaments,
    ca. A.D. 1000 - 1500
    Sold for US$ 2,750 inc. premium

  • Lot 8
    Bracelet, South Coast Nazca Region,
    ca. A.D. 500 - 800
    Sold for US$ 18,750 inc. premium

  • Lot 9
    Sicán Gold Beaker,
    ca. A.D. 950 - 1250
    Sold for US$ 20,000 inc. premium

  • Lot 10
    Sicán Gold Beaker,
    ca. A.D. 950 - 1250 height 7 5/8in (19.7cm)
    Sold for US$ 25,000 inc. premium

  • Lot 11
    Maya Carved Bowl,
    Late Classic, ca. A.D. 550 - 950
    Sold for US$ 937 inc. premium

  • Lot 12
    Maya Carved Bowl,
    Late Classic, ca. A.D. 550 - 950
    US$ 2,000 - 3,000
    €1,400 - 2,200

  • Lot 13
    Important and Rare Maya Codex Style Vase,
    Late Classic, ca. A.D. 650 - 950
    US$ 40,000 - 60,000
    €29,000 - 43,000

  • Lot 14
    Colima Seated Shaman,
    Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - 250 A.D.
    Sold for US$ 4,750 inc. premium

  • Lot 15
    Colima Standing Female Figure,
    Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250
    Sold for US$ 2,500 inc. premium

  • Lot 16
    Colima Seated Shaman,
    Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250
    US$ 3,000 - 5,000
    €2,200 - 3,600

  • Lot 17
    Colima Standing Shaman,
    Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250
    US$ 2,000 - 3,000
    €1,400 - 2,200

  • Lot 18
    Large Colima Tubular Effigy Incense Burner,
    Early Postclassic, ca. A.D. 900 - 1200
    Sold for US$ 8,750 inc. premium

  • Lot 19
    Teotihuacán Seated Figure,
    Early Classic, ca. A.D. 300 - 600
    Sold for US$ 1,250 inc. premium

  • Lot 20
    Colima Spouted Vessel in the form of a Seated Drummer,
    Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250
    US$ 3,000 - 5,000
    €2,200 - 3,600

  • Lot 21
    Exceptional Colima Hunchback Figure,
    Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250
    US$ 30,000 - 40,000
    €22,000 - 29,000

  • Lot 22
    Chinesco Bowl,
    Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C - A.D. 250
    US$ 4,000 - 6,000
    €2,900 - 4,300

  • Lot 23
    Chinesco Shallow Bowl,
    Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C - A.D. 250
    US$ 4,000 - 6,000
    €2,900 - 4,300

  • Lot 24
    Chinesco Vessel
    Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C - A.D. 250
    US$ 2,000 - 3,000
    €1,400 - 2,200

  • Lot 25
    Chupicuaro Polychromed Tripod Vessel,
    Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250
    US$ 2,000 - 3,000
    €1,400 - 2,200

  • Lot 26
    Chupicuaro Fish Vessel,
    Protoclassic, ca 100 B.C. - A.D. 250
    US$ 2,000 - 3,000
    €1,400 - 2,200

  • Lot 27
    Chupicuaro Bird-Form Vessel,
    Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250
    US$ 1,500 - 2,000
    €1,100 - 1,400

  • Lot 28
    Jalisco Seated Female,
    Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250
    US$ 2,000 - 3,000
    €1,400 - 2,200

  • Lot 29
    Jalisco Standing Figure,
    Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250
    Sold for US$ 10,625 inc. premium

  • Lot 30
    Rare Jalisco Seated Couple,
    Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250
    US$ 20,000 - 30,000
    €14,000 - 22,000

  • Lot 31
    Important Nayarit House with Occupants,
    Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250
    US$ 40,000 - 60,000
    €29,000 - 43,000

  • Lot 32
    Nayarit Seated Male Figure,
    Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C.-A.D. 250
    Sold for US$ 2,500 inc. premium

  • Lot 33
    Nayarit Seated Warrior, San Sebastian Red Style,
    Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250
    Sold for US$ 3,750 inc. premium

  • Lot 34
    Seven Zacatecas Figurines,
    Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250
    Sold for US$ 1,375 inc. premium

  • Lot 35
    Mezcala Figure,
    Late Preclassic, ca. 300 - 100 B.C.
    Sold for US$ 4,000 inc. premium

  • Lot 36
    Ngbaka Yoke, Democratic Republic of the Congo
    Sold for US$ 3,125 inc. premium

  • Lot 37
    Two Ababdeh Hairpins, Egypt
    Sold for US$ 812 inc. premium

  • Lot 38
    Mossi Hairpin, Burkina Faso
    Sold for US$ 437 inc. premium

  • Lot 39Y
    Two Hairpins, Democratic Republic of the Congo
    Sold for US$ 937 inc. premium

  • Lot 40
    Tabwa Comb, Democratic Republic of the Congo
    Sold for US$ 750 inc. premium

  • Lot 41
    Karamajong Headrest, Kenya
    Sold for US$ 1,187 inc. premium

  • Lot 42
    Dinka Stool, Sudan
    Sold for US$ 1,625 inc. premium

  • Lot 43
    Oromo Headrest, Ethiopia
    Sold for US$ 937 inc. premium

  • Lot 44
    Kuba Headrest, Democratic Republic of the Congo
    Sold for US$ 937 inc. premium

  • Lot 45
    Sidama Headrest, Ethiopia
    Sold for US$ 1,250 inc. premium

  • Lot 46
    Oromo Headrest, Ethiopia
    Sold for US$ 875 inc. premium

  • Lot 47
    Baule Slingshot, Ivory Coast
    Sold for US$ 500 inc. premium

  • Lot 48Y
    Mende Pointer, Sierra Leone
    US$ 800 - 1,200
    €580 - 870

  • Lot 49
    Ashanti (Asante) Heddle Pulley, Ghana
    US$ 700 - 900
    €510 - 650

  • Lot 50
    Tafilalt Powder Horn, Morocco
    Sold for US$ 875 inc. premium

  • Lot 51
    Tiv Pipe, Nigeria
    US$ 700 - 900
    €510 - 650

  • Lot 52
    Dinka Stool, Sudan
    US$ 1,500 - 2,000
    €1,100 - 1,400

  • Lot 53Y
    Rare Dinka Headrest, Sudan
    Sold for US$ 5,250 inc. premium

  • Lot 54
    Kulango Spoon, Ivory Coast
    Sold for US$ 2,500 inc. premium

  • Lot 55
    Loom, Ivory Coast
    US$ 700 - 900
    €510 - 650

  • Lot 56
    Tutsi Neckrest, Rwanda
    Sold for US$ 375 inc. premium

  • Lot 57
    Hehe Stool, Tanzania
    US$ 800 - 1,200
    €580 - 870

  • Lot 58
    Stool, possibly Cameroon
    Sold for US$ 562 inc. premium

  • Lot 59Y
    Spoon, Ethiopia
    Sold for US$ 687 inc. premium

  • Lot 60
    Tikar Horn, Cameroon
    Sold for US$ 750 inc. premium

  • Lot 61
    Two Krou Bottles, Ivory Coast
    Sold for US$ 275 inc. premium

  • Lot 62
    Pipe, Malawi
    Sold for US$ 750 inc. premium

  • Lot 63Y
    Pipe, Sudan
    Sold for US$ 2,000 inc. premium

  • Lot 64
    Xhosa Pipe, South Africa
    Sold for US$ 437 inc. premium

  • Lot 65
    Dinka Pipe, Sudan
    US$ 700 - 900
    €510 - 650

  • Lot 66
    Baule Game Board, Ivory Coast
    Sold for US$ 1,375 inc. premium

  • Lot 67
    Gurunsi Stool, Burkina Faso
    Sold for US$ 562 inc. premium

  • Lot 68
    Senufo Bench, Ivory Coast
    US$ 1,000 - 1,500
    €720 - 1,100

  • Lot 69Y
    Chokwe Mortar, Angola
    Sold for US$ 525 inc. premium

  • Lot 70Y
    Snuff Container, Kenya
    US$ 700 - 900
    €510 - 650

  • Lot 71
    Two Sidamo Pendants, Ethiopia
    US$ 1,000 - 1,500
    €720 - 1,100

  • Lot 72
    Two Sotho Snuff Containers, South Africa
    US$ 800 - 1,200
    €580 - 870

  • Lot 73Y
    Two Gogo Snuff Containers, Tanzania
    Sold for US$ 1,062 inc. premium

  • Lot 74
    Makonde Staff, Tanzania
    US$ 400 - 600
    €290 - 430

  • Lot 75Y
    Ndengese Flywhisk, Democratic Republic of the Congo
    Sold for US$ 750 inc. premium

  • Lot 76
    Knife, Democratic Republic of the Congo
    US$ 400 - 500
    €290 - 360

  • Lot 77
    Shield, Ethiopia
    Sold for US$ 2,250 inc. premium

  • Lot 78
    Shield, Democratic Republic of the Congo
    Sold for US$ 1,375 inc. premium

  • Lot 79
    Tamberma Shield, Togo
    Sold for US$ 1,000 inc. premium

  • Lot 80
    Tuareg Knife, Mali/Burkina Faso
    US$ 3,000 - 4,000
    €2,200 - 2,900

  • Lot 81Y
    Three Staffs, two Makonde and one Sangu, Tanzania
    US$ 4,000 - 6,000
    €2,900 - 4,300

  • Lot 82
    Kuba Knife, Democratic Republic of the Congo
    Sold for US$ 1,875 inc. premium

  • Lot 83
    Mossi Adze, Burkina Faso
    Sold for US$ 1,000 inc. premium

  • Lot 84Y
    Gogo Club, Tanzania
    Sold for US$ 312 inc. premium

  • Lot 85W
    Tuareg Wood Post, Niger
    Sold for US$ 937 inc. premium

  • Lot 86W
    Kota Spear, Gabon
    US$ 2,000 - 3,000
    €1,400 - 2,200

  • Lot 87W
    Yoruba Staff, Nigeria
    Sold for US$ 2,250 inc. premium

  • Lot 88W
    Chad (Kirdi) Shield, Cameroon
    Sold for US$ 1,500 inc. premium

  • Lot 89W
    Two Tutsi Screens, Democratic Republic of the Congo
    Sold for US$ 1,750 inc. premium

  • Lot 90
    Songye Pot, Democratic Republic of the Congo
    Sold for US$ 6,250 inc. premium

  • Lot 91
    Tutsi Container, Rwanda
    Sold for US$ 875 inc. premium

  • Lot 92W
    Ndengese Slit Drum, Democratic Republic of the Congo
    Sold for US$ 3,125 inc. premium

  • Lot 93
    Guitar, Cameroon
    Sold for US$ 1,250 inc. premium

  • Lot 94
    Tutsi Amulet/Bracelet, Burundi, Rwanda
    US$ 700 - 900
    €510 - 650

  • Lot 95Y
    Bracelet, Cameroon
    Sold for US$ 750 inc. premium

  • Lot 96
    Bracelet, Cameroon
    US$ 1,200 - 1,800
    €870 - 1,300

  • Lot 97
    Two Moor Anklets, Mauritania
    US$ 1,500 - 2,000
    €1,100 - 1,400

  • Lot 98
    Tuareg Bracelet, Niger
    US$ 700 - 900
    €510 - 650

  • Lot 99
    Pair of Tuareg Earrings, Niger
    US$ 600 - 800
    €430 - 580

  • Lot 100
    Tuareg Lock and Key, Marrakech
    Sold for US$ 525 inc. premium

  • Lot 101
    Tuareg Pendant, Niger
    Sold for US$ 562 inc. premium

  • Lot 102
    Tuareg Cache-Coran, Niger
    US$ 700 - 900
    €510 - 650

  • Lot 103
    Gurunsi Ring, Burkina Faso
    US$ 500 - 700
    €360 - 510

  • Lot 104
    Fulani Ring, Mali
    US$ 500 - 700
    €360 - 510

  • Lot 105
    Three Tuareg Rings, Mali
    Sold for US$ 475 inc. premium

  • Lot 106Y
    Seven Pendants, Ethiopia & Mali
    Sold for US$ 1,375 inc. premium

  • Lot 107
    Two Moor Cache-Corans, Mauritania
    US$ 600 - 900
    €430 - 650

  • Lot 108Y
    Four Cuanhama Pendants, Namibia
    Sold for US$ 1,250 inc. premium

  • Lot 109Y
    Necklace, Cameroon
    Sold for US$ 687 inc. premium

  • Lot 110Y
    Large Pendant, Cameroon
    Sold for US$ 437 inc. premium

  • Lot 111Y
    Masai Snuff Container, Kenya
    US$ 600 - 800
    €430 - 580

  • Lot 112
    Belt, Cameroon
    Sold for US$ 1,500 inc. premium

  • Lot 113
    Three Dorze Pots, Ethiopia
    US$ 800 - 1,200
    €580 - 870

  • Lot 114
    Moor Circular Box and Key, Mauritania
    Sold for US$ 1,125 inc. premium

  • Lot 115
    Mende Pointer, Sierra Leone
    Sold for US$ 875 inc. premium

  • Lot 116
    Dogon Figure, Mali
    Sold for US$ 9,375 inc. premium

  • Lot 117
    Dogon Equestrian Figure, Mali
    Sold for US$ 8,750 inc. premium

  • Lot 118
    Bamana Hyena Mask for the Kore Society, Mali
    Sold for US$ 7,500 inc. premium

  • Lot 119
    Bobo Antelope Headdress, Burkina Faso
    Sold for US$ 13,750 inc. premium

  • Lot 120
    Bwa/Nuna Buffalo Mask, Southeast Region, Black Volta Basin, Burkina Faso
    US$ 10,000 - 15,000
    €7,200 - 11,000

  • Lot 121
    Lobi Female Figure, Burkina Faso
    Sold for US$ 2,500 inc. premium

  • Lot 122
    Lobi Female Figure, Burkina Faso
    US$ 800 - 1,200
    €580 - 870

  • Lot 123
    Lobi Female Figure, Burkina Faso
    US$ 7,000 - 9,000
    €5,100 - 6,500

  • Lot 124
    Nunuma or Winiama Warthog Mask, Burkina Faso
    US$ 6,000 - 8,000
    €4,300 - 5,800

  • Lot 125
    Dan Mask, Liberia
    Sold for US$ 7,500 inc. premium

  • Lot 126
    Dan Mask, Liberia
    Sold for US$ 10,625 inc. premium

  • Lot 127
    Dan Mask, Liberia
    US$ 8,000 - 12,000
    €5,800 - 8,700

  • Lot 128
    Baule Seated Male Figure, Ivory Coast
    Sold for US$ 7,500 inc. premium

  • Lot 129
    Exceptional Baule Male Standing Figure, Ivory Coast
    Sold for US$ 47,500 inc. premium

  • Lot 130
    Guro Heddle Pulley, Ivory Coast
    US$ 3,000 - 5,000
    €2,200 - 3,600

  • Lot 131
    Guro Heddle Pulley, Ivory Coast
    Sold for US$ 1,250 inc. premium

  • Lot 132
    Guro Heddle Pulley, Ivory Coast
    US$ 2,000 - 3,000
    €1,400 - 2,200

  • Lot 133
    Guro Heddle Pulley, Ivory Coast
    US$ 4,000 - 6,000
    €2,900 - 4,300

  • Lot 134
    Baule Maternity Figure, Ivory Coast
    US$ 10,000 - 15,000
    €7,200 - 11,000

  • Lot 135
    Dan Anthropomorphic Spoon, Ivory Coast
    Sold for US$ 12,500 inc. premium

  • Lot 136
    Dan Mask, Ivory Coast or Liberia
    US$ 15,000 - 20,000
    €11,000 - 14,000

  • Lot 137
    Baule Spoon, Ivory Coast
    Sold for US$ 1,250 inc. premium

  • Lot 138
    Baule Heddle Pulley, Ivory Coast
    Sold for US$ 1,375 inc. premium

  • Lot 139
    Baule Heddle Pulley, Ivory Coast
    Sold for US$ 1,625 inc. premium

  • Lot 140
    Baule Heddle Pulley, Ivory Coast
    Sold for US$ 1,250 inc. premium

  • Lot 141
    Baule Butter Box with Janus Faced Lid, Ivory Coast
    Sold for US$ 1,875 inc. premium

  • Lot 142
    Dan We Spoon, Ivory Coast
    US$ 1,200 - 1,800
    €870 - 1,300

  • Lot 143
    Baule Male Figure, Ivory Coast
    US$ 5,000 - 7,000
    €3,600 - 5,100

  • Lot 144
    Baule Portrait Mask, Ivory Coast
    Sold for US$ 12,500 inc. premium

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