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

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LOTS
 of 318
1 Zapotec Figural Urn, Monte Alban III,
Late Classic, ca. A.D. 450 - 650
US$ 5,625
€4,059
£3,346
3 Veracruz Standing Priest, Remojadas,
Late Classic, ca. A.D. 550 - 950
US$ 10,000
€7,217
£5,949
4 Fine Costa Rica Metate, Guanacaste-Nicoya Region,
Late Period IV to Early Period V, ca. A.D. 300 - 700
US$ 14,375
€10,375
£8,552
5 Sinú Anthropomorphic Diety Pendant,
Darién Style, ca. A.D. 1000 - 1500
US$ 8,750
€6,315
£5,205
6 Sinú Nose Ornament,
ca. A.D. 1000 - 1500
US$ 875
€631
£520
7 Pair of Sinú Ear Ornaments,
ca. A.D. 1000 - 1500
US$ 2,750
€1,984
£1,636
8 Bracelet, South Coast Nazca Region,
ca. A.D. 500 - 800
US$ 18,750
€13,533
£11,155
9 Sicán Gold Beaker,
ca. A.D. 950 - 1250
US$ 20,000
€14,435
£11,898
10 Sicán Gold Beaker,
ca. A.D. 950 - 1250 height 7 5/8in (19.7cm)
US$ 25,000
€18,044
£14,873
11 Maya Carved Bowl,
Late Classic, ca. A.D. 550 - 950
US$ 937
€676
£557
14 Colima Seated Shaman,
Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - 250 A.D.
US$ 4,750
€3,428
£2,826
15 Colima Standing Female Figure,
Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250
US$ 2,500
€1,804
£1,487
18 Large Colima Tubular Effigy Incense Burner,
Early Postclassic, ca. A.D. 900 - 1200
US$ 8,750
€6,315
£5,205
19 Teotihuacán Seated Figure,
Early Classic, ca. A.D. 300 - 600
US$ 1,250
€902
£743
29 Jalisco Standing Figure,
Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250
US$ 10,625
€7,668
£6,321
32 Nayarit Seated Male Figure,
Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C.-A.D. 250
US$ 2,500
€1,804
£1,487
33 Nayarit Seated Warrior, San Sebastian Red Style,
Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250
US$ 3,750
€2,706
£2,231
34 Seven Zacatecas Figurines,
Protoclassic, ca. 100 B.C. - A.D. 250
US$ 1,375
€992
£818
35 Mezcala Figure,
Late Preclassic, ca. 300 - 100 B.C.
US$ 4,000
€2,887
£2,379
36 Ngbaka Yoke, Democratic Republic of the Congo US$ 3,125
€2,255
£1,859
37 Two Ababdeh Hairpins, Egypt US$ 812
€586
£483
38 Mossi Hairpin, Burkina Faso US$ 437
€315
£260
39 Two Hairpins, Democratic Republic of the Congo US$ 937
€676
£557
40 Tabwa Comb, Democratic Republic of the Congo US$ 750
€541
£446
41 Karamajong Headrest, Kenya US$ 1,187
€857
£706
42 Dinka Stool, Sudan US$ 1,625
€1,172
£966
43 Oromo Headrest, Ethiopia US$ 937
€676
£557
44 Kuba Headrest, Democratic Republic of the Congo US$ 937
€676
£557
45 Sidama Headrest, Ethiopia US$ 1,250
€902
£743
46 Oromo Headrest, Ethiopia US$ 875
€631
£520
47 Baule Slingshot, Ivory Coast US$ 500
€360
£297
50 Tafilalt Powder Horn, Morocco US$ 875
€631
£520
53 Rare Dinka Headrest, Sudan US$ 5,250
€3,789
£3,123
54 Kulango Spoon, Ivory Coast US$ 2,500
€1,804
£1,487
56 Tutsi Neckrest, Rwanda US$ 375
€270
£223
58 Stool, possibly Cameroon US$ 562
€405
£334
59 Spoon, Ethiopia US$ 687
€496
£409
60 Tikar Horn, Cameroon US$ 750
€541
£446
61 Two Krou Bottles, Ivory Coast US$ 275
€198
£163
62 Pipe, Malawi US$ 750
€541
£446
63 Pipe, Sudan US$ 2,000
€1,443
£1,189
64 Xhosa Pipe, South Africa US$ 437
€315
£260
66 Baule Game Board, Ivory Coast US$ 1,375
€992
£818
67 Gurunsi Stool, Burkina Faso US$ 562
€405
£334
69 Chokwe Mortar, Angola US$ 525
€378
£312
73 Two Gogo Snuff Containers, Tanzania US$ 1,062
€766
£632
75 Ndengese Flywhisk, Democratic Republic of the Congo US$ 750
€541
£446
77 Shield, Ethiopia US$ 2,250
€1,623
£1,338
78 Shield, Democratic Republic of the Congo US$ 1,375
€992
£818
79 Tamberma Shield, Togo US$ 1,000
€721
£594
82 Kuba Knife, Democratic Republic of the Congo US$ 1,875
€1,353
£1,115
83 Mossi Adze, Burkina Faso US$ 1,000
€721
£594
84 Gogo Club, Tanzania US$ 312
€225
£185
85 Tuareg Wood Post, Niger US$ 937
€676
£557
87 Yoruba Staff, Nigeria US$ 2,250
€1,623
£1,338
88 Chad (Kirdi) Shield, Cameroon US$ 1,500
€1,082
£892
89 Two Tutsi Screens, Democratic Republic of the Congo US$ 1,750
€1,263
£1,041
90 Songye Pot, Democratic Republic of the Congo US$ 6,250
€4,511
£3,718
91 Tutsi Container, Rwanda US$ 875
€631
£520
92 Ndengese Slit Drum, Democratic Republic of the Congo US$ 3,125
€2,255
£1,859
93 Guitar, Cameroon US$ 1,250
€902
£743
95 Bracelet, Cameroon US$ 750
€541
£446
100 Tuareg Lock and Key, Marrakech US$ 525
€378
£312
101 Tuareg Pendant, Niger US$ 562
€405
£334
105 Three Tuareg Rings, Mali US$ 475
€342
£282
106 Seven Pendants, Ethiopia & Mali US$ 1,375
€992
£818
108 Four Cuanhama Pendants, Namibia US$ 1,250
€902
£743
109 Necklace, Cameroon US$ 687
€496
£409
110 Large Pendant, Cameroon US$ 437
€315
£260
112 Belt, Cameroon US$ 1,500
€1,082
£892
114 Moor Circular Box and Key, Mauritania US$ 1,125
€811
£669
115 Mende Pointer, Sierra Leone US$ 875
€631
£520
116 Dogon Figure, Mali US$ 9,375
€6,766
£5,577
117 Dogon Equestrian Figure, Mali US$ 8,750
€6,315
£5,205
118 Bamana Hyena Mask for the Kore Society, Mali US$ 7,500
€5,413
£4,462
119 Bobo Antelope Headdress, Burkina Faso US$ 13,750
€9,924
£8,180
121 Lobi Female Figure, Burkina Faso US$ 2,500
€1,804
£1,487
125 Dan Mask, Liberia US$ 7,500
€5,413
£4,462
126 Dan Mask, Liberia US$ 10,625
€7,668
£6,321
128 Baule Seated Male Figure, Ivory Coast US$ 7,500
€5,413
£4,462
129 Exceptional Baule Male Standing Figure, Ivory Coast US$ 47,500
€34,283
£28,260
131 Guro Heddle Pulley, Ivory Coast US$ 1,250
€902
£743
135 Dan Anthropomorphic Spoon, Ivory Coast US$ 12,500
€9,022
£7,436
137 Baule Spoon, Ivory Coast US$ 1,250
€902
£743
138 Baule Heddle Pulley, Ivory Coast US$ 1,375
€992
£818
139 Baule Heddle Pulley, Ivory Coast US$ 1,625
€1,172
£966
140 Baule Heddle Pulley, Ivory Coast US$ 1,250
€902
£743
141 Baule Butter Box with Janus Faced Lid, Ivory Coast US$ 1,875
€1,353
£1,115
144 Baule Portrait Mask, Ivory Coast US$ 12,500
€9,022
£7,436
145 Senufo Agricultural Staff, Ivory Coast US$ 2,500
€1,804
£1,487
146 Senufo Rattle, Ivory Coast US$ 3,125
€2,255
£1,859
147 Senufo Heddle Pulley, Ivory Coast US$ 1,062
€766
£632
148 Senufo Diviner's Prop of a Seated Couple, Ivory Coast US$ 4,750
€3,428
£2,826
149 Rare Senufo Equestrian Figure, Ivory Coast US$ 62,500
€45,110
£37,184
150 Krinjabo Memorial Head, Ivory Coast US$ 1,875
€1,353
£1,115
151 Akye Bound Standing Couple, Ivory Coast US$ 15,000
€10,826
£8,924
153 Ashanti (Asante) Fertility Doll, Ghana US$ 1,375
€992
£818
158 Igbo Yam Cult Mask, Afikpo District, Eastern Nigeria US$ 937
€676
£557
159 Yoruba Mirror, Nigeria US$ 1,625
€1,172
£966
160 Yoruba Janus Shango Staff, Nigeria US$ 875
€631
£520
161 Yoruba Twin Female Figures by the 'Master of the Enigmatic Smile', Nigeria US$ 7,500
€5,413
£4,462
163 Large Yoruba Female Ibeji, Ijebu Ode Region, Nigeria US$ 3,125
€2,255
£1,859
164 Yoruba Twin Female Figure, Ilorin Region, Nigeria US$ 2,500
€1,804
£1,487
167 Pair of Yoruba Twin Figures, Ilorin Region, Nigeria US$ 3,750
€2,706
£2,231
168 Pair of Yoruba Twin Figures, Erin, Oyo Region, Nigeria US$ 3,125
€2,255
£1,859
169 Ekoi Head Crest, Efut-Ibibio Group, Cross River Region, Nigeria ' US$ 3,125
€2,255
£1,859
170 Ejagham Helmet Mask, Nigeria US$ 1,875
€1,353
£1,115
172 Head for Shrine (Altar), Edo People, Benin-Nigeria US$ 7,500
€5,413
£4,462
173 Vessel, probably Benin, Nigeria US$ 937
€676
£557
174 Benin Tapper, Nigeria US$ 1,250
€902
£743
177 Benin Table, Nigeria US$ 2,500
€1,804
£1,487
179 Large Tikar Headdress, Cameroon/Nigeria US$ 11,250
€8,119
£6,693
182 Fang Knife, Gabon US$ 937
€676
£557
183 Kota Throwing Knife, Gabon US$ 1,125
€811
£669
184 Fang Mask, Gabon US$ 16,250
€11,728
£9,667
186 Lega Rattle, Democratic Republic of the Congo US$ 500
€360
£297
188 Kuba Drinking Horn, Pombo Village, Zone Mueka, Democratic Republic of the Congo US$ 562
€405
£334
190 A Group of Chief Regalia, Democratic Republic of the Congo US$ 937
€676
£557
194 Konda Knife, Democratic Republic of the Congo US$ 1,125
€811
£669
196 Kuba Tukula Box, Democratic Republic of the Congo US$ 375
€270
£223
197 Two Kuba Belts and a Belt Ornament, Democratic Republic of the Congo US$ 500
€360
£297
198 Kuba Double Headrest, Democratic Republic of the Congo US$ 2,000
€1,443
£1,189
199 Chowke Pipe, Democratic Republic of the Congo US$ 375
€270
£223
200 Bembe Standing Male Figure, Democratic Republic of the Congo US$ 8,750
€6,315
£5,205
201 Bembe Standing Female Figure, Democratic Republic of the Congo US$ 2,500
€1,804
£1,487
205 Bena Lulua Figure, Democratic Republic of the Congo US$ 11,875
€8,570
£7,065
206 Large Lele Drum, Democratic Republic of the Congo US$ 7,500
€5,413
£4,462
209 Kuba Head Vessel, Democratic Republic of the Congo US$ 3,500
€2,526
£2,082
214 Lega Fetish Figure, Democratic Republic of the Congo US$ 2,500
€1,804
£1,487
216 Pende Figural Amulet, Democratic Republic of the Congo US$ 27,500
€19,848
£16,361
218 Pende Pendant, Democratic Republic of the Congo US$ 2,750
€1,984
£1,636
219 Pende Pendant, Democratic Republic of the Congo US$ 812
€586
£483
220 Luba Presentation Bowl, Democratic Republic of the Congo height 10in (25cm) US$ 2,250
€1,623
£1,338
221 Mangbetu Figural Vessel, Democratic Republic of the Congo US$ 2,250
€1,623
£1,338
222 Kanda Ceremonial Knife, Democratic Republic of the Congo US$ 1,187
€857
£706
224 Lwimbi/Lwena/Chokwe Prestige Staff, Democratic Republic of the Congo US$ 1,375
€992
£818
226 Songye Knife with Janus Handle, Democratic Republic of the Congo US$ 2,500
€1,804
£1,487
228 Azande Knife, Democratic Republic of the Congo US$ 1,125
€811
£669
229 Songye Male Fetish Figure, Democratic Republic of the Congo US$ 26,250
€18,946
£15,617
231 Sikasingo Male Figure, Democratic Republic of the Congo US$ 37,500
€27,066
£22,310
232 Songye Headrest, Democratic Republic of the Congo US$ 25,000
€18,044
£14,873
233 Zande Pipe, Kinshasa, Uele Region, Democratic Republic of the Congo US$ 6,250
€4,511
£3,718
234 Yanzi Fetish Figure, Democratic Republic of the Congo US$ 9,375
€6,766
£5,577
235 Important Teke Figure, Democratic Republic of the Congo US$ 31,250
€22,555
£18,592
239 Makonde Helmet Mask, Mozambique US$ 1,500
€1,082
£892
242 Historically Important Zulu Shield, South Africa, formerly belonging to Chief Mqhawe length 30 1/4in (76.8cm) US$ 2,500
€1,804
£1,487
243 Ifugao Rice Spatula, Philippines US$ 2,500
€1,804
£1,487
244 Ifugao Ladle, Philippines US$ 3,125
€2,255
£1,859
245 Figural Arm Ornament, Dayak , West Kalimantan, Borneo US$ 2,750
€1,984
£1,636
246 Dayak Ancestral Figure, Kalimantan, Borneo US$ 11,250
€8,119
£6,693
247 Kontu (Kantu) Dayak Ancestral Figure, West Kalimantan, Borneo US$ 6,250
€4,511
£3,718
250 Ngaju Dayak Ancestral Guardian Figure, Central Klimantan, Borneo US$ 2,500
€1,804
£1,487
251 Kayan Dayak Dance Mask, East Kalimantan, Borneo US$ 4,000
€2,887
£2,379
252 Ot Danum Dayak Ritual Guardian Figurative Post, Central Kalimantan, Borneo US$ 5,000
€3,608
£2,974
257 Figural Pigment Dish, probably Ramu River/Manam Island, Papua New Guinea US$ 4,750
€3,428
£2,826
259 Ceremonial Bowl, Tami Island, Papua New Guinea US$ 1,875
€1,353
£1,115
262 Large Middle Sepik River Drum, Papua New Guinea US$ 9,375
€6,766
£5,577
263 Ceremonial Paddle, Solomon Islands US$ 5,250
€3,789
£3,123
264 Club, Massim Islands, Papua New Guinea US$ 1,000
€721
£594
265 Ceremonial Paddle, Solomon Islands US$ 3,125
€2,255
£1,859
266 Canoe Paddle, Nggao District, Santa Ysabel, Solomon Islands US$ 4,000
€2,887
£2,379
267 Chief's Staff, Kiriwina, Massim Area, Trobriand Islands US$ 2,500
€1,804
£1,487
268 Mask, Southern Pentecost Island, Vanuatu US$ 17,500
€12,630
£10,411
269 Mask, South Malekula Island, Vanuatu US$ 6,250
€4,511
£3,718
270 Navigational Chart, Marshall Islands US$ 1,375
€992
£818
271 Bowl, Matty Islands US$ 2,500
€1,804
£1,487
272 Domed Head Club, New Caledonia US$ 750
€541
£446
273 Throwing Club, Fiji Islands US$ 1,875
€1,353
£1,115
274 "Pineapple" Club, Fiji Islands US$ 1,500
€1,082
£892
275 Ball-Headed "Rootstalk" club, Fiji Islands US$ 3,500
€2,526
£2,082
278 Adze, Tahiti, Society Islands US$ 750
€541
£446
279 Large Shark Hook, Tahiti, Society Islands height 11 1/8in (28.3cm) US$ 3,750
€2,706
£2,231
281 Stone Image, Tahiti, Society Islands US$ 17,500
€12,630
£10,411
282 Unusual and Rare Model of a Saber, Tongan Islands US$ 8,125
€5,864
£4,833
283 Headrest, Tongan Islands US$ 2,375
€1,714
£1,413
284 Fine and Rare Paddle Club, Tongan Islands US$ 8,750
€6,315
£5,205
287 Two Bowls, Marquesas Islands US$ 1,250
€902
£743
288 Seated God Image, Marquesas Island US$ 3,750
€2,706
£2,231
289 Fan Handle, Marquesas Islands US$ 15,000
€10,826
£8,924
290 Lydia Kaonohiponiponiokalani Aholo's Cape, Hawaiian Islands US$ 15,000
€10,826
£8,924
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